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Private Old San Juan Walking Tour provided by Private Tours of Old San Juan

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You'll start at
Plaza Colón
Plaza Colón, San Juan, 00916, Puerto RicoNext to the statue of Christopher Columbus
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  • 1
    Old San Juan
    Stop: 3 hours -
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    Pass by La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina
    Pass by Plaza de Armas
  • 2
    Plaza de Colon
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 3
    Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    La Puerta de San Juan
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pass by Iglesia de San Jose
    Pass by La Rogativa
You'll end at
Plaza de Armas
Plaza de Armas, San Juan, 00916, Puerto RicoWe are flexible in terms of the finishing point. We'll be happy to take the tourists to a taxi stand, to the parking garage, to their hotel (if is in Viejo San Juan) or to a nice restaurant.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Plaza Colón, San Juan, 00916, Puerto Rico
Duration
3h
Return Details
Plaza de Armas, San Juan, 00916, Puerto Rico
Inclusions
  • Certified professional and local guide
  • Private walking tour
  • Entry/Admission - Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from Old San Juan
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please Note: Listed price is per group. 1 adult = 1 group.
  • Please include the size of your group in the special requirements field during booking
  • Groups larger than 6 are subject to an charge of $10/ additional member.
  • Please send me your phone number, so I can get a hold of you the day of the tour.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Dress code is smart casual. Bring comfortable shoes. Be prepared for a hot/sunny day, and possible rain.
  • It is recommended that you bring a hat, and sunblock. and plenty of drinking water
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Anastassia L wrote a review Mar 2020
Atlanta, Georgia2 contributions
Our tour with Javier could not have been better. We loved his honesty, insight, and passion. He took us all around the old town of San Juan and explained the history of the city and people of Puerto Rico in a seamless and entertaining way. When we went to certain historical
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Walk S, Owner at Private Old San Juan Walking Tour
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your review. I honestly enjoy spending quality time with good people like you. Hope to see you soon, Javier
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Andrea L wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York93 contributions107 helpful votes
I can not say enough great things about our day with Javier! We had one day in San Juan and were traveling with our 12 year old so needed a combo of history and little bit of fun to keep our son engaged. Javier couldn't have been a more amazing guide! He knew just when my son
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Walk S, Owner at Private Old San Juan Walking Tour
Responded 7 Feb 2020
Thank you, Chris. Had a lot of fun walking with you. Hope to see you soon on a Unicycling competition. :-)
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Travas B wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions2 helpful votes
If you don't want to take pictures from a window then Javier Ruiz is the guide for you. During this journey you see the world through a locals eyes, the good bad and ugly. This is where history met adventure, and the diversity in locations kept the family of 5 busy the entire
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Date of experience: January 2020
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J'Adore-Voyager wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City153 contributions61 helpful votes
We had a great tour of San Juan with Javier. The city is just beautiful and I can't imagine anyone better than Javier to see it with. His passion for the city and its people is infectious. I particularly appreciated his deep knowledge of history and current social and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Nancy A wrote a review Aug 2019
3 contributions2 helpful votes
We visited Puerto Rico for the first time in July. We wanted a walking tour of Old San Juan to get the history of the area and could not have had a better time with Javier. We were a family of four with two kids, ages 10 and 12. We were in town during the height of the
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Date of experience: July 2019
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amandav584
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Amazing guide!
Javier was an amazing guide! He catered our trip perfectly for our family. We traveled with our 3 very young child
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citygirlNj
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Worth the time
We enjoyed the tour very much! We especially enjoyed the personal stories that Carlos told us. He was very knowledg
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vjkline
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AMAZING personalized tour of Old San Juan
Javier is a great guide! He took us to places based on our interest and we were able to see and learn a huge amount
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58marthada
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Javier, Tour Guide worth your time
Javier provided a heart-felt private waking tour of beautiful & historic Viejo (Old) San Juan. My Father & I had a
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823roxanneb
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Off the cruise and in the van
As we got off our cruise we wanted to see San Juan. Took the bus! Very good guide. Saw the government buildings, st
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Brian R
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He never showed up
We booked this tour a couple of months in advance and paid the deposit. We went to the agreed-upon meeting place a
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FulltimeTraveler131
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Javier was an excellent guide, so happy to have a local with us.
We booked Javier directly a few weeks ahead of arriving on our cruise ship. We could have walked around the old c
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Robbye P
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Couple wanting to shop
James picked us up at the cruise terminal in a beautiful air conditioned car. It was a last minute booking and we r
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wgabb
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Excellent private tour of San Juan!
Javier was an excellent tour guide who (1) was well versed in local history and lore, (2) showed us several less we
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wrxcat
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Informative guide
We really enjoyed our tour with Javier. He taught us all kinds of things about the city. He was very knowledgeabl
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zw2l
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Great tour
Great day with Javier at a very reasonable price for a private tour. Javier was very friendly, knowledgeable and in
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andypdiaz
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An unfortgetable cruise
It was with Royal Caribbean and visited several shores: Saint Marteen, Labadee Haiti and Puerto Rico. Exquisite att
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David D
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Real taste of Old San Juan
My wife and I took a tour with Javier before leaving on a cruise. He did a wonderful job, very knowledgable. We met
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Ethan H
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Old san Juan Puerto Rico.
Javier was a great tour guide. He well deserves five stars there is nothing negative to be said about him or the tr
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MrGrimes215
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Javi is the best--incredibly knowledgeable and friendly guide!
This is my second year bringing my high school students to Puerto Rico for a cultural experience and my second year
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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