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Human Connections - Day Tours

Hidalgo #13, 3rd Floor, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 1 322 191 5309
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Human Connections offers a completely unique cultural experience. We bring our guests into the vibrant neighborhoods within Bucerias that travelers rarely get to see. There, we visit three different homes and engage with local artisans, tradespeople and food vendors. We spend about an hour with each person, learning the story behind their craft and seeing the "real Bucerias" through their eyes. While you will enjoy an outstanding homemade meal and history about the area, your favorite thing about the tour will surely be the people you meet. They are simply inspiring. This is a tour about progress (not a tour about poverty) that aims to foster cultural exchange and promote local businesses, all the while providing our guests with an once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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Hidalgo #13, 3rd Floor, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 1 322 191 5309
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was really eye-opening to meet the local artists. It gave me a different perspective on the indigenous people in Mexico, to see how they have had to leave their homes and come to tourist areas to make a living. It’s so different to meet...More

Thank randyyosh52
Kenzie Y, Public Relations Manager at Human Connections - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are so happy you enjoyed your tour! Thank you for this thoughtful review, and we can't wait to see you in Bucerias again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This experience lets you meet the artisans and hear firsthand about the history of their culture, as well as their personal stories. Our Human Connections guide, Maya, facilitated the visits with great warmth and ease, so it felt like a real conversation with the artisans,...More

Thank Robin Y
Kenzie Y, Public Relations Manager at Human Connections - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for this wonderful review! We can't wait to have you on another tour soon :)

Reviewed 14 July 2017

It was so nice to meet some of the artisans of Bucerias and see their handiwork. The name says it all. Human Connections really connected me with a culture that I'd never experienced and I'm really grateful to have been able to take the tour.

Thank Kristy M
Kenzie Y, Public Relations Manager at Human Connections - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

We are grateful to you for joining us and sharing your thoughts on the experience. Thank you, Kristy!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Had a great experience meeting with the local artisans, being welcomed into their personal spaces, and hearing their stories of hard work and perseverance. We also had a specially prepared meal that was delicious. The whole tour felt like visiting family. We stayed at an...More

Thank MghnMc
Kenzie Y, Public Relations Manager at Human Connections - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

This is such a kind and thoughtful review. Thank you for taking time from your vacation to participate in our tour! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our group had a very touching experience visiting the local artisans of Bucerias, and one that I would recommend to all incoming tourists of the area!

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I can't imagine a better way to spend a day exploring Bucerias! Human Connections offers a unique opportunity to explore the resilient and colorful culture that is abundant in Bucerias. Through personal interactions with locals, I gained a newfound appreciation for Mexican culture and the...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was the most incredible tour I have ever taken part in while traveling. I have never had a more impactful experience abroad. We visited two of Human Connections' clients and then enjoyed a delicious and traditional home cooked meal. It was truly moving to...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Human Connections is doing tourism in an ethical and engaging way! I loved meeting talented local artisans and getting a genuine glimpse of Mexican culture. I felt like the artisans and us tourists were learning from each other. Super fun, AMAZING food, and a fantastic...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

If you are looking for an adventure that will connect you with the local community in an engaging way, this is the place! What a joy it was to spend our afternoon learning from the local entrepreneurs and enjoying some of the tastiest mole I...More

Thank Reid-Pettersen
Kenzie Y, Public Relations Manager at Human Connections - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for this lovely review! So happy you enjoyed your experience - hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great experience. Our guide was Maya and she was outstanding. We visited with a wood maker and a jewelry maker. It was very inspiring to hear their stories and also very interesting to learn more about their crafts. Prior to the tour...More

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Kenzie Y, Public Relations Manager at Human Connections - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for this thoughtful review! It is wonderful to hear your takeaway about the local vendors - thank you for joining us, listening with an open mind and challenging your assumptions. It is a pleasure to have guests like you on our Cultural Day...More

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David P
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Response from dawnep062 | Reviewed this property |
great tour, but it is not a hotel... They do have programs that people sign up for...don't know anything about it.