Cañada de la Virgen Archaeological Tour

Travel back into the time of the Otomi, one of the early complex cultures of Mesoamerica, and the original inhabitants of the central Mexican altiplano (high plain).

Built around 530 AD, the Pre Hispanic archaeological site of the Canada de la Virgen was an important ceremonial site dedicated to the moon, their highest deity. Important buildings that have survived are the Ceremonial Avenue, House of the Winds, House of the Longest Night and House of the Thirteen Heavens.



Your Cañada de la Virgen Archaeological Tour includes the following:

  • Bilingual staff
  • Round trip transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Guided tour in Cañada de la Virgen archaeological site
  • Ranch style lunch
  • Tour duration: 6 hours
  • Tour schedule: 09:00 AM daily (except Mondays)
  • Tour departure: from Cafe Moné in the center of San Miguel de Allende (details will accompany your reservation confirmation)
  • Age restrictions: none
  • Tour group size: minimum 4 persons
  • Clients who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate

Please bring the following to your Cañada de la Virgen Archaeological Tour:

  • Biodegradable sunscreen / repellent
  • Tennis or walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Bottled water
  • Camera
  • Extra $$ for tips, etc.
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