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Carretera Estatal 604 Guadalajara-San Marcos km 56, Teuchitlan 46762, Mexico
+52 384 109 0388
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Guachimontones Excursion: Discover the Unknown Archeological Mexican Site
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Carretera Estatal 604 Guadalajara-San Marcos km 56, Teuchitlan 46762, Mexico
+52 384 109 0388
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a bus ride from Guadalajara. About an hour. Stopped in the little town just before the ruins. The ruins themselves are kinda cool. The say “excavated” but more like “rebuilt”. With modern concrete. Of the 8 hour round trip we only spent 45...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 9 adults toured this site guided by Antonio Ruiz with Mauricio driving the very comfortable bus. They picked us up at out hotel in tialaqupaque and we had a most wonderful time. The ruins were quite interesting, the hike up not too...More

Thank rldeitch
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Small town near to Guadalajara. Excellent facility at archaeological site as well as at museum. 15 min short film provides information about the place. Met an English speaking guide Mr. Chava Guia ( 33 33 61 95 23 ) . He is gem of the...More

Thank DKPATEL2013
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

If you are staying in Nearby Guadalajara Mexico then going to see Los Guachimontones is a must! It is about 1.5-2 hours outside of Guadalajara. It is a really neat archeological site with some very unique circular shaped "pyramids" more like stacked concentric circles. There...More

Thank Mitchell C
Reviewed November 4, 2017

The Guachimontones circle pyramids are a remarkable archeological discovery! They are still digging in tombs that surround the pyramids and finding artifacts. They have a small museum/discovery lab that has more about the history and culture. We had an English speaking tour guide that made...More

Thank Mandi L
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Traveling from Tequila to the coast we detoured slightly to Guachimontones to see the circular pyramids. Entry was free for 60+, cheap for others. The building serving as the centre for the site includes a theatre where we viewed an informative 18 minute documentary on...More

Thank Richard289
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I went to these pyramids along with family. The hike up to the site is all up hill but if my 60 year old mother can do this, most people can. We went on the free admission day of the week, Tuesday’s. Their was kids...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed September 23, 2017

We knew about Guachimontones, because it was listed as attractions in the area nearby Hacienda Labor de Rivera. It was not in our list of places to visit as we were heading to Ruta del Tequila. However, we decided to go understanding the importance of...More

1  Thank Paisajista
Reviewed March 24, 2017

An hour outside of Guadalajara makes this a great half day trip. Only round pyramid place in Mexico. Have your car take you up to the site..otherwise a 40 degree climb of half a km. Small in size compared to other site. One hour visit...More

1  Thank bajajulio
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I've known about these pyramids for a few years and was finally able to see them for myself. I am very intrigued by the history of the past and especially with pyramids. I am drawn to them and am always in awe of what life...More

1  Thank Noemi L
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Response from JARamosCaceres | Reviewed this property |
Download the map previous to travel and fill your gas tank, gas stations are few and the data signal is poor, make sure to have MXN in cash debit and credit cards are not usable everywhere, wear confortable clothing cause... More
September 11, 2015|
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Response from dennisjames | Reviewed this property |
No idea but it is easy to find out by asking any taxi driver if they are interested in a day long hire. It would have to be a little more than they can earn in a normal days work.
July 29, 2015|
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Response from Scarlett C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is "autotrasportes etzatlan" should be no more than 5USD and you can take it at any bus station going from lázaro Cárdenas to periférico and Av Vallarta or any point in pefirerico from Av colon to Av Vallarta... More