Located on the U.S.-Mexico border, Tijuana has a well-deserved reputation as a Prohibition-era party town, attracting people from the Tourists from California and beyond come to experience the unique atmosphere.
On the U.S. side, just 20 miles north, is San Diego, where many tour companies run year-round Tijuana tours. We’ve picked out some of the best.
Grand Baja Mexico Tours
From $123 per person.
This guided tour begins when you enter Mexico from San Diego and visit Tijuana. Here, you will begin your city tour with stops at the Cultural Center, Tijuana Bullring, Tijuana Zoo and Tijuana Tower. You can also enjoy shopping on the Avenida Revolution, where A shopping mecca with over 400 different shops. Then head to Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village, which has over 50 different restaurants serving specialty lobsters. After lunch (included), you will be transferred to Rosarito Beach, a vibrant seaside community where you can go horseback riding along the beach. Tour price includes round-trip transportation, lobster meal and a drink.
A Tijuana adventure, exclusive craft beer and street food tour with MATTINGAS.
From $50 per person.
Run by a talented and knowledgeable local writer and photographer, these fun-filled tours are for no more than eight people! Designed by intimate groups around Tijuana’s burgeoning food and craft beer scene (the Baja region is considered to have the best craft beer) (The). Tours are often highly impromptu, creating a sense of spontaneity and fun, and charming stories come quickly. Some of the regular highlights include stopping for a drink at the dive bar (known for its dark lights and colorful characters) and sampling the Locally brewed craft beer and a traditional Mexican wine, mezcal. Nourishment is provided by mouth-watering street tacos. For a wilder experience, the hosts are also known for organizing lively bachelor parties. Guests must drive themselves from San Diego, which is only 30 minutes away overland – just make sure to bring a valid passport.
Tijuana Food Tasting
From $114.50 per person
Tijuana’s culinary reputation is legendary, and there’s no better place to find it than on the streets of the city. After being picked up in Santiago, you will be taken to Tijuana where you will be led by a friendly and knowledgeable local guide on a A wonderful culinary tour that introduces you to the best food Tijuana has to offer. During the tour, you will visit some of the city’s best culinary hotspots, where you will enjoy a range of food samples and drinks. The price of the tour includes all food samples and beverages (including water) and transportation.