ABOUT THIS TOURDuring this tour, you will get acquainted with Mexico City (UNESCO) - the largest city in Latin America that offers a huge variety of museums, galleries, and architectural gems, along with bustling nightlife and diverse gastronomic culture.WHY GO WITH USThe time of the tour is spent purely on sightseeing: no visits to souvenir shops/restaurants (unless you ask).An ideal choice for small groups: the tour is completely private while its price is fixed and varies just slightly depending on the size of the group.We are flexible: the program and route can be adjusted to your interests while the duration of the tour can be always extended for an extra fee.--------------------------NOTE: * the price of the tour/person depends on the number of participants in the booking.
Discover Mexico City’s Historic Downtown – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – with our traditional Walking Tour. Visit the most emblematic places as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the ruins of the ancient Aztec city, the amazing Postal Office and Palacio de Bellas Artes.Learn about history, architecture and traditions. It will be interesting and fun. There’s so much to see and do in Mexico City and this tour covers lots of the highlights of the Centro Histórico.We believe that Travelling must be culture and lifestyle centered: you should be able to see what makes the city tick. See why everyone falls in love with Mexico!And we are LOCAL PEOPLE who happened to be CERTIFIED GUIDES. We know our stuff! Walk with us in an open-aired museum!
Discover one of the world’s most impressive collections of artifacts from pre-Columbian Maya civilizations through Spanish colonization at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. An informative guide provides historical and archaeological context to the exhibits, including the Aztec Calendar, reconstructions of Maya tombs and giant Olmec heads. After this half-day tour, you’ll come away with insight into the influence of Mesoamerican cultures on Mexico today.
Discover one of Mexico’s most important archeological sites in a small group limited to 20 on a tour of the Teotihuacan Pyramids from Mexico City. With your guide, visit the highlights of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, which include the Sun Pyramid, Moon Plaza, Palace of Quetzalpapalotl, and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl. Entrance fees and transport via public bus are included.
Discover with me the breathtaking center of Mexico City. On this half-day walk, you'll discover the history of Aztec, colonial, and contemporary Mexico. We explore the history of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan, the dramatic encounter between Aztecs and Spaniards, the splendid colonial palaces and hidden murals of the 20s in the center of a vibrant Latin American metropolis. Quiet corners and the hustle and bustle of the Zocalo - with miracle healers and barrel organ players - are waiting for you. According to your own wishes, we will focus on your individual questions and interests.
The island of the dolls is an emblematic place that is located in the ecological zone of the canals of Xochimilco, Cultural Heritage of Humanity.Together we will tour the tourist channels, we will pass by where there is live music, we will go down to the “floating gardens” (chinampas), we will see the Caltongo Lagoon. Then we will enter the ecological zone until we reach the Museo del Ajolote where you can touch animals from the lake area such as AJOLOTE, endemic species of the area, tarantulas, snakes ... Finally we will arrive at the Island of the dolls where they will tell you the terrifying story of This mythical and emblematic place in the area.During the tour you can enjoy our delicious quesadillas (unlimited) and a drink.Itinerary8:45 am Approach to the trajinera. We will travel through the tourist channels.10:30 am Food and drink11:00 am Ajolote Museum12:00 pm Dolls Island1:45 pm Return to the Las Flores Nativitas pier. End of tour
Discover with me the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.The Museo Nacional de Antropología is the largest and most visited museum in the country. The modern building is located in Chapultepec Park - the green lung of the capital. In its unique collection, we explore the pre-Hispanic civilization of Mexico. In the wonderfully designed halls, we follow the development of Mesoamerican civilizations from their Olmec roots to the blossoming of the Aztec empire with its capital, Tenochtitlan.We will get to know and understand the impressive works of art of the Mayas, Zapotecs and Aztecs. The "Aztec Calendar" and the fearsome Coatlicue, the Olmec wrestler and the colorful murals from Cacaxtla are waiting for us.
Visit the surroundings of Teotihuacan by bike and delicious mexican lunch front of Pyramid of the moon + visit Teotihuacan archaeological site Unesco. Pick up at your hotel down town in Mexico City at 8AM. Brunch Bienvenida close Teotihuacan. Bike tour and visit 13 sites arround Teotihuacan archaeology site + Aztec ceremony + tasting mexican food as Tequila, Pulque, Mezcal. Lunch on a small restaurant / pub. Free visit Teotihuacan site during 2h30 (includ your entrance). Not includ guide service.
We will take a walk that will be a unique experience for you, the places will tell us for themselves, their history. We will have to show the language of the city, its colors, its decorative elements and the footprint of the generations that inhabited this city, the chroniclers and the identity of its people, buildings and urban realities you will feel enchanted and surprised all the time. Let us hypnotize you with the magic of this city will be a unique and unforgettable experience.
This bike tour takes us to know and celebrate the LGBT + history in the Mexico City, declared as friendly to the Community in November 2015.We will start at Parque México and we will go to the Zona Rosa, one of the most LGBT places in the city. We will continue with the tour to the Historical Center, to visit on the way the most iconic places of the struggle for the recognition of equal rights, the history of the Community from pre-Hispanic times to the present day and more areas of bars and inclusive party.We will visit the Old School of San Ildefonso, cradle of Mexican Muralism and the place where important characters from Mexico's LGBT + history met and formed, such as Frida Kahlo, Salvador Novo, Xavier Villaurrutia and Jorge Cuesta.After visiting monuments and squares, we will make a last stop at an LGBT + cultural restaurant, where we will enjoy a typical Mexican drink, with or without alcohol. Back to Parque México, we can visit the beautiful neighborhood of Colonia Roma.
Live an extraordinary evening in the Mexican style in the famous Plaza Garibaldi where you will enjoy a typical show full of life and folklore. A memorable night awaits you on this magnificent tour.We will take you from your hotel directly to the Garibaldi Square, world-renowned as the "Plaza de los Mariachis".Enjoy a walking tour around the square with your guide so you can choose the bar, canteen or restaurant of your choice where mariachis, norteña bands, trios and marimba delight you with their incredible sounds while people dance and sing around.Also experience a colorful show where there will be singers, pre-Hispanic dancers, a display of cockfighting and a charro using the rope that will show you their skills and talent in a heartfelt demonstration of Mexican folklore. Complete the night with the only thing missing, a tequila (a complimentary drink) and return back to your hotel with the memory of the sweet mariachi melodies.
Be amazed with the incredible architectural works of Luis Barragán. Start by visiting the Convent of Capuchinas, highlighted by the tectonic character of the materials, the handling of lights and shadows, the treatment of the spaces, the play of colors and the unique details. Later, meet Casa Gilardi, Barragan's last work, where he worked with total creative freedom to create a space unlike anything in the world. Colors, space, architectural elements. The mastery reflected in this house will make you forget you are in the middle of a busy city.The route has transportation, which can be taken at different points established in the city, starting at 09:00 AM and ending at 13:00 PM.
Delve into Mexico City’s storied past with a walking tour of La Merced. This neighborhood in the historic center is one of the city’s very oldest and has been a hub for commerce since early colonial times. As you walk the streets of La Merced with your professional guide, you’ll get a scenic window into Mexico’s complex history.
Explore the trendiest neighborhoods in Mexico City through a local lens on this tour of Roma and Condesa. From trendy restaurants to cutting-edge galleries, wide open parks, and gorgeous Art Deco architecture, you’ll discover pieces of contemporary Mexican culture that you might miss on your own. Plus, you’ll come away with a long list of local-approved recommendations for the rest of your trip.
Come to the largest traditional food market in the entire city, called ‘’La Merced’’ located in one of the most colorful neighborhoods, one of our guess said, is like being Alice in (Food) Wonderland, of course you will try some of this super original food, this will be a full experience!After this original visit a special surprise is prepare to eat in a hidden family business restaurant dated from the beginning of the last century, you will enjoy the menu created by the recipes of the great-grandmother supervised by her great-grandson Romulo, some of them created with chilies, but also other menus created by famous artist. A perfect mix that combine the great character in popular neighborhoods of Downtown Mexico City.Leave some energies to walk throw graffiti streets in a popular student street in the area of the Claustro of Sor Juan Ines, surrended by pulquerias & bar, coffee shops, restaurants and traditional stores of the city.
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera helped to define Mexican modernism while engaged in a tumultuous romance. On this 3-hour Frida Kahlo Tour we’ll get a glimpse into the life of Mexican artists. Our visit will take us to the Frida Kahlo Museum, or Casa Azul, her former abode and where many of her self-portraits were created. We will get a sense of how she once lived and worked. We’ll engage directly with her history as we surround ourselves by her artwork, her clothing, her photos, and even the prosthetics, and corsets she wore as a result of childhood polio and a horrifying train accident in 1925.We’ll then shift our conversation to focus more on Diego as we jump in a taxi to reach our final stop: the Museo Estudio Diego Rivera, or the dual homes and studios of the artists. Our expert will enliven the modern architectural space, the objects and artwork within the stories of Diego’s interest in native Mexican cultures as well as the couple’s love and the impact that they had
This tour focuses on the most bohemian side of Mexico City and the life of Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera. Coyoacan is one of the kinds of places which seem immune to the passing of time. Since the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés arrived here back in the 16th century, up until today, it has been home to some of the most interesting characters in Mexican history. We will explore its plazas and cobble-stoned streets built in Colonial style, and admire the scenery amongst studios dedicated to dance, pottery, photography or art, and gorgeous 16th century churches like the church of St. John The Baptist, a symbol of the beautiful Novohispanic Baroque style. We will enjoy the tastes of Mexico in Coyoacan’s Market, one of its most important icons, try delicious coffee at El Jarocho Cafe.Then we will get to the most famous house in Mexico, Casa Azul, where Frida spent many years. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera helped to define Mexican modernism while engaged in a tumultuous romance.
Appreciating Mexico City’s unique creative culture can be tricky on a self-led tour. Be immersed in the capital’s kitsch art scene on a walking tour through the city, and discover the influences of lucha libre, quinceañera, and religious iconography on the city’s fashion and identity. Benefit from the insights of your professional guide, and be inspired as you gain an overview of the city on an alternative sightseeing tour.
Uncover the gay heritage of Mexico City on an alternative half-day walking tour of the Mexican capital. Alongside your guide, you’ll discover a different side to the city as you visit sites associated with gay figures from the past and present. Absorb the vibrant atmosphere of Plaza Santo Domingo; hear about Pre-Hispanic attitudes towards the human body at an Aztec site; and admire the elegant façade of Blue Tiles House. Throughout your tour, you’ll be enriched by commentary and sample Mexican culinary classics in the downtown district.
This is a unique tour that you wont find anywhere else. Beyond the huge artistic legacy left by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (perhaps the most famous artists of Mexico), they left what they both had most in common, their love for the land that saw them being born, their roots and their culture.We invite you to a wonderful journey in time where you will visit 3 emblematic sites deeply related to these two great Mexican artists of the twentieth century and which are located in the heart of one of the most fascinating and iconic areas of Mexico, Coyoacán.- Small Groups- Profesional and certified driver and guides- Skip the line! VIP Service
Instead of feeling overwhelmed by the new sights, sounds and flavors of Mexico City, you’ll join one of our hosts who’s more than happy to show you the ropes. They’ll do the navigating and teach you the best ways to move around this beautiful and historic city, and share their tips and know how on everything from safety to tamales. Whatever you’d like from your time in Mexico City, they’ll have invaluable local advice on the best places to eat at, visit or skip (we don’t do tourist traps). Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
The museum of anthropology can be a challenge for people that had not been in contact previously with some knowledge of the mesoamerican cultures, the only ones usually known are Aztecs and Mayas but in a timeline of 35 centuries you will learn that there's much more.
Our experiences are private and tailored.Experience Teotihuacan with the help of local experts who will tell the story with passion and dedication.At your request, we can send a photographer along with your tour guide to document your experience in the city.