Botanical Delights
Tour & Culinary Adventure

Operadora Turística VBG & the Vallarta Botanical Garden are offering their own official guided tour to this world-famous garden destination and pristine nature reserve! This exclusive experience immerses guests in both the natural beauty of Mexican plants and the richness of the authentic Mexican cuisine.

Our tour leaves from our main office located at Ignacio L. Vallarta 399, Local A, Colonia Emiliano Zapata, C.P. 48380, Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Telephone: +52 322 223 6182. Other convenient pickup locations also available.

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6-7 Hours
2-36 People
All weather

See Nature in a New Way

People travel long distances to get to know the famous Botanical Gardens around the world, but the importance of each of the different species that adorn these scenarios often goes unnoticed or does not capture our attention because of the amount of species that overwhelm our senses. However, for the true lover of nature, flowers, trees and plants have their own history in terms of their cultural wealth in the region, their importance in the traditions of their people and the medicinal properties they offer. As for the richness of colors, birds and animals that complement the attractions of the area, you can experience this tuning which will allow you to admire the beauty of the place and understand the importance of preserving these sanctuaries called Gardens.

Activity Details

Your experience begins upon meeting up with your official Vallarta Botanical Garden guide who will serve as your companion and ambassador of Mexico’s tremendous native flora and fauna. Together you will wind your way along Vallarta’s stunning south shore and up the Horcones Canyon to the world-famous Vallarta Botanical Garden. From there the adventure begins in earnest as you venture through garden trails, conservatories, and exhibits to explore and learn together.

You’ll then dine in the magnificent Hacienda del Oro Restaurant with generous portions of authentic Mexican cuisine spotlighting some of the plants you just experienced in cultivation. Afterwards, you’ll also have some free time to wander the garden at your leisure, swim in the crystalline waters of the mountain river flowing through the forest preserve, capture some photographs, or relax with a drink in hand at the observation deck of the Garden’s Visitor Center.

2,500 MXN

(approx. $131.50 USD) / person

Payment Options

We will gladly accept online payment in the methods below, as well as cash or cheque in person.
Accepted Payment Methods

Have a Question?

Feel free to reach out and we’re happy to answer any questions you may have or cheque in person.

Ignacio L. Vallarta 399, Local A,
Colonia Emiliano Zapata, C.P. 48380,
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco

What's Included

Private air-conditioned transportation
Vallarta Botanical Garden Entrance
A welcome delightful refreshment
A guided, curated experience with memories to last a lifetime!
Nature in abundance
An authentic Mexican meal

What to Bring

  • Sunscreen, lightweight long-sleeved shirt and long pants shirts to stay covered and protected (optional)
  • Closed-toed shoes suitable for hiking trails of moderate difficulty (including inclined and uneven surfaces)
  • Swimming suit and a towel (optional)
  • Cash for purchases in the Garden’s Gift Shop and gratuity for your servers and guide (an optional way to reward great service)

Please note: The Garden accepts cash in Mexican currency or can convert CAN and USD at its daily exchange rate. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are also all accepted

Activity Summary

  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours (mostly dependent on meet up / drop off location)
  • The only official guided tour to the World-Famous Vallarta Botanical Garden by Official Garden Guides
  • Air-conditioned transportation to and from several convenient Puerto Vallarta area locations
  • Natural discovery: Native plants… including agaves, cacao, vanilla, cacti, magnolias and one of Mexico’s most extensive orchid collection Glimpses of native animals… often including colorful parrots and up to a dozen different species of hummingbirds
  • Lunch at the award-winning Hacienda de Oro Restaurant
  • Opportunities for additional activities such as swimming in a tropical river or making your own vanilla extract.
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