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Full-Day San Sebastian del Oeste Tour from Puerto Vallarta provided by Puerto Vallarta Discovery - Day Tours

Full-Day San Sebastian del Oeste Tour from Puerto Vallarta

Full-Day San Sebastian del Oeste Tour from Puerto Vallarta
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Tour snapshot
A tour of San Sebastian del Oeste from Puerta Vallarta with tequila and coffee tastings
Duration:
7h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Group size:
20
Infant seats available
Ticket type:
Mobile
About
San Sebastian del Oeste is one of Mexico’s best-preserved colonial towns, a history-filled mountain abode packed with incredible art, architecture, and food. During this intimate, guided group tour of the cobblestoned historic center, you’ll discover the charms of the picturesque town and sample drinks from a tequila distillery and the region’s oldest organic coffee factory. A savory traditional lunch buffet is included.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Discover the scenic, mountainside mining village with a guided visit
  • Tours are capped at 15 people for an intimate experience
  • Round-trip transportation from Puerto Vallarta and buffet lunch (included)
What to expect
Puerto Vallarta is known for its beaches along the picturesque Pacific coast. But, the surrounding mountains also hold their own charms. Travelers who make their way into the tranquil green hills find themselves richly rewarded. During this intimate guided tour from Puerto Vallarta, head to San Sebastian del Oeste to explore the scenic 17th-century mining town, founded by silver-seekers under Spanish rule. The group is capped at 15 people guaranteeing an intimate visit, as you wander through colonial churches, colorful public squares, and a local silversmith shop. Then, head to a local tequila factory to taste different regional varieties of the agave-based spirit. You’ll also have the chance to visit the region’s oldest organic coffee factory and sample homemade brews made from local beans. Your culturally enriching visit ends with a leisurely buffet meal at a popular local restaurant, with regional delicacies representing the flavors of the Mexican mountains.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Discover the scenic, mountainside mining village with a guided visit
  • Tours are capped at 15 people for an intimate experience
  • Round-trip transportation from Puerto Vallarta and buffet lunch (included)
What to expect
Puerto Vallarta is known for its beaches along the picturesque Pacific coast. But, the surrounding mountains also hold their own charms. Travelers who make their way into the tranquil green hills find themselves richly rewarded. During this intimate guided tour from Puerto Vallarta, head to San Sebastian del Oeste to explore the scenic 17th-century mining town, founded by silver-seekers under Spanish rule. The group is capped at 15 people guaranteeing an intimate visit, as you wander through colonial churches, colorful public squares, and a local silversmith shop. Then, head to a local tequila factory to taste different regional varieties of the agave-based spirit. You’ll also have the chance to visit the region’s oldest organic coffee factory and sample homemade brews made from local beans. Your culturally enriching visit ends with a leisurely buffet meal at a popular local restaurant, with regional delicacies representing the flavors of the Mexican mountains.
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Call the number below and use the product code: 33070P3
Important information
Inclusions
  • Buffet lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Duration
7h
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • This tour begins approx at 10am, your pick up time will be reconfirmed on a second email, it depends on the hotel you will stay at. *Last minute bookings: please contact the office to confirm your pickup time
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Inclusions
  • Buffet lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • This tour begins approx at 10am, your pick up time will be reconfirmed on a second email, it depends on the hotel you will stay at. *Last minute bookings: please contact the office to confirm your pickup time
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
7h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    San Sebastian del Oeste
    Stop: 3 hours
    Visit this mexican little town and know about culture, traditions and heritage.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.
Popular mentions

4.5
79 reviews
Excellent
60
Very good
9
Average
3
Poor
3
Terrible
4

Mary T
Grass Valley, CA3 contributions
We took a day away from the beach and headed to the hills for an excursion.

Carlos, our guide, was entertaining and well-versed in the history of Puerto Vallarta, San Sebastian, and every point in between...as well as, the local plants many uses.

We stopped frequently and sampled local fruit that was exotic to us from roadside stands or even picked fresh of the trees by our guide.

A stop at a tortilleria afforded us a taste of authentic Mexico. Then off to a small distillery for a look at the tequila manufacturing process along with tasting of exceptional tequila and liqueur tasting for those so inclined. Smooth. Another stop and micro tour at an organic coffee farm gave us more local history and samples of rich, deliciouscoffee.

Arriving in San Sebastian we had a terrific lunch and a tour of the town. All through the day Carlos educated and entertained us, allowing time for us to ask questions and explore.

Our tour group was small and friendly.

I highly recommend this tour when your looking for an exploration of parts of Puerto Vallarta away from the beaches and tourists.

Written July 20, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
PuertoVallartaDiscov
Thank you for your comments. We really appreciate it, hope to see you back soon in PV. Best regards
Written October 1, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Tracey N
1 contribution
San Sebastián was gorgeous! There was more walking involved than the description let on. The streets are 100% cobblestone, so if you have any balance issues when walking, this is definitely not the trip for you. Our guide, June was wonderful. She knew such interesting information about Mexican history and current day Vallarta. Our driver, Carlos did a fabulous job navigating the roads and I always felt very safe. If you’re okay with a large amount of walking (11k steps), would highly recommend this excursion.
Written June 11, 2022
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Sally B
3 contributions
This is a must do trip when visiting Puerto Vallarta. We stopped at the restaurant near the Progreso bridge and had a great break, and then we went to the bakery next door and got the most wonderful empanadas, and other pastries. From there we went to San Sebastian and toured the historic silver mining town, we stopped at Comedor la Lupita restaurant, where we had a fabulous lunch. We are looking forward to going back there again. It is a very historical town. On our way back we stopped at the tequila factory just before the Progreso Bridge where we bought some excellent rachilla that is made from the green agave. Just be aware that you cannot bring it out of Mexico because it doesn't have the official stamp on it, so just be aware that if you buy any tequila or rachilla, make sure it has a official stamp on it or you cannot bring it out of the country.
Written June 11, 2022
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Frank
NY7 contributions
Couples
Tommy our tour guide was absolutely amazing from start to finish. He was extremely knowledgeable, very friendly and a true pleasure to be around. He answered every question and there were quite a few especially from one person in particular.

As a side bonus we stopped at a small but wonderful bakery and also a place where we got to learn to use a real tortilla press to make our own tortillas.

The tequila distillery was very small and intimate. You were able to taste 9 different tequilas. The bottles to purchase were extremely affordable. They are only sold in Mexico so it was nice to get some unique tequila at a cheap price.

The drive was long but this excursion was well worth it. This is absolutely a FULL DAY tour from pickup to drop off. If you have the time I would definitely recommend it especially if you can get Tommy as your tour guide.
Written December 2, 2021
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PuertoVallartaDiscov
Thank you for your comments. Hope to see you back soon in PV. Best regards Happy Holidays!
Written December 9, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

holmoek
San Antonio, TX5 contributions
I really enjoyed the short amount of time we actually spent in San Sebastian. It's a beautiful town with wonderful weather.

The rest of the tour was spent getting yelled at during the tequila tasting for taking too long in the bathroom, riding in an un-airconditioned van, and listening to the guide make sexist jokes. I was the only woman alone on the tour, so of course I got the guide following me around telling me I'm not smiling enough and trying to get other people on the tour to gang up on me for not being 'fun.'

Pro-tip: if you want people to smile and have fun around you, trying acting like a respectable person.
Written December 20, 2021
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Beth L
Bradford, UK35 contributions
I did this tour as a private tour. My guide was Eric. The tour was amazing. Really interesting. But Eric made the tour so great. He was knowledgeable, flexible, and great fun to be with. I also have limited mobility, and he made sure that I experienced everything without any barriers, working to ensure access to all features. I would definitely recommend the tour to anyone wanting to see some of the real Mexico, and experience its history and culture. And you couldn't do better than having Eric show you his country....
Written February 6, 2022
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Andrew Nguyen
San Jose, CA6 contributions
Our tour guide Jesus was great. We had a nice walking tour through San Sebastian del Oeste for almost an entire day, which included visiting a little tequila shop and dining at a good hole-in-the-wall restaurant. The food here was very authentic and delicious. It was a highlight of our trip. San Sebastian del Oeste had many cool facts about the city and history and is very beautiful. There was a gift shops area too so you can buy cool souvenirs here. For an activity that was a day trip, it was well worth the experience.
Written August 18, 2021
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PuertoVallartaDiscov
Thank you for your comments. Hope to see you back soon in PV. Best regards Happy Holidays!
Written December 9, 2021
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Rick
Saint Paul, MN1 contribution
Couples
Jorge was a wonderful tour guide. His timing was perfect in that he always managed to get us to the tour stops (coffee plantation and tequila distillery) ahead of the other tour groups!
Jorge was knowledgeable and very thoughtful.
SanSebastian truly is a “Magical Place”!
Written March 24, 2022
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Tony S
Oriental, NC474 contributions
Great tour we have been to San Sebastian years ago but yesterday we were amazed at the changes since the government has started its magical villages rehab. The town is glowing. The tour even better first stop was to view the canyon bridge. Restaurant and bakery there great taco and nice pastry. After which we went to the tequila distillery, the coffee plantation , then lunch at a pleasant restaurant followed by a tour of the town and the church. Great day and all. Our guide Jorge and driver Aldo the best. Very informative and friendly.
Written April 29, 2021
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PuertoVallartaDiscov
Thank you for your comments. We really appreciate it, hope to see you back soon in PV. Best regards
Written May 11, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Deb L
21 contributions
Couples
My husband and I went on this tour with another couple and really enjoyed it. Our guides were very informative, friendly, and knowledgeable. We really found San Sebastián to be interesting and a great peek into everyday authentic life in Mexico away from tourist areas. The lunch provided at the destilería was FABULOUS.
Written June 25, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
PuertoVallartaDiscov
Thank you for your comments. We really appreciate it, hope to see you back soon in PV. Best regards
Written October 1, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Fun family trip
The shops were cute but some expensive. The coffee was delicious and the tequila tasting was a lot of fun! Food was
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Fun tour!
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Puerto Vallarta Adventures is Excellent
We have used this company on many occasions for day trips that we organize. They are very reliable. During this v
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Amazing tour of the city!
This tour hit many different highlights of the city and the guide was very knowledgeable, funny, and helpful. We go
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Great for First time visitors!
Jorge was a great guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and informative of the Puerto Vallarta area. Carlos was an
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Great City Tour
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A great time with a great guide
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Really enjoyed the city tour
We loved the city tour. We learned a lot about the city and the indigenous people history. Our tour guide Carlos wa
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Good Excursion
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Day Trip to Sayulita and San Pancho
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David W
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City tours hits the highlights with coffee and tequila stops
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Global30714488185
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No A/C, group got heat stroke, awful driving (even for Mexico)
Air conditioning in cam was broken, two people got heat stroke and really sick. The driver was on his phone the ENT
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City Tour
Tour was good but intial start was pretty disorganized. Had to be picked earlier than eamil said then sat around wa
Alexander R
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Great tour
Our tour guide Eric was extremely nice and friendly! The tequila tasting was awesome! Just wished we could have sta
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