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Discover the natural wonders of El Yunque rainforest on this laid-back half-day exploration from San Juan. Enjoy a walk to a beautiful waterfall, incredible views and more than 240 species of plants and animals that call this sub-tropical habitat home. Your Puerto Rico rainforest tour also includes round-trip transportation from most hotels in San Juan, professional guide and all park entrance fees.


  • Half-day trip to El Yunque rainforest
  • Enjoy an amazing world of nature trails, waterfalls and scenic views
  • Learn about the history and biology of the area from your knowledgeable guide
  • Complimentary pickup and drop off from most San Juan hotels

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What You Can Expect

El Yunque Rainforest Half-Day Trip from San Juan

La Coca Falls

Visit the only tropical rainforest in the United States National Forest system, on this half-day exploration of one of the Caribbean’s most unique natural environments. Over the course of your 5.5-hour trip, you’ll 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 with pickup around 7:45am from select hotels in San Juan. Then drive from San Juan to El Yunque, admiring the typical native towns and changing scenery as your tour climbs ever-higher to the rainforest. This one-of-a-kind ecosystem is named after the ancient Indian spirit Yuquiyu, who they believed once reigned over all of Puerto Rico, protecting the island and its people.

From there you’ll begin your an easy walk on one of the park's trails, keeping an eye out for any of the area’s endangered wildlife. Make your way along paths thick with tree orchids, giant ferns, wild flowers and tropical hardwood trees, and keep your camera ready for panoramic views from the trails’ scenic overlooks. You'll also stop by La Coca Waterfall, where you'll be able to capture a few more postcard-worthy pics.

Then make your way back to San Juan, arriving back at your hotel in the early afternoon around 1:15pm.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was GREAT....the tour guide was informative and fun. It was a beautiful day that I will remember forever. I would recommend this tour for anyone who is interested in seeing the beauty that is EL YUNGUE!!!

Mary M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great trip if you only have a half day to spend in El Yunque.

Jamie C T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We had a fantastic trip to the El Yunque Rainforest. This was not our first trip, but definitely the best!

Timothy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

It was the best excursion EVER! We enjoyed it VERY MUCH! Ricky was our tour guide and he was AWESOME. Everything was perfect! I give it a 10! 5 stars. We loved Ricky!

Eugenia J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Enjoyed the trip to the rainforest. Great guide, she made it a lot of fun for all of us.

Diane C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Good tour

Rebecca S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This is a great tour with lots of good information. However, I am very active and I like to do things myself and probably would've enjoyed El Yunque a bit more if I had more time to hike around and explore.

Carmen J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

My granddaughter and I enjoyed the trip very much. Ricky , our guide, was knowledgeable and simpático friendly . I recommend this trip to everyone.

Cheryl S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This excursion was the best of our whole trip. Javier, our guide, was excellent and very knowledgeable of San Juan history and horticulture. The scenery was breath taking. We took the driving tour as my husband has walking issues. There were parts that involved walking, but he waited in the vehicle.

Wende S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent tour! We had a great tour guide. I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone interested in seeing the Rainforest.

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