1. From Guadalajara: Tequila Day Trip with Jose Cuervo Option
Discover the elaboration process of tequila by visiting a traditional distillery, and you can upgrade your experience by selecting the option of visiting a second distillery, the José Cuervo Distillery. Drive into the countryside of Mexico’s renowned tequila-producing region for a tour and tasting at one of the most famous tequila distilleries in the world. Pass the agave fields en route from Guadalajara. Then, learn about the fermentation process, and past and present-day tequila production techniques. Discover tequila’s indigenous origins and the Spanish who distilled the beverage into the tequila known today. At the end of the guided visit, you will enjoy a tasting of this national drink after exploring the town of Tequila with your guide. In the case that you choose the José Cuervo Distillery option, you would be transferred to Tequila after the visit to said distillery. During the 1-hour drive to Tequila, stop to admire mountain vistas and the fields of agave azul (blue agave), the succulent plant used to make tequila, Mexico’s national drink. These blue-green patches of agave plants blend beautifully with the earth tones in the natural landscape. At Tequila, you will be given free time to explore its streets on your own, you can have lunch or go shopping and purchase some tequila for you to remember the experience! Finally, you will again meet your guide to return to Guadalajara and be dropped at one of the three possible points downtown.