Spend the night experiencing different “Cantinas”, Mexican taverns that have a unique mix between the old and modern places full of Mexican culture and history.

 

As a result of progress and industrialization in Mexico, the working class and the middle class emerged. Thanks to that the cantinas emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, surviving the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz, the Mexican Revolution and the Cristero War.

 

These places were usually located in neo-colonial buildings in the areas of transit and commerce of those times, what we now know as the historic center.

 

On this tour, you will have private transportation taking you to the cantinas which are frequented by the Tapatíos (Spanish word for Guadalajaran locals). You will try snacks and drinks typical of the region, like torta ahogada, tostadas, cueritos, churritos, tequila, beer, yerbabuena, charro negro, sangría, and paloma. In “Cantinas” there is no discrimination; they are well known for their friendly and lively atmosphere.

 

You can chat with friends, colleagues or the love of your life, but also sing and dance the night away.

 

It is common to find a pianist playing or regional music bands as the “norteño” or “mariachi;” of course, there is usually at least one person in the group who sings a cappella after a few good tequilas.

 

During the tour, a local guide will provide information, anecdotes, legends and myths of each establishment as well as its link with the local traditions.

 

This fun, social and cultural tour is the most authentic way to experience the Mexican nightlife of Guadalajara.

What’s Included

Bilingual local guide and designated driver

 

Tequila shots during the course

Several local snacks

 

First drink in each place (Tequila, beer or cocktail)

 

Live music or Jukebox

 

Round transportation (Hotel, Hostel or Airbnb)

 

Private transportation between every stop

What’s not included

Tips
Food

Eligibility criteria

A person over 18 years of age


Minimum number of people: 2


Maximum number of people: 15


Availability: Tuesday to Saturday (Requires reservation 24 hours before)

Recommendations

Comfortable clothes and shoes

Itinerary:

  • Your guide will pick you up at your accommodation
  • Enjoy Tequila shots during the transportation
  • Stop at several cantinas for snacks and drinks
  • Learn about the local legends behind each traditional establishment
  • Have a good time getting to know locals of Guadalajara
  • Your guide will drop you off at your accommodation

Location of Tour:  Jalisco, México

Tour City: Guadalajara

Tour Neighborhood: Centro Histórico

Tour Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Start time: 20:00 Hrs

Cost per person: $78 USD

NO BLACK OUT DATES: Our tequila Tours, Mexico City and Guadalajara Experiences are available all around the year.  

We recommend reserving in advance for weekends and special Holidays. 

 

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PRICES SHOWN ARE IN US DOLLARS AND PER PERSON.  

 

To confirm a reservation, either a deposit or the upfront payment of the full amount is required, the amount will vary on the type of tour:

  

Original Tequila Tour (Small Group) : 20% deposit

Private Tour & Horseback Riding Tours : 50% deposit

Large Group Tour,Mexico City Experiences & Traditional Cantina Tour: Payment of the full amount

 

The balance is payable the same day of the tour; either in USD or in Mexican pesos (in which case the amount will be calculated at the exchange rate of the day).  

 

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The deposit is per person, not per group, and is not transferable to another party.  

Therefore, each person who participates in the tour owes his/her personal remaining balance.