Day Trip To Artisan Villages Of Jalisco From Guadalajara

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The Jalisco's artisan villages Tonala and Tlaquepaque are famous for its fabulous crafts. Visit blown glass workshop, clay workshop and the national museum of ceramics. Artists from Tonala and Tlaquepaque have been recognized with international awards. Tlaquepaque is one of the most charming artisan villages in the country, with colonial mansions, shops and galleries.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Family friendly
  • A la carte lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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9:30 a.m. Pick up at your hotel to drive to Tonala, a lovely rustic village where artisans have their workshops and have made fabulous crafts, generation after generation.

10:15 a.m. Arrival to Tonala, visiting the historical center and the city hall to see the colorful murals that explain the history and traditions of Tonala. Visit to the national museum of ceramics with wonderful pieces made by Tonaltecan artisans that have been recognized with national and international awards. Visit to a ceramicworkshop to see how the beautiful pieces are made.Right afterthis, departure to Tlaquepaque, approximately a 25-minute drive. Tlaquepaque isone of the most charming artisan villages in the country, with lovely colonial mansions that are now shops and galleries and make the perfect place to display the large variety of crafts made in the state of Jalisco.

12:45 p.m. In Tlaquepaque you will have a guided walking tourof this sophisticated villageand thenfree time for shopping or strolling around this wonderful area. To quench our thirst, we will enjoy at the Main Plaza a traditional and refreshing drink called Tejuino. It is a pre-hispanic drink made of corn and only can be found in this part of the country. Free time for lunch. We can recommend many wonderful traditional restaurants with great food.

3:30 p.m. Return to your hotel.

Inclusions for Day Trip To Artisan Villages Of Jalisco From Guadalajara

  • Entrance fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional local tour guide
  • One refreshing drink (non-alcoholic)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions for Day Trip To Artisan Villages Of Jalisco From Guadalajara

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch or food (we will recommend restaurants)
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant meals not included

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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7 Traveler Reviews

  • Louis made our trip so pleasurable and interesting with his intelligence, fluency with English, historical and political knowledge of Mexico.
    Louis takes only three people on a tour. Our tour day consisted of just my wife and self. All of his tours are extremely personal and more than worth the money.
    Pat and Carole Kelso

  • This was just about the perfect private excursion to take while in the area. Our guide easily was able to adjust to unexpected changes, like anticipated stops that happened to be closed for uncontrollable reasons, and add sites the closely matched our unique interests. She was a wealth of information from historic to cultural, and even personal. She was even able to question what we had already seen and to make recommendations of things to see in our remaining time in the area. This completely enjoyable day gave us a great overview of the artist communities just a short hop from the main tourist sites of the downtown area.

  • Our tour guide was excellent...friendly, a wealth of knowledge, well educated, well travelled. He knew exactly which businesses/retail shops to stop at that would be of interest to us.

  • LILLY and Luis were truly a delight! Both my wife and I felt like we were with old friends giving us a personal tour of their hometown. Whether in Spanish or English, we were able to speak to them with no problems. The places we went to were very nice. LILLY was very quick to pick up on our likes and adjusted the itinerary appropriately. Very sad to see the day with them end. Planning to return. Hopefully we can get them again.Wish I could rate them higher!!

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