Enjoy a unique full-day experience and immerse yourself into the lushness of the central mountain region of the island. Prepare for a scenic drive through the countryside roads, spectacular mountains, and panoramic views to find one of the most unique and mystical places on the island. River trek to a serene and secluded water pool and be astounded by a hidden canyon leading to a beautiful waterfall. Marvel at the stunning towering volcanic rock cliffs uniquely sculpted throughout centuries by the passing of the river and admire the view of a majestic mountain at a distance completing this picture-perfect setting. Finally, explore the area and find petroglyphs carved into rocks centuries ago by our Taino ancestors and sense the connection with nature they had. This, for sure, will be a memorable day.
This tour requires a certain degree of physical fitness, balance and river trekking and basic swimming skills.
Get ready for an early start heading to the Northwest mountain side of PR.
1After a one-hour highway drive, our first stop will be on a local food stand to enjoy a coffee break to get ready for the upcoming adventure.
2Now, fully awake and happy, we will head to the heart of the mountains driving through limestone formations. You will notice the change in the island’s geology, and explore a beautiful, barely known, nature spot. There you will river trek, work out climbing up rocks, and enjoy a secluded water pool protected by rock walls. You will be amazed as you swim by a hidden canyon to a magnificent waterfall. It is truly a spectacular place, full of peace and surrounded by greenery.
3After this fantastic exploration, the next stop is a stunning canyon made of giant volcanic rocks carved by the passing river, and an impressive mountain at a distance acting as the custodian of this incredible place. Here you will learn about the history, beliefs, and legacy of our natives, the Tainos, and also why this area was sacred to them. Rock boulder and river trek as we explore dozens of petroglyphs carved on the rocks centuries ago, and let your imagination run wild with all the possible symbolisms. There is something mystical about this place; whether it is the feeling of becoming one with nature, the uniqueness of the scenery or the kindness of the neighbors. Utuado will, for sure, become one of your favorite places in Puerto Rico.
4Having already worked an appetite after hours of exploration, is time for an authentic lunch at the town center before heading back to your hotel.
Pick-up and Drop-off at lodging or hotel in Metro Area; Old San Juan, Condado, Isla Verde. (additional transfer fees might apply if pick-up place is outside these areas)
Water, Light Snacks
Certified and knowledgeable driver/guide
Personal and friendly service
Tour Price does not include an 11.5% of PR’s sales tax
Cost of breakfast and lunch