What is a Food & Photo Tour?

It´s a walking tour in which we provide a few tips to improve your overall composition skills when you take a photo regardless of camera used, many of our guests come with a smartphone.

It takes roughly 10 minutes at the very beginning of the walk to go through those tips.

So as we move along our route, you´ll be able to indulge in yummy tastes and sips, snap a few photos, and learn about Mexican ways, traditions and culture.

Think of our tours as a Walking City Tour with good food, good company, and a private photographer.


Can I take a Food & Photo Tour if I don´t bring a camera?

Yes.

◊    You can come just for the fun experience our tours provide. We have had guests that come for the fun and the captures we send as a gift after each tour.


Why take a Food & Photo Tour?

◊    You´ll bring great memories back home.

◊   You´ll sample finger licking eats.

◊  You´ll learn how to take better photos of your vacation.

◊    It´s a great way to get to know Puerto Vallarta and local eateries.

◊    Someone else has already taken care of all the planning so you can efficiently use your time in the city.

◊    You´ll enjoy of routes that have been planned and crafted ahead of time having in mind places, tasty food and drinks, people and activities of interest. The time of the day when all our Food PhotoTours will happen has been planned so you´ll get the most out of the light available.

◊    If you are a pro, you´ll have the chance to increase your portfolio.

◊    You will experience food, Mexican food and culture at the same time by the hand of a friendly local.


Who guides the Food & Photo Tours?

Your tour guide is a local professional photographer who loves Mexican history and culture. All guides work as a Co-operative and have lots of experience in making each tour a fun experience for everyone.


Where will I go?

You´ll be taken –depending on the route you chose- to both iconic as well as off the beaten path places.

The routes have been planned in order to get you to places where you´ll savour good food,  and where your guide will take beautiful shots of you and your party vacationing and having a good time in Puerto Vallarta.


Who should take a Food & Photo Tour?

Anyone interested in a walking tour full of: yummy food, interesting facts about Puerto Vallarta and Mexico,  bloggers, solo travelers, families, group of friends and incentive groups, people who would like to make the most of their stay in the city.


I do not know anything about  photography, Can I take a Food & Photo Tour?

Yes.

Our Food & Photo Tours are for everyone.

These tours are so much fun that sometimes we have had guests that take them just for the fun and the food, remember we send a few captures as a gift after each tour.

If you are a pro photographer or photography enthusiast, then you´ll have the chance to add captures to your portfolio.


Is it only for photographers?

No.

Everyone is welcome, think of our tours as a Walking City Tour with good food, good company, and a private photographer.

Bring anything that will take photos: smartphones, point and shoot camera, Ipad, DSLR, etc. or just enjoy the tour and wait for our free captures to arrive to your inbox.

*Please note that this is not a workshop on how to use your camera.


How many people are there per group?

To ensure the best experience for our guests we limit our groups to 6-7 people.


Beside my smartphone or camera, what else do I need to bring?

◊   Good appetite.

◊    Comfortable shoes, our cobble-stoned streets are better walked in comfy shoes with non-slip soles. Flip flops will get you tired quickly and you also need to protect your feet.

◊    Sunscreen and a hat.

◊    Pocket change should you want to buy something along the way. Any transportation cost is not included and we will take a bus in a couple of our tours.

◊    Bringing pesos for these expenses is desirable because you will get a better exchange rate at a bank or ATM.

◊    When rain is a possibility consider bringing a rain coat or rain poncho.

◊    Bug repellent if you are taking a tour during July, August & September.


What is an appropriate compensation for my tour guide?

Tips in our city go from 10% to 15% of the cost of your Tour.


I´m on a wheelchair, can I join a tour?

Sorry, not yet.

The city is improving some neighborhoods to make them accesible to wheelchairs, however they are not there yet.

We can custom-tailor a photo tour or a private photo shoot tour for your special needs only along the boardwalk. Please write us an email to: hola.phototours@gmail.com