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Mazatlán: Double-Decker Bus, Cliff Diving & Walking Tour

1. Mazatlán: Double-Decker Bus, Cliff Diving & Walking Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel, hop on the open-top bus, and enjoy the surrounding views of Mazatlán. Benefit from a convenient mode of transportation to discover the city and its surrounding areas. Visit Playa Norte and feed the local birds from the open top of the bus. Stop at the Glorieta Germania lookout point and witness brave individuals jumping from the towering perches and cliffs into a tiny dot of water. Then, explore the center of Mazatlán on a guided walking tour through the Historic District and discover narrow streets and colorful buildings designed in a variety of 19th-century European architectural styles. Admire The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, the primary religious landmark of the city, built in a Baroque style. Hop back on the bus and ride along the Malecón (boardwalk), which is one of the longest in the world at 8.5 kilometers. Admire the views of the coast, high cliffs, monuments, historic buildings, and the elegance of Zona Dorada (Hotel Area) before returning to your hotel.

Mazatlan: City Tour in a Traditional "Pulmonia" Open-Air Car

2. Mazatlan: City Tour in a Traditional "Pulmonia" Open-Air Car

Hop onboard the Pulmonia, and savor all the sights of the city. Tour through all the key spots in a fun way. Take in charming narrow streets, the seafront, and fantastic hilltop views. Enjoy cruising through authentic Mazatlan. Make a stop at Playa Norte and experience feeding birds whilst they fly. Watch cliff divers make a live jump. Ride through the charming narrow streets of the historic district, and take in the picturesque seafront boulevard. Marvel at beautifully restored architecture, including the Plazuela Machado, the Angela Peralta Theater, and the double-towered, spectacular Cathedral. Enjoy some free time at the main market, and immerse yourself in local culture among the small shops, food vendors, and juice bars. Your last stop will be atop El Vigia Hill. Enjoy the view, before feeling the breeze as you are driven back down to town.

Mazatlan: Barrio Bites Tour in a Traditional Taxi

3. Mazatlan: Barrio Bites Tour in a Traditional Taxi

Discover Mazatlan in a different and unique way through a traditional 'Auriga' (local taxi) and visit some of the city’s most popular street food stands to eat traditional food that locals love while supporting small businesses.  Climb aboard a traditional 'Auriga', which is the local taxi of Mazatlan, and head off to different working-class neighborhoods around the historic center of the city.  Visit the favorite local haunts, get samples of the traditional meals and snacks, and meet the families keeping Mexican food traditions alive. Be entertained by your local guide with stories and insights into Mazatlan’s rich culture, long history, and colorful architecture.

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What people are saying about Plazuela Machado

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 26 reviews

We had a great time! Loved learning more about Mazatlan. We also enjoyed connecting with other people and sharing this experience with other travelers. And our tour guide was amazing - she was funny, engaging and knew a lot about the history of Mazatlan. Highly recommend!

The half day City Tour was just fabulous! We learned so much about Mazatlan, the history, what to see and do. Our Guide Hector was the best!! Very entertaining, knowledgeable and accommodating. I highly recommend this activity to anyone new to Mazatlan!!!

Such a fun tour..you get to see and experience so much all in a day. You learn so much about the city and know what else you want to go back to see more of after tour. Definitely recommend!

Excellent travel time and pleasant atmosphere inside the truck you visit the most emblematic of Mazatlan I recommend it

We had fun, we rexommend trying this activity. Mazatlan is rich in historic places.