Considered as one of the richest mines in Mexico, Zacatecas now opens the doors to its viceregal past through winding cobblestone streets. Here we will see some of the best examples of barroque architecture: the imposing Cathedral carved in pink limestone, the magnificent Dominican church with wooden gilded altars, and the former Agustine church, now turned into an exhibit hall. We will also see the intriging mine of Eden, the aqueduct, 19th century buildings and a superb view of the city from the Bufa hill.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP, guided tour of the city and guide. Duration 12 hours. Departure 7:45 am.
Guanajuato, Gto. – One Day Excursion
Walking tour through the historic center visiting the Alhóndiga de Granaditas, Diego Rivera’s home, University stairway, Jesuit church, Our Lady of Guanajuato Church, Plaza de la Paz, Juárez theater, Unión square, Church of San Diego and the Pípila monument by cable car.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP and guide.
Duration 12 hours. Departure 7:30am.
San Miguel De Allende & Atotonilco, Gto. – One Day Excursion
On the way to San Miguel, we stop at Atotonilco to admire the “Mexican Sixtine Chapel”, a lovely church with 18th century frescoes. In the colonial city of San Miguel, we will stroll through the cobblestone streets and visit the imposing neogothic church of San Miguel, the church of the Immaculate Conception and the former convent, now the home for Fine Arts School, the home of the Mayorazgo, Churches of St. Francis and San Felipe Neri. After lunch you will have time to shop at the charming typical crafts market.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP and guide.
Duration 12 hours. Departure 7:45am.
Dolores Hidalgo & Atotonilco, Gto – One Day Excursion
Before we arrive in Dolores, we stop at Atotonilco to admire the “Mexican Sixtine Chapel”, a lovely church with 18th century frescoes. Our visit starts in the church of Our Lady of Dolores (where father Hidalgo started the independence movement), the former prison, Casa de las Visitas, the Abasolo house and city hall located off the Jardin Hidalgo, main square. We will also visit the Hidalgo Museum, housed in his former home and the Jose Alfredo Jimenez home, probably the most important composer and singer of Mexican folk music.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP and guide. Duration 12 hours. Departure 7:45 am.
Mineral de Pozos, Gto. – One Day Excursion
After a brief stroll through the streets of Villa de Pozos, we continue the tour to the abandoned mines and haciendas, where the old ruined buildings remain as witnesses of the magnificent and rich Porfirian era, at the end of the 19th century. In this beautiful yet dry area, we will walk between cactus, agave plants and ruins, and maybe if lucky, surprised by an old owl or rabbit.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP & guide. Duration 9 hours. Departure 8:00 am.
Ruta Del Mezcal & Pinos, Zac. – One Day Excursion
Hidden in the Sierra de Pinos, the ancient mining village of Pinos, now offers a peaceful stroll through the streets flanked by pine trees and magnificent churches with wooden gilded altars that remind us of our viceregal past. Before we discover this tiny jewel, we stop at the mezcal factory, where we will be able to learn more about the process to produce this typical drink and enjoy a sip of mezcal.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP and guide. Duration 10 hours. Departure 8:00am.
Queretaro, Qro. – One Day Excursion
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP and guide. Duration 12 hours. Departure 7:30 am.
Aguascalientes, Ags. – One Day Excursion
Aguascalientes offers visitors many attractions: beginning at the Patria plaza with the Government Palace decorated with 109 arches and magnificent murals; the Exedra monument and the Cathedral. The churches of San Marcos, Purísima & San Antonio as well as the old train station now converted into the Plaza de las 3 Centurias, where you find the Railroad Museum and the dancing fountains. Not to be missed, the Museo de la Muerte (Death Museum) and the Jose Guadalupe Posada Museum.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP and guide. Duration 12 hours. Departure 7:45am.
Real De Asientos, Ags. – One Day Excursion
Discover the mystery of this magical town dating from 1548, its tunnels from the 18th century. You will be charmed by the parish dedicated to our Lady of Bethlehem and its original site museum. Feel the enigma of the former convent of Tepozán; its strange and unique cemetery and church of Guadalupe.
Cost $1,400 per person, includes transportation from SLP, guided tour and insurance. Duration 12 hours. Departure 7:30am.
Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda, Queretaro. Two Days / 1 Night
Besides the amazing views of the Queretaro Sierra Gorda, a natural protected area, the abundance of vegetation and plants is also reflected on the facades of the missions founded by Franciscan Frair Junipero Serra in the 18th century. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, these five missions represent the spirituality and religiousness of that time: Tilaco: naive faith; Tancoyol: Mercy; Landa: the city of God; Jalpan: the defense of faith & Concá: the victory of faith. In Jalpan you can enjoy the interesting Fray Junípero Serra Museum, dedicated to the work of this illustrious Franciscan friar.
Cost $4,500 per person, includes transportation from SLP, 1 night 3*hotel double occupancy, 1 breakfast, entrance fee, guide and insurance.
Franciscan Missions of The Sierra Gorda of Queretaro and Garden of Surrealistic Sculptures in Xilitla, San Luis Potosi. 3 Days / 2 Nights.
In addition to the stunning scenery of the Sierra Gorda in Queretaro, we enjoy the evangelizing legacy with the Franciscan missions founded by Father Junipero Serra in the 18th century, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and representing the religion of the time with the Tilaco, Tancoyol, Landa, Conca and Jalpan missions, where you will enjoy the interesting Museum.
The magical town of Xilitla considered cultural heritage of San Luis Potosí, with its strange and unimaginable garden of surrealist sculptures will surprise anyone, and take one to dream with bizarre structures and shapes; also we enjoy a delicious typical Huasteca luncheon.
Cost $ 5,500 per person, includes transportation from SLP, 2 nights 3* hotel double occupancy, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts, entrance fees, guide and insurance. Starting from 4 persons.
Astonishing Pyramids Of Teotihuacan – One Day
We leave the city very early to visit the archaeological site of Teotihuacan, a culture extinct around 800 A.C. Tour of the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, the Jaguar Palace, Calzada de los Muertos, butterflies house, Ciudadela and the astonishing pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. Crafts market. Coming back, we will taste typical food of the region.
Cost $ 1,950 per person, starting from 6 persons. Includes tourist van transportation, entrance fees, guide and travel insurance.
Departure at 6:00 hrs, return to San Luis Potosi at 8pm approx.
Weekend In Mexico And Teotihuacan – Two Days / One Night
We leave very early for Mexico City (4 hours). Out first stop will be at the Anthropology Museum, to learn about the past of prehispanic Mexico. After this visit, we nove on to the historic center, where we will enjoy lunch in the heart of Mexico City, to continue our tour to the buildings and epic monuments of the capital such as the National Palace, Cathedral, Palace of Fine Arts, etc.
After our visit, we transfer to our hotel and register. Free evening. Next day, we visit the Monument to the Revolution and head to Teotihuacan (City of Gods). Tour of the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, the Jaguar Palace, Calzada de los Muertos, butterflies house, Ciudadela and the astonishing pyramids of the Sun and the Moon. Craft market. Coming back, you will relish a typical dish of the region.
Starting from 6 persons. Includes tourist van transportation, hotel, 1 breakfast, tickets, guide and travel insurance. Ask for a budget. Departure at 6:00 hrs, return to San Luis Potosi at 19:30 approx. next day.