Tour of Mexican Independance: visit towns where Mexico forged its freedom and identity

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Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Spanish (fluent), French (advanced), English (fluent)

Places where art and culture mix

Witness the path followed by the messenger towards Mexico's Independence. Be amazed by the magnificence of San Miguel de Allende, a town which will take your breath away. Try home-made icecream in the town of Dolores and enjoy the sightseeing around the cradle of our Independence. Last but not least, pay a visit to the Mexican Sixteenth Chapel in Atotonilco el Grande.


San Miguel de Allende: City overlook, a stroll downhill to the main square / historic district

Dolores Hidalgo: Main square, church where Mexican Independance started, historic buildings and local market

- Atotonilco el Grande: Sanctuary of Jesus of Nazareth, chapels. . .

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Tourists would be picked up at their hotel provided it is located not further than 15 minutes from downtown Queretaro. Otherwise the meeting location would be outside the Regional Museum on Corregidora Avenue, downtown Queretaro.

End location: Tourists would be dropped off at their hotel provided it is located within 15 minutes from downtown Queretaro. Otherwise they would be dropped off outside the original meeting point (Regional Museum at downtown Queretaro)

Duration: 10 hours

Traffic, special festivals, increment in fees without prior notice


2012 Ford Fiesta for 1 to 3 passengers. Modern, clean and with air conditioning.

What’s Included

It includes Transportation fee, typical Mexican food and entrance fees.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 Mexican Peso - Change of restaurant / cafeteria or visit to a museum or even not included in tour.

What’s Extra

Suggested by guide: pottery, jewerly, leather goods...

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