At just 100 by 35 miles, Puerto Rico is a small island, the smallest of the Greater Antilles that make up the northern bend of the Caribbean archipelago. Despite its small size, Puerto Rico shelters an impressively diverse array of natural wonders that easily accessible – tropical rain forests, palm-shade beaches, caves and river canyons, lagoons shimmering with bioluminescence, bird-rich dry scrub, and a central mountain range more than 4,000 feet high. This wonderful adventure gives you an opportunity to explore many of these natural wonders.
Arrive into San Juan by 3pm. We will explore Old San Juan in the evening including a tour of a 500 year old fortress, San Cristóbal. Spend 2 nights in San Juan.
Today we start the day with hike in El Yunque Rainforest, you will explore the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. and experience the best hiking on the island with cascading waterfalls and animal species found nowhere else in the world, it’s an experience like no other. Tonight we will kayak Fajardo Bioluminescent Bay and kayak among millions of dinoflagellates that light up like fireflies making this a truly unique and magical experience.
Start the day with a ferry ride to Isla Culebra or Vieques in Eastern Puerto Rico to spend the day by the sea in some of the most beautiful beaches in the world with snorkeling options. This evening we will be driving to Ponce where we will stay for the next 3 nights.
Morning hike in Guánica Dry Forest, this UNESCO biosphere is considered one of the largest and best-preserved tropical dry coastal forests in the world with over 700 plant species and the greatest number of bird species on the island habitat here. In the afternoon enjoy Tamarindo Beach, a favorite of locals.
We will start the day with hike to Window Cave nested in the heart of the Sierra Maestra. We will find wonderful rock formations, bats colonies, and a surprising view at the end of the cave. Next we will tour a local coffee plantation and then off to our second hike of the day at Toro Negro State Forest.
Spend the morning in Ponce historical district before we return back to San Juan.
Cost: $710 (per person sharing a double room)
- 5 nights of hotel accommodations
- Guided hikes
- All ground transportation within Puerto Rico
- Kayak rental and gear at bioluminescence bay
- 1 day snorkel gear
- All permits and fees
- Expert and experienced guide services with wilderness first aid certification
- Meals & personal items
All rates are per person, based on double occupancy.
$200 deposit per person.