The city’s charms are distributed equally and liberally throughout its distinct neighborhoods.
The city’s Centro Histórico (Historic Center) is dotted with proud colonial relics that house museums, government offices, bars and hotels. More modern and spread out Chapultepec is sprinkled with fashionable restaurants, coffeehouses and nightclubs. Mellow suburbs Tlaquepaque (upscale) and Tonalá (grassroots) are a folk-art shopper’s dream destinations.
Guadalajara’s many contributions to the Mexican lifestyle include tequila, mariachi music, the broad sombrero, charreadas (rodeos) and the Mexican Hat Dance, and these days it is also known for its outstanding food. From street side taco and torta ahogada (chili-soaked pork sandwich) stands to neighborhood cafes to fine dining rooms in restored colonial mansions, you’re never far from a great meal in joyful Guadalajara.
Tour Chapala and Guadalajara
This full day tour starts with the visit of the Chapala Lake and his charming Village Ajijic. After the visit and time to explore by your own we drive back to Guadalajara. Fist arrival is Tlaquepaque, a colonial style district of Guadalajara, famous for his Mariachi music as well as modern and old typical Mexican handicraft. From Tlaquepaque is a short drive to the Center. Here the most important buildings are HOSPICIO DE CABAÑAS with the Wall paintings of Orozco, the Cathedral, the Governor Building and the main place with the Pavilion. Back to the Hotel.
From the Hotel is a 1-hour drive to Tequila Town. First will be the Visit of the Village of Tequila and then we go to the Cofradia Tequila, where will be a full tour of this distillery with the whole process of making Tequila. The same Distillery has also a ceramic factory and a beautiful Restaurant. At the Afternoon drive back to the Hotel.
NH Collection Guadalajara, 4 ½ Star (very nice location, lots of Restaurants)
Hotel Quinta Real, 5 Star Mexican colonial Style Hotel – 5 Star
Hotel Villa Ganz, 5 Star Boutique Hotel (very nice location, lots of Restaurants)