Shopping and Culture DayEventbrite - Leon

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Tour Details

• Tour Type: Travelian Journey
• 1 Day
• Small Group: Max 18
• Physical Demand: Level 1

Let yourself be surprised by Leon, known as the “Perla del Bajio” or “Pearl of the Bajio.” Leon was founded in 1576, and is renowned worldwide for its exceptional leather production.

Visit one of Leon’s finest leather accessories factories and learn about the proccess of working with delicate and exotic leathers from around the world. Have the opportunity to visit its exclusive boutique (not open to the public) for a unique shopping experience!

Enjoy lunch and shopping at Leon’s premier shopping centers.

Join Travelian’s expert guides for this fascinating day tour to Leon. Travel in comfort and safety and enjoy learning about the process of creating fine leather products. Have a high-end shopping experience in Leon, Mexico’s leather capital!

Itinerary - 1 Day

6:45 AM - Meet across the Street from St. Paul´s Church (Cardo #6).
7:00 AM - Depart for Leon, Guanajuato (sack breakfast provided en route).
9:00 AM - Arrive in Leon, and meet expert leather guide. Learn the process of turning raw materials into beautiful leather goods. Time for shopping in an exclusive shop not open to the public. After the tour depart for lunch* and shopping.
4:00 PM - Depart for San Miguel de Allende.
6:00 PM - Approximate arrival time in San Miguel at St. Paul’s Church (Cardo #6). Our guides will call ahead for taxis to be there to take you home once we arrive.

* Meals marked with an asterisk are not included in the fee.
This itinerary is subject to changes without prior notification.



  Official ID your current Passport, Mexican residency ID (copies are fine)
  Original INAPAM ID (if you have one)
  Credit Cards, Debit card, Cash in Pesos for the first day (Cash machines are available)
  Active Cell Phone with recharger
  Bring sufficient funds for meals and beverages not included in trip cost
  Money Belt
  Water Bottle
  Travel Flashlight
  Insect Repellent
  Day Pack
  Light-weight Walking Shoes
  A fleece garment or light jacket can be useful in case of chilly mornings or evenings
  Be sure to bring your own Kleenex and small change for bathroom fees
  Personal prescription drugs


Further details about this tour

.   Travel Physical Demands
.   Reservations
.   Payment Options
.   Cancellations
.   Trip Insurance


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Travelian Tour Leader

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Photo of Rodrigo López Carmen joined the Travelian team with her own line of Personalized Shopping Tours. Carmen is knowledgeable about the markets and shops in Mexico offering finest quality products.
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Oct 24, 2017


Oct 23, 2018


Oct 22, 2019



Tour Cost

  Oct 24, 2017.........

$3500 mxn

  Oct 23, 2018.........


  Oct 22, 2019.........


  Sack breakfast provided en route
  Comfortable private transportation with driver
  Tipping & porterage taken care of by tour leader along the way
  Travelian tour leaders
  Small group experience: 18 travelers maximum

Featured Photo

  The shoe industry in Leon has more than 400 years of history, and nowadays there are more than 3300 footwear manufacturers.



Physical Demand

    LEVEL 1
    Includes simple relatively level walking in town or on improved (paved or gravel) trails. Stop, stand and go for up to two hours at a time.

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Eventbrite - Leon