Ride a ‘trajinera’ (traditional barge) through UNESCO World Heritage–listed Xochimilco during a 6-hour private tour in Mexico City. Gain admission to the Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli (Anahuacalli Museum) and the Casa Azul (Frida Kahlo Museum) in the neighborhood of Coyoacán. Finish with a panoramic view of the Olympic Stadium and the central library of the National Autonomous University.
Your 6-hour private tour begins with hotel pickup in Mexico City and a drive to Xochimilco. Here, board a brightly painted trajinera to explore channels built by the Aztec civilization. During your ride, learn about the construction of artificial islands and other activities at the UNESCO World Heritage site.Next, visit the Anahuacalli Museum, established by Mexico’s famous muralist Diego Rivera. Your guide offers personalized commentary on the art collection that includes some 64,000 pre-Hispanic pieces. Nearby stands the Blue House (Casa Azul), also known as the Frida Kahlo Museum, where the enigmatic painter Frida Kahlo lived and died. Learn important details of her life and admire her work before taking a stroll through the historical center of Coyoacán, which features colonial ambiance.Finally, your guide takes you to visit the National Autonomous University of Mexico for a look at the mosaic murals of Diego Rivera, Juan O'Gorman and David Alfaro Siqueiros. After views of the Olympic Stadium you’re returned to your hotel.