This half-day tour consists of a visit to Cueva Ventana and Cueva del Indio with a lunch break in between. Cueva Ventana was certified by the PR Tourism Company as an eco-tourist attraction for its environmental conservation practices. Enjoy the sight of natural arches in Cueva del Indio.
This tour includes a visit in the facilities with two caves, a walk through the forest and the view of the cave towards the valley. The place has a period of antiquity of 30 million years and has a secondary forest in the karst topography zone. In the grounds, you will be exposed to 100 species of native and exotic trees. The place is home to a great diversity of animals and endemic species just to Puerto Rico. In the cave you can see pictographs of our aborigines and petroglyphs with face formations. You’ll be impressed to see the communities of different species of bats along with one of the best scenic views of Puerto Rico. Towards the end of the Cueva Ventana tour you will see the canyon, valley, big river of Arecibo and highest peak in Puerto Rico. Here you will learn why the cave is called Cueva Ventana or “Window Cave”. Then you’ll stop for an authentic Puerto Rican lunch break before heading out to the next cave.
Once you arrive at the site of Cueva del Indio, you will hike up an uneven terrain in order to see a bird’s eye view of the Cueva del Indio. You will also enjoy the view of the arches. The reserve has a few arches formed by dunes cemented which captivates us with its scenic view and the Atlantic Ocean. You can also see the 350-foot statue of Christopher Columbus, one of the tallest statues in the Americas.