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Enoyed seeing both Coyoacan and Xochimilco, but had been told it was an English tour and it wasn't. It was bilingual, but there seemed to be much more Spanish than English.
NOT ON A SUNDAY.
The tour was a good experience. We liked the town square we visited in the morning. It had a nice, small town feel just outside of the city. Being able to bypass the line was a big plus.
Negatives: 1 The group was too big. Any time you have a big group on a tour, you lose a good chunk of your day waiting for people to be wrangled up and so forth. 2 Xochimilco is horribly overcrowded on a Sunday. So much so that the boats don't even have room to move. It's the day that all the locals have off work, so they go there. It would probably be great on a weekday or possibly even a Saturday, but not Sunday.
A dream come true. An informative spin thru Coyoacan and on to Frida and Diego's house. Just not standing in line for the tickets was worth it. The boat tour with Mariachis in Xochimilco was a perfect complement to a fabulous day. The Nationa lMuseum was great too. A full day-Don't miss this one...great bang for the buck. Another one off the bucket list. Thanks again!!1
The tour was fantastic! Our guide, Sandra, was amazing and informative. Coyoacan is lovely and the Frida Kahlo museum fascinating. A quick fiesta at Xochimilco was a wonderful way to end the day! Highly recommend this to everyone!
We loved it. Everything went well and especially liked the walking tour of Coyoacan and the visit to the Frida Kahlo home and museum. We lunched at the market with the guide's assistance--a neat experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Xochimilco was fun. This is a must for art lovers.
great guide, very nice person we will be go back again for another tours.
IT CERTAINLY WAS VALUE FOR MONEY. LONG DAY OUT AND ABOUT EXPLORING. GREAT GUIDE, GREAT SIGHTS! MY ONLY ISSUE : 'TOILET STOPS'....NOT ENOUGH AND BRING ALONG SOME SANITIZER WIPES!
La descripción del tour incluía la visita a la universidad para ver los murales de Diego Rivera, solo paramos un minuto en la avenida afuera de la universidad y el guía dijo pueden bajar y tomar fotos desde aquí. El guía de Amigo Tours del cual no recuerdo el nombre no sabía mucho, no explicaba bien y no pudo responder a las preguntas. Su inglés era terrible, no creo que los pocos que solo hablaban inglés pudieron entender algo. Tuvimos que dejar de lado la explicación y solo disfrutar de los bellos lugares. En otro paseo con la misma agencia nos toco un guía llamado Alejandro quien si fue profesional en su explicación.
Although this looks like a good deal,,I think we missed out in really enjoying Xochimilco because the visit was so short.
Unfortunately we were the first bus pick up at 7 am and spent the next 2 and a half hours collecting others from their hotels. It was a horrible start.
The tour once we got going was good.
2 1/2 hours of pick ups was unacceptable!
The tour was good but our guide was not enthusiastic and gave limited information
An excellent introduction to the city! It was nice being in a smallish group. We had a blast on the boats!
Wonderful tour, Xochimilco was beautiful! Great tour , our guide was awesome.
It was a great experience in Mexico City. You start the day learning about the culture at the National University and go on an authentic 'trajinera'. We ended the day at the casa azul or the blue house of Frida Khalo. Overall our guide Alex was incredibly knowledgable and helpful the entire day.
Gave me a chance to experience a part of Mexico City that I probably would not have seen otherwise, the guide was helpful and had a lot of knowledge and was enthusiastic.
The trip was very good . We enjoyed all the new things we learned about and particularly the Frida Kahlo museum. Well,organized and very enjoyable.
Loved Frida Kahlo's Museum..would have like to visit Trotsky's....unfortunately because of the traffic and travelling times we had too little time at the main places of interest
The Kahlo museum was fantastic, the rest of the trip was so so. Too much driving to places that weren't that great.
It was an average tour. Lots of time spent crawling in traffic. One passenger at Xochi had an oar from a neighboring boat come down on her head. At the time, we did not know what the extent of the injury was. However, such injuries should always be taken seriously because of the possibility of concussion. There seemed to be no awareness of this on the part of the tour guide!
- Wasted time going to a church that was not on the itinerary
- Were told to leave water in bus but walked around a lot in really warm weather
- Time given at Frida Kahlo's house was REALLY short
The tour was not amazing as how I thought that it would be. It was honestly so disorganized, the method that they pick everyone up. They should have rules and regulations for people that arrive late. I will not be buying another tour front his company. Others and myself left through out the tour.
The tour guide was amazing! The only downside was that they were an hour late so we were rushed and we missed seeing some stuff at the Casa Azul.
Good to see it all in the few days we had. A long day but very interesting.
Mark K United States of ...
For this tour I recommend they forego the tour of the university. It was a lot of walking just to see a field and point out a few buildings. It may be the oldest university in North America but the buildings are circa 1970s. If you want history, you will not get it here. In contrast, the watersays at Xochimilco was fun and full of history. Lots of marimba, mariachis, and food vendors in other trajineras. Quite festive. Not enough time allowed in Coyoacán. In retrospect, I would have rather explored the wealthy-appearing city rather than what turned out to be the depressing life and times of the Frida Kahlo Museum. Been there, done that now. Our guide was nice, pleasant, but needed more sleep. He yawned just as much as he talked and took selfies and was texting them and then told us how much of a tip we should give to him and our driver.
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