at your own pace with a private guide
Experience San Juan on a different way. See what you are most excited about. Know the history. Know the untold secrets of this wonderful place.
We will visit at least one of the 2 forts (El Morro and/or San Cristobal). It is up to you. Get to know the churches, the plazas, the cafes, the museums.
Is not like a college lecture. . . is more like hanging out with a knowledgeable local person.
Note: I will make my best to be available when you need me. However, my schedule is unpredictable and might not be available all the time. Please send me a message (using the "Ask a question" link) and send me your preferred date and time before you make your booking and pay. I will respond to you as soon as possible.
A typical your would start in Columbus Square.
I'll give you an overview of the city, and the history of Puerto Rico.
We walk through the Calle San Francisco, and visit the different attractions in the area. If is open, we go into the San Francisco Chapel.
We eventually make it to Calle Cristo and the vicinity of El Morro Fort. We will see (from the outside) Plaza de Armas, The City Hall, the State Department, La Fortaleza (Governor's Mansion), Christ Chapel, El Convento Hotel, San Jose Square, San Jose Church, Plaza del Quinto Centenario, El Morro Fort, The San Juan Gate, La Rogativa and the San Juan Cathedral.
Let me know if you have special requests and we will try to accommodate you.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: The default meeting place is Plaza Colon, unless the client requests a different place.
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 3 hours
We will be walking most of the time (recomended).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 USD - Optional: you might want to bring some extra cash to buy water, souvenirs, snacks, etc. Old San Juan is a great place for shopping.
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Javier gave us an outstanding tour of Old San Juan. He is extremely knowledgeable, interesting, and personable. My four traveling companions and I were thrilled with our tour.