Tequila Blue Waterfall in the town of Tequila is famous for its distilleries but few people know that a short hike along a trail down the Tequila canyon will bring you to one of the most beautiful waterfalls described as The Magic Circle of fascinating outdoor sites within easy reach of Guadalajara.
This waterfall is called Los Azules, begin your tour walking through gorgeous fields of blue agaves, along a road dotted with chunks of high-quality black obsidian.
The fall is around 70 meters tall and runs all year round. Don’t forget your swimsuit and a camera!
Admire the blue agave landscape, world heritage site (UNESCO) Then, you will visit José Cuervo “La Rojeña” one of the most representatives distillerie in Mexico:: were you will learn the tequila making process explained by an expert.
Enjoy a walking tour around the Magical Town of Tequila, to know its culture, history and traditions.
To make a reservation for 3 or more people (minimum) please click next link to fill out reservation form Tequila Experience
Guachimontones Round Pyramids to explore the great archaeological site know as “Guachimontones” place of round pyramids in Teuchitlán, just discovered in the early 1970s and a heritage site declared by UNESCO.
Guachimontones Pyramids For those who like to peer into the ancient past of Mexico, Jalisco has a special place: the vestiges of Teuchitlán – “God’s place Tenoch” – are the most important prehistoric settlement in western Mexico and are nestled in an area of unique charm: the Agave Landscape .
Teuchitlán flourished between the years 200 and 400 AD, was inhabited by 40,000 people and its full system of social organization and advanced astronomical knowledge are represented in Los Guachimontones: a series arranged in concentric circles pyramids made of stone, adobe and lime. Their discovery, in 1970, restated Jalisco history and architecture in Mexico, as there was no knowledge that such an advanced civilization existed in this territory.
Walk along the trails while listening historical facts and tales. Discover the ancient ball game and traditional chinampas,learn their contribution to science, culture, architecture, agriculture, mythology and more. Enjoy the typical cuisine at “La Vega Lake” with a beautiful and fantastic view of Teuchitlán town.
How to get to Guachimontones?
Teuchitlán is only 1 hour away from Guadalajara had its peak between 200 and 400 BC, and the site is characterized by its unusual architectonic style with circular patios and conical stepped underpinnings. Walk through the Great Guachi, the Iguana, the Central Altar of Azquelite, Ball Games, and ancient chinampas.
Two kilometers of taking the free road-Tequila Guadalajara, turn left towards Ameca. They are 14 miles to reach the first exit Tala, from that town turn right at the sign that says Ahualulco Etzatlán and Market, and 12 miles later find Teuchitlán.
Guachimontones Round Pyramids
To venture with your local expert from Panoramex to this area please fill out a reservation form or make an appointment. They are very helpfull with anything your might need. Guachimontones Experience may take place any time of year but museums close on Mondays.
Here are 5 amazing museums in Guadalajara you can visit and learn the culture, art and traditions of this beautiful city.
Guadalajara is the second largest city in the country and it is ranked as the eighth best city to visit in Mexico and South America. Known as the land of tequila and mariachi, it is rich in history and traditions. You will find glimpses of its dazzling architecture in Hospicio Cabañas, a hospital built in century XIX, or in its cathedral.
Guadalajara has managed to make tradition and modernity coexist in a single space because it preserves centenary culture and tradition.
The University of Guadalajara Art Museum
This is pleasant quick visit art museum with local influence. It’s free and located on campus. A good addition to a Guadalajara visit.
Hospicio Cabañas Museum
The central region of western Mexico, Hospicio Cabañas was founded at the beginning of the 19th century to provide care and shelter to the needy including orphans, elderly, handicapped and chronic invalids.
A predominantly Neoclassical complex on a monumental scale, covering 2.34 hectares. The overall composition is formed by a rectangular plan and contains a complex of single-story buildings laid out around.
In the late 1930s, the chapel was ornamented with fifty-seven superb frescoes painted by José Clemente Orozco, one of the greatest Mexican muralists of the time.
These works are considered a great masterpiece of Mexican art and illustrate both Spanish culture as well as Mexico’s indigenous culture with gods, sacrifices and temples.
The focus of the murals is found in the chapel’s dome with the work El Hombre de Fuego (The Man of Fire) which represents the submission of humans to machines.
Museum of Art in Zapopan
Very close to the Zapopan Cathedral there is a museum built to show the contemporary art of the world. One of the most important museums in Guadalajara
The MAZ takes advantage of the architecture of the enclosure to transmit certain emotions arising from various curatorships.
The Government Palace Museum
The aim of the museums in Guadalajara is to present the most important events that occured there.
The Government Palace Site Museum project arose within the framework of the preparations for the celebrations in the State by the Bicentennial of Independence and the Centenary of the Mexican Revolution in order that the Jalisco could reconnect with their history.
The script has three axes. First, the history of the building; secondly, to place the public in the context and history of Jalisco; and thirdly contextualize the Palace so that its dimensions are known, how was its construction and its significance as an enclosure.
Sergio Bustamante Museum
The trademark style of this sculptor is triangular faces in resin, bronze, or ceramic, which come in various sizes and warped formations. The gallery, which also has sibling stores in the nation’s capital and around Jalisco, has a large range of jewelry and accessories in addition to the sculptures, all designed by Sergio, a native Mexican artist and sculptor.
Sergio Bustamante’s art is a reflection of the culture and art of Mexico today, his work is very beautiful, varied and versatile, ranging from jewelry to furniture, mache paper sculptures and large-scale art.
With all sorts of advancements today, people sometimes yearn to unwind and have a break. What you do to pause for a while and be reminded of simpler days? Visit a museum and go back in time! You’ll love every second exploring these museums in Guadalajara
Jalisco is a country of interesting history and many rich, fascinating cultures. Visit one of these five museums to re-connect with the Tapatio heritage!
Mexican pro wrestling, or lucha libre, is a must-see spectacle for visitors to Guadalajara. If you’re planning a visit to this Mexican metropolis, make sure you’re in town on a Tuesday night for a spectacle like no other. Lucha libre is where the best of the best wrestlers battle in colorful masks and costumes to entertain the crowd. And even if you’re not a fan of wrestling, this Mexican experience is one you won’t want to miss!
Mexican pro wrestling, or lucha libre, is a must-see spectacle for visitors to Guadalajara. Have fun and enjoy this unforgettable experience. Enjoy a night panoramic tour in Guadalajara historic downtown.
A group that knows the land of Guadalajara Jalisco invites you to live the experiences of the Tapatías traditions. This all-inclusive tour bus tour offers a Jalisco folklore party. Visit one of the most beautiful haciendas in the industry: “Hacienda Quinta Sauza”.
The live mariachi entertains the food in the Jardines de la Quinta built in the year of 1836
Enjoy this all inclusive tour with delicious mexican food, live mariachi and amazing folkloric dancing performance.
The Chapala Ribera Balloon Festival is one of the greatest events in Chapala.
May 10, 11 y 12 , 2019 “La Cristiania Park” , Chapala, Jalisco.
(Av. José de Jesus González Gallo 459000)
Hot Air balloons flown by top pilots from México and Europe will be flying over México´s largest lake, “Chapala” this great outdoor activity is scheduled for May 10, 11 and 12 at “La Cristiana Park” in itineraries:
Friday 10th May from 17:00 to 24:00 hrs. Saturday 11th May from 06:00 to 24:00 hrs. Sunday 12th from 06:00 to 21:00 hrs.
Entrance Tickets Fee Adult $70 per person Children $50 per person
At 5:00 a.m the gates will be open and the giant aerostatics balloons will be unfurled for early morning flights.
Ideal wind conditions for flying usually occur between 6 and 10 a.m and that is when passengers will enjoy short rides.Spectators will be able to watch vessels after dark.
Exhibitions of model trains, remote controlled planes and helicopters, and classic cars and motorcycles will take place all day.
For more details check Facebook Page: @FeriaGloboChapala
Valentine’s Day is that day in every couple’s life when they thrive to relive the unique bond they share, and when someone somewhere finally decides to tell that one special person how much they mean to them. It is important to celebrate it in such a way, that it leaves an everlasting impact over your lover.
And what could be a better way of celebrating it, than in a distant, dreamy, gorgeous location, that makes you fall for each other all over again in beautiful and colorful Guadalajara, Jalisco.
Spend your valentine’s day on Mexico´s largest lake, which well known as one of the most romantic places in Guadalajara for Valentine’s Day. Make lasting promises in the arms of your lover as the boat slowly rows through the laden waters.
What better a place for romance than the green landscapes of Mazamitla, Jalisco. Have a passionate adventurous tour of zip-lines, Atv´s and horse riding for two and get entwined in each other’s charm at one of the sweetest places to go on Valentine’s Day. For instance, we strongly recommend staying at the beautiful wooden cabins for an even more beautiful experience of your getaway..
Spend a romantic evening with your significant other while basking in the magnificent blue agave fields in Tequila, Jalisco. Become and expert in the tequila making process. In other words, one of the best places to go on Valentine’s Day
Los Colomos forest
Walk hand in hand on Guadalajara´s famous forest with your beloved as you would walk with them forever through the ups and downs of life. Enjoy the lake, green landscape and tall trees. Perfect place if you are staying in Guadalajara.
Book a tour here and visit Guadalajara, Tequila, Chapala and more! Be amazed by its wonders and know the history and secrets of each place.