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A stroll through the buzzing downtown area reveals the capital’s storied history, from pre-Hispanic and colonial-era splendor to its contemporary edge. This high-octane megalopolis contains plenty of escape valves in the way of old-school cantinas, intriguing museums, inspired dining and boating excursions along ancient canals. With so much going on, you might consider scrapping those beach plans.


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$39 Cultural & Theme Tours

Early Morning Teotihuacan Pyramids Tour with a Private Archeologist

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, San Juan Teotihuacan, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastYour guide meets you early in the morning, head just 30 miles (48 km) from Mexico City to Teotihuacan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Commonly referred to as the City of the Gods, this pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city is known for its well-preserved murals, vast Avenue of the Dead and the impressive pyramids that mark its landscape. Arrive at the archeological park before the crowds in the early morning just as it begins to open its gates. Take in the serene and mystical atmosphere as your group meanders through large empty plazas in the absence of the crowds and explore the pyramids. Follow your guide to a variety of less-visited monuments in the complex as well as to famous structures like the Palace of Quetzalpapalot and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl – also called the Temple of the Feathered Serpent – the third largest pyramid at Teotihuacan. View the intricate murals and other architectural details as your knowledgeable guide explains their archeological significance, shares information on the latest discoveries, and tells stories about the culture that inhabited this ancient city. Climb the steep steps to the top of the Sun Pyramid and the Moon Pyramid – the principal axis of Teotihuacan. From the summit, view the lengthy Avenue of the Dead, the mile-long (2.5 km) road that divided the city and extended from the Moon Plaza in the north to the Great Compound in the south. To complete this experience in this impressive site, you’ll stop in an obsidian workshop with a truly Teotihuacan family, where you will be offered tastings of liqueurs made from cactus as well as tequila, mezcal and pulque. Right there you will take the lunch (not included) which by the variety of dishes and its Mexican traditional flavor is in itself another great experience before your guide delivers you back to the central meeting points.If you want to increase this amazing experience choose the option which includes the Shrine of Guadalupe (Basilica de Guadalupe) the most important religious building in all of Mexico.Duration: 5 hours

$49 Cultural & Theme Tours

Teotihuacan Pyramids and Shrine of Guadalupe Full-Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coastget to see the most important shrine of the Catholic religion. Our Lady of Guadalupe holds a special place in the religious life of Mexico and is one of the most popular religious devotions. Her image has played an important role as a national symbol of Mexico.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, San Juan Teotihuacan, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastAmaze with the impressive pyramids of the most important archaeological site in Mexico and one of the top vestiges in the world. Climb to the top of the Pyramid of the sun and feel the mysticism of one of the most incredible places in the world. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastOne of the most popular places in Mexico, in the surroundings you can appreciate some of the popular culture in Mexico Duration: 1 hour

$75 Tours & Sightseeing

Polanco Food Tour in Mexico City

Meet your guide at a Polanco neighborhood restaurant and set out on your culinary adventure to sample Mexico City’s coolest cuisine. Walk with your small group past beautiful parks, lovely mansions and numerous art galleries to a variety of Mexican eateries. Along the way, you’ll get a local’s view into the culture and architecture that defines Mexico City.Enjoy several food and drink tastings while your receive culinary insights about Mexico and its fare. Taste traditional tacos and a Mexican Tlayuda, which consists of a toasted, crunch tortilla, beans, meat and avocado.Stop at a popular Oaxacan-style restaurant, an authentic cantina in the heart of Polanco and a traditional eatery famous for its delicious specialties. Taste Mexico's famous mole sauce before it's time for dessert! Next, savor dessert from Mexico City’s most famous chocolatier and enjoy delicious ice cream made with authentic Mexican flavors. (Please note: Venues subject to change.)You’ll feel like a local eating at these venues in the cosmopolitan neighborhood of Polanco – a true paradise for foodies! With a peek into Mexico City's culinary secrets, you'll have recommendations to the best restaurants in town so you can continue your discovery after your tour ends.

$48 Tours & Sightseeing

Mexico City Sightseeing Tour

You'll visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, which is the largest church in all of Latin America, housing many art treasures of the colonial period. This landmark took over 250 years to build, evident in its various architectural styles.Next, become a part of a vast cultural and recreational attraction known as Chapultepec area. This 2,100 acre (8,500 sq. km) area contains five museums, two tranquil lakes, a zoo, an amusement park with one of the world's largest roller coasters, a relaxing botanical garden and many quiet walkways.You'll also visit the National Palace, one of the oldest government seats in the world, which still houses the President's Office and the Ministry of Finance. Become a part of history when you walk through this 1693 palace while observing the Diego Rivera murals that blazon the inner hallways of the building.Lastly, learn about Mexico's 30 centuries of human evolution when you visit the Anthropological Museum, which is the finest archaeological museum in the world. Here, you'll have the chance to see thousands of artifacts, including burial tombs, giant Olmec stone heads, the famous Aztec Calendar Stone and a reconstructed Mayan temple.

$59 Transfers & Ground Transport

Mexico City Airport Shared Round Trip Transfer

When you arrive in Mexico City, don't get stressed trying to find your way around a new city after a long flight. Relax and let a professional driver get you to your hotel in comfort. Enjoy the convenience of a this transfer service while you sit back and relax during your ride.You will be greeted at the airport by a representative and be taken to the comfortable vehicle to head to your hotel. For your return flight, your transport will be waiting for you at the specified time and date so you end your trip with ease. Round trip airport transfers are available between Mexico City (Benito Juarez) International Airport and Reforma/Downtown and Downtown Santa Fe.Transportation is shared and in comfortable, safe and reliable vehicles and with bilingual staff.

$41.56 Cultural & Theme Tours

Teotihuacan Archeologist-Led Private Day Tour from Mexico City

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Teotihuacan Pyramids, San Juan Teotihuacan, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastAfter hotel pickup by your private guide, head about an hour northeast of Mexico City to Teotihuacan. Known as the City of the Gods, Teotihuacan was one of the largest and most important pre-Aztec cities in Mexico, home to nearly 200,000 people from several ancient cultures. Explore the archeological site’s pyramids, plazas and palaces with your archeologist guide, who is able to give you all kinds of expert information about Teotihuacan’s physical and cultural history and answer any questions you have during your tour about buildings like the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Palace of Quetzalpapalotl. Hear stories about the ancient people who lived here and news about the latest archeological discoveries. See large murals, and walk along the Avenue of the Dead (Calle de los Muertos), a 1.5-mile (2.4-km) road that connects the main structures, including the Pyramid of the Moon and Pyramid of the Sun. The Pyramid of the Moon and the Pyramid of the Sun are Teotihuacan’s most famous — and largest — structures, and you have the opportunity to climb them, if you wish, for outstanding views of the whole city. After your tour, head back to Mexico City, stopping by an obsidian workshop on the way to meet a local family and enjoy tastings of tequila, mezcal and liqueurs made from native cactus. You may also purchase lunch here (by your own) Your day trip ends with hotel drop-off.Duration: 5 hours