Learn about the traditional techniques required to make the famous Tequila.
Pass through gorgeous agave fields that create unrivalled vistas.
Wander around the picturesque town of Tequila and enjoy a traditional lunch!
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 will take you back to Guadalajara with drop-off at your hotel in the early evening.