LEON ~ Shopping and Culture Day

Tour at a Glance

  Limited to 10 guests                   1 Day
Physical demand: Level 1
  October 23, 2018                
  October 22, 2019  
2018 - COST PER PERSON:    
  $ 150 USD  
  Eventbrite - Leon  

Tour Details


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

Travelian Tour Leader

Rodrigo Lopez
Photo of Rodrigo López Rodrigo is the founder of Travelian Tours and is deeply committed to his vision of helping groups, individuals and organizations discover and experience the natural and cultural heritage of Mexico. He holds degrees in Business Administration from the prestigious Instituto Politecnico Nacional in Mexico City, and Creative Marketing from Texas A & M (Mexico City Program).
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Tour Cost


$150 USD

  Sack breakfast provided en route
  Comfortable private transportation with driver
  Tips for maids, waiters, bell boys, and drivers
  Travelian tour leaders
  Small group experience: 10 travelers maximum
  Eventbrite - Leon

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.

Click here for a description of all activity levels.

Featured Photo

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