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Guadalajara & Tlaquepaque Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 8039
Explore the history of Guadalajara on a half-day tour of the colonial landmarks, including Guadalajara Cathedral. Complete your memorable experience at the artisan village of Tlaquepaque, and purchase one-off souvenirs from a vast array of crafts.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pick up is included from most hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the colonial heart of Guadalajara
  • See city landmarks, such as the magnificent 16th-century Guadalajara Cathedral
  • Admire the neoclassical Degollado Theater
  • Pick up some great souvenirs at the craft village of Tlaquepaque
Full description
Enjoy a panoramic drive through the main avenues of Guadalajara on this 5-hour sightseeing tour and get a great introduction to the historical city center on an informative walking tour.

Known as the "Pearl of the West," and taking its name from the Arabic for "Valley of the Stone," Guadalajara includes the beautifully preserved 16th and 17th century architectural masterpieces of Plaza Guadalajara and the Metropolitan Cathedral, located at the intersection of 4 squares known as the “Cruz de Plazas” (Cross of Plazas).

See magnificent colonial buildings, such as the main Plaza Tapatia and the Jalisco Regional Museum in the former 18th-century seminary of San José.

Then, travel to the amazing city of Tlaquepaque, a famous artisan village that provides a showcase for a large variety of Mexican arts and crafts. Discover ceramics, pottery, wood figurines, and wrought iron furniture. Pick up some great gifts before the drive back to Guadalajara.
Includes
  • Round-trip transfers
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please contact a Mexitours representative to confirm your hotel pick-up time at least 24 hours in advance using the phone number listed on your voucher, or send an e-mail including your hotel name and any special requests
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Personalized, guided, excellent history, transport and luxury treatment.

It is a luxury tour, the guide's treatment was excellent for the two older adults who went, luxury transportation and very professional history

December 25, 2016

July 23, 2018

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ガイドさんに親切に案内してもらいました

July 15, 2018

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Product ID: 8039