TALPA & MASCOTA SIGHTSEEING TOUR
the traditions, history, legends, handicrafts and gastronomy
of Mexico on the tour which takes you off the beaten
trail. As we head into the Sierra Madre Mountains we
will stop for breakfast at La Estancia, a working ranch
where you'll sample local foods and the famous San Sebastian
we'll make our way to the small colonial town of Mascota
(founded 1592), where we'll explore the cobblestone
streets and visit the main plaza, the unfinished Precious
Blood church, and the Parish church of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Next, we will stop at the chapel of The Cross of Romero,
where panoramic views of Talpa de Allende await. Here
we'll reveal the history of this amazing town, founded
in 1599, where the miraculous Virgin of El Rosario attracts
thousands of pilgrims and visitors from all over Mexico
to offer their thanks for a favor or miracle they have
Once in the beautiful
village of Talpa, we'll visit the town's cemetery, the
Municipal Presidency, St. Joseph Temple, the Main Church
of Our Lady of Rosary, and the sacred museum of Our
Lady of Talpa. After a visit to the scenic monument
of Christ the King, we'll break for a delicious lunch
at a restaurant overlooking the town before heading
back to Puerto Vallarta. A full day of culture, sightseeing,
and exploration of the wonders of colonial Mexico awaits
you on this tour.
* Monday, Wednesday and Friday at about 8:00 AM, November
1st through June 15th only.
* Your hotel front
door, in most cases. Detailed instructions will be specified
on your e-ticket.
WHAT TO BRING:
* Long pants
* Comfortable walking shoes
* Extra money for shopping, drinks, tips, etc.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
* Air-conditioned transportation Hotel pickup and dropoff,
in most cases Mexican Breakfast and Lunch Drinks All
Admission Fees Bilingual guide.
* About 11 Hours
* This tour runs from November the
15th to June 15th only. It does not
operate during rainy season.