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  • Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Duration:  6 hours (approx.)
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.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive Puerto Vallarta city tour shore excursion
  • Witness local lifestyle and culture at Pitillal
  • Stop at the Concha Chinas and Gringo Gulch areas
  • Visit a local tequila distillery
  • Covered by Viator's worry free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

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What You Can Expect

Puerto Vallarta Shore Excursion: Puerto Vallarta City Tour

Puerto Vallarta City Tour

Start your Puerto Vallarta city tour shore excursion at the local marina, where the luxurious yachts of the rich and famous anchor. Then, head to the outskirts of the city to explore the beautiful town of Pitillal. Having remained untouched from tourism over the years, Pitillal offers an authentic look into Mexican life and culture. Then, visit the Conchas Chinas residential area for breathtaking views of Banderas Bay.

Next you’ll visit Nogalito, 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.

In downtown PV, you'll visit all the landmarks Puerto Vallarta is famous for, including the Church of the Virgin of Guadalupe, nestled in the middle of cobblestone streets and old, red-roofed adobe homes. After a comprehensive tour of the downtown area, head over to a neighborhood known as Gringo Gulch, where Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton built a home. 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.

Customer Reviews

4 star rating: Recommended May 2011

Tour was great till our driver brought us on a dirt road to a quaint little village and a restaurant that wanted to charg us $58.oo a couple to eat lunch. The salad bar was also $58.00 for two persons. We asked the driver where he would take his wife and two daughters for lunch today? He took us down town to a quaint little outdoor Taco Stand. We had fun and enjoyed this. It pays to speak-up !

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better September 2011

The trip was fine except it seemed as though the guide was more interested in taking us to his friends to buy things. Also, my wife and I had a small red snapper fish and four large prawns for lunch where he stopped and the bill was almost $53 without the tip. I thought it was outrageous and told the guide so. The restayurant owner refused to give us prices before we ate. I should have known we would get ripped off!

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