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Hiking Los Veranos Botanical Garden

Puerto Vallarta


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This Vallarta Botanical Gardens Hiking Tour invites you to a world of lush flora and exotic fauna in a fabulous natural adventure. Vallarta is more than just the beach, head to the mountains, jungles, and hidden rivers to explore the tropical wonders of the Sierra Madre mountains. Hike the trails and visit the Vallarta Botanical Gardens with an expert guide who will share fascinating facts and interesting folklore about the plants and animals you encounter.
  • Walk the lush trail along the Horcones River and discover natural wonders.
  • Take a glance at the orchid gardens of Puerto Vallarta´s Botanical Gardens.
  • Enjoy a wide range of flavors in our tequila tasting.
  • Jump, swim and refresh in the natural pools of the river using slides made of stone.
  • Get excited by interacting with exotic animals in the animal sanctuary.
  • Activity duration: 4 hours (not including transportation to and from the activity)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included


Los Veranos Hiking Tour: The Divine Botanical Gardens of Vallarta

Put on your hiking shoes and embark on an adventure in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Vallarta. The guides of Los Veranos are local experts with a passion for the conservation and preservation of the natural beauty of Vallarta. This is considered an “easy” hike, great for beginners and experts alike, with its jungle and river trail of approximately 1.1 km that introduces you to the jungle plants and animals of the region.

Exploring the Natural Treasures at Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Your hike brings you to the Botanical Gardens of Vallarta where you'll find an extraordinary collection of native species including one of the most visited orchid gardens in Mexico! The center has been working in the preservation and conservation of the natural gifts of the region since 2004 and plays a vital role in educating the public. In addition to a wide variety of plant species, you’ll encounter birds and animals like the military macaw under the protection and care of the Vallarta Botanical Gardens.

Fun and Relaxation at Los Veranos River Club

After you tour the Vallarta Botanical Gardens, you’ll return to the Los Veranos River Club, where you can splash and play or just soak in the rays of the sun. Paddle a kayak in the river, race down the waterslides or build sand castles with the family by the calm waters. Explore the Los Veranos Vallarta mini zoo with species like marmoset monkeys, squirrel monkeys, toucans, macaws, iguanas, pythons, and more. Of course, it’s not a Vallarta tour without a tequila tasting, raise a glass and toast the best day of your Vallarta vacation with this delicious gift of Mexico to the world.


  • Access to the botanical garden of Puerto Vallarta.
  • Expert guides.
  • A bottle of water and a snack.
  • Tequila tasting.
  • Access to the animal sanctuary.
  • Water activities equipment.

Practical Information

  • Use comfortable shoe wear, sunscreen, and insect repellent.
  • Bring your swimsuit, towels, camera, and a light sweater in the winter season (November-February)
  • Please note that our partner will be providing transportation in their vehicle so that you can enjoy this exciting excursion.
  • Bring extra money for shopping, tips, food at the restaurant, and souvenirs (tipping is optional)
  • The start of the route can vary from Los Veranos to Jardin Botanico or from Jardin Botanico to Los Veranos.
  • Not recommended for children under 8, pregnant women, people with heart problems, back issues, or trouble walking.
  • People under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not allowed.
  • Water activities are subject to weather conditions.

Good To Know

  • Tour Language: English / Spanish
  • Tour Location(s): Puerto Vallarta
  • Season: All year long
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 8 years
  • Hotel Pick-up Available: Yes
  • Good Physical Condition Required: Yes
  • Pregnant Woman Allowed: No
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