Things to do in
Tequila

Our most recommended things to do in Tequila

From Guadalajara: Tequila Day Trip with Jose Cuervo Option

1. From Guadalajara: Tequila Day Trip with Jose Cuervo Option

Discover the elaboration process of tequila by visiting a traditional distillery, and you can upgrade your experience by selecting the option of visiting a second distillery, the José Cuervo Distillery. Drive into the countryside of Mexico’s renowned tequila-producing region for a tour and tasting at one of the most famous tequila distilleries in the world. Pass the agave fields en route from Guadalajara. Then, learn about the fermentation process, and past and present-day tequila production techniques. Discover tequila’s indigenous origins and the Spanish who distilled the beverage into the tequila known today. At the end of the guided visit, you will enjoy a tasting of this national drink after exploring the town of Tequila with your guide. In the case that you choose the José Cuervo Distillery option, you would be transferred to Tequila after the visit to said distillery. During the 1-hour drive to Tequila, stop to admire mountain vistas and the fields of agave azul (blue agave), the succulent plant used to make tequila, Mexico’s national drink. These blue-green patches of agave plants blend beautifully with the earth tones in the natural landscape. At Tequila, you will be given free time to explore its streets on your own, you can have lunch or go shopping and purchase some tequila for you to remember the experience! Finally, you will again meet your guide to return to Guadalajara and be dropped at one of the three possible points downtown.

From Guadalajara: Tequila Trail Tour with Tasting

2. From Guadalajara: Tequila Trail Tour with Tasting

Learn all about Tequila on a guided tour. Visit the fields where agave grows, a distillery for a tasting, and the towns of Tequila and Amatitán with a certified guide. Start your adventure by being picked up from the lobby of your hotel or another address in Guadalajara. Head off along Mexico's Tequila Trail. First, stop to admire the Agave Landscape. Take photos and walk among the agave plants in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. See how this raw material for Tequila reproduces. Next, discover how Mexico's national drink is made at an artisanal distillery. Watch all the steps involved in creating different types of Tequila. Then, enjoy a Tequila tasting experience before visiting the Magical Town of Tequila. Explore downtown Tequila, see the church, buy arts and crafts, and try the local food and drinks like 'cantaritos.' Finally, hop back into the van to return to Guadalajara.

From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour with Tastings

3. From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour with Tastings

Visit Tequila on a guided day tour from Guadalajara. Learn about the history and production of Mexico's most iconic drink, taste a variety of different tequilas, and explore the charming "Pueblo Mágico" of Tequila. Start with pickup from your hotel in Guadalajara and travel by private transportation to an artisanal tequila factory located in the town of El Arenal. Capture wonderful photos of the vast agave fields and learn about the different steps in creating traditional tequila. Try 5 types of tequila and an agave beer at the factory while you recite the "drunkard's prayers". Afterward, there will be a stop to purchase some lunch at a popular restaurant featuring live mariachi music. Travel to the "Pueblo Mágico" of Tequila and stroll through the charming streets. You can also visit a traditional bar to try the most famous cocktail in the region made with "cantaritos" tequila. After some time in the town, relax on the return journey to Guadalajara, with drop-off at your hotel.

From Guadalajara: Town of Tequila & Jose Cuervo Factory Tour

4. From Guadalajara: Town of Tequila & Jose Cuervo Factory Tour

Embark on an insightful adventure in the state of Jalisco, perfect for all tequila fans. Take a guided tour of the town of Tequila with a transfer from Guadalajara. Explore the agave fields and learn everything about the production process at the most famous tequila factory. Upon arrival in Tequila, step into the agave fields, where the legend of this sacred drink's origins comes from. Your tour guide will teach about how the agave is planted, carefully pruned, and extracted. Once in Downtown Tequila, see the production of tequila at the place that created this process more than 200 years ago. Inside the José Cuervo factory of La Rojeña, the raw material is cooked, extracted, fermented, and distilled to obtain the traditional Mexican drink. Finally, take some time to explore the charming town. Feel free to purchase lunch from one of the many restaurants on the main square, including a high-end restaurant, property of the Jose Cuervo brand. You can also try some seafood, tacos, and street food, such as the traditional 'marquesitas'.

Guadalajara: Horse Riding on the Tequila Route with Tastings

5. Guadalajara: Horse Riding on the Tequila Route with Tastings

Enjoy a pickup from your hotel in Guadalajara on the first stop of the day. Arrive at the scenic Amatitan and saddle up for an adventure. Have a professional tequila tasting and continue with a horseback ride through the center of this picturesque town and out into the surrounding landscapes, bursting with agave plants.  Eat brunch in a former hacienda. Then go to a small family distillery to learn about the process of making tequila. At this place, listen as your guide explains the process of tequila-making, followed by tequila and liquor tastings. At the end of an unforgettable and unique experience, return to Guadalajara.

Mazamitla tour from Guadalajara with Mundo Aventura

6. Mazamitla tour from Guadalajara with Mundo Aventura

We leave from Guadalajara in the morning to enjoy the day to the fullest. We will travel by road for approximately one hour until we reach our first point: "Vampires of San Luis Soyatlan." Vampires are a typical drink of the region based on Tequila, which we can purchase to enjoy along the way. Our next stop is the bridge of wishes, here we will do a small activity where we will write our favorite wish and we will leave it on this bridge with the expectation that it will be fulfilled as soon as possible. We will continue our journey to the magical town of Mazamitla, where we will appreciate the classic architecture of a Swiss town. Here we will learn about the production process of cajeta in an artisanal Cajeta factory. After the tasting, we will go to the center of Mazamitla where we will have free time to walk its beautiful streets, eat a traditional corn tamale or eat in one of the typical fonditas. If time permits, you can tour part of the city on horseback or ATV. (Activity not included) Finally, we will go to our last stop: "Adventure World" It is an amusement park and extreme activities such as zip lines, ATV rides, Razers, hanging bridge, among others. Here you will also be able to see wild animals such as tigers and lions. After this stop, we are ready for our return to Guadalajara.

Tequila: Factory, Swing, Town and Cantaritos

7. Tequila: Factory, Swing, Town and Cantaritos

Hello! If you like to know all the special details of Tequila, this is the right place. First we are going to see us at the oxxo of the minerva (most important round about of the city). Then we will start the journey arriving to the factory 3 mujeres . There we will see the process of the Tequila, the longest cave of latin america, tequila tastings , tunnels with lights, the agave farms and more. At the second spot you will experience a swing that is at 50m (165 ft) above the ground, feeling that you can fly mean while you can look at an amazing sight. At the third spot, we will visit Tequila town. There we will go to eat something at a tradidional mexican market (food not included) and to sight see all the magic of the town. At last we have the better. The famous Cantaritos "El Guero". A really iconic spot from the rute of the tequila. Which arehuge clay buckets were they put one, two or three bottles of tequila. And best part if you want you can take the clay pots like souvenirs or if you cant take them, you can break them at an iconic wall.

Lots of party: Have fun at "La Aguirreña" factory

8. Lots of party: Have fun at "La Aguirreña" factory

Unlimited tequila included! Party aboard a barrel-shaped bus, sing, dance and have fun while you tour the town on a cultural tour with a certificated guide; get to know the agave fields where you can take a souvenir photo; Visit the "La Aguirreña" factory, learn the tequila process and end with a tasting of more than 5 types of tequila and liquors. It starts in the center of town and ends at the same point. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

From Guadalajara: Tequila Town and Cantarito Making Tour

9. From Guadalajara: Tequila Town and Cantarito Making Tour

Get to know tequila, Mexico’s national drink, on this guided tour to Tequila and Amatitán. Learn how to mix your own traditional cantarito before exploring the towns where the first factories of this ancestral drink were born. Visit a distillery, enjoy a tasting, and shop local products. Start your adventure by being picked up from your hotel or address in Guadalajara. From there, head along Mexico's Tequila Trail where the first stop will be to admire the agave landscape. At the agave fields, learn how to mix your own cantarito, a typical Mexican tequila cocktail and a must try if you are visiting Tequila. Visit the traditional distillery and watch all the steps involved in creating different types of Tequila. Enjoy a tequila tasting experience before visiting the magical towns of Tequila and Amatitán. Explore downtown Tequila, see the church, and walk on the slopes of Tequila Volcano. As you explore Tequila and Amatitán, shop unique arts and crafts and try local foods and drinks. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to take photos of the picturesque landscape. At the end of your trip, hop back onto the van to return to Guadalajara.

From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour & Tequila Tasting in Hacienda

10. From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour & Tequila Tasting in Hacienda

Discover the process of making tequila in a tour that will take you to the agave landscape and to appreciate the views of the agave fields. Take beautiful pictures of the agave landscape. Get a professional tequila tasting guided by an expert tequila master. Go to a family-owned small distillery to learn about the process of making tequila. In this place, your guide will explain the process of tequila making and then you will have another tequila and liquor tasting. Continue to the town of Tequila, stopping first at 'La Quinta Sauza' to have a professional tasting of Tequila of 'Sauza Hornitos'. Enjoy a delicious lunch in this beautiful property built in 1836, before visiting the old bottles collection. Then, head to the town of Tequila and visit the artisan market, the Jose Cuervo store, and other places to take unforgettable pictures.

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Our most recommended things to do in Tequila

From Guadalajara: Tequila Day Trip with Jose Cuervo Option

From Guadalajara: Tequila Day Trip with Jose Cuervo Option

Discover the elaboration process of tequila by visiting a traditional distillery, and you can upgrade your experience by selecting the option of visiting a second distillery, the José Cuervo Distillery. Drive into the countryside of Mexico’s renowned tequila-producing region for a tour and tasting at one of the most famous tequila distilleries in the world. Pass the agave fields en route from Guadalajara. Then, learn about the fermentation process, and past and present-day tequila production techniques. Discover tequila’s indigenous origins and the Spanish who distilled the beverage into the tequila known today. At the end of the guided visit, you will enjoy a tasting of this national drink after exploring the town of Tequila with your guide. In the case that you choose the José Cuervo Distillery option, you would be transferred to Tequila after the visit to said distillery. During the 1-hour drive to Tequila, stop to admire mountain vistas and the fields of agave azul (blue agave), the succulent plant used to make tequila, Mexico’s national drink. These blue-green patches of agave plants blend beautifully with the earth tones in the natural landscape. At Tequila, you will be given free time to explore its streets on your own, you can have lunch or go shopping and purchase some tequila for you to remember the experience! Finally, you will again meet your guide to return to Guadalajara and be dropped at one of the three possible points downtown.

From Guadalajara: Tequila Trail Tour with Tasting

From Guadalajara: Tequila Trail Tour with Tasting

Learn all about Tequila on a guided tour. Visit the fields where agave grows, a distillery for a tasting, and the towns of Tequila and Amatitán with a certified guide. Start your adventure by being picked up from the lobby of your hotel or another address in Guadalajara. Head off along Mexico's Tequila Trail. First, stop to admire the Agave Landscape. Take photos and walk among the agave plants in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. See how this raw material for Tequila reproduces. Next, discover how Mexico's national drink is made at an artisanal distillery. Watch all the steps involved in creating different types of Tequila. Then, enjoy a Tequila tasting experience before visiting the Magical Town of Tequila. Explore downtown Tequila, see the church, buy arts and crafts, and try the local food and drinks like 'cantaritos.' Finally, hop back into the van to return to Guadalajara.

From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour with Tastings

From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour with Tastings

Visit Tequila on a guided day tour from Guadalajara. Learn about the history and production of Mexico's most iconic drink, taste a variety of different tequilas, and explore the charming "Pueblo Mágico" of Tequila. Start with pickup from your hotel in Guadalajara and travel by private transportation to an artisanal tequila factory located in the town of El Arenal. Capture wonderful photos of the vast agave fields and learn about the different steps in creating traditional tequila. Try 5 types of tequila and an agave beer at the factory while you recite the "drunkard's prayers". Afterward, there will be a stop to purchase some lunch at a popular restaurant featuring live mariachi music. Travel to the "Pueblo Mágico" of Tequila and stroll through the charming streets. You can also visit a traditional bar to try the most famous cocktail in the region made with "cantaritos" tequila. After some time in the town, relax on the return journey to Guadalajara, with drop-off at your hotel.

From Guadalajara: Town of Tequila & Jose Cuervo Factory Tour

From Guadalajara: Town of Tequila & Jose Cuervo Factory Tour

Embark on an insightful adventure in the state of Jalisco, perfect for all tequila fans. Take a guided tour of the town of Tequila with a transfer from Guadalajara. Explore the agave fields and learn everything about the production process at the most famous tequila factory. Upon arrival in Tequila, step into the agave fields, where the legend of this sacred drink's origins comes from. Your tour guide will teach about how the agave is planted, carefully pruned, and extracted. Once in Downtown Tequila, see the production of tequila at the place that created this process more than 200 years ago. Inside the José Cuervo factory of La Rojeña, the raw material is cooked, extracted, fermented, and distilled to obtain the traditional Mexican drink. Finally, take some time to explore the charming town. Feel free to purchase lunch from one of the many restaurants on the main square, including a high-end restaurant, property of the Jose Cuervo brand. You can also try some seafood, tacos, and street food, such as the traditional 'marquesitas'.

Guadalajara: Horse Riding on the Tequila Route with Tastings

Guadalajara: Horse Riding on the Tequila Route with Tastings

Enjoy a pickup from your hotel in Guadalajara on the first stop of the day. Arrive at the scenic Amatitan and saddle up for an adventure. Have a professional tequila tasting and continue with a horseback ride through the center of this picturesque town and out into the surrounding landscapes, bursting with agave plants.  Eat brunch in a former hacienda. Then go to a small family distillery to learn about the process of making tequila. At this place, listen as your guide explains the process of tequila-making, followed by tequila and liquor tastings. At the end of an unforgettable and unique experience, return to Guadalajara.

Mazamitla tour from Guadalajara with Mundo Aventura

Mazamitla tour from Guadalajara with Mundo Aventura

We leave from Guadalajara in the morning to enjoy the day to the fullest. We will travel by road for approximately one hour until we reach our first point: "Vampires of San Luis Soyatlan." Vampires are a typical drink of the region based on Tequila, which we can purchase to enjoy along the way. Our next stop is the bridge of wishes, here we will do a small activity where we will write our favorite wish and we will leave it on this bridge with the expectation that it will be fulfilled as soon as possible. We will continue our journey to the magical town of Mazamitla, where we will appreciate the classic architecture of a Swiss town. Here we will learn about the production process of cajeta in an artisanal Cajeta factory. After the tasting, we will go to the center of Mazamitla where we will have free time to walk its beautiful streets, eat a traditional corn tamale or eat in one of the typical fonditas. If time permits, you can tour part of the city on horseback or ATV. (Activity not included) Finally, we will go to our last stop: "Adventure World" It is an amusement park and extreme activities such as zip lines, ATV rides, Razers, hanging bridge, among others. Here you will also be able to see wild animals such as tigers and lions. After this stop, we are ready for our return to Guadalajara.

Tequila: Factory, Swing, Town and Cantaritos

Tequila: Factory, Swing, Town and Cantaritos

Hello! If you like to know all the special details of Tequila, this is the right place. First we are going to see us at the oxxo of the minerva (most important round about of the city). Then we will start the journey arriving to the factory 3 mujeres . There we will see the process of the Tequila, the longest cave of latin america, tequila tastings , tunnels with lights, the agave farms and more. At the second spot you will experience a swing that is at 50m (165 ft) above the ground, feeling that you can fly mean while you can look at an amazing sight. At the third spot, we will visit Tequila town. There we will go to eat something at a tradidional mexican market (food not included) and to sight see all the magic of the town. At last we have the better. The famous Cantaritos "El Guero". A really iconic spot from the rute of the tequila. Which arehuge clay buckets were they put one, two or three bottles of tequila. And best part if you want you can take the clay pots like souvenirs or if you cant take them, you can break them at an iconic wall.

Lots of party: Have fun at "La Aguirreña" factory

Lots of party: Have fun at "La Aguirreña" factory

Unlimited tequila included! Party aboard a barrel-shaped bus, sing, dance and have fun while you tour the town on a cultural tour with a certificated guide; get to know the agave fields where you can take a souvenir photo; Visit the "La Aguirreña" factory, learn the tequila process and end with a tasting of more than 5 types of tequila and liquors. It starts in the center of town and ends at the same point. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

From Guadalajara: Tequila Town and Cantarito Making Tour

From Guadalajara: Tequila Town and Cantarito Making Tour

Get to know tequila, Mexico’s national drink, on this guided tour to Tequila and Amatitán. Learn how to mix your own traditional cantarito before exploring the towns where the first factories of this ancestral drink were born. Visit a distillery, enjoy a tasting, and shop local products. Start your adventure by being picked up from your hotel or address in Guadalajara. From there, head along Mexico's Tequila Trail where the first stop will be to admire the agave landscape. At the agave fields, learn how to mix your own cantarito, a typical Mexican tequila cocktail and a must try if you are visiting Tequila. Visit the traditional distillery and watch all the steps involved in creating different types of Tequila. Enjoy a tequila tasting experience before visiting the magical towns of Tequila and Amatitán. Explore downtown Tequila, see the church, and walk on the slopes of Tequila Volcano. As you explore Tequila and Amatitán, shop unique arts and crafts and try local foods and drinks. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to take photos of the picturesque landscape. At the end of your trip, hop back onto the van to return to Guadalajara.

From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour & Tequila Tasting in Hacienda

From Guadalajara: Tequila Tour & Tequila Tasting in Hacienda

Discover the process of making tequila in a tour that will take you to the agave landscape and to appreciate the views of the agave fields. Take beautiful pictures of the agave landscape. Get a professional tequila tasting guided by an expert tequila master. Go to a family-owned small distillery to learn about the process of making tequila. In this place, your guide will explain the process of tequila making and then you will have another tequila and liquor tasting. Continue to the town of Tequila, stopping first at 'La Quinta Sauza' to have a professional tasting of Tequila of 'Sauza Hornitos'. Enjoy a delicious lunch in this beautiful property built in 1836, before visiting the old bottles collection. Then, head to the town of Tequila and visit the artisan market, the Jose Cuervo store, and other places to take unforgettable pictures.

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Overall rating

4.4
(83 reviews)

This is a MUST activity to do… our tour guide Rony exceeded all expectations all the history he himself is a tequila expert, the distillery, the agave fields and Tequila town everything was great.

Carmen and the driver were the best !! Carmen knew everything about tequila and friendly professional and amazing overall!!

Except for the problem with the truck's battery, the excursion has met our expectations. A very nice day

Excellent trip all round. Not rushed and got a great chance to see everything. 10/10

Had a nice and fun day. Great guide, enthusiastic and knowledgeable.