Tequila Day Trip: Herradura Tequila Distillery
Highlights / General details
Drive into the countryside of Jalisco, Mexico’s renowned tequila-producing region, for a tour and tasting at Casa Herradura (Hacienda San Jose del Refugio) — one of the most famous tequila distilleries in the world. You’ll pass UNESCO World Heritage-listed agave fields on your way from Guadalajara, traveling by comfortable minivan. Learn about the fermentation process and enjoy a taste of this national drink after exploring the town of Tequila with your knowledgeable guide.
Numbers are limited to 13 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.
You’ll be picked up at your hotel in Guadalajara in the morning and driven by minivan into the Jaliscan countryside. During the 1-hour drive to the city of Tequila, stop to admire mountain vistas and the fields of agave azul (blue agave) — the succulent plant used to make tequila, the Mexican national drink. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, these blue-green patches of agave plants blend beautifully with the earth tones in the natural landscape.
Visit the typical and picturesque town of Tequila with a stop for lunch (own expense) before heading to the nearby town of Amatitan, where Casa Herradura is located. On a small-group tour of the world-famous distillery and its hacienda, learn about past and present-day tequila production techniques. Discover tequila’s indigenous origins and the Spanish who distilled the beverage into the tequila known today, and marvel at the craftsmanship that Casa Herradura has bottled since 1870.
You'll witness the modern fermentation and distillation process of blue Weber agave before a tasting of several different types of tequila aged in oak casks. A master tequilier will guide you through the different aromas and flavors. After touring the facility and tasting this national liquor, you will undoubtedly feel like a tequila connoisseur!
Your guide transports your small group back to Guadalajara with drop-off at your hotel in the early evening.
Visit the famous town of tequila, Learn how Tequila is made right from the Agave,Taste the different Types of Tequila, Become a Tequila Expert!
Bilingual guide, Hotel pickup and drop-off, Entrance fees, Tequila tastings.
Gratuities (optional), Food and drinks, Personal expenses, Optional activity costs.
Hours of operation
Tour is available Daily, starts at 9 am (Pickups from 8:00 am to 9:00 am) A member of the agency will call the day before and leave a message at your hotel with the pickup time.
Children younger than 3 years old may participate for free.
A member of the agency will call the day before and leave a message at your hotel with the pickup time.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**