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Guachimontones

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
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are staying in GDL for a while and are really bored on a day, it is a good idea to visit this place. It has some circular pyramids which are not very impressive. It has a medium hill to climb and a very...More

1  Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed with the site and the condition of the round pyramids which date from 350 BC. The guide who met us at the entrance gate to the site was excellent relying on his personal experiences as a member of the archaeological team...More

Thank cwcook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guachimontones is close to Hacienda el Carmen, where we stayed for two nights. There is an interpretive centre with some sparse English signage, but if you want to learn anything here you need to have a basic grasp of Spanish, or know some history. Guides...More

Thank crunchcom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Teuchitlán is for folks who love history and are willing to spend atleast 3-4 hrs of their time plus transportation from Guadalajara. A local friend organized a taxi for me to take me to Teuchitlán from Guadalajara as well as show me the old historic...More

Thank Qualitypro3336
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Chicheniza, Tulum, Tikal, the Mayan pyramids. Today was by far the most interesting tour and is much older than the Mayan pyramids. Highly highly recommend, Chava as your guide. You can phone to book him. Mex cell phone 333 361 9523....More

Thank casaecuador
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating look at Mexican history. We had a tour guide who added much detail before we arrived. He gave us so much history while touring the location. It was fascinating! Then we went to the museum to watch the video which was great. The...More

Thank JamesR_8
Reviewed 28 December 2017 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 25 December 2017 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 20 November 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 8 November 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

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4 April 2016|
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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
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VacationTrio
11 September 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.
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sladkomn
30 July 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
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