Private Tour to El Quelite Village and Tequila Distillery from Mazatlan
Visit three villages to see their local activities and lifestyles, La Noria, La Vinata and El Quelite. Learn of the old and current process of tequila at La Vinata where you will witness the equipment that was used in the 1800's to produce tequila. You will see the equipment currently being used, and learn the local activities in these towns at your own pace. Also don't miss your opportunity to sample the quality tequila produced there.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Professional guide
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mazatlan Van Tours, Mazatlan 82110 Mexico
After picking you up at your hotel/cruise ship, you will head north of Mazatlan to visit the village La Noria, where you will see the local activities being done the old fashion way, leather belts and leather sandals being handmade, small coconut purses and a variety of souvenirs all made while you watch, wooden horse saddles being carved by hand and a local artist working the pottery.
Not far from this village is La Vinata where you will drive through acres and acres of the blue agave plantation to arrive to the tequila distillery where you will be briefed on the ancient and current process of producing tequila. This tequila factory is unique because it maintains its old equipment that was used in the 1800's for you to witness both processes, and then to sample their product. From here it's off to the charming village of El Quelite one of the most picturesque towns in the area with the colorful houses, cobblestone streets red roofs and relaxing environment. This town is known for its cock farm where you can see the roosters first hand, with a stop at the local bakery with an adobe brick oven offering freshly baked pastries.
Then it's time to head back to the center of the village El Quelite where you can enjoy a delicious local lunch, then wander a bit around the plaza and church before heading back to Mazatlan. This tour is highly recommended to enjoy the beautiful sights and to learn about a lot of the culture and history in this area of Mexico, comfortably in your private van/suburban.
Departure Point :If you are staying in a hotel please provide name and location of hotel & we will pick up/drop off at lobby of your hotel.If you are arriving on a cruise ship there will be a courtesy shuttle provided from the gangway of your ship to the cruise ship terminal, the Welcome Counter is located inside the terminal building next to the ladies room.
Departure Time :8am, 9am, 10am, 11am
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.