The Bacardi Rum Factory & Old San Juan Forts Tour combines two incredible sightseeing tours of San Juan into one.
An incredible journey into Puerto Rican history, and culture for Rum Lovers and History buffs alike.
First you will tour the largest rum distillery in the world where you will learn the process used to produce this famous rum and the colorful history of Bacardi Rum.
Next, experience Old San Juan and journey back in time by walking through Fort San Cristobal and visiting the grounds of Fort San Felipe Del Morro, learning the history and legends surrounding these famous structures.
The tour starts at the Bacardi Distillery in their state of the art theater, where you will be shown a short film explaining the history of Bacardi since its inception in Cuba.
Then, experience firsthand, how the first Bacardi Distillery operated and learn the process that converts sugar cane into Rum.
View Bacardi family heirlooms and other interesting artifacts that tell a story of the rich Caribbean history.
Bacardi has put together an interactive room where you will be able to inhale your way through different varieties and blends of Bacardi, accompanied with the introduction of a wide range of products Bacardi has to offer.
Don’t miss out on your chance to taste the flavors of Puerto Rico with your rum samples during this tour, the Bacardi bartenders blend incredible Rum delights for your
Following the visit to Bacardi, you will be taken to the Old City of San Juan. You will drive past Luis Munoz Riviera Park, along a scenic Atlantic Ocean drive towards the State Capital building, the National Guard building and other cultural sites.
The Atlantic Ocean drive, with its breath-taking views, will lead you to your one hour San Cristobal Guided Fort tour.
Next you will visit the San Cristobal fort ( Castillo De San Cristobal) which is the largest fortification built by the Spanish in the New World!
Here you will experience how this fortress operated centuries ago, from the living quarters, ammunition rooms, cisterns, tunnels, garitas and more.
Fort San Felipe Del Morro is next on the list, the oldest Spanish fort in the New World. El Morrow Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will spend some leisure time visiting the grounds of the Fort on a self-guided tour.
During this time, you will have the opportunity to also visit the Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzi cemetery which is one of the island’s most famous landmarks.
This tour is also available Pre or Post Cruise. Your luggage will be stored in the bus during your tour and you will be dropped off at the airport following the tour.
You may also choose these two options:
Option #1 — Bacardi tasting tour by appointment only $33us – extra PP
Bacardi now offers a tasting tour for those who want to taste different styles of rum from simple Bacardi carta Blanca ( white rum) to their famous Bacardi Rum especial Reserva hand Bottled and only sold at the Bacardi factory.
Option #3 — Beach stop included in the price of the tour
Spend the day unwinding by the clear aqua marine waters of San Juan while soaking in the Caribbean sun. With beautiful coasts and good vibes, let us give you a taste of paradise.
This Island Marketing Puerto Rico Exclusive Beach Stop offers you the opportunity to relax in splendor as you spend a day on a glorious beach within close proximity to San Juan.
Experience the true flavors of Puerto Rico while you enjoy a local meal and some tropical drinks like the famous Pina Colada or Rum Punch.
Ask the waiter to bring you Puerto Rico’s famous Mofongo, or fresh fish served right on the beach, to really experience what it means to eat like a Puerto Rican.