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Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours

Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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A sweet tour we loved!

My boyfriend and I did the chocolate-themed walking tour. It was outstanding. We learned about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Betsy F
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
Average at best and not worth the money

We did the 2 hour walking tour in March. It started off positively with some history but quickly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
suzeemcm
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Vancouver, Canada
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Choose from 7 fun and informative walks, each about 2 hours long. Groups are kept small for a more personal immersion experience. See local life, culture, art, history, architecture, food, tropical gardens, and of course the friendly Mexican people. Hear stories about those who have shaped this charming town. Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and beauty of this tropical paradise while discovering places you may not find on your own.
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“gringo gulch” (26 reviews)
“el tuito” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I did the chocolate-themed walking tour. It was outstanding. We learned about the history of chocolate in PV and then got to visit local chocolatiers - even the self-proclaimed "Willy Wonka of Puerto Vallarta." We got to see the Malecon and even...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 2 hour walking tour in March. It started off positively with some history but quickly went downhill from there. The tour was a random series of stops some which the guide was able to provide information on and others were more like...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well I am sorry you were unhappy with the tour that hundreds have loved and reviewed as excellent. I do remember you and that you lagged behind a couple times with your curiosity and interest in buying something even though I clearly said to all...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We had a lot of fun with Sandra on the southside neighborhoods walk. We enjoyed walking the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood and seeing the Riviera del Rio hotel, Sandra's stories and observations about the area and its history were both interesting and in depth. She encouraged...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Aaron, for sharing your enjoyment of the walk. As a repeat client, I am glad you continue to take walks with me.You obviously appreciate learning more about Vallarta with each new visit. I hope to see you and your wife again next year.

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Sandra was a joy to listen to and follow along the walking tour of the Puerto Vallarta historic district. The first part of the store we visited several local shops and met the owners at most of them. The second portion was throughout the streets...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed the experience and cutural immersion. Come back soon.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

My wife and I did the Gringo Gulch walk with Sandy during early January. The walk was informative and fun. Sandy is a great guide. Susan and I normally taking walking tours wherever we go. Sandy is one of the best. You cannot go wrong...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. Come back soon as I have 6 other walks you can enjoy.

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our 3 hour walking tour with Sandra. She is very knowledgeable and well-known about town. She introduced us to local crafts people and showed us some of the architectural points of interest. We would recommend this tour.

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks Patrica, come back soon! I have 6 more walks you can enjoy.

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

I really enjoyed the Gringo Gulch. Sandra pointed out interesting spots and had great history and stories to share. She answered the many questions we had, even ones not directly related to this specific tour. When I am back in Puerto Vallarta again, I would...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Gringo Gulch is unique to Puerto Vallarta, in part due to the movie "The Night of the Iguana" which was filmed here in 1964. Glad you enjoyed the walk. I have 6 more walks you can take so come back soon.

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Time short during your visit to Puerto Vallarta? Just got off a cruise ship and need to find out lots of information in a short time? Just arrived and want to find out as much as possible about the area from a knowledgeable guide? I've...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments, Carla. There is much to learn walking the streets of this welcoming town even if you have visited many times or live here. This is my 9th season giving walking tours and I still learn something new every day!

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

My husband and I booked a walking tour with Sandra while in Puerto Vallarta a couple of weeks ago. Sandra is knowledgeable about PV's history, past and more recent and she is able to answer any questions you might have. She took us to hide-aways...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. One great advantage of small group walks is going to places the large groups cannot.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We spent several hours walking with Sandra around El Centro, hearing about the city and visiting various shops with quality merchandise. Sandra was friendly and knowledgeable. There was no pressure to buy anything. Her restaurant suggestions worked very well.More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

In addition to the artisan shops we visit, my Historic El Centro walk also includes history, architecture, culture and local foods. We see where typical Mexican goods are made, meet the artists and vendors, and have a chance to ask questions while learning about the...More

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Lloyd0815
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Carla P | Reviewed this property |
The walking tours are very appropriate for seniors as they are strolls and not power walks. Most of the walks last two hours - you need to check each walk's description or get in touch with Sandra Cesca, as the chocolate... More
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Carol K
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Sandra C | Property representative |
Hi Carol, sorry for my delay but I have been out of Mexico for 2 weeks...return June 3. If you will still be in town then I would enjoy taking you for a walk. Sandra
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Sher W
September 28, 2016|
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Response from bugwub | Reviewed this property |
You book through the company website. Pick the tour you want and it will take you to an online calendar to pick date.
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