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Day-Trips in Puerto Vallarta

Day-Trips and related things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Day Trips in and around Puerto Vallarta

When visiting Puerto Vallarta most travelers choose at least one of the numerous available day trips. One wants to enjoy a whole day at an original mexican hacienda with authentic mexican cuisine, horse back riding and entertainment program, others prefer to visit for a day Guadalajara, the states capital to visit historic places, shopping at the famous malls or regional flee and crafts markets. As well fully organized all inclusive day trips by boat to secret beaches are within the favorite excursions for families, couples and groups.

Visit the Huichol tribe in the Sierra of Nayarit

The Huichol tribe is the onliest indigenous tribe in Mexico which could preserve completely its own culture and rituals until the 20 th century. They became famous during the last 50 years due to their unique crafts and the circumstance that their religion bases on the consume of the peyote cactus. A unique experience for travelers who are looking for an in depth view to authentic mexican culture.

Las Calettas, a whole day on a private and exclusive beach

One of the most recommended tours is the day trip to Las Calettas, the privately owned bay located close to Mismaloya south of Vallarta, where the John Huston mueseum is ubicated. Shows, games, snorkeling and much more makes it an unforgettable experience.

Sayulita, a surfers paradise

While Puerto Vallarta itself does not offer very good conditions for surfers, some beaches close to Nuevo Vallarta and especially Sayulita provide all a surfer could need. Sayulita is famous among surfers since about 40 years and became the hot spot for beginners and professioneals as well. In Sayulita all services are available, it is located 45 minutes north of Vallarta outside the Banderas Bay.

Shopping in Guadalajara

The states capital Guadalajara is with about 6 million inhabitants the largest city nearby. Organized shopping and cultural tours to Guadalajara provide the visitor with an excellent array of shopping opportunities and cultural impressions.

Hacienda tours and tequila factory

A day on a mexican hacienda or visiting a tequila factory are some of the most booked day trips in Puerto Vallarta and other nearby travel destinations.

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