Ideal for those who wish to combine culture and cuisine, this taco and tequila tour of San Miguel de Allende promises an enriching cultural experience. Alongside a gastronomic guide, you’ll taste Mexican culinary classics at seven rustic locations and sample three innovative cocktails. Sip a jalapeño margarita made by an award-winning mixologist, feast on a gourmet beef taco, and enrich your knowledge of Mexican food culture along the way. Small-group tour limited to 10 people.
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.
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.
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.
- 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 end
What 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.
• 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.
With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
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.
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.
- Visit 5 art galleries and understand how their experimental efforts shaped modern art
- Gain an understanding of the Mexican art scene today, its opportunities and challenges
- Have an opportunity to chat with the artists and see recent creations in an intimate setting
What to expect:
San Miguel is home to a number of blue-chip titans as well as promising young gallerists. We'll begin the tour by talking about the art scene in Mexico, the genesis of its developing and growing.
We'll then jump into the first art gallery, guided in part by what's currently on. Our tour will continue and we will proceed to art studios and galleries meanwhile stopping to see amazing street art pieces and hear the story behind of them.
This tour will give us a broad overview of the San Miguel de Allende art world and gain an understanding of its opportunity and challenges.
In the state of Querétaro there are four archaeological zones, but only one is located within the city.
Most people know the importance that Querétaro had in the history of independence, but few people know that since 300 BC it was of great importance for the cultures of the time.
Visiting the archeological zone and its museum will allow you to know more about more about its history from those days until today.
On the other hand, visiting the Sanctuary will give us the opportunity to admire a totally different style and yet realize that, over time, man has always felt the need to connect spiritually
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, at an authentic cantina, and the chance to enjoy a tequila, or 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!
We´ll visit the most creative part of San Miguel for a photo walk where you´ll get to know the best of the city! Everyone can come to this experience, it doesn´t matter which camera you have! (Smartphones, DSRL, compact; all are welcome).
We will show you the colorful passages, beautiful placces and different types of cultural signs while telling you the stories behind the city. We will give you personal advice on taking creative photos, composition techniques and how to use your camera settings; and also let you know insights of Guanajuato scene.
By the end of the walk, you will get incredible photos! Also, you will take a closer look at the details of Mexican culture, its history, codes, and secrets! Bring your camera and comfortable shoes to enjoy the experience, and have a good time!
We started crossing of the Sierra de Santa Rosa de Lima, visit the City of Dolores Hidalgo visit the cementery where is buried Jose Alfredo Jimenez, Casa Miguel Hidalgo, the parish of Dolores, the house of Handicrafts, we head to the town of Atotonilco, continue with the city of San Miguel de Allende
We will start our Tour visiting a cheese factory (Finca Vai) where you will be talked through the process needed to produce cheese,you will be talked about the different kinds of cheese there are and we will have the opportunity to try some of them.
Optionally you can decide if your interested in joining a beer and wine tour or some of the other options they offer, but this fees would be additional.
Tequisquiapan is a charming little town which has won the title of Magic Village. We will walk its streets and alleys. You can try the famous artisan ice creams and we will visit its craft markets.
We will have a stop at the best Gorditas place in Tequisquiapan for a snack
Don’t risk getting lost in the underground passageways and winding roads of charming Guanajuato. Instead, explore this colonial city alongside a personal guide during a private full-day tour and see more than you could alone without the hassle of navigation. Learn about Guanajuato’s mining past, visit top attractions, and tailor stops to your individual preferences.
It is a pedestrian tour mainly, I will explain and share historical anecdotes, places and reasons for the construction and use of buildings, fashion and behavior of society in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
During this pleasant walk, the characters come alive, they will listen to their reasons and the social environments of independence, the arrival of Austrian Emperor Maximilian of Habsburg and the signing of our Constitution in 1917.
SERENE SCENES WITH AN OFF-ROAD RIDE
Enjoy a convenient shuttle to and from hotel pickup and drop-off
Learn about the many famous movies that were filmed here
Travel a scenic 6 km route in an open-air Vocho
Spot wildlife and unique plants of Guanajuato
View the bold, changing colors of San Miguel's sunset
Ride the rugged Road in a Vocho that is only accessible via off-road vehicles