Welcome to Querétaro

As far as the silver cities go, Querétaro is sometimes intimated to be the ugly sibling. Indeed, although it's believed to be one of the fastest growing cities in the northern hemisphere thanks to it being the base for international industries, including the aerospace industry, its rather frantic outskirts can give a misguided first impression. The city's large, historic heart is characterized by charming andadores... Read More

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$70 Outdoor Activities

Paso de Vaqueros Canyoning Adventure

For this adventure, you will visit the state of Guanajuato, which is only approximately an hour away from Queretaro. Over there, spend the day in a beautiful canyon full of of waterfalls, nature, wildlife and adventures. You'll be taken down to natural slides with specialized gear for your safety. You'll jump into a 4 meters pit and an 8 meters pit, which is challenging, but no previous expertise is required. Then you'll abseil (rappel) about 20 meters into the waterfalls. Enjoy a day full of adrenaline and new experiences. Don´t forget to bring comfortable shoes with a good sole, biodegradable sunscreen, swimsuit and a change of clothes.

$312.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Sierra Gorda Adventure

The adventure begins with the fascinating “Pueblo Mágico" of Bernal, after having a breakfast consisting of the famous, stuffed gorditas. You will continue with the discovery of the Sierra Gorda Queretana by visiting waterfalls, rivers, caves and archaeological zones. In this tour, you will be able to go on hikes, hydrospeed or go tubing, cultural visits and donkey rides. Do not lose the opportunity to know the great history of Querétaro, to discover its wonderful scenes. All with an experienced professional guide. Two nights accommodation and transportation from departing point and throughout the tour is included. Your meals are at your own expense.

$81.25 Outdoor Activities

Canyoning Adventure in Central Mexico

This adventure will lead you to Guanajuato state, which is two hours away from Queretaro. You will spend the day in a beautiful canyon full of waterfalls, nature, wildlife and adventures. You'll be jumping from one waterfall to another and making rappels in order to go out of the canyon. You will be provided with the necessary specialized gear for this experience and you will be guided by a professional adventure staff.Enjoy a day full of adrenaline, spectacular nature and new experiences. Don´t forget to bring comfortable shoes with a good sole, biodegradable sunscreen, small backpack, swimsuit and a change of clothes.

$70 Outdoor Activities

La Peña de Bernal Rock Climbing and Abseiling

The "Pueblo Mágico" (magic town) of Bernal has the third tallest monolith in the world. Book this adventure and you can conquer it! There will be some hiking, so it is recommended you get your most comfortable shoes and clothes for the adventure.After a safety briefing from your instructor, get geared up and start your hike of La Peña de Bernal. You'll start climbing the rock with the help of your guide. Though, this must sound hard but the truth is that you don´t need any experience to do it at all, just an average level of fitness. You'll get to the top, where you'll be able to admire the spectacular view of the state of Querétaro. Then, you'll go down with a 60-meters abseiling adventure, which is challenging but fun! Finally, you and your guide will get back to the town to enjoy some typical food of the region and a nice cold beer. Of course, you can now relax having conquered the world's third tallest monolith!

$70 Outdoor Activities

Tixhiñú Waterfalls Abseiling Adventure

The tour of Tixhiñú is one of the favorites for hiking lovers and those who love the tranquility of the oak forest. It takes place in the community of the same name, roughly one hour by car from Querétaro.The first step of this tour will begin with an abseiling next to a beautiful waterfall giving access to a wonderful valley of wild flora and fauna. Head back to the vehicles, in order to reach other waterfalls that is nearby. Upon arrival, you'll experience your second abseiling adventure. In the afternoon, your guide will take you to San Ildefonso or Aculco, two villages of Otomí origin, where you'll be able to visit the town, get some local handicrafts and taste an excellent food or pulque from the region.

$70 Walking & Biking Tours

Sierra Gorda Mountain Bike Tour

If you are a natural born adventurer and you enjoy mountain biking, this is the tour for you!The Sierra Gorda of Queretaro is full of amazing views, flora, fauna and beautiful hidden spots. On this tour, you'll get to know all the nice places by riding a bike among mountain paths, rivers and canyons. Take a dip in the Estorax river so you can rest your legs and give your body a break. Then, jump back on your bike and ride again towards the end of the route and get a nice satisfying meal with a cold beer. Remember to bring comfortable shoes and clothes, biodegradable sunscreen and sunglasses. You will have an awesome time!