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San Sebastian Tour from Puerto Vallarta

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Discover the historic mining town of San Sebastian in just one day on a sightseeing excursion from Puerto Vallarta, ideal for first-time visitors. Travel into the heart of the Sierra Madre Mountains to explore this remote mountain village. See remnants of its mining past and learn about traditional methods of growing corn, raising cattle, and cultivating coffee. Plus, lunch and round-trip transport from Puerto Vallarta are included.
  • Explore San Sebastian without getting lost with a guide
  • Lunch and bottled water provided to keep you energized and hydrated 
  • Choose from two departure locations to suit your needs
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Puerto Vallarta included
What to Expect
Meet your guide at a convenient central location in Puerto Vallarta to start your tour. Board a comfortable vehicle and journey into the heart of Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountains to arrive at the small village and former mining town of San Sebastian. Travel back in time as you wander the cobblestone streets of San Sebastian and see how little it has changed in hundreds of years. See remnants of its mining past and admire its well-preserved colonial architecture. Visit an 18th-century church, a classic Porifian bandstand, and a quaint plaza lined with whitewashed buildings. Learn about life in a rural Mexican village and see traditional methods of growing corn, raising cattle, and cultivating coffee and agave on the mountainside. Stop for lunch, and then travel back along scenic mountain roads to end your tour in Puerto Vallarta.
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Important Information
Departure Point
• Vallarta Center in Puerto Vallarta
• Vallarta Office in Marina Vallarta
Departure Time
8:00 AM
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • What to Wear: Comfortable walking shoes and bring a light sweater with you
  • Please advise all passengers names as listed on passport or photo ID
  • Important: this tour is not available to cruise ship passengers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We wound up on this tour by accident, but for us we consider it a happy accident. We arrived at the offices and got checked in. There was a small breakfast array waiting for everyone to snack on before leaving. This is an all day tour but not one of those that is early in the
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Diego, and Raphael, were awsome they made it such a fun experience for us today would love to do an excursion with them again they're awesome.
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We booked this tour to learn more about this little town of San Sebastian. Our tour guide (Antonio) was knowledgable, personable and funny. We visited a small tequilla factory, coffee plantation, a large hacienda and the city of San Sebastian. Learned more of the culture in a
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My wife (Margarita), and I (Alonzo, I mean Ismael), began our tour after disembarking from our cruise ship (Princess Cruises). Our tour guide, "Diego," immediately greeted us at the port by making us laugh, stating, "Oh I'm sorry, but the tour has already left," in which I
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I must admit my husband and I were hesitant about booking any tours in Puerto Vallarta, but in the end we are so glad we did. Julian (driver) and Juan Carlos (tour guide) we're awesome and made the drive so enjoyable. The history lesson about Mexico, San Sebastian and Puerto
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Key Details
  • Vallarta Adventures
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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