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  3. Guadalajara
  4. Casa Herradura

From Guadalajara: San José del Refugio and Tequila Tour

Product ID: 314752
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Take a day trip to Tequila Town. Taste different kinds of tequila, learn fun facts and stories about the national drink of Mexico, and visit the most important tequila houses of the region.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

You will be picked up in the lobby of your hotel. Be ready 15 minutes before the pickup time.

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  • Watch a jimador demonstrate the traditional practices of making tequila
  • Visit an 1820s hacienda full of history and experience the old Mexico
  • Enjoy delicious local food in an underground restaurant, Taberna del Cofrade
  • Learn more about the tequila-making process in a 200-year-old factory factory
Full description
Get picked up and head straight from your hotel to an old hacienda, San José del Refugio, an estate built in 1870 in the town of Amatitán. Learn about the tequila-making process step by step, accompanied by a tequila tasting.  

You will also watch a jimador at work, a farmer who harvests agave for tequila and mezcal. Learn how the jima process influences the tequila production.

Your second stop will be in a 200-year-old World Heritage Distillery. Listen to some interesting stories about the place from your guide.

Next, continue to the city of Tequila itself to another tequila house and former hacienda, 'Quinta Sauza', where you'll have a tequila tasting before lunch. Then, enjoy delicious food with great scenery.

After the Quinta Sauza visit, go sightseeing around town with your tour guide, who will explain about places such as the lavaderos, the church, and downtown Tequila.

You will also visit the Jose Cuervo factory, learn about its history and its tequila process. Have free time to shop before you go back to Guadalajara and get dropped back off at your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Soft drinks and snacks in the van
  • Admission to La Hacienda San José del Refugio
  • Lunch in Casa Sauza
  • Tequila tasting
What’s Not Included
  • Tips

From US$ 85.90 per person

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Product ID: 314752