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Full-Day Tour of the Taíno Route in Puerto Rico provided by Sojourn Puerto Rico

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Full-Day Tour of the Taíno Route in Puerto Rico

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Overview
Travel into the past on this all-day small-group tour that explores Puerto Rican history. Your archaeologist guide will take you and your group through the culture and mythology of the island's indigenous past. Visit Cueva del Indio and Cueva Ventana, located in Arecibo. At these caves you'll be able to view petroglyphs and remnants of early human history. Plus stop at Caguana Indigenous Ceremonial Park.
Highlights
  • This tour is ideal for history buffs and archaeology enthusiasts
  • Enjoy personalized attention with this small group of no more than 6 people
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is included with this tour
  • Stop at a local restaurant for lunch (at your own expense)
Important Information
Departure Point
San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Driver/Professional art historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Ceremonial Indigena de Caguana
  • Entry/Admission - Cueva del Indio
  • Entry/Admission - Aventura Cueva Ventana
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dan5336 wrote a review Feb 2020
San Diego, California47 contributions15 helpful votes
This tour offers a great opportunity to learn about the Native Taino culture and visit Puerto Rico’s inland beauty. We had a wonderful guide in Javier. As an Anthropologist/archeologists, Javier was able to show us some of wonders of the Taino people. This tour also took us
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Date of experience: February 2020
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phs66 wrote a review Feb 2020
Virginia3 contributions
This was a really fine tour. Javier was full of information about everything Puerto Rico. He gave us lessons in archaeology, anthropology, botany, ornithology, geology, history and more. The only thing he claimed not to know anything about was speleology, but he was a great
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Carol C wrote a review Jan 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania29 contributions21 helpful votes
If you're looking for a great tour, look no further. Javier is a super knowledgeable archaeologist and with a passion for both the history of the Taino peoples and Puerto Rico in general as well as being very well-versed in politics, economics, and more! My husband and I
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Phil S wrote a review Jan 2020
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We cannot speak highly enough of this trip and Javier, our guide and the owner of Sojourn Travel. His knowledge not only of Taino history and culture but also of African and Spanish history in Puerto RIco and in Spain is amazingly deep, and he provides it at just the right level
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Catherine W wrote a review Dec 2019
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If you choose only one tour to about Puerto Rico, choose this one. Our guide, Javier, is an archaeologist with an exceptional knowledge of the culture of the Tainos and of Puerto Rico. He weaves a love of the indigenous culture and the History of Puerto Rico and islands into a
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Sojourn Puerto Rico
Mslp44
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Great tour!
The tour was fantastic! Lots of fun stops and good conversation along the way! It felt like a very authentic expe
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Spmoney1
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Best tour guide ever!
Javier is a qenuine person and so likable. His knowledge about PR history and ecosystem was exactly what we needed.
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John C
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WOW, Amazing and an outstanding adventure
First lets start with Javier, Man does this guy know his stuff. As we traveled through most of central Puerto Rico
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Hoy T
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Excellent tour guide! water fall, petraglyphs, bat caves, arecibo radio telescope!
Francisco (Javier)) was fantastic. We booked him for the water fall, rain fores hike and to check out the 500-800 y
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tour40894719015
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Amazing!
This tour was amazing and customized for our group thru the rainforest, waterfall and window cave. It was educatio
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SeekerAya
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SACRED RAINFOREST & ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXPERIENCE
We signed up for the SACRED RAINFOREST & ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXPERIENCE. Javier told us that his wife, Alegna, was goin
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Desiree W
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Astronomy and Archeology: Arecibo and Caguana Indigenous Ceremonial Park
Javier was extremely knowledgeable about Puerto Rico's people and history. We learned more about the Taíno, the ind
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Sarahd8119
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Great day out
An absolutely fantastic activity and would definitely recommend. In a smallish group you are bused to the other sid
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TravelingTaina
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Exploring, Learning & Traveling In-Style!
My husband and I had a wonderful time on our private half-day trip to Cueva Ventana and Cueva del Indio with Puerto
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MMAAAY1S
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Excellent Private Tour Company!
I booked 2 private tours with Sojourn to explore Puerto Rico's rich history. Francisco Javier is an excellent guide
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kyt2013
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great tour of the karst area
Francisco Javier was a wonderful guide during our afternoon trip to Cueva Ventana & Cueva del Indio. He was able t
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388nadineh
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Words aren't enough
Because if my mobility issues we chose a private tour of the island to see things we wouldn't have normally seen. W
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Clyde H
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Francisco is great.
Francisco is very knowledgeable and speaks impeccable English. The day was broken up nicely between driving and act
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Yaisca M
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Best Private Tour, Period.
This was an incredible day, filled with lots of fantastic information and insights from our phenomenal guide, Frans
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Ese A
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The best tour guide
Javier is an excellent your guide. Our experience was amazing, worth every penny and more. He is knowledgeable and
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Key Details
  • Parque Ceremonial Indigena de Caguana, Cueva del Indio, and 2 more
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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