Tequila, Jalisco is the birthplace of the mythical Mexican elixir that bears the same name. This community is located 170 miles East of Puerto Vallarta (approximately a 4.5 hours drive), but the day trip is well worth it.
The popularity of the drink and the history behind it has elevated this town, and the surrounding Agave landscape, to a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 2006. It was also named a "Pueblo Mágico" (Magical Town) in 2003 by the Mexican Tourism board due its unique historical and cultural value.
$200 USD per person
Starting at 339 USD per group.
7:00 am: Pick up at your hotel
11:30 am: Breakfast in Tequila
12:30 am: Chuch and Main Square
1:30 pm: Tequila Factory Tour (English)
2:30 pm: Tequila Tasting
3:30 pm: Return to Puerto Vallarta
Immerse your senses in the history of Tequila! Taste our tequilas, learn how we make our best tequilas in La Rojeña®, the flagship distillery of Cuervo® and the oldest in Latin America. Take your time enjoying extraordinary Reserva de la Familia® and it ends with a professional tasting of blanco, reposado and añejo tequilas in our Expert Tequila rooms. A real luxury.
11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00 hrs.
(minimum 5 people)
Duration: 1hr. 30 min.
The heart of the blue agave contains sugars and had been used by native people in Tequila for centuries to make a fermented drink, commonly known as pulque. After the Spanish arrived in the 16th century, they took this beverage and distilled it, producing tequila as it's known it today. Mexican laws state that tequila can only be produced in the state of Jalisco and limited municipalities in the states of Guanajuato, Michoacán, Nayarit, and Tamaulipas.Tequila is recognized as a Mexican designation of origin product in more than 40 countries around the globe.