Special towns in Queretaro Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. I recommend it for kids 10 and up.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)


You will visit beautiful small towns. To start we will go to Bernal, which is a lovely place with a magical atmosphere and the third largest monolith in the world.

The monolith "Peña de Bernal" is 360 meters high. People say it has a special energy. Besides, the monolith was declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO with other two hills (Cerro del Zamorano and Cerro del Fronton) due to the ancestral tradition of the otomi Indians.

In the wine factory you will learn about the process to make tha wines. You'll also have a tasting of the sparkling wine they make there.

In Cadereyta you will see a baroque style altarpiece covered with gold leave, and the cactus garden, one of the largest collection of cactus in the world. We'll have lunch in an old Hacienda that has been reconstructed to built a Boutique hotel. Inside the Hacienda we'll have a ride in a horse-drawn wagon.


Departure from Queretaro or San Miguel de Allende.
Arrive to Bernal. Walking in town with the explanation of the origins of the town and "Peña de Bernal".
Visit to a wine factory, explanation about how they make the wine and tasting of sparkling wine.
Cadereyta. Visit the town, the Hacienda and the Cactus Garden.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the hotel you're staying.

End location: Same as meeting point.

Duration: 9 hours


We will go on a sedan for 4 passengers plus the driver. Tha car is 2014 or newer with air conditioning. Note: When it's 4 people 3 passengers will travel in the back seat, bigger vehicle available with extra cost.

What’s Included

Transportation; entrances to the Cactus Garden, wine factory and tasting of sparkling wine; ride in the Hacienda; and my guiding and driving services.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 Pesos - Food and drinks.

What’s Extra

Food and drinks.


My tour guide credential allows me to guide all over the country.

A Recent Review of this tour

This was our second tour with Aarón and it was just as wonderful! We truly enjoyed spending the day with him exploring towns in Querétaro, an old hacienda and the botanical garden. His knowledge and expertise made these "Pueblos Mágicos" even more special.
Bruce H.

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