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Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours

Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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gringo gulch beauty and stories

Love learning the history and quirky stories of the different nooks and crannies by Sandra at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathleen A
Chocolate tour

This was our first time in Mexico so we decided to start out our 7-day adventure with the Puerto... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norrene G
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Choose from 7 fun and informative walks, each about 2 hours long. Groups are kept small for a more personal immersion experience. See local life, culture, art, history, architecture, food, tropical gardens, and of course the friendly Mexican people. Hear stories about those who have shaped this charming town. Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and beauty of this tropical paradise while discovering places you may not find on your own.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love learning the history and quirky stories of the different nooks and crannies by Sandra at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours. Our gringo gulch tour with a friend visiting from Dallas was adored by all of us! We look forward to taking ALL of Sandra's tours...More

Thank Kathleen A
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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias for your kind comments. Glad you enjoyed the famous Gringo Gulch with me as this is so much a part of the development of Puerto Vallarta and its history. The longer you live here the more there is to learn and experience. See you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time in Mexico so we decided to start out our 7-day adventure with the Puerto Vallarta Chocolate tour with Sandra and this was the best decision. Not only did we taste chocolate from local vendors, but we made our own chocolate...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias Norrene, glad you chose my Chocolate Walk as your first day experience and adventure. Ending this tour with a class makes it unique and fun as no other tour operators offer this. Come back soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pitillal Tour was great for me because I'm looking to live in Mexico. It was more authentic sights and sounds and less tourist nonsense. The Saint Michael's Church and the Herb Shop were highlights for me. I also bought some awesome leather shoes for...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind comments. Authentic is the focus of my walking tours so I am glad you found this to be true. Pitillal is definatley off the beaten track! Look forward to your moving here.

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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I took the tour of Gringo Gulch and was amazed at how informed Sandra is about the history, architecture and stories of Puerto Vallarta. Even though I’ve been living here half time for several years, I learned so much. She provides a fun, relaxed, small...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. Glad you enjoyed our walk and it's encouraging to hear that even those who have lived here for some time like yourself can enjoy and learn from taking one of my walks. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

My boyfriend and I did the chocolate-themed walking tour. It was outstanding. We learned about the history of chocolate in PV and then got to visit local chocolatiers - even the self-proclaimed "Willy Wonka of Puerto Vallarta." We got to see the Malecon and even...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Gracias Betsy for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed the chocolate knowledge, samples and class! I aim to introduce a new walking tour each season and this was the new hit for this year. Come back soon and see what has been added. Or better...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

We did the 2 hour walking tour in March. It started off positively with some history but quickly went downhill from there. The tour was a random series of stops some which the guide was able to provide information on and others were more like...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Well I am sorry you were unhappy with the tour that hundreds have loved and reviewed as excellent. I do remember you and that you lagged behind a couple times with your curiosity and interest in buying something even though I clearly said to all...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We had a lot of fun with Sandra on the southside neighborhoods walk. We enjoyed walking the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood and seeing the Riviera del Rio hotel, Sandra's stories and observations about the area and its history were both interesting and in depth. She encouraged...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Thank you, Aaron, for sharing your enjoyment of the walk. As a repeat client, I am glad you continue to take walks with me.You obviously appreciate learning more about Vallarta with each new visit. I hope to see you and your wife again next year.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Sandra was a joy to listen to and follow along the walking tour of the Puerto Vallarta historic district. The first part of the store we visited several local shops and met the owners at most of them. The second portion was throughout the streets...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Thanks for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed the experience and cutural immersion. Come back soon.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

My wife and I did the Gringo Gulch walk with Sandy during early January. The walk was informative and fun. Sandy is a great guide. Susan and I normally taking walking tours wherever we go. Sandy is one of the best. You cannot go wrong...More

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. Come back soon as I have 6 other walks you can enjoy.

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our 3 hour walking tour with Sandra. She is very knowledgeable and well-known about town. She introduced us to local crafts people and showed us some of the architectural points of interest. We would recommend this tour.

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Sandra C, Owner at Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks Patrica, come back soon! I have 6 more walks you can enjoy.

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Jie F
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Response from Carla P | Reviewed this property |
The walking tours are very appropriate for seniors as they are strolls and not power walks. Most of the walks last two hours - you need to check each walk's description or get in touch with Sandra Cesca, as the chocolate... More
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Carol K
May 17, 2017|
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Hi Carol, sorry for my delay but I have been out of Mexico for 2 weeks...return June 3. If you will still be in town then I would enjoy taking you for a walk. Sandra
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