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San Juan, Puerto Rico

Fort San Cristobal

El Yunque Rainforest

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is officially known as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean. Puerto Rico is only 100 miles long by 35 miles wide which makes it the smallest island of the Greater Antilles. Sea breezes, romantic history and sun washed beaches makes this island paradise a perfect destination. San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico is a historical wonderland that juxtaposes historical authenticity with pulsating modern energy.

Established

1521

Population

344,606

Please see a sample itinerary below. All itineraries are fully customizable.

Trip Inclusions

  • Round trip transportation

  • 6 Night hotel accommodations at a student-friendly hotel

  • Breakfast served daily at your hotel

  • 3 Group lunches

  • 3 Group dinners

  • Visit to San Juan

  • Historical San Juan City Tour

  • Admission to Las Americas Museum

  • Visit to Fort San Cristóbal

  • Visit to Fajardo

  • Catamaran and Snorkel to Deserted Icacos Island

  • El Yunque Rainforest Tour

  • Visit to Luquillo Beach

  • Old San Juan Food Tour

  • Horse Back Riding

  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance Upon Request

  • A-Z Travel Tour Manager

  • Free chaperone spaces based upon the number of paying passengers

  • Private security upon request

  • All taxes and fees for above listed inclusions

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Day 1

Morning: Departure and flight to San Juan!

Afternoon: Welcome to San Juan! Upon arrival you will meet your tour guide and transfer to the hotel. Check in and freshen up.

Evening: Enjoy your welcome dinner with the group at one of the local restaurants.

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Day 2

Morning: After breakfast you will start your day with a tour through Old San Juan. Pass the white-marbled Capitol Building along the City Wall, called La Muralla. Visit Museum Las Americas at the Cuartel de Ballajá with extraordinary exhibitions. You will stop at the historic San Cristobal Fort.

Afternoon:  After lunch you will have time to stroll the streets, shop and explore the city on your own!

Evening: Meet for a group dinner in a local restaurant and head back to the hotel for a rest before an exciting day in tomorrow!

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Day 3

Morning: Enjoy breakfast and get ready for sightseeing, snorkeling and swimming at Icacos. This trip will take you out on the clear waters of the Caribbean and along the Fajardo coastline aboard a catamaran. Start the sail from Puerto del Rey Marina, enjoy beautiful views of the mountains in the El Yunque National Forest and the beaches. Stop at the Island of Icacos and spend time swimming in the crystal-clear waters.

Afternoon: Return on board for a buffet-style lunch. Afterwards the boat will head a short distance out for snorkeling in the pristine waters. Enjoy a leisurely sail back to Fajardo where you can spend your time exploring the local area.

Evening: Head back to San Juan and meet for a delicious dinner.

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Day 4

Morning: Start the day with breakfast at your hotel. Today you will head to the majestic El Yunque Rainforest and taste the local cuisine of this enchanted island. First, you will head to the rainforest and descend to a natural pool where you can swim, relax, or try out the rope swing above the water. For another adventure, follow your guide by climbing further up the river and over the big rock formations. There, enjoy great waterfalls and slide down the natural water slide.

Afternoon: After the hike, drive to a local restaurant at Luquillo Beach and Kioskos for a well-deserved, delicious lunch. Then head back to San Juan.

Evening: You will have the evening all for yourself – explore, shop and enjoy a lovely dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 5

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and explore the San Juan city on your own. Take time to shop, explore and immerse yourself in the streets and culture of San Juan. If in the mood for another adventure, go for a horse-back ride at the local ranch!

Afternoon: This afternoon you are in for a treat – The Old San Juan´s Walking Food Tour. You will savor local foods, see sites and make your own signature Puerto Rican dish. Walk through this historic city where you will get to see architectural gems and try ice cream from the city ́s artisan ice pop shop, stroll a local eatery and get hands on experience making mofongo – Puerto Rico ́s signature dish. At the Only Choco bar in San Juan, savor hand-crafted local chocolate in a unique setting and ambiance. Feast on recipes dating back to the 1800s while tasting delicious meal under historic city walls and get to know the tastiest hangouts.

Evening: Enjoy a relaxing and peaceful evening before returning home in the morning

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Day 6

Morning: After breakfast and check out, your group will depart for the Airport! Safe travels back home!

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