The New Taino Route

The New Taino Route

Journey into the past on this full-day tour of Puerto Rico's human history. Your small group (no larger than 6 people) will be guided by an archaeologist through the 5000 year human history of the island, where you will learn firsthand about the culture and mythology of Puerto Rico's indigenous past. You will visit two emblematic caves, Cueva del Indio and Cueva Ventana (both located in the town of Arecibo) where you will see petroglyphs and evidence of early human history. You'll also be able to visit the most important archaeological park in the Caribbean, Caguana Indigenous Ceremonial Park in Utuado. Hotel pickup and drop off in included in this tour.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Parque Ceremonial Indigena de Caguana, Rte. 111, Km 12.3, 00641 Puerto Rico

The Caguana Indigenous Ceremonial Center is the most important taíno archaeological site in all the Antilles Islands. This is an on-site archaeological museum, compiled of ten ceremonial courts where the Tainos played the famous ball game called Batey.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo El Cemi, At Centre For Development and Labour, Jayuya Puerto Rico

In the Coabey Valley of Jayuya, we find one of the most impressive petroglyph mural, La Piedra Escrita. This huge white granite stone, located in the middle of the Saliente River, is carved with dozens of petroglyphs. The site is a powerful energetic point where to this day is a wonderful spot to enjoy the river with the whole family.

Duration: 45 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"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"
"Service animals allowed"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"



Start Time: 8:30 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at any location in the Metro area.

Ports

  • San Juan Airport, Av. Aeropuerto, Carolina, 00979, Puerto Rico



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Snacks
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Driver/Professional art historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Ceremonial Indigena de Caguana

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

Facilities


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