By appointment only
Hike or trek El Yunque Rain Forest
Flexible Departures (scroll down)
Mt. Britton
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Best hiking trails only 45 minutes from San Juan.
* Discover El Yunque on foot, hike or trek the rain forest *
Connecting people with the Healing Forest
· Birding Trips since 1992 ·
30 years in business!
El Yunque National Forest is
closed on December 25th.
This trek is weather permissible.  
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Certified Interpretive Tour Guide Service for the EcoSensitive Traveler
It is understood that when you complete the booking process, you agree with our Terms and Conditions.
Due to the number of people visiting El Yunque National Forest during the Holy Week/Weekend (Wednesday through Sunday, including
Good Friday and Easter) and the
month of July, we DO NOT OFFER tours to El Yunque other than the Night Hike and/or
Ancestral Areyto.  Access to the Forest is limited and we cannot guarantee the quality during those days.
For European Nations,
contact us only via
regular phone or email.
When you book directly with us, 100% of your money is spent locally, not abroad.
Transfers & transportation
available 24 hours.
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take the road less traveled, explore, eat, drink, relax, enjoy!
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  • If you are pregnant, have back or
    knee condition, asthma, or heart
    disease, the Mt. Briton Hike or
    Rain Forest Trek are not for you.  

  • You must be in excellent health

  • You must be at least 21 years old
    to go on this trek unless you are
    part of a extended family group
    under the care of one parent per
    child over 8 years old.

  • You should be physically fit to
    hike and carry your own backpack
    with at least two bottles of water
    (2 liter), fruits, and light lunch
    (not included in price).

  • Wear good shoes with traction: it is
    a rainforest and it is wet and mossy.
Level Effort 5 - Extreme Hiking

  • 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Subject to weather conditions.

  • Trails covered: Mt. Britton, Los
    Picachos, El Yunque Peak.

  • Be prepared to trek approximately
    5 miles (approximately 5 hours).

  • Private groups only, minimum of
    8 PAX, maximum of 12 PAX.

  • Not sold individually.

  • Starts/ends La Coca Falls parking.
A non-refundable deposit is required. The company that handles the online booking software will charge you a fee of 6%, plus the credit card
transaction fee (2.3%+30¢). If you prefer to pay with direct deposit (bank to bank) or Western Union, please contact us.
* We accept reservations at least one week before the hike.  *  Non-refundable payments. * Non-smokers only.
    Level Effort 3 - Challenging

  • 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Subject to weather conditions.

  • Trails covered:  Mt. Britton

  • 3,807 ft, .8 mile one-way hike

  • Private groups only,  minimum of
    6 PAX; maximum of 12 PAX.

  • Not sold individually.

  • Starts/ends La Coca Falls parking.

  • Transfers available upon request.
MT. BRITTON HIKE - The trails ascends through the Sierra
Palm forest while crossing two mountain streams.  Last
portion of the trail leads steeply upward through the Cloud

Mt. Britton Tower was built by the Civilian Conservation
Corps (1937-38).  On clear days you will have a panoramic
view of El Yunque, the Atlantic Ocean, eastern coastal
plain and the Caribbean Sea.  What about cloudy days?
The On a cloudy day, the clouds will be swirling around you.
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  • There is a possibility that we
    need to make last minute
    changes in the order of the
    itinerary due to trail maintenance
    and/or traffic fluctuation as the
    reconstruction of the road (after
    hurricanes Irma and María)
    already started.

  • Transportation is not included,
    but you will meet Naturalist Rain
    Forest Guide at La Coca Falls
    parking lot (El Yunque). You
    will follow the guide in your
    rented vehicle.

  • You must have on hand our
    reservation confirmation email
    as you need to show it at the
    check point at El Yunque.
You should wear long pants and
long sleeve shirt, hiking boots; sorry,
no flip flops.  
Remember to bring
walking sticks, rain poncho,
water, and light lunch.
RAIN FOREST TREK - Your journey starts at Palo
Colorado. The vegetation changes as you ascend to
one of the highest points of the Forest, El Yunque Peak.
You will learn to identify trees and flowers along the trail
feeling the cool mist at the cloud forest.

This trek includes stops at
Mt. Britton, Los Picachos,
El Yunque Peak.

Bring comfortable waterproof boots, it can be muddy!
© 1992 - 2023 AdvenTours / Birding PUERTO RICO, updated January 6, 2023.
AdvenTours PUERTO RICO  is an equal opportunity provider under special permits at El Yunque National Forest (Authorization ID: YNF22030).
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