11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Puerto Rico route builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Cusco
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Isla de Vieques
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h
3
Ponce
— Few hours
shuttle + Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Culebra
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Cusco

3
nights
San Juan

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Escape the urban bustle at El Yunque Rain Forest and Pine Grove Beach. Old San Juan and San Juan National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo De Arte De Puerto Rico, stop by Spicy Caribbee, get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, and stroll through Parque de las Palomas.

Before you visit San Juan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Cusco, Peru to San Juan is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Peru Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Cusco in March, plan for a bit warmer days in San Juan, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in San Juan

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pine Grove Beach, El Yunque Rain Forest
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

3
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Step out of the city life by going to Sun Bay and Blue Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Media Luna Beach and Caracas Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach, get great views at Puerto Ferro Lighthouse, and take an in-depth tour of Fortin Conde de Mirasol Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planner .

Isla de Vieques is very close to San Juan. March in Isla de Vieques sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ponce.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Sun Bay Beach ©
Sun Bay Beach
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Media Luna Beach ©
Media Luna Beach

few
hours
Ponce

Ponce ©
Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Parque de Bombas and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte de Ponce.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ponce tour planner.

Getting from Isla de Vieques to Ponce by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. In March, daily temperatures in Ponce can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Museo de Arte de Ponce ©
Museo de Arte de Ponce
Parque de Bombas ©
Parque de Bombas

2
nights
Culebra

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then stroll through Flamenco Beach. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Zoni Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Culebra online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Ponce to Culebra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Culebra

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach

Similar Plans

12 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM BELGIUM February, culture, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 29 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, culture, beaches, museums, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA January, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans