|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.
|El Yunque National Forest is
closed on December 25th.
- Excellent option for shore excursions,
pre/post tours, incentive or business
travel, Spring breaks, students.
- Minimum of participants could vary
depending on selected tour.
- All options available for larger groups up to
- Please read carefully as we modified our
regular tours to comply with federal
regulations as access to the Forest is
limited due to the impact of hurricanes
Irma and María.
- Only 3 tours are allowed per week, for a
total of 12 per month. This applies to all
tour operators with special permits to
operate at the rain forest.
- You can select one of the options on this
page. Remember, we can book any of
these activities, but only three per week.
- On groups up to 4 PAX, please specify is
you want a private tour or if you are willing
to share the tour if other people asking for
the same date. For private tours or bird
photography, please contact us for quote.
- Any trip including Angelito Trail as part of
the program will be offered only once a
- Our staff consists of professional Tour
Guides certified by the Puerto Rico
Tourism Company; vehicles under the
Public Service Commission regulations;
special permits to operate at El Yunque
Naitonal Forest. Sign Language
Interpreters available upon request, please
ask for quote.
- Slow mobility? We have several options.
- Pick-up / drop-off available, please contact
us for price.
- For non-smoking and pet friendly policies,
read our Terms and Conditions.
- INDIVIDUALS AND EXTENDED FAMILIY
PRIVATE TOURS - Departures guarantee
with a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 4.
Larger groups up to 25 PAX are welcome,
please ask for quote.
- GROUP TOURS (Public/shared tours) - A
minimum of 15 participants to offer these
options (El Yunque Nights and The Hybrid)
with a maximum of 25 PAX.
- Flexible dates for private groups with a
minimum of 15 participants, please contact
us for availability.
As part of AdvenTours PUERTO RICO corporate
social responsibility in 2002 we founded APIE,
the Puerto Rican Association of Interpretation
and Education, Inc.
APIE is a non-profit organization that offers
training and continuing education for tour
guides, plus a series of activities for the
general public, focusing on children, students,
and educators (Proyecto Mucarito).
In 2014 we created an Annual Fund to promote
scientific research on birds, $1 of every tour we
offer is added to this fund.
|EL YUNQUE SIGHTSEEING TOUR SPECIAL
26TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Do you know that we are celebrating our 26th anniversary? For a limited time
(November 30, 2018, through October 31, 2019), we will be offering
El Yunque Sightseeing Tour with pick-up / drop-off from San Juan included in the price.
Important for its biodiversity, El Yunque
National Forest is also known as a sacred
place as the Taíno people believed that the
good spirit Yocahú Bagua Maorocoti reigned
on the sacred mountain of Yuké, protecting
the land of Boriquén (Puerto Rico) and the
While other companies offer sightseeing
tours of El Yunque, AdvenTours shares
Nature with our visitors through our different
and unique programs with a Naturalist
We have temporarily moved our offices to
Fajardo as we just signed a contract to
establish a branch of our business in
Roosevelt Roads. We offer ours trips with a
sustainable tourism approach sponsoring
Whether you want to explore and learn more
about El Yunque on you own or with one of our
Naturalist Guide, we invite you to navigate
through this section. Bird Watching, Nature
Walks, Night Hikes, Glow-in-the Dark
Mushorroms, EcoTour, Hidden Wonders, and
The Hybrid) are available on a private basis
for individuals, but they are also available for
groups. Ancestral Areytos, Hiking and
Outdoor Adventures, are only available for
groups or extended families.
Remember, these are private tours, we do not
mix clients. Once you reserve a date, we will
not offer the tour to anybody else.
What is a tropical rain forest?
A tropical rain forest is a forest occurring
inside the World's equatorial regions in areas
of heavy rainfall. They are restricted between
the latitudes 22.5° N and 22.5° S of the
equator, in other words, between the Tropic of
Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer or 1,400
mi. North and South of the Equator.
|Special Terms and Conditions
El Yunque National Forest
|· n a t u r e · a d v e n t u r e · c u l t u r a l · e d u c a t i o n a l · t o u r s ·
|Best alternative when you travel with kids.
|* Discover El Yunque from another perspective *
|· Birding Trips since 1992 ·
|Connecting people with the Healing Forest
|EL YUNQUE NATIONAL FOREST RAINFOREST
|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
|Certified Interpretive Tour Guide Service for the EcoSensitive Traveler
28 years in business!
|One Forest, six options...
|AdvenTours PUERTO RICO is an equal opportunity provider
under special permits at El Yunque Naitonal Forest.
|Available for small groups on a private basis; for shared/public activities, check our Special Events page.
|What makes El Yunque so special?
Full length movie at El Portalito Hub
After almost two years from hurricanes Irma and
María, El Yunque is still recovering from their
impact. AdvenTours is one of the few operators
that still have the special permits to offer our
services at our beloved rain forest.
We have modified our activities as per the
links on the right column as there are many
areas closed to the public.
If you are visiting the Forest on your own, click
the map for a larger image of what is open as of
August 6, 2019, and remember that El Yunque
is a free-trash zone.
Located in la Sierra de Luquillo and
with approximately 29,000 acres of
land, El Yunque is one of the most
important places in Puerto Rico due to
its biological diversity.
- Birds: 111 species,16 of 17 of
our endemic birds
- Reptiles: 11 lizards, 3 geckos,
- Mammals: 11 native bats, plus
5 introduced species
- Amphibians: 13 endemic frogs,
plus 1 introduced species
- Fish: 6 native, plus 1 introduced
- Plants: more than 1,000 species
- Trees: 225 native species;
endemic to Puerto Rico, 60;
endemic to Luquillo Mts, 8
- Ferns: Over 150 species
- Flora: 636 native species,
including 50 native orchids
|ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
|AdvenTours PUERTO RICO is an equal opportunity provider under special permits at El Yunque National Forest.
|When you book directly with us, 100% of your money is spent locally, not abroad.
|Transfers & transportation
available 24 hours.
|If what you are looking is not
listed here, drop us an email at
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|Due to Covid-19, some activities and links are not available.