Hike about 1 mile, approx. 1 hour, on uneven terrain. Drive to Botanical Gardens is about 15 miles, approx. 1/2 hour; drive to Guanica is about 80 miles, approx. 2 hours.
At the hotel, we will enjoy a buffet featuring a wide variety of options including eggs, pancakes, waffles, bread, toast, cereal, and breakfast meats, plus coffee, tea, juice, water.
We’ll check out of the hotel and board the motorcoach for our transfer to La Guanica. En route, we will stop at the UPR Botanical Garden a for an easy-to-moderate hike with a local expert. Taking advantage of Puerto Rico’s pristine climate, the gardens cover about 289 acres of land. It has a Herbarium which houses over 36,000 specimens of dried plants. The Garden provides the public awareness on issues related to native flora and information on environmental issues for the preparation of school projects.
At a local sandwich restaurant, plus standard beverages.
Continuing our transfer to Guanica, we will travel via the Luis A. Ferre Highway over La Cordillera Central, the island's main mountain range. On our way, we will make a short stop in the downtown square of Ponce for a stretch and a look around. Upon arrival, we’ll check-in to the hotel.
At the hotel, we’ll have a plated meal plus coffee, tea, soft drinks and water; other beverages available for purchase.