Ultimate Afro Borinken Grassroots Experience

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From $150.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 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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Embark on a cultural adventure of afro Puerto Rican heritage where you will be taken to the 16th century African township & the cradle of Afro Boricua culture to learn about culture/ tradition, visit an archeological cave, meet with a cultural artist in his home art gallery, learn about the vjigante mask making process with a master artisan, learn how to dance Bomba with a forklore teacher along live drummers and partake in a moonshine rum tasting.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Cave Admission Fee

One flight of Moonshine Rum is included. * Only travelers that meet the minimum age requirement (18 years old and above) will partake in a rum tasting.

Vijigante Mask Making & Bomba Styles Workshops

What's Not Included

Breakfast is not included.

Lunch is not included. You may make elective purchases at the last stop. All elective purchases are guest responsibility and are not included as part of your ticket purchase.

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
  • YOUTH: Age: 12 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 60

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • All guests must present upon pick up one of the following documentation: Travel declaration (stating guests are not under quarantine orders), a negative COVID test 72 hours before the experience, or proof of COVID vaccination.
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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

Paseo Tablado de Pinones
On your way into the city of culture and tradition in Puerto Rico, guests will pass by the Pinones Boardwalk where your guide will tell you about the history of Afro Borinken gastronomy.

• Admission Ticket Free

Monumento Historico Cueva Maria de La Cruz
You’ll visit a secluded archeological open cave to learn about the history of the first island's Island inhabitants and the Columbia Exchange’s impact in Puerto Rico.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Estudio de Arte Samuel Lind
You will visit Samuel Lind's working art studio/gallery where you’ll have an opportunity to interact with a global artist one-on-one, learn about Afro Boricua fine arts and purchase autographed elective artwork by the artist himself.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Rio Grande De Loiza
You will visit a secluded beace to beachside to enjoy a Bomba dance & music styles workshop; so get ready to get your groove on to the beat of the maracas & rum barrels. Then learn about drum/vigilante mask making with a local artisan that craft these pieces to perfection. Followed by some free time to make elective local artisan purchases.

After partaking in local workshops, join your guide to the popular Pinones Boardwalk, to make elective fried fritter purchases at local kiosks selling Afro Puertorican street food and follow your guide to the beach to learn and sample "Pitorro" (Moonshine Rum) an ancestral fav followed by returning to the meeting spot.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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