Puerto Vallarta, located in the state of Jalisco along Mexico’s west coast, offers incredible arts, culture, food, and adventure activities for any vacation group, family, or couple. Long recognized as an LGBTQ destination, it is also a welcoming place for travelers.
Whether travelers just want to relax on the beach or visit a biodiversity-rich cloud forest, stroll through the city’s artistic districts or learn about its history on their own, tours can help with planning and provide an organized and knowledgeable about diving deep into Puerto Vallarta.
They are also run by the locals themselves and are considered responsible forms of travel, as travelers who book tours can have a positive impact on the region’s economy.
Ecotours de Mexico is a great option for exploring the region’s wildlife. Travelers can book a whale watching tour guided by a professional marine biologist and learn about these incredible giants that migrate along the Mexican coast every year. The tour operator also offers trips to the beautiful Islas Marietas and Los Arcos.
To experience the city from a local perspective, book a tour with Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, which officially reopens this month and offers tours for six people or fewer. With walking tours in the various regions of the city, including one that visits the historic home of actress Elizabeth Taylor and another that guides travelers through the historic district of El Centro, travelers can learn the stories that define Puerto Vallarta.
More interested in food? Vallarta Eats Food Tours and Vallarta Food Tours offer a tour to suit any palate. From alcoholic tours to street food tours, taco tours and even chocolate tours, travelers can experience the region’s delicious culture through their taste buds. Vallarta Food Tours even offers virtual cooking classes throughout the pandemic, so you can enjoy local foods from the comfort of your home.
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