Welcome to San Blas


San Blas was an important Spanish port from the late 16th century to the 19th century. The Spanish built a fortress here to protect their trading galleons from marauding British and French pirates. It was also the port from which St Junípero Serra, the ‘Father’ of the California missions, embarked on his northward peregrination. While on either side of the main drag San Blas is just another cobblestoned backwater, the uniform whitewashed facades on Avenida Juárez itself lend a dreamy revival quality that is immediately endearing.


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$193 Cultural & Theme Tours

El Original - San Blas island hopping trip

to the San Blas islands in Panama. Local guides with 6 years of experience!ItineraryPickup at approximately 5:30 AM. We offer pick up at any location within Panama City proper.Each vehicle has 6 guests.Stop at a market on the way out of the city.Arrive to the port about 9 AM and board the boat.Visit 1 to 2 new islands each day, stay the night/s on the amazing home island.Includes: 1 snack, lunch, snorkel equipment, ice and volleyball.Return to the port at about 330 PM.Arrive back in Panama City about 7 PM on your last day.NOT INCLUDED…Beverages other than water.Guna territory entrance fee.

$500 Day Trips & Excursions

Private group tour for up to 12 passengers: San Blas and La Tovara

This has been our most popular tour for many years for nature lovers. We leave in the morning and head North, to the State of Nayarit. San Blas is about two and a half hours from Puerto Vallarta. Upon arrival we will board small boats (cost not included) and will make a boat trip through “La Tovara” spring. The area is very extensive and full of natural canals that flow through the jungle to Matanchen Bay in the Pacific Ocean. San Blas was founded in Spanish colonial times and was one of the two main ports in the Pacific the Vice royalty of New Spain. We will visit the fort, which has been the administration office of the Spaniards. The view is amazing; pirates did not have much change not to been seen in those times. Right now, an estimated 45.000 people live in San Blas. They mainly live of fishing and tourism. The village is known for the excellent shrimps that you can eat there. The song “El muelle de San Blas” from the famous group Maná is about a myth of a woman from San Blas, that waits for her husband to come back after his fishing trip. She has waited there for years….

$500 Day Trips & Excursions

Private San Blas and La Tovara Tour

This has been our most popular tour for many years for nature lovers. You leave in the morning in your private Van with private guide and head North, to the State of Nayarit. San Blas is about two and a half hours from Puerto Vallarta. Upon arrival we will board small boats (cost not included) and will make a boat trip through “La Tovara” spring. The area is very extensive and full of natural canals that flow through the jungle to Matanchen Bay in the Pacific Ocean. San Blas was founded in Spanish colonial times and was one of the two main ports in the Pacific the Vice royalty of New Spain. We will visit the fort, which has been the administration office of the Spaniards. The view is amazing; pirates did not have much change not to been seen in those times. Right now, an estimated 45.000 people live in San Blas. They mainly live of fishing and tourism. The village is known for the excellent shrimps that you can eat there. The song “El muelle de San Blas” from the famous group Maná is about a myth of a woman from San Blas, that waits for her husband to come back after his fishing trip. She has waited there for years….

$75 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Tour Boat Trip From Carti Dock ( San Blas Boat day tour)

We wait you at the Pier of Niga Kantule between 8:00 - 8:30 am ( Have to be on time because is a shared tour)  We took you and visit more than one islands, snorkel over the area, take a delicious tropical food of the area. Visit 3 differents touristics islands over all this tour, enjoy snorkel, our tour include the catch of the day, snorkel equipment, a great speed boat in all over the tour. This tour is in one of our top Islands in San Blas. We wait you at the Pier to Begin the tour. Enjoy an visit 2 islands, natural pool, Lunch ( based in the catch of the day) Our site guide will wait for you to visit between Isla Perro, Isla Fragata, the natural pool, the snorkel masks are included, lunch, payment of the islands to visit.If you want help to hire the transfer service we are at your service.

$170 Tours & Sightseeing

Lares Inca Trail DH

The mountain pass of Lares at 4,420 masl over the Sacred Valley is the starting point of our exciting ride heading downhill following an impressive Inca trail with thousands of rock steps that look like they were made specifically for mountain bikes. We will pass one of the most impressive landscapes in the Andes, crossing a deep canyon that is only possible to pass on bikes. We'll pass different terrains, from flat surfaces on top of the mountain to great valleys at the middle of the trail. We will end the first part of our ride in Calca town where we will a delicious lunch buffet. Following our journey we will be trasfered to Cusco heights where we will visit an interesting Textile Factory and Museum, which is an entertaining and culturally-rich stop, there you can marvel with the colorful textiles they spin using alpacas fiber and natural dies.  The last part of our adventure is going to be an epic downhill ride from the heights of Cusco to the city Plaza de Armas. This route follows  an old inca trail section that descents through the bohemian and artisan district of San Blas, the historical center of Cusco and the Main Square where we finish with a Celebratory grupal photo in the middle of the Plaza.

$170 Tours & Sightseeing

Minivan at Your Disposal in Cusco

Hop into your Minivan from the Airport or at your centrally located Cusco hotel at your selected time, then spin through the streets with your private chauffeur at the wheel. Take in top city attractions with ease and enjoy the freedom to plan your own route. Perhaps hit popular landmarks such as Sacsayhuaman fortress, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay Inka temples, and hop out of your vehicle to explore at your leisure. Visit diverse districts like San Blas artisans neighborhood, Wanchaq and the Real Plaza Mall, or enjoy the fantastic views of the City at sunset from The White Christ statue and San Cristobal Mirador.After eight hours of independent sightseeing around Cusco at night, your private chauffeur will drop you off back at your hotel.