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We have carefully selected ten half-day guided thematic
walking tours of the Old San Juan, but these are not the only
ones that can be offered.  If you are travelling with kids, we
have additional options for the whole family.   Contact us
for reservations and remember the 100% of your investment
stays in Puerto Rico, not abroad when you hire local guides.

Hilda Morales - Owner
HALF-DAY THEMATIC
WALKING TOURS
with an local insider
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  • Shore excursions, pre/post tours
  • Entrance fees not included in price.
  • Minimum 6 PAX per tour, except for some tours that required specific minimum/maximum capacity.
  • For larger groups, please contact us.
  • Professional Certified Guides
  • Sign Language Interpreters available
  • Slow mobility?  We can adapt some of these options as per your needs
  • Meeting point could vary depending selected walking tour
  • Flexible departures
  • If you arrive in Piers 1 - 4, you don´t need transportation, just look for us on meeting point; otherwise, transportation available
    upon request at extra cost.
  • San Juan Deluxe Historical Walking Tour combines 2 or 3 of these options and save, please contact us for quote.
SAN JUAN
BIRD WATCHING
CULTURAL HERITAGE
NATURE PROGRAM
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
Bird Watching Trips & Tours from San Juan, PUERTO RICO
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Individual or Solo Travel - Guided tours in this section are offered on a private basis to guarantee departures and available with a minimum
of 6 participants; reservations and deposit are required.
 Non-smokers only.  Remember, we do not mix clients, we only offer private tours.
Old San Juan Historical Walking Tours
Half-day tours
What to bring? Hat, camera, comfortable shoes.
On-site Programs - You will meet
Guide on site.  Transportation available
upon request at extra charge.
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OLD SAN JUAN ON FOOT
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Availability
Effort Level
Meeting Point
Capacity
Price
Transfers
Private Trip
Reservations
Included
Not included

Restrictions
VSJ-BW-OSJ-FOOT
Daily upon request
Easy to moderate
Plaza Dársenas
1 - 18 PAX
Contact us for price.
Available upon request
Yes
Always required
Guide
Guide expenses,
lunch, or tips
Non-smokers only
Just a few hours in town for birding?  This historical walking tour gives you the
opportunity to go for birds.  Excellent for cruise ship passengers arriving at the
touristic port (Piers 1 through 4), if you arrive at the Panamericano Pier, you
need to take a taxi to meet a Certified Tour Guide on site.  Depending on the
size of the group (maximum of 18), we will select the best route for your private
group.

What to expect?  Depending on selected route and season of the year, effort
level could vary from easy to moderate. Possible endemics will be the Green
Emerald and Woodpecker.  Other  species?  Pearly-eyed Thrasher,
Bananaquit, Antillean Mango, Java Sparrow, migratory warblers, Monk and
Canary-winged Parakeets, and more.

For more details and  price, contact us at your convenience.  
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OLD SAN JUAN 101
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CATHOLIC HERITAGE
This historical guided walking tour
narrates the most relevant events from the
arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1493
through the end of the eighteen century.   
This is the basic guided tour you should
take if you plan to explore the old city and
Puerto Rico on your own.  Be prepared to
walk for three hours.  Any questions?  Ask
you guide!

The tour starts at Plaza Colón and ends in
La Princesa.  Entrance fees not included.  

For slow mobility, this option is offered
with transportation.  Please ask for quote.
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Availability
Effort Level
Walking Time
Departure
Meeting Point
Price
Transfers
Private Tour
Reservations
Included
Not Included
Restrictions
VSJ-HWT
Wed thru Sunday
Easy to moderate
3 hours
8:00 AM, 1:30 PM
Plaza Colón
$25 pp  
Available upon request
Yes
One week in advance
Tour Guide
Entrance fees, tips
Non-smokers only
Walk through local culture by discovering
historical homes left by Spain's heritage on our
table traditions and celebrations.  Depending
the time of the year and their availability, we will
be visiting kitchens from the 15th and 19th
centuries.

At the last stop, we will find a comprehensive
19th century collection of antiques and kitchen
equipment making it a typical example of an
authentic restored home, belonging to any
Spaniard merchant family of the era, within the
Old San Juan.
Created in 2001, the Catholic Heritage of
San Juan historical walking tour Church
during the colonization period through
the chronicles written by Pané and
Bartolomé de Las Casas.

We have several routes for this walk,
depending selected day, we will suggest
the best option*.  If you are planning to
book this walk during the Holy Week,
please make your reservations at least
two or three months ahead of time.  This
half-day walking tour can be combined
with
La Ruta del Beato:  combine and
save!
CODE
Availability
Minimum
Effort Level
Walking Time
Departure
Meeting Point
Price
Transfers
Private Tour
Reservations
Included
Not Included
Restrictions
VSJ-RUTABAUTISTA
Friday through Sunday
6 PAX
Easy to moderate
3 - 5 hours
8:30 AM, 1:30 PM
Plaza Colón
$25 pp  - $35 pp
Available upon request
Yes
One week in advance
Tour Guide
Entrance fees or tips
Non-smokers only
Code
Availability
Effort Level
Walking Time
Departure
Meeting Point
Price
Transfers
Private Tour
Reservations
Included
Not Included
Restrictions
VSJ-KITCHENS
Tuesday thru Friday
Easy to moderate
2 hours
8:30 AM, 1:30 PM
Plaza San José
$30 pp
Available upon request
Yes
One week in advance
Tour Guide, merienda
Entrance fees or tips
Non-smokers only
HISTORICAL KITCHENS
· Birding Trips since 1992 ·
Cultural Immersion
Educational Tours
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View of the San Juan Bay from one of the
gardens at La Fortaleza.
  • San Cristóbal Castle
  • Cemetery María Magdalena de Pazzi
  • El Morro Castle
  • Ballajá Barracks
  • Museo de las Américas
  • Institute of Culture
  • Plaza de la Beneficiencia
  • Casa Blanca
  • La Fortaleza
  • La Princesa (weekdays only)
  • A extended tour includes old naval
    station at Roosevelt Roads; please
    ask for price.
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Availability
Effort level
Walking Time
Departure
Meeting Point
Price
Transfers
Private Tour
Reservations
Included
Not Included
Restrictions
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DEFENSE SYSTEM I:  PROVINCIA DE PUERTO-RICO
VSJ-DEFENSE
Monday thru Sunday
Moderate to strenuous
4 hours
8:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Plaza Colón
$35 pp
Available upon request
Yes
One week in advance
Tour Guide
Entrance fees, tips
Non-smokers only
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Join us in this thematic tour, first of a
series of 3 tours based on Puerto Rico´s
defense system.

A series of fortifications were built by the
in strategic points in the old city.   We
will explore both castles (San Cristóbal
and El Morro) with a stop at Museo del
Mar and Museo de las Américas.  The
tour starts at Plaza Colón and ends at
La Princesa.  Entrance fees not
included.  

For slow mobility, this option is offered with
transportation.  Please ask for  quote.
La Princesa Jail
We also offer historical walking tours in Mayagüez,
San Germán, Luquillo, Arecibo, and Ponce.
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  • Capilla El Morro Castle
  • Capilla San Cristóbal
  • Capilla del Cristo
  • San Juan Cathedral
  • Santa Ana Church
  • San Francisco de Asís Church
  • Iglesia San José*
  • La Fortaleza*

  • 6d/5n all-inclusive tour
    package visiting different
    churches around the Island is
    also available.
  • Plaza Colón
  • Plaza de Armas
  • San Juan Cathedral
  • La Fortaleza
  • Puerta de San Juan
  • Paseo de la Princesa
  • La Princesa
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THE TWILIGHT ZONE
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Availability
Effort Level
Walking Time
Minimum
Meeting Point
Price
Transfers
Private Tour
Reservations
Included
Not Included
Restrictions
VSJ-TWILIGHT
Friday and Saturday
Easy to moderate
2.5 hours
Small groups
Plaza Dársenas
Contact us for price.
Available upon request
Yes
One week in advance
N/A
Tips
Non-smokers only
This 2.5 hours starts just 45 minutes
before sunset when the Golden Hour
warms the buildings of the old city.  
Experiential Learning
School Field Trips
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Name
Country / State
Email
Phone
Total number of adults
Children (under 12 yrs.)
Arrival date / time
Departure date / tIme
Hotel location
Cruise ship
Selected date
First option
Second option
Selected tour
First option
Second option
Terms and Conditions
Birding Terms and Conditions
will be sent via email.
Your initials here.
Comments
Due to the nature of
our tours, smoking is
not allowed at any
moment.
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KID´S CORNER
© Liza Bonet
This program is
designed as per client´s
request and will be
subject on the age
composition of the
group.  Suggested
walking time should be
two hours and at least
five stops at selected
attractions.

Kids should bring at
least one adult with
them.
 Written
authorization will be
required if adult is not
mom or dad.  This
option can be combined
with museums or parks
in the metropolitan area
as well as El Yunque
National Forest.
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PUERTO RICO ISLAND GUIDE EXPERTS
Go with locals, where locals go!
TELL US WHAT YOU WANT TO DO!
CREATE YOUR CUSTOM TOUR
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Updated August 10, 2017.
·Eco-Friendly Tip
  • No gas emissions when you
    join one of our walking tours.
All photographic material on this website is copyrighted by AdvenTours and/or its contributing photographers.   Photos should not be reproduced or exploited in
any way without written permission from AdvenTours or Birding PUERTO RICO.
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Due to the number of people visiting El Yunque National Forest during the Holy Week/Weekend (Wednesday through Sunday, including
Good Friday and Easter) and the
month of July, we DO NOT OFFER tours to El Yunque other than the Night Hike and/or Ancestral Areyto.
Access to the Forest is limited and we cannot guarantee the quality during those days.
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