Mayto Food Tour

Cuisine, Culture, and Cooking

Beyond Vallarta—Cuisine, Culture & Paradise!

A 2-Day, 1-Night Culinary Excursion. Hit the road with Vallarta Food Tour to paradise.This tour includes a 1-night stay in the beachfront beautiful rustic hotel Rinconcito. This is where we and the local go to get away. Perfect for foodies and explorers of the real Mexico want to explore cuisine and culture beyond PV. A love of adventure and unique experiences are a must for this tour. 

Day 1

  • Start the tour off at 9 am with a classic Mexican chilaquiles breakfast at a local favorite. 
  • Spend 1-hour touring the breathtaking Botanical Gardens and learning about the vanilla bean plant, regional coffee, and cacao
  • We will stop in Tuito and learn Tequila’s close cousin racilla.  
  • Head for a 1 pm lunch in Tuito for Jalisco´s regional dish-Birria
  • Next is a visit to Sol y Mar ranch for a visit with its famous goats and goat cheese tasting.
  • Check in at 3pm and spend a few hours exploring Mayto on your own until dinner time.
  • Gather for a 6 pm tradicional ranchero delicious dinner and help with with making tortillas. Learn how to make their house salsas. 
  • After dinner you can relax in front of the fire while star gazing and sipping regional vino or racilla

Day 2

  • Meet at 9 am for breakfast at Rinconcito  
  • Leave Mayto at noon and head to Tehua(famous fishing town for oysters)
  • Head for a delicious unforgettable sarandeado red snapper lunch with ceviche at one of the famous fisherman house-Turin
  • Return to Vallarta around 4 pm

Mayto Food Tour

Duration: 32 hours
Starting Location: Vallarta Food Tours

  • 219


  • DAYS:

    Every 15th of the month

  • TIME:

    9:00 AM


    32 hours


    18 people


    Tour takes place snow, rain or shine


    Comfortable clothing and shoes

  • WHO:

    Suitable for most ages and fitness levels


    Sprinter van


    6 tastings. expert tour guide, tasting map with insiders recommendations

  • COST:

    $219 adults


    Vallarta Food Tours


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What to expect from this tour?

2 Days Of Food & Fun – While it might sound like a lot of stops on Day 1, the pace is leisurely and the ride is picturesque, and you’ll be riding in the comfort of our 20 seat, air-conditioned Mercedes Sprinter. Once you arrive at the beachfront Rinconcito Hotel you will have a bit of time to explore, swim or lounge on the pristine and quiet beach.

Cuisine, Culture & Cooking – This is a one of kind experience perfect for foodies, and anyone who wants an insider’s perspective of the local food scene. Our regional cuisine is rich in history making it fun to learn the story behind the food. Unlike any of our other tours, you will learn to prepare authentic salsa and tortillas. 

Why take this tour?

  1. Beyond Vallarta. This guided culinary experience is the perfect overnight trip. While food is the primary focus, you’ll get to explore a couple of nearby towns and learn a lot about history and culture.   
  2. A Hands-On Experience. Learn about regional dishes and how to prepare salsa, tortillas.
  3. Immerse Yourself In Mexico. As much as we love Vallarta, and we do love our city, we understand that you might be looking for an off-the-beaten-path immersive travel experience—and this is it! Enjoy authentic Mexico with our professional guides!

Tour Highlights Include

  • Meet Local Food Heroes
  • Learn how to dress a taco the local way!
  • Experience Vallarta Best Tacos and regional dishes
  • Enjoy regional delicacies while meeting new friends

Stress Free Policy

Tour bookings can be changed to any date, different tour or turned into a gift certificate to use on a future date with no expirations even one hour before the tour! A change of plans is no problem!

Tasting Locations

Day 1

La Chula

Enjoy authentic chilaquiles for breakfast

Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Learn about regional coffee, the vanilla bean plant, and cacao

1 Racilla Distilleries

Taste and learn what makes Tequila’s close cousin racilla so unique


Enjoy a nice birria lunch at Tuito favorite restaurant El Mar y Sol Rancho-Discover the world of goat cheese


Check-in to the beachfront Rinconcito Hotel and spend a few hours lounging on your own. Enjoy and participate in making a delicous regional meal with the hotel friendly owners and chefs for dinner. Learn how to make authentic salsa and fresh-pressed tortillas.


Gaze at the stars while sipping vino in front of a bonfire

Day 2


Enjoy a breakfast of your choice at the Rinconciot Hotel restaurant

Tehuamixtle- Turin roof top

Sit back and enjoy an unforgettable seafood lunch at a local fisherman house on their roof.

Dietary Restrictions

We CAN provide substitutions for gluten free, nuts and seafood allergies on this tour. We CANNOT accommodate Vegans and vegetarians. Please check with us about other allergies or aversions.
Required substitutions must be indicated in advance at time of ticket purchase.
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