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Human Connections

Closes in 25 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Heroes de Nacozari Avenue # 2, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour is unique in that it takes to place and to meet people not on well-worn tourist trails. They do this by seeking out authentic crafts people and artisans and arrange visits in their environment (often their homes) to witness not only what they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Jon, part of our goal is to facilitate spaces for genuine and reciprocal exchanges between visitors and local people, and we are so glad you were able to join us for this experience on the Bucerías Cultural Tour. We truly appreciate your efforts to meet...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great organisation, very sensitive to the locals and well worth going. Our guide was excellent with very good English and good at translating. We went to the cheese ranch and had a fabulous lunch. I made my own tortillas and my wife helped make the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Stephen, we so appreciate you taking the time to leave this kind review. We're glad you and your wife enjoyed taking part in the cheese and tortilla-making workshops with Yadira and Segis on their Rancho las Parotas, and visiting with Francisco and Silvia in their...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour and organization aims to promote responsible tourism and it did not disappoint. We really enjoyed meeting local, indigenous families in the Bucerias area with the help of a guide and translator. Such talented, hard working, friendly and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. We felt very privileged...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for leaving this sweet review and for sharing the photos from your tour with the López López family, Andrés and Cristina, and Nallely. Our team truly values your taking the time to learn about local people and cultures in this area. Muchas gracias,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely professional. Sat us down initially to make sure we knew how to be polite in a foreign culture (excellent to not take that for granted). Spacious and comfortable transportation to various sites. We learned how to do pottery and cheese-making from the ground up...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for joining us on our Heartland Traditions Tour and learning how to interact courteously in this community. Our team truly appreciates your involvement in connecting with our partners and learning with them. We look forward to seeing you again, and are so grateful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although my recent trip was to Puerto Vallarta, I ventured north about an hours drive (by Uber) to the Human Connections office in Bucerías to take part in this tour. It was well worth it. I was attracted by the tour description which included a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wendy, thank you for joining us on the Heartland Traditions Tour all the way from Puerto Vallarta! It makes us so happy to hear that you learned a little more about the people and communities in Valle de Banderas and San Juan de Abajo. As...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great tour and would definitely recommend. It is well organized, a lot of fun, the food is great, and the visits and activities are incredibly enlightening and entertaining. The food was excellent and authentic. You meet people who are kind, generous, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We so appreciate you taking the time to visit and learn with our partners on the Heartland Traditions Tour and for leaving us this kind review. Thank you for getting to know our partners Francisco, Silvia, Segis, and Yadi and, in doing so, honoring the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was six hours long and very educational. Wilbert was our guide and did a great job translating. We learned about pottery making, cheese making and tortilla making. We were hosted by local business families that were so excited to teach and talk with...More

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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you could take the time to join our team and meet our partners Francisco, Silvia, Segis, and Yadira. Our partner families really enjoy welcoming visitors in their homes and workshops to teach about how they have grown their businesses, and what their...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treat to see a slice of life away from the tourist zone. We thoroughly enjoyed getting into the countryside to meet Francisco and Sylvia, clay artisans, and Segis & Yadira at Rancho Las Parotas. Maya made the trip easy, interactive, and so enjoyable!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our team is so glad to hear your group connected with our partners Francisco, Silvia, Segis, and Yadira on our Heartland Traditions Tour! We appreciate you getting so involved in making the clay bowls, cheese, and tortillas, as this helps everyone (partners and visitors) get...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family ( my brother and his wife) myself and our 86 year old Mom went on this tour. It was a true slice of life to see local artisans. It was engaging, well thought out, and fascinating to meet local artisans. The mission of...More

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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad your family could join us on this Bucerías Cultural Tour! We truly appreciate your commitment to traveling responsibly and getting to know local people and their communities. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope you can visit us and our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An eye-opening several hours. It begins with a 30-minute orientation about Bucerias, with Q & A. Then we visited two local makers and sellers of craft items, in our case some simple woodwork (spoons and bowls) and beadwork. Both lived in small, poor circumstances are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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GaviPerl, Global Development Fellow at Human Connections, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

David, thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. The Human Connections team is glad you enjoyed meeting our partners, getting to know them, and learning about their businesses. We hope that you will continue traveling conscientiously!

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Response from Predigers | Reviewed this property |
Today the prices are 55 for the shorter tour and 79 for the day trip into the countryside
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Ruth W
December 16, 2015|
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The tickets are purchased online in advance so they fill the van
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August 16, 2015|
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Response from dawnjohnpow | 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.
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