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Talpa & Mascota Tour

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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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
Best part was visiting the Churches....not all tours with Vallarta Adventures are the same!

I just re-read the description of the tour to Mascota & Talpa on the website Vallarta Adventures... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Orlando, Florida
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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 6 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 4 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 25 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
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Although it was quite a long day, we enjoyed it immensely. Both Mascota and Talpa offered a fascinating glimpse into the 'real' old Mexico. It was fiesta day in Talpa and we enjoyed seeing the pilgrims, who often had walked for several days to reach...More

1  Thank fmallison
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Which tour companies offer the Talpa & Mascota Tour?
10 March 2016|
Response from Liz P |
Vallarta Adventures!
I am interested in the length of this tour by Vallarta Adventures and the size of the tour bus that is used. Thank you Lesley
10 March 2016|
Response from Liz P |
The length is approximately 10 hours, and the size of vehicle depends on the group size.
So excited to be going back to Puerto Vallarta in two weeks. I am very interested in the tour you took to Talpa and Mascots. I am traveling with my mom and sister. My mother is 84, but she gets around pretty good...light walking. Would you think this tour would be a good one for us? Hoping we could just do light walking. Sounds like a wonderful tour. Thank you for your help and for your wonderful review. Jill
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