Spirit of Mexico: San Miguel Allende & Tequila Experience

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Discover the Spirit of Mexico through tequila, visiting San Miguel de Allende, Guadalajara, and the Mexican town of Tequila.

This 7 day trip will immerse you in colorful folklore and traditions of Mexico. Starting in San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato and ending in Tequila, Jalisco, you will experience personalized private tours, exclusive tequila tastings, a visit to boutique wineries and more.

 

Highlights

San Miguel de Allende – See one of the many churches in town and explore the historic center

Vineyard – Visit Dos Buhos boutique winery

Guadalajara – Discover the capital of Jalisco, home to mariachi and tequila and learn the traditions of Guadalajara

Tlaquepaque – Wander this colorful, artistic neighborhood in Guadalajara

Tequila – Visit this Mexican Magic Town where many famous tequila factories have their distilleries

Charro – Visit a hacienda and traditional horseman with their unique culture, etiquette, and clothing

Dates & Prices

Dates

Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.

Prices

Our custom-tailored journeys start from $600 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.

Customizable Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival to Guanajuato
Arriving at to Leon, Guanajuato Airport (BJX) you will meet your private transfer to San Miguel de Allende where you will settle into your beautiful hotel to rest and refresh. Enjoy rest of evening at leisure and dinner on your own.  Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Day 2

San Miguel Allende Private Tour & Fabrica La Aurora
Today you will meet your guide to enjoy a privately guided walking tour of San Miguel. Visit the most important attractions including the  Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel. The history and lore of San Miguel are intertwined with the Independence Movement, and the energy and spirit of freedom of expression have continued on in the lively creative enclave of modern day San Miguel.

San Miguel de Allende is also known internationally by its great variety of handicraft works, today you will also visit Fabrica La Aurora a beautiful art and design center housed in a former textile factory that dates to the turn-of-the century. The Fabrica La Aurora is home to over forty galleries, studios, shops, and restaurants. Among old textile machines and hydraulic turbines, you will find artists busy at work in their studios, new exhibits in contemporary art galleries, furniture and interior design stores, antiques and jewelry boutiques. We suggest lunch at the Food Factory restaurant in la Aurora.   Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Day 3

Evening Private Tour to Dos Buhos Vineyard & Gourmet Picnic
Today you will enjoy your morning at leisure to explore town on your own or relax at the hotel. In the evening, you will delve into the world of local wine with a visit to a boutique winery – Dos Buhos. A working organic farm, tour their property and wine making facilities in a special tour and deluxe wine pairing. Evening includes tasting of 5 wines, a gourmet meal with cheese platter,  home-made marmalade, quiche, cookies, and chocolates a menu that can either be packed into a picnic basket or served under a beautiful Mezquite tree on an antique picnic table with elegant table settings. Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Day 4

Tlaquepaque & Guadalajara
This morning you will be met by your guide  for a private transfer to Tlaquepaque and Guadalajara Historic Center. Your first stop is in Tlaquepaque; experience the culture and see and shop the local artisan crafts. A pedestrian mall awaits,  lined by precious 17th and 18th century houses that have been converted into art galleries, museums, souvenir shops and restaurants; our suggestion lunch for today is at El Parian to enjoy an authentic, local meal while listening to mariachi  play.  You continue on to Guadalajara Historic City Center discovering some of this colonial city’s most treasured sights including the Palacio de Gobierno, Hospicio Las Cabanas Cultures, Plaza Tapatia, and many other beautiful sites. You will finally end your journey with a drive to Tequila. Overnight: Solar de Las Animas

Day 5

Tequila Tradition Tour
Today you will enjoy a privately guided experience to discover tequila as a way of life, on a trip full of tradition, visual delights and pleasure for your palate. Meet the skilled teams who bring us this iconic drink: the agave harvesters, the men who work in the distillery ovens and the master tequileros.

Visit  blue agave fields and see the jimadores at work, take a tour of la Rojeña (the oldest distillery in Latin America),  enjoy tequila tasting in the private cellar where the Premium Reserva de la Familia is aged,  and sample tequila straight from the barrel. Overnight: Solar de Las Animas

 

Day 6

Guachimontones Pyramids & Tequila Tasting at Hacienda Labor de Rivera
Today you will meet your private guide to discover the great archaeological wonder known as the Guachimontones Pyramids. These pre-Hispanic pyramids are near the Mexican town of Teuchitla and consist of circular stepped pyramids amidst circular building complexes. Here you will stroll the grounds, hike to the top for breathtaking views  and visit the new state-of-the-art museum.

The day continues towards Hacienda Labor de Rivera for lunch & Tequila Tasting. Ancient shade trees welcome you to a beautiful old hacienda that has been lovingly restored into a luxury boutique hotel. At arrival enjoy a 3-course traditional meal with regionally sourced products and creative touchs. Afterwards experience a private Tequila Tasting at the lienzo charro rodeo which was once the center of colorful competitions by skilled horsemen and women. You will enjoy a brief demonstration of charro skills and admire the collection of beautiful horses  while you discover the unique qualities of the Sprit of Mexico, the tequila.  Overnight: Solar de Las Animas

 

Day 7

Departure Day
Meet your driver for your private transportation to the Guadalajara Airport.

San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende

Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Dos Buhos Winery

Dos Buhos Winery

Guadalajara

Guadalajara

Tlaquepaque

Hotel Solar Las Animas

Tequila Harvest

Tequila HIstoric Center

Agave hearts

Hacienda Labor Rivera

Hacienda Labor Rivera

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