OVERVIEW

There’s no better way to learn a new language than to experience the culture up close and personal! Our Language Immersion in Puerto Rico program allows students to improve their Spanish conversation skills, reinforce correct grammar, and expand vocabulary. Partnered with classroom learning, this trip will help students experience the Puerto Rican culture through hands-on learning opportunities including practicing Spanish in the local markets, preparing traditional dishes, and exploring beautiful architecture.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

  • Your group will travel to San Juan and meet your bilingual JE Tour Director before transferring to your hotel.
  • Your group will have time to check in and freshen up before exploring the sights and sounds of your Puerto Rico educational tour, including a trip to the local beach.
  • Following a spectacular sunset, you will enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and then conclude the day with orientation and devotions at the hotel.

DAY 2: ADVENTURE DAY

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Travel to El Yunque Rainforest National park
  • Visit the Art Gallery – bilingual exhibition
  • Go on a hike and explore the many species of animals and plants within the unique rainforest
  • After hiking, refresh at La Mina waterfall
  • Traditional Puerto Rican lunch
  • Visit Yokahu Observation Tower
  • Return back to the hotel
  • Dinner

DAY 3: OLD SAN JUAN TOUR

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Your exploration of the city begins with a bilingual guided walking tour of this Old World Spanish settlement founded by Ponce de León, seeker of the fountain of youth.
  • Its historic center includes many beautifully restored buildings and homes in the Spanish Colonial style, and you will see the very forts that once protected the city from foreign invasion.
  • Visit El Morro & San Cristobal Castles (entrance included)
  • Lunch
  • Throughout the day, you will have plenty of opportunities to practice your language skills while you enjoy the sights, sounds, flavors, and shopping of this colonial city.
  • Free time for exploration and souvenir shopping
  • Dinner

DAY 4: MINISTRY DAY

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • This morning, your group will head to a local orphanage for a full day of ministry, where you will be able to interact in Spanish with the children while immersing yourself in Puerto Rican culture.
  • In the evening, you will have some free time to enjoy the beautiful beach before wrapping up the day with dinner

DAY 5: CATAMARAN CRUISE / SNORKELING

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • You will head out this morning for a catamaran cruise to one of the country’s beautiful beaches for a day of snorkeling and exploring God’s amazing creation beneath the water.
  • At the end of this relaxing day, your group will return to San Juan for a wonderful dinner before closing the day.

DAY 6: TRAVEL DAY

  • Following breakfast, your group will head to the airport for your flights back home.

MEDIA

WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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