Combine ancient history with iconic culture on this 7-hour tour of the Guachimontones Pyramids and the Casa Herradura Distillery from Guadalajara. Marvel at mysterious circular structures at the UNESCO-listed Guachimontones Pyramids, western Mexico’s most important prehistoric site, before pleasuring your palate with tequila tasting during a tour of the Casa Herradura Distillery in Jalisco. Plus, enjoy free time in the picturesque town of Tequila, full of souvenir shops and restaurants. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Guadalajara are included on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
Kick off your tour with hotel pickup at 10:30am, when you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle destined of the pre-historic Guachimontones Pyramids.
On arrival at the UNESCO-listed site, you’ll marvel at the architectural precision of the circular pyramids, only excavated 20 years ago, and learn about the archaic traditions of Teuchitlan civilization. See, too, the largest ball court in Mesoamerica and pay a visit to the on-site museum, which details the excavation processes and discoveries of the site.
Your next stop is the Casa Herradura Distillery, a family-run hacienda that’s been producing tequila since 1870. Learn about distilling processes, absorb picturesque views of fields filled with blue agave, and sample various types of tequila during a tasting session.
Finally, visit the quaint town of Tequila to search for unique souvenirs and sample local gastronomy at your own expense. Your tour concludes with hotel drop-off in Guadalajara.