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Early Morning Teotihuacan Pyramids Tour with a Private Archeologist

Avoid the crowds on this early morning tour of the Teotihuacan pyramids, also known as the City of the Gods. On this tour, an archeologist takes you around the UNESCO World Heritage Site and gives you insight into the majestic plazas and murals. Snap memorable shots from the top of Sun Pyramid and Moon Pyramid, and then cap off your day trip from Mexico City with a visit to an obsidian factory.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Mexico City Super Saver: Teotihuacan, Tlatelolco, and Guadalupe Shrine Plus Xochimilco and Frida Kahlo

Mexico City’s vibrancy extends across arts and culture, cuisine, and history. This tour combines six of the area’s top sites over a two-day trip, all seen with the expertise of a local guide. Dive into ancient history at Teotihuacan and Tlatelolco, learn explore the Guadalupe Shrine, visit  Xochimilco, learn about art in Coyoacan, and tour the Frida Kahlo museum.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Archaeology Tours

Small-Group Teotihuacan Pyramids from Mexico City

Discover one of Mexico’s most important archeological sites in a small group limited to 20 on a 6-hour tour of the Teotihuacan Pyramids from Mexico City. With your guide, you’ll 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.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Day Trips

Puebla and Cholula Day Trip from Mexico City

Discover architectural wonders on this guided day trip to Cholula and Puebla from Mexico City. Inside Cholula’s archaeological zone, feast your eyes on Pirámide Tepanapa, or the Great Pyramid, the world’s largest — even bigger in volume than Cheops in Egypt! Wind your way through the UNESCO-listed city of Puebla, home to gorgeous tiled buildings and Mexican Baroque churches, including the Church of Santo Domingo and Chapel of the Rosary. Bonus: Hotel transport and lunch are included.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Day Trips

Teotihuacan, Tlatelolco, Guadalupe Shrine and Tequila Tasting Tour

Hit three top historical attractions on this full-day guided tour from Mexico City: Tlatelolco, the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Teotihuacan. See where the main market of the Aztec empire once stood in Tlatelolco. At the Shrine of Guadalupe, one of the most popular Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world, see a cloak with an image of the Lady Virgin on display. Stroll through the archaeological ruins of Teotihuacan, known as the City of the Gods, and climb the Sun and Moon pyramids for fantastic views.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Balloon Rides

Teotihuacan Pyramids Hot-Air Balloon Tour

Take in the grandeur of the Teotihuacan pyramids from the sky — this hot-air balloon adventure gives you stunning bird’s-eye views of the UNESCO site commonly called the City of the Gods. Want to see more? Upgrade to explore the Teotihuacan archaeological zone by foot on a guided tour. Don’t miss this chance to experience Maya culture and heritage like few others have before!
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Day Trips

Teotihuacán Full Day from Mexico City

Discover the best of Teotihuacán and its lesser-known gems on this full-day guided tour from Mexico City. See the UNESCO World Heritage site’s top attractions including the Quetzalcoatl, Sun and Moon pyramids, as well as mural paintings and the Butterfly Palace. Visit an obsidian workshop, and taste pulque and tuna products at local factories. Upgrade your experience with a bike tour at no additional charge! Buffet lunch and hotel transport included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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San Miguel de Allende day trip From Mexico City

If you’re short on time but want to see what’s beyond Mexico City, this day trip to lovely San Miguel de Allende has you covered. A guide will get you acquainted with the baroque architecture of this colonial city during a tour, including the handicrafts market. Then you’re free to stroll the cobblestone streets on your own in the afternoon.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Puebla and Cholula Full-Day Tour from Mexico City

Maximize your time in magnificent Mexico on a full-day trip to Puebla and Choula from Mexico City. With a knowledgeable guide, discover the rich cultural heritage of each city, visiting Choula’s breathtaking Church of Santa Maria de Tonantzintla and marvelling at Puebla’s beautiful historical center. Sample Puebla’s enticing range of culinary delights (own expense) and browse a traditional craft market for special souvenirs.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 11 hours
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Hiking & Camping

Iztaccihuatl Volcano Hiking Tour from Mexico City

This Iztaccihuatl Volcano hike is a must-do for outdoor enthusiasts visiting Mexico City. An experienced guide gets you ready from start to finish on this adventure-filled day. Trek for 3 hours on an intermediate trail that ends a few thousand feet below the snowcapped summit 17,000 feet high. The air may be thin up there, but the views are not — soak up stunning views of Popocatepetl and the Valley of Mexico before descending the dormant volcano and fueling up with lunch (own expense). 
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

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Teotihuacan in the best private tour

Avoid the tourist crowds on a private tour to Teotihuacan, taking advantage of early pickup from your hotel to gain the best views of the ancient site before other tours arrive. Benefit from your professional guide’s full attention as you explore the pre-hispanic monument together, and take time to surmount the summit of the iconic Sun and Moon Pyramids for panoramic views of the region.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Day Trips

Taxco and Cuernavaca Day Trip from Mexico City

Discover the architectural and cultural delights of Taxco and Cuernavaca on an enriching full-day excursion from Mexico City. Accompanied by a professional guide, explore Taxco, a unique colonial town renowned for its silverworks, and gaze at the majestic 16th-century Santa Prisca Church. Then, stroll the quaint cobbled streets of Cuernavaca as you delve deeper into the region’s fascinating colonial and cultural history, delighting in the magnificent architecture of Cuernavaca’s 16th-century cathedral and admiring the grand structure of Palacio de Cortés.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Day Trips

Teotihuacan at first time in the morning

Visit Teotihuacan in the early morning for a memorable view of the landmark site on a full-day tour from Mexico City. Afterward, stop at an artisan market, then have time to purchase lunch and refreshments before returning to Mexico City. Your tour includes entrance fees, air-conditioned transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Day Trips

Basilica de Guadalupe and Teotihuacan Pyramids

It can be tricky for time-limited travelers to tick off Mexico City’s outlying attractions. Optimize your time on a day tour to Teotihuacan and the Basilica de Guadalupe, taking advantage of round-trip transfer to travel quickly and easily between dispersed locations. Learn more about Mexico’s ancient and colonial history from your guide, and keep energized during a full day of sightseeing with lunch included in the price.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Cultural Tours

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San Miguel de Allende in a day

Venture to know the most beautiful city in the world according to Travel + Leisure magazine in 2017 and 2018, in this wonderful tour that takes you through the most beautiful corners of this spectacular colonial town of Mexico.Our tour begins with the departure from your hotel to San Miguel de Allende where you will know its main attractions such as the Chapel of San Miguel Arcángel, Temple of San Francisco, its civic square where some mariachis converge to play Mexican melodies, Casa de Allende Historical Museum, among others. You can admire buildings with colonial architecture and vibrant creative scene as many international artists are inspired by this city to conceive their art. This town that is the cradle of Mexican Independence will undoubtedly conquer you with its historical, cultural and artistic richness.You will also have the opportunity to enjoy regional cuisine, buy Mexican handicrafts and take amazing photos to remember the beautiful experience in the city.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Cultural Tours

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COMBO - Guadalupe Shrine & Teotihuacan + Xochimilco + Taxco + Puebla (4 days)

In this journey at Mexico City you can visit the Square of the three cultures, the impressive archaeological zone of Teotihuacan, to admire the monumental Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the temple of Quetzalpapalotl, the citadel and the avenue of the dead. We return to Mexico City to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of America. A panoramic Tour of the Mexico city south, after visit Xochimilco, to ride an Aztec boat; and then to the colonial district of Coyoacan.Panoramic tour in Cuernavaca , the city of the eternal spring, from there we will continue to the Sierra Madre to visit one of its treasures: Taxco, known as the “World Silver Capital”, visit the famous Baroque parish church of Santa Prisca.Visit Santa María Tonanzintla. We will also visit the world´s largest pyramid at the archaeological zone of Cholula with its. Continue to Puebla we will also see its majestic Cathedral and the chapel of the Rosary.THE ITINERARY OF THE TOURS MAY VARY.
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  • 4 days
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  • 4 days
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Archaeology Tours

Teotihuacan Archaeology Tour

Gain special insight into Teotihuacán on this walking tour led by an art historian–guide with particular expertise in the UNESCO World Heritage site. See the pre-Columbian Mesoamerican ‘City of the Gods’ early in the morning, and watch as the sun rises over the pyramids. Enjoy the serene, mystical atmosphere as you visit the Citadel, the Avenue of the Dead, Sun and Moon pyramids, Quetzalpapalotl Palace and more. Learn about their archaeological significance, stories about this ancient city and the latest discoveries.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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Cultural Tours

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Mexico: Private tour to Taxco & Xochicalco

OVERVIEWDuring this private 12h tour you will visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: a colonial-era city of Taxco with its gorgeous architecture in the 250-year old Church of Santa Prisca (Tentative List), and Xochicalco (World Heritage List) - a pre-Colombian city famous for its ancient observatory, pyramids, and magnificent sculptures.WHY GO WITH US The time of the tour is spent purely on sightseeing: no visits to souvenir shops/restaurants (unless you ask) + we make sure you have enough time to see all the main attractions. An ideal choice for small groups (up to 7 people): the price of the tour 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.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Cultural Tours

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Mexico: Private tour to Puebla & Cholula

OVERVIEWDuring this private 10h tour from Mexico City, you will get acquainted with the rich historic & cultural heritage of 2 beautiful cities – Cholula & Puebla. Cholula is the oldest town in the Americas inhabited without interruption since its origins. It is also famous for its world’s largest pyramid topped by the Virgen de Los Remedios church. Puebla in its turn retains a fantastically well-preserved UNESCO-listed historic center, a stunning cathedral and a wealth of beautiful churches.WHY GO WITH US The time of the tour is spent purely on sightseeing: no visits to souvenir shops/restaurants (unless you ask). An ideal choice for small groups (up to 7 people): the price of the tour is fixed and varies just slightly depending on the size of the group. We are flexible: departure time & location, program & route can be adjusted to your interests while the duration of the tour can be always extended for a small extra fee.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours

Day Trips

Experience Mexico City: Teotihuacan Day-Trip & Dinner with the Locals

Tour the UNESCO-listed Teotihuacán pyramids and join a family for dinner on this day tour from Mexico City. With the help of a guide, reach Teotihuacán by public transport, and walk through the ancient city that Aztecs called 'the place where men become gods.' Enjoy the sunset from the top of the Sun Pyramid. After a visit to a pulqueria, soak up cultural traditions, conversation and food as you share dinner in a local Mexican home. This small-group tour is limited to just 12 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours

Day Trips

Taxco and Cuernavaca from Mexico City

Discover two jewels in Mexico — Taxco and Cuernavaca — on this day tour from Mexico City. In Taxco, known as the ‘silver city,’ you’ll visit Santa Prisca, one of Mexico’s grandest churches, and walk along cobblestone streets full of Old World charm. Plus, see for yourself why so many Mexico City locals escape to Cuernavaca, ‘the city of eternal spring,’ as a weekend retreat. Hotel transport included.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Food Tours

Colonia Roma Food Tour

Get a taste of the culinary renaissance in Colonia Roma, a district just west of Mexico City’s Historical Centre, on this half-day food walking tour. This formerly European enclave lined with mansions is now a bohemian hub home to the trendiest eateries, shops and bars. Samples to enjoy may include tasty fish tacos, Oaxaca and French cuisine, and mescal during stops at a bistro, microbrewery, a coffeehouse and more. Along the way, learn about the neighborhood’s history and development into one of Mexico City’s hottest dining spots.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Day Trips

TAXCO AND CACAHUAMILPA GROTTOS with lunch

Explore the Cacahuamilpa Caves and the town of Taxco on this guided all-day tour from Mexico City. In Cacahuamilpa, enter the cave system, which are considered the second largest in the world, and wander around the underground rooms. Afterward, travel to Taxco de Alarcon, where you’ll enjoy lunch and tour the town, including a visit to silversmiths, the Temple of Santa Prisca, and the Silver Museum.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Cultural Tours

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GUADALUPE SHRINE AND TEOTIHUACAN PYRAMIDS FROM MEXICO CITY

We will begin our journey at Mexico City visiting the Square of the three cultures, where the past and the present mix; continue to the impressive archaeological zone of Teotihuacan, to admire the monumental Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the temple of Quetzalpapalotl, the citadel and the avenue of the dead. We will also visit an arts & crafts center. We return to Mexico City to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of America.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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