Activity

Start date

End date

Travellers

El Toro Trail, Off the beaten path day hike in El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

Join a passionate, certified guide on this day hike to the highest point in El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico.

Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Hike away from the crowds

  • Enjoy the best views from El Toro Peak

  • Walk through three different kinds of forest

Description

A visit to El Yunque tropical rainforest should definitely be on your list of things to do in Puerto Rico. Though it’s relatively small, by no means is it lacking the amazing biodiversity that you’d expect from a rainforest.

There are more than a dozen species of endemic Coquí frogs, known for their loud mating call, as well as many species of lizards and birds. The vegetation in the forest varies and can be divided into four different areas; on El Toro Trail, you’ll get to explore three different kinds of forest.

El Toro trail is special because, unlike the forest’s well-maintained trails which tend to draw crowds, it has a nice remote feel. It leads you to the highest peak in the forest, where you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding foliage, the coast, and several nearby towns.

The hike is a total of 4.5 miles, to the peak and back, and generally takes 4-5 hours. The last part before reaching Toro Peak is steep, so be prepared to exert yourself. There are also parts of the trail that can get very muddy, so be careful and dress accordingly.

Come explore this lush rainforest and be amazed by the views from its highest point.  

Also check out the other great adventures we offer in El Yunque National Forest, like this half-day zip-lining excursion or this half-day hike on La Coca Trail.

Loading...

Photos


About the guide

guide profile img

For booking assistance

Have any doubts? Talk directly with an Explore Share assistant.
The Concierge service is a great tool for when you still haven't decided what kind of Adventure you're looking for and you're open to suggestions


Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 232 each

Group of 2

USD 119 each

Group of 3

USD 78 each

Group of 4

USD 57 each

Group of 5

USD 47 each

Group of 6

USD 42 each

Group of 7

USD 31 each

Group of 8

USD 31 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

• Guiding fee


What people are saying about this trip

no-reviews

There are no reviews yet