Private Tour to Taxco and Xochicalco Day Trip from Mexico City WITH PHOTOGRAPHER

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cuernavaca

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Once we pick you up from your hotel. We will go to Taxco. Admire its winding stone streets, Spanish-style homes with red-tile roofs and booths selling colorful pottery. Admire the immaculate Baroque facade of the Santa Prisca cathedral, a church that towers over the charming city.If you're in the mood for shopping, pop into one of the city's many jewelry stores. These distinctive boutiques offer handmade baubles created with silver from the local mines. Learn about the history of the silver industry in Taxco, the oldest mining center in North America.From here, we will drive to Xochicalco, an ancient archaeological zone declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Reach the emblematic Temple of the Feathered Serpent. Before leaving the pre-Columbian world behind, make sure to visit the astronomical observatory. Step inside to see the space where—from April through August— bright rays of sun penetrate the cave like laser beams.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Zocalo, Taxco, Pacific Coastthe colonial city of Taxco that is situated in the mountains in the very heart of the country. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Santa Prisca de Taxco, Taxco, Pacific CoastAdmire the immaculate Baroque facade of the Santa Prisca cathedral, a church that towers over the charming city.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco, Cuernavaca, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastXochicalco, an ancient archaeological zone declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCODuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Private guide
  • Professional photographer
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels located in Mexico city´s central area
  • Transportation by air-conditioned comfortable car or minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotes located out of Mexico city´s central area
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