About Our Tours


All of our rides begin and end in the mountain town of Ajijic, a thousand kilometres south of the US border and a thousand north of Guatemala and from there we explore the heart of Mexico in all its variety. We enjoy the beautiful mountain roads full of sweepers and twisties on good two lane blacktop. On most of the days we ride at 4,000' -7,000' above sea level so the climate is cooler and less humid than in the coastal regions - perfect for riding.

All our accommodations are at the upper end of Mexican hotels, not just clean and comfortable but often beautiful. Mexico is world famous for its cuisine and we have searched out many delicious options from fresh seafood and Mexican specialties to bacon and eggs.

The courses are laid out by our veteran Mexico scouts who have had decades of touring experience here and have logged tens of thousands of miles exploring this country's seemingly endless great riding roads. The weather is reliably excellent for riding between November and April and the beautiful vistas will leave you awestruck. All our tours are led by mature, American and Canadian guides who live in Mexico and, where appropriate, are supported by a vehicle to carry luggage and supplies.

Whichever tour you choose you’ll find that the perfect climate, spectacular scenery, great riding, friendly people and the Mexican mystique all add up to an exhilarating experience. No matter how often we ride in Mexico, we still call it "Motorcycle Heaven"


What to expect upon arrival


After being greeted at the international airport in Guadalajara, you will be taken to your accommodations in the charming, cobblestoned town of Ajijic, on the north shore of Lake Chapala, a short ride of just 25 minutes.  We will provide free pick up and returns for flights arriving between 8 am to 8 pm.  

Depending on guest arrival times we often get together to walk through the cobblestone streets of Ajijic to get acquainted with the town and perhaps visit a local restaurant.

Tomorrow morning,  we meet at our tour center at Casa Sierra to complete any administrative matters. You will have the opportunity to get acquainted with your bike and fellow travelers and enjoy a hacienda-style dinner.

 

What's Included / What's Not


Your tour includes accommodations at the upper end of Mexican hotels with hearty breakfast, motorcycle rental with liability and theft insurance, transportation to and from the Guadalajara airport between 8 am to 8 pm, plus Welcome and Farewell Dinners, two experienced guides and support vehicle with driver (for Into the Heart of Mexico and Adventure Classic Tours).

Not included is airfare, riding helmet/apparel, most lunches and dinners, gasoline, sites, personal spending and tips

Our Tours for 2017 / 2018


Custom Tours


Ask us to help you organize the ride of a lifetime for you and your friends.  We all have our own travel interests and styles so we’re happy to work with you to create your own vacation so that you can tour Mexico the way you want, with the people you want.  Contact us directly and we can make it happen.

December, 2017
April, 2018

Hub and Spoke


The “Hub and Spoke” package starts each day from our hometown of Ajijic, (the “hub”) and travels out on excursions (the “spokes”) from there. The “spokes” will include volcanoes, a major recent archeological discovery, impressive 17th Century haciendas, a fortified island, some spectacular canyons, an alpine village and much more.  Come with or without a guest who may or may not wish to ride every day.

October 11 - 17, 2017
October 31 - November 6, 2017
March 14 - 20, 2018 (Adventure Edition)

The Double Devil


Known in Mexico as “El Espinazo del Diablo,” the Devil’s Backbone is one of the world’s greatest but least publicized routes for motorcyclists.

November 12 - 20, 2017
March 3 - 11, 2018

Mountains & Beaches


This tour offers the best of both worlds. First, it features the twisty mountain roads, enchanting colonial towns, haciendas and ancient civilizations of the Sierra Madre’s mountains and valleys. Then it takes us down to Mexico’s spectacular Pacific shore to explore the charming, small beaches and towns that dot the coastline.

November 25 - December 3, 2017
February 17 - 25, 2018

The Heart and Soul of Mexico


This tour features the magical towns of Colonial Mexico and the spectacular volcanoes which characterize this part of the country. In season, we take the time to visit the Monarch Butterflies which make the mountains of Central Mexico their winter home.  Our route includes a western loop to the coast for a rest day in a beautiful Pacific resort.

February 1 - 11, 2018

Coast-to-Coast


Mexico Coast-to-Coast (C2C) includes the best parts of several scouting trips we have made around Eastern and Southern Mexico as well as our home territory in the western part of the country.

January 7 - 21, 2018




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