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Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Fully narrated tour
Excellent value for money
Day 1: Teotihuacan, Guadalupe Shrine and Tlatelolco: Your first day begins as we drive to Tlatelolco, considered the largest archaeological site in Mexico City. With your guide, learn of the importance of the place which was part of the capital of the Aztec empire. See the Plaza of the Three Cultures where Pre-hispanic, colonial and modern Mexico blend and continue the tour towards the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Basilica de Guadalupe). This is the most important religious building in all of Mexico and one of the most visited places in the Catholic world. It receives more than 20 million pilgrims every year.
After visiting the Basilica of Guadalupe, you will continue your tour to Teotihuacan, “City of the Gods.” A professional guide will go with you on a journey through the history of this mystical place. Walk around the ruins and be in awe at the marvelous pyramids and buildings. Go up the famous Sun and Moon Pyramids and take in the incredible views from the top.
Day 2: Coyoacán, National University and Frida Kahlo Museum Your second day starts heading to Coyoacán, which dates back to pre-Hispanic times. See the cobblestone streets and picturesque houses and then visit Casa Azul (Blue House), or the Frida Kahlo Museum to learn all about the life and iconic artwork of this famous artist. The house is where Frida Kahlo lived with her husband, Diego Rivera. You'll have an hour of free time in the museum to explore it as much as possible. You'll then stop at the National Autonomous University which was built in 1551 and where you'll see the UNESCO-listed Central Campus with art from muralists Diego Rivera and Juan O'Gorman.
Your tour continues to Xochimilco, located 17 miles (28 km) south of Mexico City. It is an ecological reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage site which was a lake during Aztec times. You'll ride on a colorful boat called trajunera for an hour as you hear festive music from other boats and see vendors selling delicious snacks which you can buy (not included).
Roundtrip transport from central meeting points
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Note: The date you choose upon booking is for the Teotihuacan and Guadalupe Shrine tour. The Xochimilco and Frida Kahlo tour is taken the following day
Central meeting points in Mexico City
9am, depending on meeting point
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.