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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.


  • Teotihuacan Pyramids tour and family dinner from Mexico City
  • Tour the Teotihuacan Pyramids, including Pyramid of the Sun and Pyramid of the Moon
  • Visit San Martin de las Piramides
  • Enjoy dinner with a local family in their home
  • Travel like a local on public transportation
  • Return public transportation fare included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You'll get a chance to experience Mexico City in a fun and unique way on this tour. Head to Teotihuacán by public transit before enjoying dinner with a local family who specializes in authentic Mexican favorites.

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What You Can Expect

Experience Mexico City: Teotihuacan Pyramids by Metro and Dinner with a Local Family

Enjoy an authentic dinner in Mexico!

Leave Mexico City behind on a small-group tour to the ancient Teotihuacán pyramids. After meeting your guide at a central location, head by metro to the town of San Martin de las Piramides, located about 30 miles (48 km) outside of Mexico City.

Upon arrival, begin your journey into Teotihuacán, a UNESCO World Heritage site, at the on-site museum, where your guide points out reconstructions of local houses, as well as relics discovered in the archaeological zone.

Enter the ancient city and stroll through the Calzada de los Muertos (Pass of the Dead) to reach the Sun Pyramid, the area's tallest, towering at 206 feet (63 meters). Huff your way to the top for impressive bird’s-eye views of the Calzada de los Muertos. Gain insight into the Moon Pyramid’s history and architecture, and hear why the Aztecs dubbed Teotihuacán the City of the Gods.

After touring Teotihuacán, visit a pulqueria and a cactus factory in San Martin de las Piramides. Meet a local family producer of pulque, the alcoholic beverage sacred to the Aztecs, and sample candies and creams made from varieties of cacti.

There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal to end a day. Share dinner with another family at their house, and enjoy getting to know each other and more about everyday life in Mexico.

After your satisfying meal, hop on public transportation with your guide and return to your departure point.

Customer Reviews

Ryan D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Our tour guide, Leon, was an awesome, genuinely nice guy with tons of information about the fantastic place. We even hit it off and I dare say we became friends! The ruins are a must see and dinner was great. Considering all of the inclusions on the tour, we felt it was a great deal.

Rita B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

very interesting tour, informative in a fun way. The dinner is very yummy. glad we did it!

Vanessa C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Exceeded expectations. Best day tour I and #39;ve been on :)

Charles A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our tour to the Teotihuacan Pyramids was incredible! We had a large group so they ended up booking a van for us rather than taking public transit which was perfectly fine with us. Our tour guide, Rodrigo, was AMAZING! He definitely made the trip very fun and educational. We spent a good amount of time at the Pyramids exploring the grounds and climbing to the top of the Pyramid of the Moon and the Pyramid of the Sun. We then went to a local home and sampled some mezcal and tequila and then made our way to another home where we got to sample many different delicious foods which they had for sale. I ended up buying a lot to bring home with me as souvenirs. From there, we went to another family home where they cooked us a beautiful meal. And then it was back to Mexico City. A wonderful day with the best guide Rodrigo! We would do this tour again in a heartbeat.

Fernando A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great guide, the local family dinner was great.

Heidi P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and very easy going. The trips to the pulqueria and dinner in a local home set this tour apart from all the rest. It offered us a glimpse of what life is like beyond the common tourist locations. I'd recommend this to anyone who wishes to gain a greater understanding of this region's culture, both modern day and ancient.

Lindsay v

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great day activity. Fun informative and mixed with some local traditions. Well worth spending the day of your trip out here.

William C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Real and authentic tour. Angela and the rest of the locals were great in educating us about the history of Teotihuacan and various other topics such as how different colors were obtained naturally to paint and decorate back then. The family dinner was an amazing experience and allowed us to interact with locals through our broken Spanish.

Russell G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our guide was excellent.

Maria Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our tour guide, Cesar, was on time. It is a great way to see Mexico. Cesar took good care of us on the bus and metro system. We learned a lot. A lot of walking. Great time

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