Nuevo Vallarta at Vallarta Adventure's Center Puerto Vallarta office in Marina Vallarta
9:00 AM Nuevo Vallarta 9:30 AM Marina Vallarta
Approximately 7 hours after departure
Just 90 minutes distance from Puerto Vallarta, the drive flies by as we wind our way through impressive mountain scenery. From the comfy atmosphere of our air conditioned van, you'll see everyday scenes of rural life and some of the most breathtaking views Mexico has to offer.
Colonial Mexico perfection
Originally settled in 1605, this secluded 17th century mining town reached its peak of prosperity in the 1700s, when over 30,000 people inhabited the area. Over the years, the town's population fluctuated wildly as gold and silver were mined intermittently between the 1600's and the 1930's.
Coffee & Agave
Although those gold rush years are long gone and settlers have since moved on, this beautiful mountain village of just 600 residents has kept its true colonial heritage. A shining example of an ancient Mexican village and well known for its corn and cattle trade, San Sebastian is now cultivating coffee and agave in its lush mountainsides.
Untouched by time
With its charming cobblestone plaza, elegant snow-white buildings, classic Porfirian bandstand, an 18th century church dedicated to San Sebastián and a wealth of 18th century Haciendas, you'll enjoy a privileged glimpse into colonial Mexico, untouched by time.
What to Wear & Bring
Comfortable walking or tennis shoes
Money for souvenirs & photos
Min. Age: 4 years old
Child prices applies to children ages 4 to 11. Any child age 12 years and over is considered an adult.