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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.
As I (Albert Coffee) guide you through this magical place, where I had the privilege of participating during the 2004 excavation field season, I'll share what I have gleaned through personal hands-on experience and years of study about ancient Mesoamerica, the legends & wisdom of local people. I am a graduate of Louisiana State University and a federally licensed tour guide. This special tour includes years of documented legends, wisdom & memories of the elders of the ranch communities on and around the historic location. You will hear about each place and its cultural significance as you journey along the path the ancients took to reach the pyramid.I have taken over 20,000 people on tours since the site opened to the public in 2011. My passion is relating in an enjoyable way information that is just coming to light in an area very recently investigated. I hope to see you soon. This is "a must do while you’re here…!" "An experience that can’t be missed." "Don’t get left behind."
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.
We are going to have a great time exploring Queretaro's downtown, a much beloved neighborhood rich with history and culinary delights, on this two/two and a half hour walk and eating adventure! We will make five to six stops at some of our favorite eateries and watering holes. You will have the opportunity to explore the best of Querétaro's casual food scene, sampling a variety of traditional and speciality tacos, tamales, gorditas, and more! This walk also includes a gourmet margarita, or tequila sampling at an authentic cantina, and the chance to enjoy a one of a kind local, craft beer or michelada. You will meet our beloved vendors and discover for yourselves why we adore them, and their food! You will experience cooking demonstrations, have the opportunity to ask questions, learn about the ingredients and history of the cuisine they prepare, and you will eat, eat, eat!
Highlights:- Walk down the well-known city center and hear the history of the city- Visit the local market and try delicious food - View a variety of street art spread throughout the city- Enjoy a fully guided tour from beginning to endWhat to expect: The two-hour tour takes you from the center of San Miguel de Allende to the neighborhood's booming urban places. Showing you the local side of the town, you'll see the best hot spots; learn the history of the city, hear about the urban movements, local and international artists. During the tour, we will stop at the most interesting places to see the beautiful art pieces and hear the story of behind them. As the benefit of walking around the city center, we will talk about the best local design and fashion studios, urban restaurants, bars, and nightlife spots so you can enjoy your stay in San Miguel de Allende. This tour will gain an appreciation and perspective of San Miguel as the raising city.
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.
• Check out the must sees of Downtown San Miguel. • Explore San Miguel’s delights from markets to schools and churches • Learn about the culture and the history of the town. • Enjoy a delicious traditional meal in one of San Miguel’s favorite restaurants. • Gain confidence to continue discovering the joys of the town on your own.
Experience Queretaro’s cultural heritage during an evening performance that shares the hidden stories and tales of this colonial city, and leave your day open for other activities. Learn about the many historical events that played an important role in Mexican independence, and discover the popular myths and legends.
Visit the beautiful town of Dolores Hidalgo, cradle of Mexico’s Independence movement. See it’s magnificent church, it’s museums, local crafts and taste their delicious hand made ice cream flavors. After that, we’ll see the incredible paintings at the Atotonilco Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Explore Cañada de la Virgen, the only archaeological site in San Miguel de Allende, on this private half-day guided tour. Learn about its ancient inhabitants and hear the different theories about their lifestyle and demise. Plus learn about the significance of the layout of the buildings in relation to astronomy. A Mexican lunch is included.
Visit the 400-year-old mine Mineral de Pozos on a private full-day tour from San Miguel de Allende. Your guide shows you parts of the abandoned mine including a mine shaft (optional) and several structures, and shares details about the colonial period and mining in Mexico. Afterward, check out Lavender Ranch, have lunch at a Mexican restaurant, and walk around the central square before returning to San Miguel.
Explore the magical towns of Peña de Bernal, Cadereyta de Montes, and Tequisquiapan during a full-day tour from Queretaro. Enjoy easy transportation in an air-conditioned coach and see one of the world's highest monoliths and visit a traditional candy shop and a famous artisans market. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
On this tour you can visit colonial cities such as: Queretaro, San Miguel Allende, Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Zacatecas, Guadalajara, Tequila, Patzcuaro, Morelia and Mexico City, some of them a world heritage site where you will discover beautiful facades, residences of Artists and intellectuals and buildings that go from Baroque to Neo-Gothic.
On this six-day tour, you will visit colonial cities such as San Miguel de Allende, a favorite residence for artists and intellectuals and famous for its buildings ranging from Baroque to Neo-Gothic. You will also discover the charm of the city Dolores Hidalgo, cradle of the independence of Mexico. Guanajuato, declared a world heritage and home to the Cervantino International Festival. Zacatecas, mining city with a spectacular cathedral of the Mexican Baroque; and Guadalajara, the birthplace of the emblematic mariachi and tequila.
Ideal for history enthusiasts, this tour takes you to three of western Mexico’s most beautiful colonial cities. Departing Santiago de Queretaro, you’ll visit Dolores Hidalgo—known as the Magic Place because of its stunning architecture—and Atotonilco, home to the ‘Sistine Chapel of Mexico’, See, too, the UNESCO-listed historic monuments of San Miguel de Allende, a city replete with leafy courtyards and cobbled streets. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included on this tour.