EXPLORING GUANAJUATO

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS - DAILY DEPARTURES

 

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Day 1  Guanajuato

Arrival to the hotel (by yourself) and accommodation. The rest of the day is free.

Day 2 Guanajuato

Today you will tour the city where you will visit the municipal cemetery, to watch the mummified bodies, underground streets, the Don Quijote y Sancho Panza monument, the old residential zone, the palacio de gobierno, the presa de la olla, the panoramic highway, the Pípila Monument, the mine tunnels, the house of Jorge Negrete, the craft shops to admire the goldwork of the XVIII century and the Valenciana mine and church. The rest of the day is free.

Day 3 Guanajuato – Dolores Hidalgo – Atotonilco – San Miguel de Allende- Guanajuato

Today you will make an historic tour, we will pass through Mineral de Santa Rosa, have a sampling of wine made of quince and mescal from sierra, José Alfredo Jiménez tomb, Casa de Hidalgo museum, casa de Visitas, the temple where the freedom cry happened, crafts shops, Mariano Abasolo house, the Hidalgo monument, Atotonilco temple to admire the frescos made by a native. San Miguel de Allende, the viewpoint, Don Pedro Vargas and Cantiflas house, Allende House and its beautiful pseudo gothic chapel. Return to the hotel in Guanajuato.

Day 4 Guanajuato – Cerro del Cubilete- Guanajuato

Today you will tour the Cristo Rey monument where you will visit the geographic center of the Mexican Republic, the Cerro del Cubilete and the majestic Cristo Rey monument where you will have a complete explanation of the monument and later you will have free time to take pictures and admire the beautiful landscape.

Day 5 Guanajuato- Mines and Estates-Guanajuato

Today you will tour the mines and ranches of Guanajuato, in this tour we will have the opportunity to learn about mining in Guanajuato, Mina de San Juan de Rayas (XVI century) is one of the oldest mines in Guanajuato and is still active. We will walk through the pithead of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe or “Secho” to watch the extraction methods of mineral that used by miners called “tenateros” in the XVIII century. Continuing with our tour, we will visit the ex-ranches like Ex-Hacienda Santa Ana, nowadays the “Casa Museo Gene Byron” beautiful residency transformed into a museum where you’ll find the designs of artist Gene Byron (in pottery, brass, stone, wood, paintings, etc.). In here you will find samples and sale of brass, copper and tin crafts. We will end the day with “Hacienda de San Gabriel de Barrera”, where we will find Louis XV style original furniture from the XVIII century, in which the old courtyards are now beautiful gardens in 18 different styles.

Day 6 Guanajuato

Return to your hometown.

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 Includes:

  • 5 nights of accommodation in Guanajuato (Mision hotel)
  • Visit to the city of Guanajuato
  • Visit to Dolores Hidalgo- Atotonílco-San Miguel de Allende
  • Visit to Cerro del Cubilete
  • Visit to the Mines and Estates
  • Transportation during the tours