Cross La Virgen river and explore Coyote Canyon during this half-day guided horseback riding tour from San Miguel de Allende. Admire the stunning cliffs, stop for a hike and relax along the river. Clop along at a steady pace, or enjoy opportunities to gallop amid this beautiful scenery. Upgrade to soak any sore muscles at a nearby hot springs, or pump up your adrenaline with a 120-foot rappel off a cliff. After your adventure, return to the ranch and settle in for a hearty, organic lunch of Mexican cuisine.
Experience the romance of a sunset horseback ride through San Miguel de Allende on an amorous 2-hour tour of the colonial town. Admire the quaint tableau of 450-year-old architecture as you explore San Miguel de Allende at a relaxed canter. Ride through the botanical beauty of Benito Juárez Park; toast your magical evening in an atmospheric Mexican ‘cantina’; and listen to a moving serenade performed by ‘mariachis’ before settling down to candlelit dinner inspired by Mexican culinary classics.
Take your culinary skills to the next level during a cooking class in San Miguel de Allende. Enjoy step-by-step guidance as you prepare mole sauce, enmoladas, and traditional Mexican rice. Dishes and recipes can be altered to accommodate any dietary restrictions you may have. Once everything is ready, sit down to enjoy the meal with a glass of regional wine and a cacao chocolate drink.
Enjoy a rock-climbing and abseiling adventure in the pueblos mágicos (or magical town) of Bernal. After a convenient hotel pickup, gear up and ascend the 196-foot (60-meter) La Peña de Bernal monolith, where you can take in spectacular views of Querétaro before rappelling down. Cap off your excursion with a gordita and an ice-cold beer (included in the tour price) in the picturesque village.
La Talavera is a very typical technique of Mexico, to learn a bit of history in our region and to make a project for your own home at the same time is very enriching, when it is done with family or groups of friends it is also a very rewarding experience.
Capture the adventurous spirit of a Mexican ranch on a full-day horseback riding tour from San Miguel de Allende. Travel through the distinctive countryside in a comfortable, air-conditioned car to a traditional Mexican ranch and greet your courteous hosts. Grasp the opportunity of milking cows; help to make fresh cheese quesadillas; and chase chickens and pigs in order to pen the animals. Feast upon a meal cooked on a campfire and then climb onto a powerful horse to explore the dramatic landscapes of Coyote Canyon. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from San Miguel de Allende.
I have been born in Oaxaca and have led different gastronomic projects for 12 years.
We currently have a Oaxaca-themed restaurant in the city of San Miguel de Allende. The recipes we have in our menu are originals of our mothers and grandmothers, and also of traditional cooks.
We use only traditional ingredients from the south of the country and work with professional kitchen equipment.
Experience the picturesque Tixhiñú waterfalls on a fun and affordable, full-day rappelling adventure. After a convenient pickup (select hotels only), head to the falls and abseil through the rushing water and into a lush valley. Then, abseil down a second waterfall, visit the indigenous Otomi villages of San Ildefonso or Aculco, shop for crafts, and enjoy a traditional lunch.
To better connect those who stay here with the true spirit of San Miguel, we frequently host small experiential workshops.
These may range from intricate crafts with resident artisans to salsa-making adventures that begin in the market, gathering fresh peppers and herbs alongside locals in the know.
This tour provides round-trip transportation from downtown Queretaro and visits the state of Guanajuato for a canyoning adventure in Paso de Vaqueros. You'll spend the day in a scenic canyon riding natural water slides, leaping into 26-foot (8-meter) pits, and rappelling 65 feet (20 meters) into the waterfalls. Snacks, safety gear, and insurance are all included in the price of your tour.
Walking through the historic district of San Miguel de Allende is a great way to discover this town’s beautiful hidden enclaves and must-see attractions alike. This private San Miguel walking tour introduces you to the city’s charms with unparalleled personal attention. Chat with your guide about everyday life in the city and ask unlimited questions as you head to top sights such as the central square, important churches, and historical monuments.
Discover the wonders of San Miguel de Allende cuisine on this 3-hour food walking tour, top-rated by TripAdvisor reviewers. Soak up rich culinary history and traditions as you explore family-owned restaurants and other eateries, and sample delicious churros, chocolate, mole, ceviche and more. Admire the city’s Spanish baroque architecture and learn about the local history along the way. Numbers are limited to eight foodies on this small-group tour, ensuring a more personalized experience.
Get an inside look at what it takes to uncover ancient ruins by visiting Cañada de La Virgen on an archaeologist-led tour. Your guide took part in the site’s 2004 excavation, giving him a unique insight into the relatively-recently uncovered Mesoamerican complex. As you tour the site he can share details you can’t discover on your own and would likely miss on a different guided tour.
This private, full-day tour of Guanajuato from San Miguel de Allende is a great way to get to know the city. Skip the crowded tour buses and slow public transit in favor of a private vehicle that takes you straight from your hotel to top Guanajuato sights such as the Juarez Theater, Diego Rivera Museum, and Plaza de la Paz. In addition to commentary from a guide, this tour includes all entrance fees and lunch.
It is an experience that mixes tourism and art throughout San Miguel de Allende where we meet artists in their own workshops where they do painting, sculpture, textile art, Mexican folk art and more styles. The artists receive us and tell us about their creative processes (techniques, inspiration, etc.) while we have a glass of wine and eat tapas, the tour can be personalized and private or in a group.
Enhance your experience of San Miguel de Allende’s dramatic canyon on a 2-day horseback riding adventure. Travel through the Mexican countryside to a traditional ranch and greet your courteous hosts. Try your hand at milking, cheese making, and cattle herding and explore the spectacular landscape of the surrounding canyon on horseback. Feast on authentic Mexican meals cooked by campfire, toasting marshmallows and sipping ice cold beer before retiring to bed in a comfortable tent. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from San Miguel de Allende on this enriching excursion.
Uncover the ancient mysteries of Cañada de la Virgen on a full-day tour of the archeological site from San Miguel de Allende. Alongside an expert guide, embark on a guided tour of the archaic complex and gain fascinating insight into the culture of the Otomi people and the Bajio region. Explore the site of Cañada de la Virgen at a leisurely pace and marvel at a colossal temple and archaic ruins that date back to 1050 AD. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from San Miguel de Allende on this tour as well as an included lunch.
Through the mountain paths, the canyons and rivers of the Sierra Gorda, you will me amazed by the beautiful landscapes you’ll discover. After a refreshing break and a swim in the fresh water of the Estorax river, ride back to complete the tour to a well-deserved meal.
Savor the culinary delights of San Miguel de Allende on this 3-hour nighttime food walking tour. An in-the-know guide takes you to seven memorable stops, where you'll taste succulent fare such as mesquite beet salad, chile en nogada, a jicama shrimp taco and finish with desert. Between bites, learn about the city's beautiful architecture and Mexican traditions. This small-group tour is limited to just ten people, ensuring a more memorable experience. Guests may also enhance their tastings with an upgrade to include two wine pairings.
Get your thrills on the bungee-jumping excursion from Querétaro. After an optional hotel pickup, head to the “pueblo magico” of Huichapan for breakfast, then travel to Puente de Fierro de Tasquillo—an elegant bridge in the state of Hidalgo. Get properly outfitted with specialized gear and leap from the edge. Stop by Las Cazuelas restaurant for a delicious lunch before returning to Querétaro.
I have designed all of my classes to be about 4 hours long, and I use basic tools that are accessible and affordable so that my students can easily take this new skill home and continue creating. This is a great way to get started with making jewelry without a huge financial or time commitment, and because it is just a one day, four hour class it easily fits in to your day between sightseeing. At the end fo the class you have a lovely new piece of jewelry to wear out and a great souvenir to take back home from your trip to San Miguel.
Get a behind the scenes look at beer production in San Miguel de Allende during a tasting tour of Dos Aves Brewery. The guided visit is perfect for social drinkers and beer connoisseurs alike. Witness the pride and precision that goes into producing the locally famous brewery's top craft beers. After the tour, taste four Dos Aves beers, along with a seasonal brew.
Visit two boutique vineyards near San Miguel de Allende on a half-day tour with wine and food tastings. At each winery you'll learn about their vineyards and wine production, then sample several wines paired with food. You can also tour the wine cellar and gardens, and check out locally produced olive oil and lavender.