Day 1 :
Fly to Puerto Rico
- Arrive in San Juan:
Upon arrival, begin your exploration of San Juan.
Day 2 :
- Discover San Juan:
On a walking tour, a local guide introduces you to San Juan and its 400 years of Spanish Colonial history. See the Capitol building, plazas, and museums. Enter El Morro Castle, a striking military fortification.
Day 3 :
El Yunque to Luquillo
- Visit El Yunque:
Pass oceanfront mangrove forests and coconut palms en route to El Yunque, the Caribbean national forest, for a nature hike.
- Portal Tropical Forest Center:
In the Portal Tropical Forest Center you can enjoy ecological exhibits.
- Visit Luquillo Beach:
Relax at Luquillo Beach.
- Return to San Juan:
- LEAP Salsa Time:
LEAP Activity | Salsa Time
The tradition of salsa dancing awaits you! Locals show you how to move to Latin American rhythms.
Day 4 :
- Discover Ponce:
Visit Ponce, the second largest city in the country, where a local guide takes you to explore the Serralles Castle, a magnificient, triple-level, fully-restored Spanish Revival mansion.
Day 5 :
- Explore the Window Cave:
Enjoy the magnificent view of Rio Grande de Arecibo valley as you visit the Cueva Ventana, or "window cave." Learn about the insects, snakes, bats, and plants of the area, in addition to the history of the local Indigenous people.
- Visit Caguana Ceremonial Indigenous Park and Heritage Center:
Learn about the Indigenous people who lived in Puerto Rico before the arrival of the Spanish. At the Heritage Center, operated by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, you'll see artifacts, petroglyphs, and a number of stone-lined ball courts that archaeologists have uncovered. This is one of the most important Taino-culture archaeological sites in the world.
Day 6 :
- Free Day to Explore:
Free day to explore San Juan or relax by the pool.
- Add on: Harbor Cruise:
Take in the scenery and get an alternate perspective of the city as you cruise through San Juan harbor, one of the largest cruise ports in the world. See the sights lit up and enjoy lively tropical music and dancing.
LEAP Activity | Puerto Rican School Visit
Meet local San Juan students and compare their school experience to yours!
Day 7 :
Return Home to the United States
Say your goodbyes and board your flight home.