El Yunque National Forest Tour from Fajardo

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Explore lesser known areas of El Yunque Rainforest in a complete off the beaten path way. Immerse yourself into the lush forest and enjoy hiking and rock climbing towards the pristine natural pools. Your certified guide will assist along the way, while sharing interesting and important facts about the Forest, its eco system and Puerto Rico in general. After a more advanced hike you will reach another set of natural pools from where you can cliff jump, swing from a rope and enjoy from its views and natural waterslides.

Please make sure to read all details and additional information before booking. This tour is a moderate to strenuous activity and may not be suitable for everybody. For a lighter version please look for our El Yunque National Half Day tour.

What's Included

All taxes, fees and handling charges

and light snacks

Certified tour guide

First-aid equipment and radio communications

Live narration in English

Pickup and drop-off (from selected Fajardo areas)

What's Not Included

Gratuity (recommended)


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 99

Additional Info

  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Due to safety reasons participants must be able to understand English or Spanish.
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Minimum age to participate is 7 years
  • Once you begin the tour, you must finish it all the way up to the second stop and return back with the group.
  • Persons with the previously listed health restrictions cannot participate on the tour. No refunds will be authorized if a person neglects to read complete description and does not meet the safety requirements and limitations on the day of the tour.
  • Published starting time is only an estimate. Exact pick up time will be provided the DAY PRIOR to your tour.
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Use of lifejacket is mandatory once participating on the water related activities.
  • Additional fee will apply for pick ups outside of selected San Juan areas (Dorado, Bayamon, Rio Grande, Fajardo, Humacao).
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Estimate total duration includes driving and lunch time.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not suitable for pregnant ladies past their first trimester, persons with back or knee problems, recent surgeries, injuries, or other serious medical conditions.
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Please travel light and only bring the necessary to the tour. Leave behind electronic devices, any important documentation like passport, large sums of cash or credit cards. Cell phones require waterproof case.
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Las Tinajas Y Charco Frio
Once we arrive to the Forest grounds we will have a 30-minute hike that includes river wading and a rock scaling path to the river. This is a completely off the beaten path trip that will take you into the lush vegetation where you will be surrounded by bamboo trees, rain-forest flowers, and many other plants. Your guide will assist along the way while sharing interesting facts about this entire eco system, help you spot the native flora and fauna and answer all your questions.

First stop, a collecting pool that forms at the base of a small waterfall. Here you will have the opportunity to swim on it’s crystal clear waters. A glimpse at the first waterfall, great for pictures opportunities!

We will proceed to a more advanced hike with rock climbing to the next set of natural pools along the river. Here you can swing from a rope to the river, cliff jump, and enjoy the natural water slides. This is the highlight of the trip that cannot be missed!

4 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Balneario Luquillo
After we conclude the tour we will drive to the Luquillo Kiosks or a restaurant on a nearby area to have an authentic Puerto Rican lunch (food cost not included).

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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