El Yunque Off the Beaten Path Hiking Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Puerto Rico
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Tour description

Feeling adventurous? Dare to go on a complete off the beaten path discovery of El Yunque Rainforest. Get to explore hidden areas less known to the public.   Experience the natural beauty of El Yunque Rainforest while hiking, river trekking and rock climbing.  Enjoy spotting its flora and fauna, scenic views and gorgeous hidden waterfalls, natural pools and slides, while walking with your knowledgeable certified tour guide.  This is a moderate to strenuous activity and may not be suitable for everyone.  Please read entire description before booking in order to avoid any inconveniences. Post hurricane (2017) notice: Most of the popularly known trails remain closed until further notice.  Our tour route has been adapted in order to continue offering a full day of pure adventure.  

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest, Puerto RicoAfter arriving to Ceiba, your initial hike will start off as pure adventure. You will cross a river (sometimes water can reach close to waist height), and an approximate 30-minute journey on a dirt/rock path, and possibly muddy terrain. This trail is surrounded by bamboo trees, rain-forest flowers, and many other beautiful plants. First visit a river and collecting pool that forms at the base of a waterfall. Take the time here and cool off in the refreshing waters or even swing from a rope. We will then proceed to do another hike and rock climb in order to visit more hidden natural pools (more strenuous part). Here you will also have the opportunity to cliff jump into the natural pools, or go down the natural water slide. We will then return hiking thru the same path we arrived.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Luquillo Beach, Luquillo, Puerto RicoAfter the tour we will stop at the famous Luquillo Kiosks in order to have lunch (food cost not included) before returning to San Juan.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What's included

  • Park fees.
  • Bottled water, Gatorade and light snacks.
  • Lifejackets.
  • Hotel or port pick-up and drop-off (within the San Juan area, towns outside this area will have meeting point option or additional fee)
  • Entry/Admission - El Yunque Rain Forest

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Additional fee for pick up/ drop off outside of San Juan.


  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience