Xochicalco Archaeological Site and Cuernavaca Private Day Trip

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cuernavaca

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Enjoy a private day trip from Mexico City and visit the town of Cuernavaca, known as the 'city of eternal spring.' Then head over to the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site of Xochicalco. Through this private guided tour, you'll learn about the importance and history of both of these places and have an exciting full day.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco, Cuernavaca, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastXochicalco is an example of the epoch known as Epiclassic (700-900 AD) characterized by the emergence of cities in central Mexico after the decline of the Teotihuacan city and the power vacuum left by it. This period is characterized by a series of events that give way to the foundation of Tula, after a series of migrations of groups living in central Mexico. Fact that coincides with the abandonment of the sites of northern Mesoamerica and the collapse of the Mayan cities of the lowlands of the center and the south.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Garden Borda Cultural Center, Cuernavaca, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastEl Jardín Borda is a historical museum located in the city of Cuernavaca and is located in what used to be the summer mansion of the wealthy Taxco miner José de la BordaDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Robert Brady Museum, Cuernavaca, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThe Robert Brady Museum is located in downtown Cuernavaca, Morelos state, next to the city's cathedral. The museum focuses on the dissemination of the personal collection of around one thousand three hundred works of art that Robert Brady acquired throughout his life.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Palacio de Cortes, Cuernavaca, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastPanoramic View of the Palace of Cortés is a 16th century Spanish civil palace, a historic monument located in Cuernavaca, Morelos, ordered by Hernán Cortés to be built in the years immediately following the Conquest of Mexico.Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco
  • Entry/Admission - Robert Brady Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Palacio de Cortes

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • All entrance fees included
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