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2019 New birds for
El Yunque
SUBSPECIES

Antillean Euphonia*
Loggerhead Kingbird*
Common Ground Dove
Antillean Mango
Bananaquit
Yellow-faced Grassquit
Cave Swallow
Greater Antillean Grackle
*near endemics

RARE SUBSPECIES

Sharp-shinned Hawk
Broad-wing Hawk
Plain Pigeon
Lesser Antillean Pewee
White-collar Crow
ENDEMICS

Woodpecker
Flycatcher
Tody
Lizard Cuckoo
Tanager
Green Mango
Emerald
Spindalis
Bullfinch
Oriole
Screech Owl

RARE ENDEMICS

Amazon (Parrot)
Elfin-woods Warbler
Adelaide´s Warbler
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Best alternative from San Juan to see the Puerto Rican Tanager.
* Half and full birding trips at El Yunque National Forest *
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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS:  MONDAY - FRIDAY 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Certified Interpretive Tour Guide Service for the EcoSensitive Traveler
· Birding Trips since 1992 ·
Celebrating
27 years in business!
Connecting people with the Healing Forest
EL YUNQUE BIRDING TRIPS EAST
I N D I V I D U A L S · E X T E N D E D · F A M I L I E S  &  G R O U P · T O U R S
110 bird species
14 of 17 endemics
12 subspecies
Daily upon request
BIRDING TRIP - HALF OR FULL DAY
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Due to the limited access to El Yunque after the
impact of hurricanes Irma and María,
at this moment
we are allowed to offer only
three trips per week
(maximum of four people per trip) which means that
only 12 people can visit the Forest weekly with
each company with these special permits.  Our
birding trips are offered on a
private basis,
on-demand, or as a public event.

Private birding trips
- we hold all seats for you or
your small group.  
These trips are not booked
online (but you can request availability online)

as we need to work the logistics as per your
special needs and request.  A non-refundable
deposit is required to guarantee the date. We start
at 8:30 AM, but itineraries are flexible as it will be
your birding day!  We meet in Luquillo, but if you
need transfers, please ask for quote as prices
could vary depending hotel location.

On-demand birding trips are those where you will
like to share the trip with other birders.  You choose
the date of a half-day or a full day birding trip and
we open the date for other birders that will like to
join you.  A non-refundable deposit for one person
will be required as the minimum for this type of trip
is two people.  If the minimum is not reached, you
will be required to pay for the minimum of two
people.  If you are joining a preexisting on-demand
birding trip, the departure time has been chosen by
the original booking party. To start your on-demand
birding trip booking process,
please require
information for our half and full day trips.

Public events
are those scheduled on a specific
date as an special offer or that the logistics allows
us to offer it as such.  These public events require a
minimum of participants (4) and a maximum of 10
people.  You meet your guide on site.  If  you need
transfers, please as for quote as prices could vary
depending on hotel location.  
Public events are
the only birding trips at the rain forest that can
be booked online at this moment.
Available for small groups on a private basis; for shared/public activities, check our Special Events page.
For other activities and events at El
Yunque, please visit this
link.
  • Rose-breasted
    Grosbeak (1)
  • Wilson Warbler (1)
  • Cerulean Warbler (2f)
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  • Please read carefully as this activity has been
    modified due to the limited access to the Forest
    after hurricanes Irma and María.

  • Before you book this activity, you should read these
    Special Terms and Conditions.

  • Non-smokers only.

  • If you want to book a half or full day birding trip at El
    Yunque National Forest, please request information
    as we can only offer three trips per week to the
    Forest.  This applies for private, on-demand and
    bird photography trips.

  • Prices for half and full birding trips and bird photography
    are higher than the prices for a public event.  

  • For public (open, shared) scheduled events, we require
    a minimum of participants to guarantee the activity.  

  • Depending the type of activity, a non-refundable
    deposit or full payment will be required.  Remember,
    we can only offer three trips per week. Once we receive
    your reservation, we guarantee the date. If you cancel
    or don´t show up, there will be no refunds.

  • In public events that require a minimum of
    participants to guarantee departure, if the minimum
    is not reached on time, we will refund your payment
    if we cancel the activity.
  • WEATHER POLICY:  Our staff will be monitoring
    the weather for your safety.  Your guide and/or driver
    will cancel or reroute your tour or activity if her/she
    believes that potentially dangerous situations are
    probable due to weather conditions.  When
    cancellations are made by us, you will be given
    the option to reschedule the trip or receive a raincheck.
    If a client decides to cancel before departure time due
    to weather forecast and before our decision making,
    our cancellation policy will apply as we will not refund
    your payment.

  • If you want to book a public event as a private birding
    trip or on a different day, please contact us via email.

  • Children discount is applicable when traveling
    with two adults.  

  • Meeting point is Luquillo.  Pick-up / drop-off available
    at extra cost; price will depend on hotel location and the
    number of participants.

  • Sign Language Interpreters available upon request at
    extra cost.

  • You must read and sign a waiver in order to participate
    in this activity.

  • We highly recommend that you buy a travel insurance
    with cancellation cover before departure to your final
    destination.
Special Terms & Conditions  
El Yunque National Forest
A special trip looking for
the Elfin-woods Warbler is
available on a private
basis.  Please contact
us for details.
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"Hilda is great. She knows her birds and her calls. She moves at a different pace than the typical
guide, working deliberate and meticulous to get your target birds. During our outing I was able to
pick up a dozen lifers including the PR Lizard Cuckoo, Oriole, and Tanager. In addition, Hilda
put me on a spot to get the PR Screech Owl the following day."

Brandon Trentler
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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.
AdvenTours PUERTO RICO  is an equal opportunity provider under special permits at El Yunque National Forest.
EL YUNQUE HALF-DAY

At least 11 of the 17 endemic bird
species can be seen at El Yunque on
this alternative.  We cover the edge of
the Forest up to Yocahú Tower.

A minimum of 2 people is required
to open this trip as a
public event
with a maximum of 4 people.   

Starts and ends in Luquillo.

  • Morning - 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Evening - 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
EL YUNQUE FULL-DAY

We cover from the edge up to the
boundaries of the dwarf forest with
more time birding in some sites,
specially looking for the Elfin-woods
Warbler.

This option is offered as a
private trip
with a minimum of 2 and a maximum
of 4 people.  

Starts and ends in Luquillo.

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
27th ANNIVERSARY

Join us in this unique 3 hrs birding trip
on the lower side of El Yunque.  You
should be on site 15 minutes before
the trip.  Celebrate with us our
27th anniversary!

A minimum of 4 people is required
to open this trip as
public event with
a maximum of 10 people.  

Starts and ends in Luquillo.

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
El Yunque is closed on December 25th.
When you book directly with us, 100% of your money is spent locally, not abroad.
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Transfers & transportation
available 24 hours.
Contact us for price.
If what you are looking is not
listed here, drop us an email at
your convenience.
Gay
friendly
(787)
530-8311
OFFICE HOURS:  MONDAY -  FRIDAY
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Take the road less traveled, explore, eat, drink, relax, enjoy!
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A non-refundable deposit is required. The company that handles the online booking software will charge you a fee of 6%, plus the credit
card transaction fee (2.3%+30¢). If you prefer to pay with direct deposit (bank to bank), through PopMoney or Western Union, please
contact  us for the traditional booking method.