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El Yunque Rainforest Nature Walk and Bioluminescent Bay Kayaking Combo Tour
"Join us on an full-day excursion to experience two of Puerto Rico's most well-known attractions: El Yunque Rainforest & Bioluminescence Bay!Your day will start with start with complimentary hotel pickup you up between 9am and 11am. The tour w the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System and a must-do stop for all visitors of Puerto Rico! At El Yunque Rainforest you will have the opportunity to hike and explore through different zones of the rainforest see a breathtaking 360 degree panoramic view of the rainforest and Atlantic Ocean and take a dip in a waterfall (optional). Along the way your guide will educate you on the natural history of the rainforest the medicinal and toxic plants in the area the geology and ecology of the rainforest as well as pre-Colombian history and island history. Spot native flora and fauna many of which are not found anywhere else on the planet. You might even learn some survival tips! After the hike the group will stop for lunch at a famous local restaurant called Casa BoriCuba (additional cost) before heading to join a fully-guided nighttime Bioluminescent Bay kayak adventure into the mystical mangrove channels leading to “Laguna Grande.” There you
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El Yunque National Forest Tour from Fajardo
"Your tour departs from centrally-located Fajardo hotels at 10am. You will be visit Puerto Rico's number one tourist attraction. Not only will you get to hike through the rain-forest (on paved trails) you will learn about many native flowers and plants hear the Puerto Rican coqui singing and you might just get caught in one of those magical El Yunque rain showers! The tour will start with a stop at El Portal Visitor Center which provides valuable insight into the surrounding wildlife before your journey continues along streams and misting waterfalls. La Coca Falls quickly comes into view with its magnificent drop of 85-feet (26-m) down onto large rock formations and a shal you will climb the 98 spiral steps to the top of The Yokahú Tower standing at 69-feet-tall (21m)
From $85.00
 
El Yunque National Forest Tour from San Juan
"On this tour you will be visiting Puerto Rico's number one tourist attraction. Not only will you get to hike through the rainforest (on paved trails) you will learn about many native flowers and plants hear the Puerto Rican coqui singing and you might just get caught in one of those magical El Yunque rain showers! The Tour will start with a stop at El Portal Visitor Center which provides valuable insight into the surrounding wildlife before your journey continues along streams and misting waterfalls. La Coca Falls quickly comes into you will be the climb the 98 spiral steps to the top of The Yokahú Tower standing at 69 feet tall
From $85.00

More Off The Beaten Path in El Yunque National Forest

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Robin Phillips is King of this jungle!

Robin was probably a cocci in his past life. Kidding aside, he is so knowledgeable about the vegetation, animals, history of el yunque (and beyond) that aside from giving an excellent tour/hike of the...
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Mountain Wildlife

The snails were the most common and only animal seen on the mountain, but the coquí (endemic frog on Puerto Rico) can be heard all over.
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Flowers!

Of course being a tropical island these plants can be seen throughout the tropics. Please don't collect plants or pick their flowers - that's biologic GENOCIDE!!!!
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Things to Do Near El Yunque National Forest

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El Yunque/Caribbean Rain Forest

El Yunque is Puerto Rico's premier eco-tourism location is the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. National Forest system! El Yunque has been a Federal Forest Reserve for over a century – they...
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Old San Juan

Sandwiched between La Perla Barrio and San Cristobal this cemetery is considered one of the most picturesque of burial grounds anywhere. The cemetery is particularly noteworthy for its elaborate...
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Alcaldia - City Hall

The City hall sits on the Plaza de Armas next to Puerto Rico's version of the state department. The Alcalde dates from the 17th century with it taking its current shape in 1789. Numerous other...
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Paseo de la Princesa

The Paseo de la Princesa is a really nice walk in Old San Juan, between the bay of San Juan and the old city wall. There are lots of other landmarks along the walk, like La Rogativa, the Raices...
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Parque de las Palomas

Just like San Marco square, Parque de Palomas has many pigeons. Located right next to Capilla de Cristo with views of the caribbean this park is a nice spot for adults and children alike. Children...
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Plaza De Armas

The Plaza de Armas is one of Old San Juan's main plazas or squares where people gather or relax in during various times of the day. The "Topuertorico.org" website states that "It was carefully planned...
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Top 5 El Yunque National Forest Writers

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grandmaR

"Tower, Flowers, Dams and Waterfalls"
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jumpingnorman

"Jumping Around El Yunque Rainforest!"
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moiraistyx

"OF COURSE WE WENT HIKING"
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Dabs

"El Yunque National Forest"
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chodearm

"Big Chocharillas"
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