Discovering Puerto Rico’s Natural Treasures with James Aliberti

7 Days

December 9th-15th, 2024

Embracing Puerto Rico’s Rainforest, Tranquil Beaches, 500 Years of History and more

We are thrilled that James Aliberti will be our trip leader on this journey into the heart of paradise. As the founder of LushNature, he believes in celebrating the wonders of our planet and cherishing every moment amidst its beauty. We have worked hard to curate a tour and handle all the logistics; you just have to come and enjoy your time.

James and our local tour guides will take you to some of the must-see places on this beautiful island. Puerto Rico is an exhilarating destination renowned for its rich cultural heritage, pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and vibrant nightlife. From exploring historic Old San Juan to diving into crystal-clear waters, embarking on outdoor adventures, and experiencing the warmth of Puerto Rican hospitality, visitors are treated to an unforgettable mix of excitement, relaxation, and natural beauty. With easy accessibility and endless opportunities for fun, Puerto Rico promises a memorable getaway for travelers of all interests.

Embark on An Unforgettable Puerto Rico Adventure

  • Arrive at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan and be greeted by our energetic tour guide
  • Orientation session: Learn about the culture, history, and current situation in Puerto Rico
  • Relax and enjoy your welcome dinner

Dinner

 

  • Explore Old San Juan: Visit El Morro and Castillo San Cristóbal, two historic forts.
  • Walk through the colorful streets and enjoy the colonial architecture.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant in Old San Juan. Try traditional Puerto Rican dishes like mofongo or lechón.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Head to the rainforest (El Yunque) and discover its stunning waterfalls, birds, plants, and unique endemic species.

Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant, where you can taste authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.

End the day with a one-of-a-kind experience kayaking in the bioluminescent Laguna Grande in Fajardo.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • James guides beach walks, offering a unique opportunity to connect with nature, rejuvenate your spirit, and experience the profound tranquility that only the island’s pristine shores can provide.
  • Enjoy a day relaxing on the beach.

Breakfast, Lunch

Take a high-speed catamaran from Fajardo to Culebra for a fun-filled day of swimming, beach combing, and sunbathing. Explore coral reefs in the morning, enjoy a buffet lunch with rum punch and piña coladas, and spend the afternoon relaxing on the pristine sugar-sand beaches.

 

Breakfast, Lunch

  • Embrace the calmness of morning yoga and the spirited energy of salsa dancing lessons in the afternoon. Discover the perfect balance between relaxation and exhilaration on this unforgettable island experience.
  • As our unforgettable tour of Puerto Rico comes to an end, we invite you to a heartfelt farewell dinner. This special evening celebrates the friendships we’ve made, the experiences we’ve shared, and the incredible memories that will stay with us forever.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Take a final stroll through the local markets or shops for any last-minute souvenirs.
  • Alternatively, relax in the hotel lounge or take a short walk on the beach to soak up the last Puerto Rican sun.
  • Private transfer to the airport

The itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen conditions.

The itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen conditions.

Breakfast

Included

  • Trip leader James Aliberti's natural expertise guide
  • English speaking local guides
  • Six overnight accommodation at careful picked three stars hotel
  • Three meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner every day per itinerary
  • Entrance fees for sights
  • Private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medical expense
  • Alcohol
  • Personal spending
  • Optional activities
What are the dates of the tour?

James will be leading two tours in Puerto Rico in 2024. The first tour runs from December 3rd to 9th, and the second from December 9th to 15th.

The first tour is designed for those who love exploring the rainforest and includes a six-night stay in the heart of nature. Participants will have ample time for hiking, optional service projects, and enjoying the serenity of the surroundings, perfect for reflecting and planning for the new year in 2025.

You are welcome to join both tours and receive a special discount.

 

 

What is the cost of the tour?

The cost for the December 3-9, 2024 tour is $1,990. However, if you book before August 8, 2024, you can take advantage of the early bird discount and pay only $1,690.

The cost for the December 9-15, 2024 tour is $3,900. The early bird discount price is $3,500 for a single room. If two people sign up together and share a room, the price will be reduced by $500 per person.

 

 

How do I book the tour?

You can book the tour online through our website by filling out the contact form.

You can also call our customer service at 1888-380-2880.

Is there free time during the tour?

Yes, there is free time allocated each day for personal exploration and relaxation.

Do I need to bring my passport or apply for a visa for the tour?

No, Puerto Rico is part of the US, so there is no need to bring your passport. Just bring your government-issued ID to board the plane.

 

Is travel insurance included?

Travel insurance is not included but is highly recommended. You can purchase it separately through our partner or any provider.

What is the payment schedule for the tour?

A deposit of $200 is required when booking. The first payment of 50% of the remaining balance is due five months before the departure date, and the final payment is due two months before the departure date.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations made 120 days before the tour will receive an 80% refund. Cancellations made within 30 days of the departure date are non-refundable. However, replacements are accepted. We strongly recommend travel insurance with a “cancel for any reason” option to protect against unexpected events.

Can I set up a Zoom call to answer more questions?

Yes, please feel free to schedule a Zoom call with us at your convenience. See the link in the “Contact Us” section.

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Discovering Puerto Rico’s Natural Treasures with James Aliberti