Routes and Circuits

Route of the Nopal (Cactus)

Circuito del nopal en Guanajuato

Disponible en: Español (Spanish) 日本語 (Japanese)

One of Mexico’s symbols has its own destination in Guanajuato, the locality of Valtierrilla in Salamanca is a worthy exponent of this national symbol.

During the tour you not only have access to the Nopal in the version we all know, you can start with a Nopal ice cream or a Nopal Flour Bread before getting on the Tracnopal, the original transportation will that take you on this adventure.

You will find surprising how the nopal is involve in the beauty industry, and Valnopal is a factory that produces creams, shampoos, soaps and some other nopal-related products. 


During the tour, you can also visit another factory, which mainly produces marinated nopales, you can see the entire process of elaboration to have a bottle of this delicacy in your favorite supermarket. 

You cannot leave this route without trying the penca rellena, a dish to share with your partner or family because its size is considerable and you can ask for it serve with pastor (fajita meat) or choriqueso (melted cheese dip).

Disponible en: Español (Spanish) 日本語 (Japanese)

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