If you have never been to Puerto Vallarta
before, this little tour is a nice
introduction to some of the sights.
While Puerto Vallarta is not a historical
hub so to speak, our city sightseeing tour
will give you a quick overview of what
Puerto Vallarta looks like, a chance for a
little bit of shopping, some very nice
tropical scenery, and a taste of the local
We'll start out with a drive down the famous
boardwalk, or malecon, and get a look
at some of the many statues lining the
water, such as the whale statue and the sea
horse statue, popular photo opportunities.
We'll visit the main points of interest such as
El Palacio Municipal (City Hall), the main
plaza and other city
landmarks, such as the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora
de Guadalupe (the Church of Our Lady of
Guadalupe), Gringo Gulch, and the flea
market area. You'll have some time for
shopping during this portion of the tour as
Leaving Vallarta, we continue south along the
Bay and up to the residential zone of Conchas
Chinas, and then we stop for a photo op to enjoy
the wonderful view overlooking Los Arcos and
the town of Mismaloya, famous for the filming
of “The Night of the Iguana” starring
Richard Burton. Here you an also
browse a selection of Mexican handicrafts.
We'll make a stop at a tequila factory, where you will
learn about the process by which tequila is
made, how to drink tequila like a Mexican,
and will have a chance to taste different
varieties you never knew existed like
flavored tequilas, for example.
We continue high into the subtropical rain
forest of the Sierra Madre, where we'll stop
at a riverside restaurant for lunch.
Here you can take nice photos with the
resident waterfalls, order lunch or drinks
from the menu.
from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Exact
pick-up time will vary depending on your
hotel, but will be specified on your ticket.
Approximately 6.5 Hours
Pickup and Dropoff at Your Hotel, English
Speaking Guide, Tequila Tastings
- Camera and/or Video Camera
- Comfortable Walking Shoes
- Insect Repellent
- Money for Shopping and Lunch (if you
Departs From: Your hotel front
door (in most cases).
Kids: All ages welcome. Kids
4 to 11 pay half price. Kids under 4 are
Price: Kids (4-11):