HOTEL CHECK-IN: Hotel check-in will be available beginning at 3:00 PM.
PROGRAM REGISTRATION & ORIENTATION: We will gather at 5:00 PM in our reserved room at the hotel (please ask the front desk for the location) for introductions and an orientation to the program. We will provide an informative overview of the program including a review of the updated daily schedule, responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have.
Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to weather and other local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible.
Dinner: Dinner at local restaurant within walking distance of the hotel.Lodging: Hampton Inn by HiltonMeals Included: Dinner
FIELD TRIP: Continuing on with our guide into the subtropical dry forest of Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, home to natives such as Puerto-Rican Flycatchers, Adelaide’s Warblers and Warbling Silverbills. Many northern migrants winter-over in the area.Lunch: Lunch at Local RestaurantAfternoon: FIELD TRIP: Drive to Boqueron Wildlife Refuge . Walk with your Group Leader and a local expert around the Refuge looking for Puerto Rican Pewee, water-thrushes, yellow-faced grass quits and wading bird.Dinner: Buffet-style dinner at La Villa Parguera hotel.Evening: Review Bird ListLodging: Parador Villa PargueraMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
FIELD TRIP: Stop at Guanica Dry Forest. Walk several trails through the world’s largest remaining intact tropical dry forest, home to 15 of Puerto Rico’s endemic species, Troupials, the Caribbean Elaenia and winter migrants.Lunch: At a local restaurant.Afternoon: Free time in the Late Afternoon. Time to enjoy the hotel pool or walk around Isla Verde beach.
Dinner: Dinner at Local RestaurantLodging: Hampton Inn by HiltonMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
FIELD TRIP: Depart to Fajardo South area looking for Boobies and other sea birds. Return to Hotel.Dinner: Farewell dinner at Local RestaurantEvening: Review overall bird sightings and record number of species plus lifers for group.Lodging: Hampton Inn by HiltonMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We hope you have had a great time on your Road Scholar Puerto Rico adventure and will join us for other rewarding programs in the future. Best wishes on all your journeys!Meals Included: Breakfast