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El Yunque Rainforest Half-Day Trip from San Juan

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    What to Expect
    Explore the only tropical rainforest in the United States National Forest system on this half-day trip. Walk the park’s nature trails, surrounded by tree orchids, giant ferns and wildflowers, as you venture to a camera-worthy collection of waterfalls and panoramic vistas in northeast Puerto Rico.

    Start your day early with pickup from select hotels in San Juan. Then drive from San Juan to El Yunque, admiring the typical native towns and changing scenery as you ascend higher into the rainforest. This ecosystem is named after the ancient Indian spirit Yuquiyu, who was  believed to have once reigned over all of Puerto Rico, protecting the island and its people.

    Begin an easy walk on one of the park's trails, keeping an eye out for any of the area’s wildlife. Make your way along paths thick with tree orchids, giant ferns, wild flowers and tropical hardwood trees, and stop by La Coca Waterfall.

    Then make your way back to San Juan, arriving back at your hotel in the early afternoon.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Very important to verify your pick up location with Castillo Tours.
    Departure Time
    7:45 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Local taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Portalito Hub
    • Entry/Admission - La Coca Falls
    • Entry/Admission - Yokahu Observation Tower
    Exclusions
    • Food and drink
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Pickup is not provided outside San Juan. Important to verify your assigned pick up with Castillo Tours
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Infants/Toddler need to be in Car seat
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • There is no space for any Luggage on Bus, only small personal bag
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Mauricio was a great tour guide. Highly recommend this tour. Was great learning more about the forest.

    Thank uzyprincess
    Tina B, Manager at Castillo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    We work hard to deliver a memorable experience and it is great to read your comments. Thank you for taking the time to share. Hope to see you soon for another Adventure

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Tour guide Mauricio was awesome! Met a good group of people and had a good time. Beautiful view throughout the tour.

    Thank Yourfavlibra
    Tina B, Manager at Castillo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    We are thrilled that you enjoyed your Excursion and that you had a memorable experience. Thank you for taking the time to share. Hope to see you again for another awesome Experience

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Frances was amazing! She was great with the history and information of Puerto Rico and El Yunque while being friendly and comedic

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Jeanine B
    Tina B, Manager at Castillo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    This is why our Tour stand out due to our amazing Tour Guides, which is really wonderful to read. Thank you for taking the time to share

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great, relaxed way of seeing highlights of El Yunque, especially with younger kids (ours are 9 and 12). Very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable guide/driver. Plenty of time at each stop to enjoy the scenery and to learn some very local stuff (flora and fauna) from...More

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    Tina B, Manager at Castillo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Some of the great unique qualities of visiting a tropical destination in the Caribbean is you will experience tropical flora and fauna. Thank you very much for taking the time to share

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Issac was an awesome tour guide!!!! Great personality and really gave us the local breakdown even showed us some of the town as we drove back!

    Thank shortywitda40
    Tina B, Manager at Castillo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    I would like to thank for being our guest and taking the time to share your observations

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    Mimi R
    10 October 2019|
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    Response from Camper50789351631 |
    Hello- I used their services in San Juan to visit El Yunque and they were great! They picked us up from our hotel and our tour guide was awesome. They will pick you up from the cruise port. Safe travels and enjoy your trip!
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    7 October 2019|
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    Are tours running 12-25 late in afternoon. Ship does not dock until 1pm
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