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Guachimontones Tour: Archaeological Site and Ancestral Legacy
Quick Description
Enjoy a cultural and archaeological tour with a local expert at the Guachimontones pyramids in Teuchitlán, Jalisco. Place considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 2006. Tour the most important archaeological site in western Mexico and learn everything about the first indigenous civilizations. After touring the round pyramids and museum, you will taste local indigenous drinks such as aguamiel, pulque, and tejuino. You will visit a Pre-Hispanic Crafts Workshop where musical instruments and other obsidian pieces are made. Enjoy lunch at Presa de la Vega, try the delicious local cuisine in one of the traditional restaurants with an incredible view of the lagoon. This tour is dedicated to those looking for an authentic and personalized cultural experience. Ideal for groups of friends, families and couples.
Highlights
• Expert local guide.
• Tasting of native drinks included.
• Private tour for you and your companions.
• Private round transport
From $100
Was $120
Duration: 2 hours
Number of people
ITINERARY
Languages In-person::
Spanish
English
Duration:
7 hours
What’s excluded:
Dinner
Transport
Days:
Tuesday to Sunday (subject to availability)
Important:
*Reservation with deposit required at least 24 hours before the date.
*Does not include food or tips.
What’s included:
Local guide, bottled water, entrance fees and activities.
Meeting point:
9:30
Meeting instructions:
•Pick up at your hotel/airbnb (only in GDL).
•Archaeological Site Tour.
•Tasting of native drinks.
•Visit to Craft Workshop.
•Lunch stop.
•Return to Guadalajara
Health restrictions:
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
Not recommended for travellers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Tour rating & reviews
Mary C
Mary C
A wonderful way to spend the day!
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Our tour guide Fernando was very knowledgeable on every area we asked him about, from the artisans to the history to the current economy.... You name it, and he knew about it! We enjoyed meeting and talking with the artisans, watching them work, and hearing their stories. We had a delightful lunch in beautiful Tlaquepaque and then fun shopping. The night before our tour I injured my ankle (later found out it was broken) and asked Fernando if we could stop on the way to purchase a cane for me. He did better than that and brought his Abuella's wheelchair for me to use! It was a life saver. If I could rate this tour 10 stars I would!
Nancy A
Nancy A
Tonalá & Tlaquepaque Fun!
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Once again Fernando has out down himself! He was our tour guide for these amazing locations. He took us to galería Bernabé where you will learn about 4 generations of petatillo artistry, a tortillería de flor, how Lupita are made, and all along the way we learned amazing history about both cities. A great way to spend a day!!! Highly recommend. Gracias Fer 😁
Ron
Ron
Fun Tour
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Ask for Fernando he is a great guy, and very knowledgeable! we definitely recommend this tour, well be back for sure.
Edmundo Yrigoyen
Edmundo Yrigoyen
Mexican Complexity Revealed
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Our guide Berenice Miramontes took us on this walking tour from Colonia Americana thru historic center, ended in front of the Cabañas museum. Her English was very good and her knowledge of history and architecture styles was excellent and very informative. She also did a great explanation of the murals and made them very relevant to Mexico and world history. She answer all our questions, we now understand Mexican history a lot better. It was very interesting finding out about the war of independence from Spain and the revolutionary war which was internal more like a civil war. In any case I highly recommend this tour and take good walking shoes!
Geraldine Aves
Geraldine Aves
Passionate & Professional
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What an incredible walking tour with Fernando. He generously shared his knowledge and passion for history and art with us. He made history come alive and culturally engaged us right from the beginning. We highly recommend spending quality time with a professional and passionate tour guide like Fernando.
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