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Talpa & Mascota Tour

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Off the beaten path

I've come to expect that most tours at beach destinations over-promise and under-deliver, so I was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrea J
Calgary, Canada
Great day trip

Went with Vallarta Adventures on this tour and found it to be a great day trip. Lots of things to... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Kfed S
via mobile
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've come to expect that most tours at beach destinations over-promise and under-deliver, so I was really pleasantly surprised to find that this one was even better than advertised! You get out of the touristy areas and into the mountains, where you tour colonial Mascota...More

Thank Andrea J
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Went with Vallarta Adventures on this tour and found it to be a great day trip. Lots of things to see and the guides were very knowledgeable. Thank you for the experience.

Thank Kfed S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I just re-read the description of the tour to Mascota & Talpa on the website Vallarta Adventures and other reviews on Trip Advisor...not everything gets included in every tour. Guess it depends on the guide and their timing. Left at 8am from Marina Vallarta center...More

1  Thank FrannyPatch
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Tampa and Mascota on the tour and we learned so much. Our tour guide was Martha, who was raised here and had tons of knowledge of the area. The tour is a long one - around ten hours but the day passed so...More

4  Thank Pookie53593
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Rubi was our guide and Juan Carlos our driver. The pair were great together. Was in total awe of Rubi's knowledge, pride and passion of this beautiful country. Both towns were wonderfully cultural, interesting and beautiful. Loved the visit to the agricultural technical college where...More

Thank Batgirl_of_W4
Reviewed 5 December 2016

When you visit Puerto Vallarta, make sure to book the Talpa & Mascota tour through Vallarta Adventures. Many people take the tour to San Sebastian which is also good but you are definitely missing out if you skip Talpa & Mascota. Both cities are charming...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This tour was led by Uziel Olvera, who was absolutely the greatest tour guide ever. He explained everything, made the entire trip most rewarding. San Pancho is a town that I could live in, in many ways. The decorations in Sayulita for Dia de los...More

Thank kenpipe
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The tour to mascota and talpa was great. Very nice to get out of the city. We visited a local farming high school, several churches and town squares, a 250 yr old home and a very peaceful B&B where we had a late lunch. Definitely...More

1  Thank Megan C
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I was very skeptical of this tour at first however it turned out to be one of he best of the trip. The places visited the food we had were truly amazing and this wouldn't have been such a success without our guide Ruby. Ruby...More

Thank josemcne
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Fernanda was an incredible guide. She had so many amazing stories about the region. She was so nice and pleasant. This is a really interesting tour if you want some culture and history about the region. Talpa is an amazing town. The prices for leather...More

1  Thank thewanderingcdfamily
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10 March 2016|
Response from Liz P |
Vallarta Adventures!
10 March 2016|
Response from Liz P |
The length is approximately 10 hours, and the size of vehicle depends on the group size.
17 February 2016|
Response from Richie P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jill, The tour is very gentle, no hills or steep roads, just a nice walk around the town squares and in the school. There are a couple of high steps on a few pavements but easy to use with a helping hand. I hope you... More