Canada de la Virgen Archaeological Site Full-Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in San Miguel de Allende

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The archaeological site of Cañada de la Virgen is located just 25 kilometers West of San Miguel de Allende. Occupied between 540 and 1050 a.d., it is perched upon a small mesa surrounded by canyons and is made up of four patio/pyramid complexes, an ancient artificial pond and a ceremonial causeway covering the 16 hectares that is now government property. On this tour, you will get to explore this great site accompanied by a knowledgeable Coyote Canyon Adventures guide.
The best way to visit the site of Cañada de la Virgen is with a team of archaeologists and anthropologists. The site is located just 25 kilometers West of San Miguel de Allende and you will see it along highly specialized guides who will share their knowledge of the Otomi people and of other cultures of the Bajio region, as well as the Mesoamerican cultures in general.You will be able to leisurely walk a total of approximately 3 kilometers (2 miles) within approximately 2 hours. This way your tour will encompass all of the archaeological site. You will leave with a more thorough knowledge of this wonderful, historical site.

What’s included

  • Admission ticket
  • Professional guide (Bilingual Anthropologist or Archaeologist)
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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