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Planning to visit Puerto Rico? Discover the island’s most attractive tours where you’ll share incredible moments with friends and family! Immerse yourself in the lush landscapes of this tropical rainforest, where you can hike through verdant trails, marvel at cascading waterfalls, and encounter unique wildlife. El Yunque offers an enchanting escape from the everyday. Join us for an experience that blends natural beauty and vibrant culture, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Planning Your Puerto Rico Tour

Puerto Rico enjoys a tropical climate with warm weather year-round, making it an attractive destination for travelers. However, certain times of the year may be more favorable for visiting, depending on your preferences and budget.

The peak tourist season in Puerto Rico is from mid-December to mid-April, coinciding with the winter months in the continental United States. During this period, the weather is generally dry and sunny, with average highs in the low 80s Fahrenheit (around 27°C).

If you’re looking to avoid the crowds and potentially score better deals on accommodations, consider visiting during the shoulder season in the spring (mid-April to June) or fall (September to mid-November). Spring offers pleasant weather with temperatures in the mid-80s, while fall brings slightly lower rates and fewer tourists, although it’s important to note that this period coincides with the Atlantic hurricane season.

The summer months (June to August) are typically the least crowded and most affordable, with hotel rates often dipping below $300 per night. However, this is also the hottest and most humid time of year, with temperatures reaching the high 80s and low 90s, and an increased risk of hurricanes.

If you still don’t have a tour itinerary for when you arrive on the island, there’s plenty of time to start planning. At Island Journeys, we offer Puerto Rico tours that fit your schedule and the type of activities you enjoy the most: beaches, hiking, kayaking, and much more…

El Yunque National Forest

One of the most popular tours in Puerto Rico is El Yunque National Forest. The only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System, offers a breathtaking escape with its cascading waterfalls, winding hiking trails, and diverse flora and fauna. Some of the top attractions and activities in El Yunque include:

  • El Portal Visitor Center: The beautiful visitor center is a great starting point, with an accessible interpretive trail, exhibits, and opportunities to spot the endangered Puerto Rican Parrot.
    Natural Pools and Waterfalls: Hike to natural pools like La Coca trail or El Angelito trail, where a rope swing allows visitors to dive into the lagoon.

La Coca trail in El Yunque Tour

Fig. 1 La Coca trail

  • Wildlife and Plant Diversity: Learn about the 240 plant species endemic to Puerto Rico, enjoy the pure air, and go birdwatching to spot woodpeckers, green mangos, and the Puerto Rican parrot.
  • Yokahú Observation Tower: At an elevation of 1,575 feet, the tower offers expansive views of the ocean and lush green mountains.
  • Adventure Activities: Explore the rainforest through zip lining, horseback riding, or ATV tours offered by nearby adventure parks like Yunque Zip lining and Carabalí Rainforest Adventure Park.
  • Local Cuisine: After a day of adventure, visit nearby restaurants like Don Pepe or the Kioskos de Luquillo for delicious Puerto Rican dishes and refreshments.

As you plan your unforgettable Puerto Rico tour, embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in the island’s essence, creating cherished memories that will forever shape your understanding of this captivating destination. At Island Journeys, we know all about Puerto Rico’s charms, and we specialize in crafting the best tours so you can make the most of your time with family and friends.

Book the most popular Puerto Rico tour

Exploring Puerto Rico’s offerings is a journey that transcends mere tourism, allowing you to connect with the island’s soul and embrace its unique spirit.

Puerto Rico offers an unparalleled blend of natural wonders, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant experiences that leave a lasting impression on every visitor. From the misty peaks of El Yunque National Forest to the pristine beaches of Culebra and Vieques, the island’s diverse landscapes beckon adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike.

flamenco beach Puerto Rico Tour El Yunque

Fig.2 Flamenco beach (Culebra)

Contact Island Journeys today to book your unforgettable tour!

Call us at 787-978-8080 or email us at Whether you seek outdoor adventures, culinary indulgences, or immersion in Puerto Rico’s vibrant cultural tapestry, this enchanting Caribbean gem promises memories that will linger long after your departure.


490+ 5-star reviews

Fun adventurous day with Luis and Bradley. Details of the tour were communicated efficiently. They kept us safe, fed, and hydrated. Be warned- you WILL get wet and muddy! (But an opportunity to rinse off when done:) )The slightly long van drive from San Juan is worth it to see the beautiful rain forest and waterfalls. Lindsay Alaishuski

Went on the Puerto Rico Rainforest Tour with the family and we all loved it. Our guides were Paola and Bradley and they were great from our initial meetup, through the actual tour and all the way through to making sure that we got back on the right road home. Can’t say enough good things about them. Paul Danao

Highlight of trip, Rene and Bradley were amazing tour guides and were very knowledgeable about the rainforest and super friendly. Had a lot of fun going down the natural water slides and doing flips off the 20 foot cliff and off the rope swing into the deep natural pools. Max Fuster