Sample Trip Itineraries


Please note that all distilleries, hotels, restaurants and other vendors & attractions are subject to change at any time due to availability, weather conditions, or other unforeseen circumstances.


Valley of Tequila Tour

  • Day 1
    • Various: Arrive at GDL airport & transfer to hotel La Villa del Ensueño in Tlaquepaque
    • Various: Spend the afternoon in Tlaquepaque sightseeing/shopping
    • 5:00pm: Agave orientation with expert guide at hotel bar by the pool
    • 7:00pm: Dinner in Tlaquepaque
  • Day 2
    • 8:00am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 9:00am: Van departs hotel at 9am sharp
    • 10:30am: Arrive in Tequila for tour of La Fortaleza distillery (Fortaleza)
    • 11:30am: Tequila tasting in famous cave of Fortaleza
    • 12:30pm: Lunch in Tequila
    • 2:00pm: Arrive at La Tequileña Distillery (Don Fulano) for tour of facilities
    • 3:30pm: Tequila tasting of assorted La Tequileña Tequilas
    • 4:30pm: Tour of historic Tequila town square
    • 6:30pm: Dinner in Tequila
    • 8:00pm: Optional barhopping around Tequila
  • Day 3
    • 8:00am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 9:00am: Van departs hotel at 9am sharp
    • 10:30am: Arrive in Tequila for tour of El Llano Distillery (Tres Agaves, Arette)
    • 12:30pm: Lunch in Tequila
    • 2:00pm: Arrive in Amatitán for tour of Distillery San Jose del Refugio (Herradura)
    • 4:30pm: Batanga cocktails at historic cantina La Capilla
    • 7:30pm: Dinner in Tlaquepaque
    • 9:00pm: Optional barhopping around Tlaquepaque
  • Day 4
    • 8:00am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 10am-12pm Open morning to do last minute shopping, explore markets, relax, or sip Tequila
    • Various Departures


Highlands Tequila Tour

  • Day 1
    • Various: Arrive At Guadalajara airport and transfer to hotel La Villa del Ensueño in Tlaquepaque
    • Various: Spend the afternoon in Tlaquepaque sightseeing/shopping
    • 5:00pm: Agave orientation with expert guide at hotel bar by the pool
    • 7:00pm: Dinner in Tlaquepaque
  • Day 2
    • 8:00am: Full breakfast at hotel
    • 9:00am: Van departs hotel at 9am sharp
    • 11:00am: Arrive in at La Alteña Distillery for tour (Tapatio, El Tesoro, Ocho)
    • 12:30pm: Tequila Tasting followed by visit to bottling facility
    • 1:00pm: Lunch in Jesus Maria
    • 2:00pm: Arrive at El Pandillo Distillery for tour (G4)
    • 3:30pm: Tequila Tasting in El Pandillo laboratory
    • 6:30pm: Dinner in Arandas
    • 8:00pm: Optional trip to Happy Bar (real name) in Arandas
  • Day 3
    • 8:00am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 8:45am: Van departs hotel at 9am sharp
    • 9:00am: Arrive at Suerte Distillery
    • 10:15am: Tequila tasting at Suerte distillery
    • 11:00am: Arrive Siete Leguas Distillery in Atotonilco
    • 12:30pm: Master Tasting in Siete Leguas tasting room
    • 1:30pm: Lunch in Atotonilco
    • 2:30pm: Van departs for Guadalajara
    • 4:30pm: Check back into hotel La Villa del Ensueño in Tlaquepaque
    • 4:30pm: Free time for shopping, napping, etc
    • 8:00pm: Dinner in Guadalajara
    • 10:00pm: Optional bar hopping around Tlaquepaque
  • Day 4
    • 8:00am: Full breakfast at hotel
    • 10am-12pm: Open morning to do last minute shopping, explore markets, relax, or sip Tequila
    • Various: Departures


La Feria Valley of Tequila Tour

  • Day 1
    • Various: Arrive At Guadalajara airport and transfer to hotel La Villa del Ensueño in Tlaquepaque
    • Various: Spend the afternoon in Tlaquepaque sightseeing/shopping
    • 6:00pm: Agave orientation with expert guide at hotel bar by the pool
    • 8:00pm: Dinner in Tlaquepaque
  • Day 2
    • 8:00am: Full breakfast at hotel
    • 9:00am: Van departs hotel at 9am sharp
    • 10:30am: Arrive in Amatitán for tour of Distillery San Jose del Refugio (Herradura)
    • 12:30pm: Lunch in Tequila
    • 2:00pm: Arrive in Tequila for tour of La Fortaleza distillery (Fortaleza)
    • 3:30pm: Tequila tasting in famous cave of Fortaleza
    • 5:00pm: Check into Hotel Casa Dulce Maria
    • 6:00pm: Batanga cocktails at historic Cantina La Capilla
    • 7:00pm: Dinner in Tequila
    • 8:00pm: Walk to the plaza for Feria celebration
  • Day 3
    • 8:00am: Breakfast in Tequila
    • 9:00am: Visit agave fields
    • 11:00am: Arrive at El Llano Distillery (Tres Agaves, Arette)
    • 12:00pm: Tequila tasting in El Llano tasitng room
    • 1:00pm: Lunch in Tequila
    • 2:00pm: Arrive at La Cofradia Distillery (Casa Noble) for tour of facilities
    • 3:30pm: Tequila tasting with master taster in Casa Noble barrel room
    • 7:00pm: Dinner in Tequila
    • 8:30pm: Head to Plaza for Feria celebration
  • Day 4
    • 8:00am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 9am-11am: Van back to Tlaquepaque
    • Various: Open morning to do last minute shopping, explore markets, relax, or sip Tequila
    • Various: Departures


La Cabalgata Highlands Tequila Tour

  • Day 1
    • Various: Arrive At Guadalajara airport
    • 5:00pm: Van departs Guadalajara for Arandas
    • 7:00pm: Check into Hotel Centinela in Arandas
    • 8:00pm: Dinner in Arandas
  • Day 2
    • 7:15am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 8:15am: Van departs hotel at 8:15am sharp
    • 9:00am: Arrive at Don Pilar ranch in San José de Gracia
    • 11:00am: Tour of Don Pilar distillery in San Ignacio
    • 1:00pm: Tequila sampling led by Don Pilar Contreras
    • 2:00pm: Lunch in San Ignacio
    • 4:30pm: Return to Arandas for free time / siesta
    • 7:00pm: Dinner in Arandas
  • Day 3
    • 6:30am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 7:30am: Arrive at San Jose de Gracia & meet your horse
    • 9:00am: Begin Cabalgata
    • 11:00am: Botanas/Taquitos/rest/etc. in village of San Ignacio
    • 11:45am: Commence home-stretch of Cabalgata
    • 1:15pm: Arrive at El Señor de los Imposibles
    • 1:30pm: Open air mass in cactus orchard outside of chapel
    • 2:00pm: Lunch/drinks/fiesta in cactus orchard
    • 6:00pm: Return to San Ignacio for festival there
    • 7:00pm: Dinner at festival
    • 11:00pm: Van departs for hotel in Arandas
  • Day 4
    • 8:00am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 9-11am: Van back to Tlaquepaque
    • Various: Open morning to do last minute shopping, explore markets, relax, or sip Tequila
    • Various: Departures


Tres Agaves Mexican St Patrick's Day Experience

  • Day 1
    • Various: Arrive At Guadalajara airport
    • 3:00pm: Van departs Guadalajara for Tequila
    • 5:00pm: Agave orientation at historic cantina La Capilla in Tequila
    • 7:00pm: Check into hotel in Tequila
    • 8:00pm: Dinner in Tequila
  • Day 2
    • 8:00am: Breakfast at hotel
    • 9:30am: Visit Tres Agaves agave fields
    • 11:00am: Visit Tres Agaves distillery, El Llano
    • 12:30pm: Cocktails & tasting followed by lunch in El Llano tasting room
    • 2:00pm: Tour of Tequila town square
    • 3:30pm: Van departs for Melaque
    • 7:00pm: Check into hotel in Melaque
    • 8:00pm: Dinner in Melaque along beach
    • 9:30pm: Head into town for fiesta de San Patricio
  • Day 3
    • 7:00am: Optional fishing trip along Jaliscan coast
    • Morning: Free morning to sleep in, relax on beach, etc
    • 5:00pm: Raicilla tasting in hotel suite, overlooking beach
    • 7:00pm: Dinner in Melaque along beach
    • 9:00pm: Head into town for Fiesta de San Patricio
  • Day 4
    • Morning: Free morning to sleep in, relax on beach, etc
    • 12:00pm: Fish (or other) taco lunch in town
    • 1:00pm: Excursion to local tuba (palm wine) production facility
    • Afternoon: Free afternoon for napping, shopping, beach time, relaxation
    • 9:00pm: Meet at bar overlooking town-square for drinks & festivities
  • Day 5
    • Morning: Load into van for trip to Manzanillo airport
    • Morning: Van back to Tlaquepaque
    • Various: Departures