3 Days In and Around Guadalajara

Join us on a 3 day visit to the capital of Jalisco and some of its surroundings. We have different itineraries for different dates so that you can see a selection of the fun and amazing places the city has to offer. Our tours all stay in the historic downtown centre within walking distance of the main plazas and some fantastic museums. Also a short bus or taxi ride away are many amazing world class restaurants offering all types of cuisine from fine dining to simple and traditional antojitos Mexicanos and street food.

Outside of the centre we visit a selection of the following areas on each tour:

Pueblo Mágico of Tequila

Opal mining town of Magdalena

Lakeside towns of Chapala & Ajijic

Street market and shopping in Tonalá

Galleries & boutiques in Tlaquepaque

Guachimontones archaeological site.

For the exact itinerary for each date please contact us and we will gladly send you the details for that tour. All of the locations we visit will be accompanied by a guide and local experts.

Upcoming Dates

19th – 21st November 2024
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Trip Overview

Day 1: Melaque to Guadalajara, Historic Centre

We arrive in the Jalisco State capital in the early afternoon, after a 5-6 hour journey from the coast. We’ll offer a guided walking tour of the historic centre, including the Cathedral, Government Palace, and Degollado Theatre.
Accommodation: Guadalajara

Day 2: Magdalena & Tequila

In the morning, we’ll head about 70km north-west to the small town of Magdalena, famous for its minerally rich soil and where we’ll get the opportunity to visit a working opal mine! In the afternoon, we head back towards Guadalajara, making a stop in Tequila for lunch, a guided tour of the Pueblo Mágico’s town centre, and a tour and premium tasting session at the Jose Cuervo Tequila distillery.
Accommodation: Guadalajara

Day 3: Tonalá, Tlaquepaque, & Return Travel

After breakfast we head over to the market area of Tonalá, where you’ll get the opportunity to shop till you drop! In the afternoon, we visit the pedestrianised centre of the Tlaquepaque area, known for its boutique shopping, galleries, and fantastic restaurants to grab a bit to eat!


2024/2025 prices:

$8,000 pesos per person based on double occupancy
$1,500 pesos single person supplement


3 days, 2 nights

What’s included?

All entrance fees


Low to Medium

The pollution and altitude are the main factors for difficulty


Warm in the day, and a bit cooler at night.


The city centre of Guadalajara is 1,556m (5,138ft) in altitude.

The surrounding areas are of a similar altitude.

Measurements above sea level

Contact us now for a full trip itinerary and for further information