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Old San Juan Walking Tour

Old San Juan Walking Tour

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Explore the colorful buildings and charming streets of Old San Juan in a small group with the help of writer David Rodriguez, author of ‘The Rise and Fall of the Great Barbate.’ During the course of your day, the knowledgeable author helps you discover the area’s key historic sites and gain new insight into Puerto Rican culture. It’s a great opportunity to learn about the many stories of the people who helped to define this unique neighborhood. Your walking trip’s length is flexible based on your needs, and also includes bottled water.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.03
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$41.03
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Sunset Sail by San Juan Historical Bay

Sunset Sail by San Juan Historical Bay

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Go sailing and watch the sunset on a cruise from San Juan. Get great photo ops of Puerto Rico’s coastline and enjoy a comfortable sail on the Caribbean Sea. Your captain shares commentary about the region and provides complimentary drinks for your group of no more than six people.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.03
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$81.03
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Hiking to a Hidden Waterfall Adventure

Hiking to a Hidden Waterfall Adventure

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Discover one of San Juan’s hidden waterfalls on this full-day adventure. Hike through the mountains and countryside of Puerto Rico until you reach this beautiful waterfall. Swim at the base in deep, natural pools to refresh before heading to a local establishment for a delicious Puerto Rican meal—at your own expense.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.06
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$82.06
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Enchanted Secret Waterfall Hiking Tour Puerto Rico - Off The Beaten Path

Enchanted Secret Waterfall Hiking Tour Puerto Rico - Off The Beaten Path

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With this amazing Off the Beaten Path Tour, you will get to spend the day exploring some of Puerto Rico's finest assets Waterfalls, Beautiful Natives Trees, Panoramic Views, Coffee, and authentic Countryside Food. - We will visit the Town of Coffee and go through the Door of the Mountain Range of Puerto Rico - In our private nature reserve, we will hike to the top of the mountain to visit the Old Kapok Tree (more than 300 years old). - Will get the chance to explore some of Puerto Rico's most beautiful hidden waterfalls and one of them is 150 feet tall. - Will get the chance to go for a swim in a natural pool while preparing Freshly Cut Natural Fruits for your delight. - Will get to enjoy Puerto Rico's typical countryside food (affordable price – not included in the tour cost) with an amazing view of the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico. This tour is suitable for all physically fit people. (Level: Moderate to Challenging – have good balance and river trekking skills)
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Private Historic Old San Juan + Piñones beach experience

Private Historic Old San Juan + Piñones beach experience

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Get a comprehensive tour of Old San Juan and Piñones on this private excursion. You'll be able to cover lots of ground in just a half day since you will be traveling in a luxury vehicle and don't have a large tour group to hold you back. Your guide will work together with you to develop an itinerary according to your interests, which can include El Mooro and San Cristobal forts, St. John's Cathedral, El Convento, La Rogativa, and others. Finish up in the street food mecca of Piñones.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.84
Price varies by group size
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$153.84
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Center of Puerto Rico Day Tour from San Juan

Center of Puerto Rico Day Tour from San Juan

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Travel into the mountains of central Puerto Rico on this full-day, small-group tour. You are picked up at your San Juan hotel to board a 14-passenger, air-conditioned van, and along the way your guide shares an insider's perspective on the culture and history of the area. Stop to enjoy a typical Puerto Rican meal at a local restaurant; enjoy expansive vistas of the mountains from a high mountain viewpoint. You are returned to your hotel at the end of the tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.06
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$82.06
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Fountain of Youth Tour of Old San Juan

Fountain of Youth Tour of Old San Juan

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Travelers who want to stay forever young will love this fountain of youth tour of Old San Juan. Learn about the colonial Gilded Age and discover the stories and history of Ponce de Leon's city and people. Listen in as your friendly guide shares stories about riots and revolutions and find out why the colony was known as "Gold Island". Wander through burial sites where greats like Ponce de Leon and other founding fathers of Puerto Rico are buried and get an up close look at history, culture and traditions that define this destination.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.16
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$46.16
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Ponce Historical City Tour

Ponce Historical City Tour

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Immerse yourself in Puerto Rican history, art and culture during this 10-hour exploration of Ponce with a small group. Join no more than 15 guests to discover this 17th-century city, affectionately known as “The Pearl of the South” by locals. During your visit you’ll explore the elegant architecture surrounding Ponce’s downtown plaza, learn about the island’s indigenous history at the Tibes Ceremonial Indian Park and admire Latin American and European art at The Ponce Museum of Art. A guide, all entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport are covered.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$204.11
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$204.11
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City Tour San Juan historic, modern, beach and street art sightseeing

City Tour San Juan historic, modern, beach and street art sightseeing

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We are going to take you for an adventure full of beautiful sites and history. We will teach you about the history of Puerto Rico, our way of life, also will take you to popular areas for locals and tourists. You will learn how we, Puertorricans, are.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
per group
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$140.00
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Puerto Rico Done Right! - Walking Tour by Seeing Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Done Right! - Walking Tour by Seeing Puerto Rico

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Experience a delightful ode to unmatched Old San Juan. With half a millennium of groundwork on hand, allow us the privilege of presenting you our history in the context of the New Worlds’ conquest. #SJDoneRight We provide complimentary pick-up and drop-off. Our interest is serving you and we therefore will contact you regarding the time and location. We ask that you are considerate of other guests. Please be there when we arrive at your scheduled pick-up.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Private Old San Juan Momentos & Pictures discovery experience

Private Old San Juan Momentos & Pictures discovery experience

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Experience San Juan, Puerto Rico; one of the Americas’ oldest cities on a slow paced tour specialy oriented to having you create your own ever lasting momentos and capture pictures while discovering how us, fellow american citizens lived 400 years of struggles with Spain, how we have flourished after becoming part of USA and how you can help us stop inequality a d keep being considered an alien race and uncivilized by the territorial clauses of the 1930's wich still rule us as a Comonwealth of the USA. Learn about the city’s history and must see buildings like San Cristobal and El Morro Forts, El Convento, Saint John's Cathedral and monuments like Ponce de Leon square and La Rogativa by the hand of our historians while driving it's narrow streets. After that visit new San Juan's main touristic areas of Condado where you will get to know historic landmarks and buildings in a relaxed and fun way. 
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$194.86
Price varies by group size
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$194.86
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Dominican Route Day Trip Including San Pedro and San Juan Bautista

Dominican Route Day Trip Including San Pedro and San Juan Bautista

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Explore beyond Oaxaca City with a day trip to see former Dominican convents. Admire the architecture as you visit Santo Domingo Yanhuitlan, San Pedro and San Pablo Teposcolula, and San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca. Learn about the stories behind the architecture from your guide. Round-trip transportation from your hotel is included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.56
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$102.56
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Ultimate Private Taíno Petroglyph Experience

Ultimate Private Taíno Petroglyph Experience

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The indigenous people of PR, the Taínos, carved mysterious petroglyphs all over the island. In this full-day tour, you´ll experience a cave adventure, immerse yourself in the magical Caonillas river canyon, and finish with a beautiful hike through the rainforest to check out the Zama River petroglyph mural. All the time guided by a professional Archaeologist as your guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$410.26
per group
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$410.26
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Old San Juan Murder Mystery Tour

Old San Juan Murder Mystery Tour

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This isn't your average history tour. This self-guided tour allows you to stop for drinks, shop, or compete for the fastest time among the rest of the teams. You are given a book that takes you around to some great views, and historical spots around the area while solving a scavenger hunt. You must investigate 10 different locations around Old San Juan to solve for a murderer, weapon, and location. This is perfect for small groups of 4-6 people. Our tour is also a great team building activity because of the way it requires multiple mindsets to solve the clues. You must work together if you want to be the fastest team to solve the murder mystery. So, what do you think? Are you up for the challenge? Do you want to discover old san juan in a fun/ unique way? This is perfect for you, your friends, or the family. Check out for more details. Must book in groups of 3+ reference the full details of our show on our website
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.99
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$49.99

San Juan Done Right! - Driving Tour

San Juan Done Right! - Driving Tour

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San Juan Done Right! Experience Old San Juan in a delightful ode to its seat of honor within the history of the New World’s conquest. Receive insight into the life of the common city dwellers, as well as the military origins of the Spanish stronghold that is the City of Saint John the Baptist. Our licensed tour guide will impart on a walking tour along the Paseo de la Princesa (Princess Promenade) to enter the old city through the historic San Juan Gate. Believed standing since approximately 1540. Once inside see Plazuela La Rogativa. Then it’s on to visit the Basilica Manor Cathedral San Juan Bautista, full of devotion, architecture, and art. Our guide walks you through its history and mystique. Later learn about La Fortaleza, today it remains the official residence of Puerto Rico’s governor. Close by, take pictures of Cristo Chapel, Pigeon Park and La Casa Estrecha (the Narrow House), one of the skinniest houses in the world. Finish with a Piña Colada at Barrachina Restaurant.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Rainforest and beach!

Rainforest and beach!

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With 16 years experience, US Army Veteran I know what it take to make perfect, and safe. You are my priority. We beat any register tour company and Uber price. We are insured by a US company We don’t provide a tour, we offer a life time memories. Even if you don’t know to swim, is ok. Because we can provided you a life vest. And unlimited photo and video free of charge.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$195.00
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$195.00

Bacardi Rum Distillery with Cocktail Class and Old San Juan tour

Bacardi Rum Distillery with Cocktail Class and Old San Juan tour

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Casa Bacardi, Puerto Rico’s “Cathedral of Rum,” is the world’s largest producer of the sugarcane-based spirit. Get a behind-the-scenes peek at the famous distillery, including a master class in rum cocktails from a mixologist. End the visit with a scenic drive through Old San Juan and lunch (own expense) at the 17th-century Hotel El Convento. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.00
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$208.00
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(Cruise ship Travelers) Hike to a Hidden Waterfall

(Cruise ship Travelers) Hike to a Hidden Waterfall

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Hike with me on a real forest trail, cut and made by yours truly. This is tour is NOT in the rainforest. This trail, in the center of Puerto Rico that takes you to a breathtaking 130 foot waterfall. This perhaps may be the ONLY tour that you get it all. This 4 hour, small group hiking Adventure will take you to see the mountains, the country side of the island, the culture, eat the local food, be with and among the locals, swimming in waterfalls, hiking in the forest etc... During our hike to this breathtaking waterfall, there are natural swimming pools to jump in to and refresh. We will end our day of Fun and Adventure at a local restaurant to enjoy the local cuisine (at your own expense and with time permitting). 
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Old San Juan & Loiza African Town Full-Day Tour in Puerto Rico

Old San Juan & Loiza African Town Full-Day Tour in Puerto Rico

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Immerse yourself in our fascinating history and rich culture with this experience. Visit the Historical Site of Old San Juan, and one of oldest towns in America, for a sightseeing and walking tour. Learn about its history, unique forts, impressive architecture and admire its blue cobblestones streets and charming colorful houses. Then discover the influence of our African heritage at the picturesque little town of Loíza, Capital of our African Tradition. Start with a beautiful coastal drive and authentic lunch at the beachfront kiosks of Piñones. Later meet a renowned painter and artist at his house and workshop and stop at an African Mask Store. End your day having fun and learning about our Bomba Afro-Caribbean music joining a class by recognized local musicians and dance to the beat of drums. Minimum age is 2 years old. Minimum tour group size is 4 people.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.00
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$94.00
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San Juan Done Right! - Walking Tour

San Juan Done Right! - Walking Tour

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Experience a delightful ode to unmatched Old San Juan. With half a millennium of groundwork on hand, allow us the privilege of presenting you our history in the context of the New Worlds’ conquest. We provide complimentary pick-up and drop-off. Our interest is serving you and we therefore will contact you regarding the time and location. We ask that you are considerate of other guests. Please be there when we arrive at your scheduled pick-up.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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San Juan Highlights

San Juan Highlights

We will drive you to the heart of Old San Juan where you are able to walk the beautiful cobblestone streets, shop for various local artisan products, eat tasty borinquen food, and absorb the history. Get a taste of the flavor and culture Puerto Rico is proud of! We will provide you a detailed driving tour with commentary on the important San Juan Landmarks. We will travel past the famous Castillo San Cristóbal and over to the ship docks and everything in between. We know where the gems are, so do not be afraid to ask. Make sure you see everything you want to see in the remarkable Viejo San Juan. This driving tour includes Old San Juan, Condado, Isla Verde, Pinones, ect and surrounding areas with amazing information about the local history.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Exclusive Private tour of the Taino Route

Exclusive Private tour of the Taino Route

Journey into the past on this full-day tour of Puerto Rico's human history. Your small group (no larger than 6 people) will be guided by an archaeologist through the 5000 year human history of the island, where you will learn firsthand about the culture and mythology of Puerto Rico's indigenous past. You will visit two emblematic caves, Cueva del Indio and Cueva Ventana (both located in the town of Arecibo) where you will see petroglyphs and evidence of early human history. You'll also be able to visit the most important archaeological park in the Caribbean, Caguana Indigenous Ceremonial Park in Utuado. Hotel pickup and drop off in included in this tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00

Old San Juan 5-Hours Walking Tour (with Fort) in Puerto Rico

Old San Juan 5-Hours Walking Tour (with Fort) in Puerto Rico

Unlike other short walking tours, this experience also includes a guided tour inside the San Cristobal Fort (entrance fee included, transportation from your hotel, lunch break and shopping time). UPDATE - San Cristobal Fort has not re-open to the public due to the Covid-19 Considered one of the oldest towns in America and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the quintessential Old San Juan and its rich history, will impress the most cultural buffs and history savvy. In this walking tour you will explore in-depth one of Puerto Rico’s most iconic touristic destinations, learn about its fascinating history, unique forts, impressive architecture and admire the blue cobblestones streets and charming colorful houses. At the San Cristobal Fort learn about the importance of its defense system against military attacks throughout the centuries with a certified tour guide accompanying you for a more in-depth experience. Minimum age is 2 years old. Minimum tour group size is 4 people.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Private Old San Juan Historical Experience with a Historian as your Guide

Private Old San Juan Historical Experience with a Historian as your Guide

We provide a guaranteed private tour of Old San Juan and it´s vicinities in our luxury Audi SUV. Our guides are professional historians, who have a love and passion for our culture and history. We will transport you in time as you learn the intricacies of San Juan´s 500 years old history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$205.13
per group
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$205.13
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