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Puerto Vallarta: Horseback Riding Tour with ATV and Zip Line

1. Puerto Vallarta: Horseback Riding Tour with ATV and Zip Line

Enjoy an action-packed day in the beautiful Mexican countryside with this horseback riding tour. Ride alongside the river, then dismount to walk up to a waterfall, crossing rope bridges and climbing steep steps. Stop by the tranquil waterfall and cool off with a dip in the river. Afterwards, get back on the horse and head to a sloping hill where you can jog a little before riding home. A delicious meal will waiting for you back at the ranch, and you can learn how to make traditional Mexican dishes. Enjoy fajitas or chicken with rich guacamole, salsa, handmade tortillas, beans, and rice.  If you want even more adventure, choose to ride an ATV through the jungle of Puerto Vallarta. Feel the power beneath you as you race along paths through the beautiful rainforest of the Sierra Madre. Or get up close to nature with a zip line tour through the jungle at an ecological park in Puerto Vallarta. Rancho Capomo is a unique place where you'll enjoy unparalleled adventure, flying between trees and over rivers on 13 zip lines. Whether you want a thrilling adventure or a relaxing ride, there are fun activities for everyone.

Punta de Mita/Sayulita: Horseback Riding Tour

2. Punta de Mita/Sayulita: Horseback Riding Tour

Arrive at the beautiful ranch full of different animals like donkeys, ponies, macaw, roosters, water buffalo, deers, turkeys, and peacocks. Listen to a quick safety briefing before you meet your horse and get saddled up. Riding your horse, explore a typical Mexican Town. Go through the jungle and arrive at a breathtaking beach of Litibu where you will have the option to gallop. After the tour, enjoy a tequila tasting and feel free to purchase lunch at a delicious Mexican restaurant. Finally, take a picture with the majestic "Soruyo", a bull that weighs over 1 ton before heading home.

From Puerto Vallarta: Jungle Mountain Bike Tour

3. From Puerto Vallarta: Jungle Mountain Bike Tour

Discover the best mountain biking trails of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range on a tour from Puerto Vallarta. Meet your guide at your chosen meeting point in the city and travel to the ranch where dry and semi-dry forests and pastures await you. Ride through the trails of the mountainous forest and discover breathtaking views of the Riviera Nayarit as you get in touch with nature. After your tour, relax in the ranch's hammock area or cool off with a dip in the pool before heading back to Puerto Vallarta.

Double or Single Rider ATV Jungle Tour

4. Double or Single Rider ATV Jungle Tour

Experience the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains on a premium all-terrain vehicle (ATV). Your guide will take you on an unforgettable adventure, as you go through winding, sloping and upward routes. Nobody knows these majestic mountains like your guides do, and your experienced, bilingual tour guides are ready to show you the rich flora and fauna found here, at Riviera Nayarit. Relax in the hammock zone, refresh yourself in the swimming pool, and enjoy delicious dishes in a restaurant at the end of the tour.

Guadalajara: Mexican Charro and Charreada Cultural Tour

5. Guadalajara: Mexican Charro and Charreada Cultural Tour

Spend a day in the ‘boots’ of a traditional Mexican Charro and be part of a Charreada (rodeo) on a guided tour where you will learn why the Charro is a UNESCO recognized identity of  Mexican culture. Get picked up and begin your tour with a bit of city history as you drive through historic neighborhoods that were very important at the beginning of Charrería history.  Arrive at the Lienzo, a type of cowboy arena, where a Charro will welcome you and give you an introduction to the origins of the Mexican Charro in the arena’s museum.  See the fantastic collection of different accessories and traditional costumes that Charros use every Sunday in the Charreada, which is a competitive event similar to a rodeo. Get a lesson on how to use the lasso’s used by the Charros and learn the differences between a Mexican lasso and those used in other cultures in the world. Brush and saddle up the horses and see how they are chosen for the parade that begins the Charrería. If possible, ride a horse along with other Charros so you can be part of this exciting parade. Take part in some traditional tasks as your Charro guide explains each of the different activities that take place during a Charreria. Celebrate the end of this unique cultural experience alongside your new Charro friends drinking some tequila and listening to the sounds of mariachi guitars.

From Guadalajara: Guided Tour to Mazamitla and Eco-Park

6. From Guadalajara: Guided Tour to Mazamitla and Eco-Park

Start your adventure by being picked up at the lobby of your hotel or address in Guadalajara and then start the journey to Mazamitla. On the way, you will stop at "Los Vampiritos" in San Luis Soyatlán, where you will learn about the traditional drinks of the area. Next, arrive at the Eco Park where you can visit the great waterfall with a short hike. Additionally, stop to visit a place with traditional wooden cabins and admire local architecture. Afterward, reach Mazamitla where you will learn about local history with your guide. Then, take some free time to eat some lunch and to explore this charming town. Admire the surroundings of oaks, pines, and waterfalls that shape its architecture. Stroll through the local market and find many arts and crafts made by local people. Afterward, hop back on the bus and return to Guadalajara.

From Puerta Vallarta: Jungle Horseback Riding Tour

7. From Puerta Vallarta: Jungle Horseback Riding Tour

Explore the beauty of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range as you ride through the forest and tropic jungle on the back of a horse. Meet your guide at one of the centrally-located meeting points in Puerto Vallarta and travel to the ranch. Here, hop on your horse and ride through the ranch's many acres of vegetation. Along the way, meet some local animals and admire native plants. Ride through dry and semi-dry forests, pastures, and growing areas as you pass through the foothills of the Sierra Vallejo. After your horse ride, enjoy some free time for a drink or bite to eat at one of the ranch's restaurants.

Puerto Vallarta: Private ATV Adventure Tour with Tasting

8. Puerto Vallarta: Private ATV Adventure Tour with Tasting

Hop onboard your own ATV and explore the local landscapes and villages at your own pace on this private guided tour with a tequila tasting. Be amazed by the beautiful views of the Sierra Madre Mountains that surround Puerto Vallarta. Ride solo or in pairs. After meeting your guide, grab your safety gear and board your ATV. For those with little to no ATV experience, start with a test drive before the real adventure begins. Transition from the city to the mountains feeling the power of your 4x4 riding on dirt roads through rivers and awesome landscapes. See small villages along the way and stay at each place for as much time as you’d like. Stop at a bar hidden in the middle of the Sierra Madre jungle. Have some drinks or snacks (not included) and join a free tequila tasting (optional). Choose to relax by the Cuale River before heading back to the starting point of the tour.

Guadalajara: Horse Riding on the Tequila Route with Tastings

9. Guadalajara: Horse Riding on the Tequila Route with Tastings

The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Guadalajara and travels to the first stop of the day. Arrive at the scenic Amatitán and saddle up for an adventure. On horseback, ride through the center of this picturesque town and out into the surrounding landscapes, bursting with agave plants.  After about 45-minutes of riding, arrive at the 184-year-old Quinta Sauza facility for lunch. Next, arrive at the Rojeña of the Jose Cuervo factory for a professional tequila tasting and time to explore the town of Tequila. Then go to a small family distillery to learn about the process of making tequila. At this place, your guide will explain the process of tequila-making, followed by tequila and liquor tastings. At the end of an unforgettable and unique experience, it’s time for the return journey to Guadalajara.

Riviera Nayarit: Horseback ride and ATV ride

10. Riviera Nayarit: Horseback ride and ATV ride

Your horseback ride through Sierra Madre Occidental mountains will take you up to Rancho el Jaguar. Follow your guide to the ranch and see the variety of flora and fauna the region has to offer. Your horseback ride will take you through dry and semi-dry forests, grasslands, and cultivation areas. As your horseback ride continues, you’ll travel through the humid mountain forest, past coniferous and oak forests up to a tropical retreat in Sierra Vallejo. After you’ve arrived at the ranch, you’ll jump on an ATV and start your second journey through the region. Follow winding trails as you slope, ascend and wind through the mountains. Your guide will point out flora and fauna along the way as you head to your final stop. Once your ATV ride is complete, take some time to refresh and relax by the pool. If you’re hungry, you can have lunch at the restaurant by the pool.

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What people are saying about Jalisco

Guide Felipe was engaging and personable, friendly and helpful. Presented information on the tour in interesting manner. He went out of his way to add fun to the experience. Then he drove me to my residence which was out of his way. A great guide with good English language skills.

This was the most relaxing part of our trip. The drive to the ranch was entertaining. The horses were extremely well behaved and easy to ride. The ride was relaxing and beautiful. The swim was refreshing. The food was amazing! Would/will do again.

Ramiro (Remmy)! Desde San Diego,CA. Fernando and Kat had the best experience ever! Horse back ride takes you into a beautiful waterfall, taking you back to zip line and then atv ride. Unlimited beer and tequila.

It was the most amazing experience EVER!! Our guide, Micho was wonderful! Request him! Even our transportation drivers were so awesome. Do yourself a a favor and BOOK THIS EXPERIENCE! You will not regret it!!

A bit confusing on the app. Went horse back riding with a wonderful lunch. Great experience. Sergio our driver and guide was amazing