Puerto Vallarta Shore Excursion: Puerto Vallarta City Tour

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Puerto Vallarta Shore Excursion: Puerto Vallarta City Tour information and booking

6 hours
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Tour is located a 10-minute taxi ride from the cruise ship port. A representative will be at the port and assist you with finding a taxi and answer any questions you may have
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Get to know Puerto Vallarta inside and out while you’re in port. A city tour shore excursion will show you Puerto Vallarta’s top sights, from the Church of the Virgin of Guadalupe to the famous seahorse statue. You're only in town for one day, so you don’t want to miss out on the best of this beautiful Mexican seaside destination.

Start your Puerto Vallarta city tour shore excursion at the local marina, where the luxurious yachts of the rich and famous anchor. Then, explore the beautiful downtown and visit all the landmarks Puerto Vallarta is famous for. This includes the Church of the Virgin of Guadalupe, nestled in the middle of cobblestone streets and old, red-roofed adobe homes and the main square. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about silver and the mineral stones in the region and see the various pieces and sculptures from local artists at the malecon. Then, stop at Los Arcos National Park scenic lookout to get amazing views of the Vallarta Bay. Continue on to the Conchas Chinas residential area for breathtaking views of Banderas Bay. Then, visit Nogalito Eco Park, an area located south of Banderas Bay that is known for its tequila-making. You can witness the production process of tequila while visiting a local distillery. Learn about the different types of Aguave and tequila and taste the distinct brands and flavors.Enjoy some time exploring the park and the Nogalito river as you get in touch with nature and admire the flora and local fauna. Relax on a hammock, sip on a cold drink and have a delicious lunch. The city tour ends with drop-off at your cruise ship port.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Puerto Vallarta for your ship’s departure. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • City tour
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Tequila tasting
  • Lunch (choice of fish, beef, chicken, quesadillas or salad)
  • One beverage with lunch (choice of beer, soda, lemonade or mango margarita)

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Port pickup and drop off (although a representative will meet you at the port and help you into a taxi)