This extraordinary 2-day cultural
expedition takes you to the world-famous cities
of Tequila and Guadalajara, as well as the small
artisan community of Tonala and the enchanting Jalisco
town of Tlaquepanque. You will delight in
Mexican culture, history and architecture throughout
this tour, with incredible scenery, ancient artifacts
and traditional communities.
1 - TEQUILA AND GUADALAJARA
Approximately 78 km from
lie the storied agave fields of Tequila. Known
worldwide as the birthplace of the famous liquor,
Tequila remains to this day the major Tequila producing
region in Mexico and the world. Here we will
witness the magical process of distilling tequila,
taste different varieties, learn about its production
and history, and of course visit the vast agave
fields that yield its core.
In addition we will visit the
city behind the name. Tequila is full of traditional
places, historical treasures and culture.
We will take a walking tour through the town center,
visiting the main plaza with its colorful Kiosco
and visit the famous Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Then we will make our way to metropolitan Guadalajara,
the capital city of Jalisco.
Once we arrive in Guadalajara,
we'll take a brief tour of the historic district
of the the Perla del Occidente (Western Pearl).
We'll visit the gardens and beautiful structures
that have been built throughout its history in different
periods of time. We will visit many typical places
and buildings in this part of the tour. We will
end at the Hotel Cervantes where you'll spend the
night. The rest of the afternoon and evening
are yours to explore at your leisure.
2 - TONALA AND TLAQUEPAQUE
On Thursday, we'll enjoy brunch
at the hotel before we start the second day of the
tour. We'll visit the small artisan town of Tonala,
a place that shopping lovers have always dreamed
of for beautiful unique handcrafted pieces and a
memorable experience that you will keep forever.
The last stop of this tour is Tlaquepanque, recognized
as the most important artistic center in Mexico.
Its historical center is focused on the craft of
pottery, textiles and glass blowing. Then it's back
to beautiful Puerto Vallarta.