In our Guadalajara overnight tour,spend three days and two nights exploring the best shopping, dining and cultural areas of Guadalajara and its surrounding towns. Round trip transportation is included from Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta or Bucerias.
Your choice of water or soft drink included during the whole tour and for the first day an optional lunch box is available for 100 Pesos, reserved in advance.
Lodging for the two nights, included in the price, is at the centrally located Hotel Cervantes. Daily American breakfast is also included, so no worries about where to go for breakfast.
The hotel is located in Downtown/Historic Guadalajara, just steps from many historic sites, restaurants, shops and plazas. All rooms have T.V., A/C, telephone and the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool. Bring your own hair-dryer.
We will depart Puerto Vallarta at 7:00 AM, on Fridays.
Pick ups points for our Guadalajara overnight tour:
- Vips restaurant (Next to Walmart), 07.15 am.
- Whale statue Marina Vallarta: 7:20am
- Walmart Nuevo Vallarta at 07.40am
- Oxxo Bucerias, next to the entrance of the Decameron hotel at 07.45.
On our Guadalajara overnight tour we will stop in the town of Tequila, Jalisco for a tour of the world famous Casa Herradura-Hacienda San Jose del Refugio for a 90 minute tour of the Hacienda, tequila factory and tasting area. The tequila tour admission is included in the package price. The Casa Herradura produces “El Jimador” Tequila among others and is one of the most famous brands in Mexico.
After the Tequila Tour we will swing into Tlaquepaque for some serious shopping at the coolest shops, boutiques, markets and art galleries for everything from decor, to home furnishing, leather goods, clothes or whatever else you fancy. Next stop is the hotel where we will check in and relax.
The rest of the night is free time for everyone, although we there will be an optional group dinner (not included), your guide will tell you all about the different choices of restaurants. If you’d like to go off on your own, our guides will offer you advice on where to go and what to do for the evening. This is your time, so feel free to explore by yourself or hang out with the group.
Breakfast on Saturday morning is available starting at 7:00 AM when the restaurant opens. We will meet in the lobby for a walking tour (included but optional) of the sites in the Centro/Historical district and get you oriented with the area. We will visit the Cathedral, the Government building with Orozco murals, plazas, Mercado and more.
The tour is about 90 minutes, so you can use this time to keep walking with the map provided and explore the “Hospicios de Cabañas” (with the amazing murals by Jose Clemente Orozco) and the Mercado San Juan de Dios, the largest market in Latin America.
Included in the tour is an afternoon visit to the modern Shopping Mall “Andares”, where you will find hundreds of shops, many restaurants, a movie theatre and a casino. This is where the “jetset” of Guadalajara goes to go out at night, it´s a great place for people watching!
Sunday morning, we rise and shine early. Breakfast is at 7:00 AM and we will depart at 8.00 AM to go to Tonala, arriving around 8:30 AM for the fabulous Sunday shopping markets. Here is where you will find a plethora of things from home furnishings, art, décor, glassware and everything in between at great prices, usually around 1/3 to 1/2 of the prices of the same items in Vallarta.
Once everyone has found all the treasures they can find, we will re-group at our meeting point and depart around 11:30 AM. We will stop for lunch along the way (Lunch not included in price). We will arrive in Vallarta around 6:00 -7:00 PM and needless to say, we will drop off everyone at their original pick-up point.
All prices are per person.
Please reserve as soon as possible, this is our most popular overnight tour
reservations are going fast!!!!
Please include number of persons and your pick-up point:
Oldtown, VIP’s (walmart),Marina Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta or Bucerias OXXO
Please specify if you would like to reserve a lunch box for the ride to Guadalajara.
Lunch box contains: Manchego cheese/turkey sandwich, a home made chocolate chip cookie, a bag of chips and a banana.