rom the time we pick you up from your luxurious seaside resort hotel we will fill your heart and mind with a treasure chest of memories of our beautiful tropical paradise. We will show you the “REAL” Puerto Vallarta, its people, its history and its splendid natural scenic treasures.
he route to the nearby mountain village of El Tuito will pass along the coastal highway, south of Puerto Vallarta, where every curve in the road brings another breathtaking view of the beautiful beaches and bays of the Banderas Bay coastline.
s the road winds its way up the valley to El Tuito the tropical rainforest vegetation becomes more dense, sometimes so high and thick it covers the sky. In the rainy season you will see many spectacular waterfalls springing from mountain sides.
t El Tuito you’ll enjoy a breakfast of coffee, fruit juice and ham & cheese sandwiches, while learning the history of the people of this charming mountain village.
fter touring the Banana Plantation, our tour continues to the Ecological Preserve Majahaus, where you will board a boat and visit the biology encampment of the University of Autonomous of Mexico, a preserve for the nesting of an endangered species of Ridley Sea Turtles. The encampment is located on a beautiful beach where waves over 5 meters high are often seen and heard crashing on the sand.
fter your tour of the Ecological Preserve, you will return to Tomatlan for a delicious lunch, then on to visit the Iglesia De Santiago, a school constructed atop ancient Indian ruins using the stones of those original structures.
n your way back to El Tuito you will visit another ancient Indian historical site, at La Pintada, containing petroglyphs and more than 200 pre-hispanic grave sites.
nce back in El Tuito you will feel the spirit of the “REAL” Mexico in the Main Town Square lined with many quaint shops where you can try a locally brewed beverage called “Racilla.”
ou’ll return to your hotel around 6:00 pm enriched with the cultural and geographic diversity and beauty of Puerto Vallarta and its people.