Valley of Tequila day tour

Our Guadalajara-based Valley of Tequila day tour is a fun, educational, single-day experience designed for travelers visiting Guadalajara who are intrigued by tequila.

Working with local providers in Guadalajara and Tequila, we ensure that the standards of these guides are as high as our own

We visit lesser-known tequila distilleries that are 100% independent, Mexican-owned, and cultivate a love for the land and a pride for their craft. You will leave with a new appreciation for the hard work of these tequila producers and the excellence of their products.

*MAKE IT PRIVATE: We also offer this as a private experience, for those who want more flexibility and individualized attention. The tour is just you and your friends, accompanied by your personal tequila guide. If you want to get a later start, change the time of lunch, or spend the afternoon at a particularly captivating distillery, we can make that happen, it’s your experience.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Two tequila distillery visits and tastings

Typical destinations include Casacahuín (NOM 1123), Tequilas Selectos de Amatitán (NOM 1459), Tres Mujeres (NOM 1466), and La Alborada (NOM 1445). We choose the itinerary daily in order to maximize your exposure to active tequila production.

Lunch in the Tequila village market

Doña Cristi serves up regional favorites like tortas ahogadas, birria, carne en su jugo, as well as enchiladas, tacos, and sopes—with hand-made tortillas and fresh salsa and guacamole.

Walking tour of Tequila town center

The tour includes the iconic Santiago Apóstol church (built in 1649), atrium, and the main plaza.

Bottle in a cantina

Visit to La Cata Tasting Room

La Cata features over 200 different bottles from more than 50 distilleries. Your first cocktail is on us. (Not available Monday or Tuesday.)

Included:

  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Private transportation, including pickup and drop-off at any Guadalajara-area hotel
  • Two distillery visits and tastings
  • Lunch
  • Cocktail at La Cata Tequila Tasting Room (Not available Monday or Tuesday.)

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • Tequila to take home
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Public Tour Details

Duration:
10am-6pm

Dates:
Seven days a week, year-round

Group Size:
Up to 12

Cost (US Dollars):
$135/person

Payment in full is due at time of booking. If you are reserving less than two business days before your requested date, please contact us for confirmation of availability.

Private Tour Details

Duration:
Up to 8 hours, customizable

Availability:
Seven days a week, year-round

Group Size:
Two to 12, contact us for larger groups

Cost (US Dollars):
$200/person

Payment in full is due at time of booking. If you are reserving less than two business days before your requested date, please contact us for confirmation of availability.

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Tour FAQ

Private day tour guests will be picked up at 10:00am. We begin picking up public day tour guests at 10:00am, and continue to pick up guests as we head towards the highway to Tequila. Please be ready by 10:00am, but understand that it may be closer to 11:00am if you are one of the last guests to be picked up. Please bear in mind that Guadalajara is a rapidly growing city of over five million people, with serious traffic problems. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Our day tours typically visit two of the following four distilleries: Casacahuín (NOM 1123), Tequilas Selectos de Amatitán (NOM 1459), Tres Mujeres (NOM 1466), La Alborada (NOM 1445). We choose each day’s distilleries based on their production schedules. With a private day tour, we can accommodate requests for which two distilleries you would like to visit. For other distilleries, please see our Custom Experiences page.

No. For reasons of safety and liability, all tour transportation is provided by our professional insured drivers in comfortable, late-model vehicles.

Yes! We host many solo guests on our public day tours, and they quickly settle in with the group of fellow tequila travelers. All day tours require a minimum of two guests, and in the event that no one else has booked on that day, we will contact you to try and make other arrangements. In the event that we cancel a tour, you will receive a full refund. Private day tours have a firm minimum of two guests or $400 US dollars.

Yes! You should carry Mexican pesos. Distilleries and other stops on the tour are generally not able to accept credit cards or foreign currencies.

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