2. From San Juan: The Gastronomic Roast Pork Route in Guavate
Become acquainted with the gastronomical culture of Puerto Rico with this trip to Guavate. Enjoy traditional dishes like roast pork, BBQ ribs, rice and beans, pasteles, pavochón, rice with pigeon peas, Cassava, breadfruit, sweet potato, tostones, mofongo, blood sausage, turkey, and much more with your local guide.
After a convenient pickup from your hotel in San Juan, travel with your experienced guide to Guavate to start your adventure.
Every year thousands of Puerto Ricans and tourists visit Guavate to enjoy a selection of delicious traditional dishes. During your time here, you will get to experience an authentic gastronomic adventure amongst the beautiful setting of Cayey, a picturesque mountain town.
During your outing, visit La Ruta del Lechón and try their signature dish of yummy roast pork. Immerse your tastebuds in local flavours when you visit "Lechoneras", a typical outdoor restaurant that specializes in seasoned whole-pig, slow-roasted over an open fire.
In addition to all of the delicious food, you will get to enjoy live music (on weekend trips only) that always gets people dancing and singing. Do not miss this must-do for food lovers, as well for those looking to experience a true local and casual ambience.
Tour can be customized to also visit "Charco Azul", a natural pool located approximately 30 minutes from Guavate. **This must be requested with anticipation since it requires an adjustment on the tour schedule.**
This tour is available only from Thursday to Sunday.