Private Tour: Taxco and Cuernavaca Day Trip from Mexico City

Day Trips & Excursions in Taxco

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Take a private day trip out of Mexico City to admire the beautiful cities of Taxco and Cuernavaca. First, admire Cuernavaca also known as the “City of the Eternal Spring." Then, in Taxco, admire the colonial architecture and its famous silver works. Your tour includes a private guide and transport.
Your private tour begins with hotel pickup in Mexico City. Board a private vehicle and then take a scenic drive to Cuernavaca, “The City of the Eternal Spring.” Here, you will take a look at the Cathedral, which is the seat of the Catholic diocese of the same name in Mexico. It’s a building of the sixteenth century, which makes it one of the oldest cathedrals in the whole country.The sightseeing tour also includes a visit to the Palacio de Cortés, which was ordered to be built by Hernán Cortés in the immediate years of the Mexico conquest. Then, see the monument to Morelos, a military insurgent and Mexican patriot, who organized and was the architect of the second stage of the War of Independence in Mexico.Later, your tour will head to Taxco, a colonial city with hundreds of years of history. The city is nestled on a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile roofed buildings, cozy squares and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived through hundreds of years.You'll visit Santa Prisca, one of Mexico’s grandest churches. It was built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring. Then, learn all about the famous silver as Taxco is known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops. You will have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans before driving back to Mexico City and your hotel. 

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks