Explore the colorful streets of historic San Juan with an expert, local guide.
Adults: 4 Children: 0
Things to know
Couples, Culture Vulture, Family, History Buffs
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.
No tickets required
A coffee and a snack along the route
Meeting points: At the fountain in Jardín Paseo de Ballajá
What makes this tour special
On your private highlight tour, learn about the history of San Juan and understand the complex status of the Commonwealth, and the ways this small island has influenced the rest of Latin America. Enjoy a local, professional guide's perspective on what it’s like to live on the island today, and jot down some tips on the island's best kept secrets. On your private walking tour, you will:
Explore over 500 years of history, how the island was colonized, and get a sense of how Puerto Ricans contend with their current complex status.
Visit a family owned and operated 'Panama hat' shop, where you can find the perfect memento of your time on the island.
As you walk around the external walls of the behemoth forts in San Juan, your guide will discuss the role Christopher Columbus and Spanish colonialism had on the historical city center.
See Parque de las Palomas, where locals gather in the cool of the mornings and evenings.
Visit several shops, coffee stops, and local vendors, where you can enjoy the best of the island's offering, with an expert guide to help you navigate away from the tourist traps.
Experience the stories of devastation and recovery efforts still underway from Hurricane Maria, which struck the island in 2017.
Your tour will finish with a coffee at a local establishment, where you can enjoy a cup along with a snack before parting ways with your guide.
With sweeping oceanside vistas, daunting stone forts, steep hills, and intricate stone roads, San Juan oozes with a mix of old European charm and vibrant Latin culture. On your tour, your guide will give you the best tips for exploring the island - do your strenuous exploring in the cool of the morning, enjoy a cocktail over lunch, siesta during the inevitable afternoon rain, and then step out for a late dinner as the sounds of music fill the street in the evenings. Your guide will be sure to give you a list of their favorite restaurants, and introduce you to locals who will make the difference between a tourist holiday to a lifelong love affair with the island its people.
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