Experience of a Lifetime

Enjoy a delicious tasting menu and spectacular views from the rooftop restaurant and bar terrace overlooking Morelia’s historic main plaza at Los Juaninos, a hotel built in the 19th century, today a landmark for colonial architecture and traditional local cuisine. Visit Lu Cocina Restaurante for an incredible, local, and authentic meal with top service.

Day by Day

Day 1:

  • Arrive at Morelia International Airport (MLM)
  • Transfer to Los Juaninos Hotel in Morelia
  • Enjoy a tasting menu and rooftop views at Los Juaninos

Day 2:

  • Explore Morelia’s museums, historical sites, and shops
  • Visit the acueducto
  • Have a tasting menu paired with Mexican wines at Los Mirasoles restaurant

Day 3:

  • Transfer to Santa Clara del Cobre
  • Participate in a copper hammering workshop and visit local galleries
  • Check-in at Mansión Iturbe
  • Enjoy a traditional tasting menu and learn about Charanda liquor

Day 4:

  • Transfer to Santa Fe de La Laguna
  • Take part in a hands-on clay pottery workshop and make tortillas for lunch
  • Transfer to Guanajuato
  • Check-in at 1850 Boutique Hotel
  • Experience a chocolate and mezcal tasting at the hotel’s terrace

Day 5:

  • Explore Guanajuato city and its landmarks
  • Evening cooking class and cocktail experience at Edelmira Boutique Hotel, learning to make mining enchiladas

Day 6:

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Guanajuato International Airport (BJX)

What's included

Suggested Airports: Morelia International in and Leon International out. Both airports have available service from the US and Mexico City International.
Enjoy traveling through Mexico in our fleet of luxury SUVs with a private driver.
Stay in the most historic and beautiful boutique hotels in all of Mexico.
Morelia, State of Michoacan | Patzcuaro, State of Michoacan | Guanajuato City, State of Guanajuato 

What's not included

  • International Airfare into Mexico
  • Local transportation when exploring on your own. We recommend asking your hotel to recommend the best mode of transportation depending on your destination.
  • Tips for Experiences
  • Meals and activities not indicated on your itinerary

Starting from $2520, 2N Morelia, 1N Patzcuaro, 2N Guanajuato (6D/5N)

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A Terrace with a Historical View & Tasting Menu at Los Juaninos

Be in awe with the historic views from this rooftop restaurant terrace and see for yourself why downtown Morelia was recognized as a World Heritage Site, and what is it that makes purepecha cuisine so unique in Mexico.

What Does Michoacan Taste Like? at Lu Cocina Michoacana Restaurante

Michoacán tastes like mezcal with the view of a thousand mountaintops; Like the Sierra de Jalmich pastures where Cotija cheese was born; Like the reflection of silvery charales (miniature fish) swimming in Patzcuaro Lake.

It tastes like the journey of the Monarch Butterfly; Like the silkiness of chocolate or the deep red color of passion fruit; Like cardamom awakening memories in your taste buds.

Michoacán tastes like mystical corn, and above all, it tastes like love in the hands of wonderful cooks –past and present—that allow us to enjoy and celebrate the many wonders of this magnificent land.

Traditional Tasting Menu and Charanda Pairing at Mansión Iturbe

This colonial mansion was restored in 1969, not only to preserve its extraordinary architecture and art pieces, but also to embody and rescue traditions of times past. One of them is the charanda, a sugarcane distillate that you will have the opportunity to taste along with a traditional menu from the purepecha cuisine.

Copper Hammering Workshop at Santa Clara del Cobre

Santa Clara del Cobre is an authentic village known for copper production. Enter a real workshop to see first-hand how artisans work with this red-hot mineral to create works of art and everyday items. Try your hand at hammering the copper and being a part of the creation. Next, visit some local galleries that showcase the finished works.

Hands-on Clay Pottery Workshop at Santa Fe de La Laguna

Put your hands to work inside a typical clay workshop in Santa Fe de la Laguna. After creating your own clay object alongside experts, you’ll learn the most important Mexican artform of them all – making tortillas! Enjoy a delicious quesadilla for lunch with a refreshing glass of seasonal fruit water.

Chocolate and Mezcal Tasting at 1850 Boutique Hotel

Chocolate and mezcal are both authentic Mexican culinary highlights, but pairing them together is a surprising experience. Indulge your palate in a variety of flavor notes and textures while you listen to the city bells toll and contemplate the tones of the sunset from the terrace.  In the midst of this orquestra for the senses, you won’t miss the spectacular Mujer del Arbol tree standing like a witness of time, tradition and Mexican culture.

Mining Enchiladas Cooking Class & Cocktail at 1850 Boutique Hotel

For generations, Guanajuato has been known as an important mining town and this style of enchiladas is close to the heart of locals as it was originally conceived by the miners’ wives as a special treat after a long day of hard work. The recipe fuses indigenous ingredients with colonial era cooking techniques to create a unique flavor only found in Guanajuato. Take in the history behind these special enchiladas and learn to prepare your own at the hotel terrace overlooking the colonial architecture square while you sip at a mezcal and garambullo fruit cocktail.

Starting from $2520, 2N Morelia, 1N Patzcuaro, 2N Guanajuato (6D/5N)