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.
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.
• 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
SERENE SCENES WITH AN OFF-ROAD RIDEEnjoy a convenient shuttle to and from hotel pickup and drop-offLearn about the many famous movies that were filmed hereTravel a scenic 6 km route in an open-air VochoSpot wildlife and unique plants of GuanajuatoView the bold, changing colors of San Miguel's sunsetRide the rugged Road in a Vocho that is only accessible via off-road vehicles
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
When the sun's first ray touches the SMA is being the best time to explore the rolling hills and alleys, sign up for an exciting countryside adventure. Your off road desert adventure tour begins once one of our friendly and professional Guide picks you up from your location in the morning. Then, it’s time to start your thrilling Guanadventure packed with lots of fun.
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.
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!