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El Yunque, is the only tropical rainforest in the United States Forest System, encompasses 28,000 acres and reaches an elevation of 3,526 feet. The rainforest averages 200 inches of rainfall a year, nourishing the 240 species of trees as well as roaring waterfalls. The guides will lead them along well-marked trails through the lush woodlands where they will be able to see the nest of the Puerto Rican parrot, flora and fauna of the Palo Colorado forest and its other inhabitants. The climate is frost-free and ranges in moisture from semi-desert to rain forest conditions within very short distances.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Tour Guide; Admission; Bottle of water.
Hours of operation
Available: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday; Departs at 9:00am; Tour pick up times are assigned based on the property the guests are staying.
Closed on December 25.
Approximately 6 hours.
All tours depart from the hotel main lobby.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off from the following areas: El Conquistador, Las Casitas & St. Regis; Wyndham Rio Mar & Gran Melia.
Guests must be in good physical condition.
What to bring/wear: Comfortable clothes, hiking or sturdy walking shoes, hat, sunglasses and sun screen. Don’t forget your camera. Flip flops and sandals are not recommended.
This tour require a minimum of 2 guests to operate. Not available for 1 guest traveling alone.
*All swimming and hiking is at own risk.
Swimming is based on good weather conditions.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**