Pueblos Cultural Tour

$109 USD-30%

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Pueblos Cultural Tour

  • 6 and a Half Hours

  • Families

  • Min 6 years old

  • Best Price Guarantee

  • Easy

  • Small Groups

Get introduced to Mexican gastronomic culture on this one-of-a-kind, full-day food tour through rural areas near Puerto Vallarta. Your day begins with a drive in an air-conditioned vehicle to the charming towns of San Juan de Abajo and Valle de Banderas.

Our first stop will be a Cacao farm where you’ll get to learn all about chocolate-making. Next, our friendly guides will take you to some local shops to gather all the ingredients we’ll need to cook an authentic Mexican lunch.

After that, we’ll meet up with a local chef who will host an interactive cooking class and show you how to make mole, fresh salsa, and tortillas.

Then, you’ll get to enjoy this delicious lunch (paired with local tequila and mezcal) alongside breathtaking views of the Sierra Madre mountains. Our Pueblos Tour is perfect for those who want to experience delicious Mexican Cuisine and its distinctive flavors.

Explore the Pueblitos of the Sierra Madre

Take a pleasant trip to the Sierra Madre Mountains' foothills on board a comfortable vehicle that will take you to charming towns (locally known as "pueblitos") and admire their picturesque churches and kiosks.

This walking tour will take you to San Juan de Abajo and Valle de Banderas' charming towns, known for growing most of the fresh produce consumed in Puerto Vallarta.

    Learn about cacao, from the tree to the delicious mole

    Start your day with a visit to an organic cacao farm, where you will learn -and taste, everything about chocolate, from the flower to the seed, to the delicious products made with it. Discover its origins and try it the way the Mayans used to drink it.

    Learn to cook delicious Mole from a local chef

    Go grocery shopping with your local guide and get all the ingredients for an authentic Mexican meal.

    You will learn to cook one of the most iconic complex dishes, the famous and tasty mole from a local chef. Make your own fresh salsas and tortillas by hand to round up your dish the traditional way.

    Then, enjoy your delicious lunch with the captivating view of a tranquil lagoon as the perfect background for a beautiful family-style meal. Pair this feast with a refreshing beer and taste the distinctive flavor of local tequila and mezcal.

    A cultural walking tour with the most delicious home-made food

    Delight in these charming pueblos' architecture, customs, scenery, and flavors and get a more profound knowledge of Mexico's countryside. Get a taste of Puerto Vallarta's rich culture with a private day trip to these small towns.

    What's included in this experience

    • Cooking Class
    • Lunch
    • Water
    • Beer & Tequila
    • Professional bilingual guides

    What's excluded

  • Gratuities
  • What do you need to know before you book

    • Minimum age is 6 years old
    • Please be aware that you must be at the check-in point 30 minutes prior to departure. Boarding will be closed 10 minutes prior to departure time.

    What to bring

    • Light sweater
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Biodegradable repellent and sunscreen
    • Money for snacks, tips and souvenirs


    What is the temperature?
    We are traveling in an air conditioned van up into the cool mountain air. We recommend bringing a light sweater to slip on if you get cold.
    What is the length of the tour?
    The tour is approximately 5 hours. It can sometimes stretch longer as we don't rush our guests if they are interested in some of the aspects of the tour.
    Are there shopping opportunities on the tour?
    Yes you will have opportunities to shop in the small stores of the towns.

    Location Details

    Vallarta Adventures
    Vallarta Adventures' Center, Av. Las Palmas #39 Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit; ZC 63732, Mexico