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  • From Guadalajara: “The Legends of Tequila Town” Night Tour

    1. From Guadalajara: “The Legends of Tequila Town” Night Tour

    Enjoy a fun and culturally enriching night tour of the town of Tequila where you will ride on a trolley around the town, listen to the town’s exciting stories and legends, do a tequila tasting, and end with a delicious Mexican feast. Begin your tour with a pick up at 6:30 PM in Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque, and drive to the beautiful town of Tequila. Once in Tequila, the excitement begins with a tour on a unique trolley as your guide tells you enchanting stories and legends of the famous town. Next, visit Casa Sauza, a hacienda built in1836, which is one of the most beautiful places in Tequila and also a renowned distillery. At Casa Sauza,  go on a tour around the distillery and enjoy a tequila tasting. Afterward you will have a delicious three-course dinner in the restaurant "La Cueva De Don Cenobio" accompanied by traditional Mexican music. After dinner, head back to Guadalajara at ...

  • Guadalajara: 6-Hour Tour of Historic Center and Tlaquepaque

    2. Guadalajara: 6-Hour Tour of Historic Center and Tlaquepaque

    Discover the highlights of Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque on this full-day guided tour. Try local food and shop for souvenirs while learning about culture and history. Begin your tour by being picked up in your hotel in Guadalajara, then head to the historic downtown of the city. Meet your expert local guide and learn exciting information about the city. As you walk around the city center with your tour guide, you'll visit the city's main landmarks, including the cathedral, Degollado's Teater, and Hospicio Cabañas. Next head to Tlaquepaque, dubbed a Magic Town for its unique and outstanding handicrafts, galleries, workshops, and El Parian (bar and live music venue). Enjoy free time to try traditional Mexican food in the many restaurants on one of the main streets of the town. Visit artisan candy stores where you can buy some tasty souvenirs.

  • From Guadalajara: Tlaquepaque & Tonala Full-Day Trip

    3. From Guadalajara: Tlaquepaque & Tonala Full-Day Trip

    Discover 2 of Mexico’s colonial villages on a half-day sightseeing tour from Guadalajara, and admire the handcrafted goods of Tlaquepaque and Tonala. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to Tlaquepaque by air-conditioned minivan. Located 4 miles (7 kilometers) from downtown Guadalajara, the small town is known for its ceramics, woodcarvings and leather work. Stroll down cobblestone streets to find craft shops in former colonial mansions. Watch artisans at work in craft factories, and listen to a mariachi band in the main plaza. Then, enjoy a traditional lunch at your own expense. Next, transfer to Tonala, also known for its handcrafted goods. On certain days of the week, a large market takes over the main streets, attracting people from all over the area. Your guide will give a brief explanation of the region’s history, before taking you to a few of the workshops and factories...

  • Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque 6-Hour Tour

    4. Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque 6-Hour Tour

    Begin your panoramic tour by visiting the roundabout of the Minerva, the representative guardian of the city erected in the 50s. Continue toward the arches of the old entrance to Guadalajara, which marked the start of the Guadalajara-Morelia highway. These are 20-meter high neoclassical arches, where one can appreciate the colors of the coat of arms of the state of Jalisco. Head then to Chapultepec Avenue, the cultural corridor and one of the liveliest areas of Guadalajara. Continue your journey of old houses on Libertad Street, where you can travel to the end of the 1800s and marvel at architecture from the city's most beautiful time. Proceed with a visit to the Gothic temple of Expiatorio, also known as the Cross of Squares of the Historical Center of the city.  Continue to the Metropolitan Cathedral and discover the murals of the Government Palace created by José Clemente Orozco. Wa...

    Dante, our guide, was AMAZING and conveyed passion for the history of Guadalajara. He is a 5 Stars tour guide!!!

  • From Puerto Vallarta: Guadalajara, Tequila and Tlaquepaque

    5. From Puerto Vallarta: Guadalajara, Tequila and Tlaquepaque

    Discover Tequila, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, and Guadalajara on this 2-day, 1-night adventure from Puerto Vallarta. Begin your trip early with pickup from your hotel lobby, then savor a delicious included Mexican breakfast on the way to Tequila. Upon arrival in Tequila, Jalisco, spend some time exploring the home of your favorite drink. Walk around the town and visit the Main Square, the church, and other attractions, such as the famous Jose Cuervo Gallery. If you like, you can also purchase a tour to visit the tequila factory at your own cost. Next, continue to San Pedro Tlaquepaque, a beautiful place full of color, architecture, and tranquility. Enjoy time to walk around the gardens and taste delicious typical ice cream from the region. Feel the vibe of a Mexican town all around as you walk the cobblestone streets lined with galleries, market places, and mariachis on every corner. After...

  • Guadalajara & Tlaquepaque Half-Day Tour

    6. Guadalajara & Tlaquepaque Half-Day Tour

    Enjoy a panoramic drive through the main avenues of Guadalajara on this 5-hour sightseeing tour and get a great introduction to the historical city center on an informative walking tour. Known as the "Pearl of the West," and taking its name from the Arabic for "Valley of the Stone," Guadalajara includes the beautifully preserved 16th and 17th century architectural masterpieces of Plaza Guadalajara and the Metropolitan Cathedral, located at the intersection of 4 squares known as the “Cruz de Plazas” (Cross of Plazas). See magnificent colonial buildings, such as the main Plaza Tapatia and the Jalisco Regional Museum in the former 18th-century seminary of San José. Then, travel to the amazing city of Tlaquepaque, a famous artisan village that provides a showcase for a large variety of Mexican arts and crafts. Discover ceramics, pottery, wood figurines, and wrought iron furniture. Pick up...

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What people are saying about Tlaquepaque

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Awesome! Friendly, intormative and fun! This was a great way to get around and see Guadalajara's surroundings. We enjoyed our guides so much that we went on a tour to Tequila with them the next day.

Personalized, guided, excellent history, transport and luxury treatment.

It is a luxury tour, the guide's treatment was excellent for the two older adults who went, luxury transportation and very professional history


It was very nice to know these places, the guide was very helpful and patient to allow us to visit and acquire our memories with soul!

Dante, our guide, was AMAZING and conveyed passion for the history of Guadalajara. He is a 5 Stars tour guide!!!