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From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Air Balloon Flight & Breakfast

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Air Balloon Flight & Breakfast

Discover the Teotihuacán Valley from the sky during a memorable 30 to 50-minute balloon flight. Marvel at some of the world's most treasured archaeological wonders as you glide overhead. After, get the chance to explore the ruins on the ground. After being picked up from your hotel in Mexico City, take a shared transfer to Teotihuacán (optional). Arrive at the Volare Balloon Port and savor a delicious coffee. Then, embark on an unforgettable flight in a hot air balloon above one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Travel with officially certified pilots in the most modern fleet of balloons of Mexico. After your flight, return to the port, make a toast and receive your flight certificate before enjoying a delicious buffet breakfast. Then, take an optional transfer to the Teotihuacán Archaeological Zone to explore the ruins from the ground. Spend 3 hours there to get to know the Sun and Moon Pyramids and Quetzalcoatl Temple. Please note, the cost of the tour does not include access to the archaeological zone of Teotihuacán (available to purchase for $85 MXN per person). Finally, take the optional shared return transfer back to Mexico City where you will be dropped off at your hotel at the tour conclusion.

CDMX: Teotihuacan Tour with Transport, Basilica & Tlatelolco

CDMX: Teotihuacan Tour with Transport, Basilica & Tlatelolco

Guided tour with transportation included and ticket to the archaeological zone of Teotihuacán, plaza of the three cultures, Basilica of Guadalupe and a craft house. At each stop you are given free time, a stop is made around 2:00pm at a restaurant for lunch (the price of food is not included). We pick you up at your hotel or a meeting point and when we return we drop you all off at the Palace of Fine Arts. 9:00am: We start the tour visiting the square of the three cultures and we give you an introduction to the history of our Mexico 10:00am: We arrive at Teotihuacan and visit a Crafts House where there is an exhibition on the uses of the maguey plant, the extraction of the first paper, thread, needle by the Teotihuacan culture, replicas of Teotihuacan obsidian masks as well as the tasting of typical Mexican drinks. 11:00am: We enter the archaeological zone of Teotihuacan (the ticket price is included), we visit the most important monuments such as the pyramid of the sun, the causeway of the dead, the plaza of the moon, the jaguar mural, the pyramid of the moon, accompanied of the explanation about the history and culture of the Teotihuacano people, at the end we give you free time to tour the place as you wish and take photos. 2:00pm: We are going to eat in a typical Mexican restaurant with panoramic view to moon piramid where your palates will be delighted with the best dishes of Teotihuacan cuisine and its exquisite exotic dishes (the price of the food is not included). 4:30pm: We are back in Mexico City and we will visit the Basilica of Guadalupe and Tepeyac Hill. 6:00pm: We finish the Tour. We leave you at the Palacio de bellas artes, which is a midpoint of most of its hotels as well as points of tourist interest so that you can continue enjoying the beautiful Mexico City.

Mexico City: Teotihuacan, Guadalupe Shrine & Tlatelolco Tour

Mexico City: Teotihuacan, Guadalupe Shrine & Tlatelolco Tour

Make the most of your next trip to Mexico City with a trio of Mexico’s must-see historical monuments. Mexican Root is a celebration of the civilizations and cultures that have made Mexico what it is today. Visit the legendary Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlatelolco and the Pyramids of Teotihuacan on this full-day excursion from Mexico City. Your first stop will be in Tlatelolco, Mexico City’s most significant archaeological site. Alongside temples dedicated to Mexican deities, learn the more macabre side of their history, including human sacrifices, mass graves, and the so-called Lovers of Tlatelolco  Continue to the Guadalupe Shrine, located in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. In this 18th-century shrine, you’ll see a cloak with the image of Guadalupe as you learn about her significance to the culture and people of modern Mexico. Spot where Our Lady of Guadalupe is said to have appeared to an indigenous Mexican. Then have time to lunch and recharge energies. Head to one of the most jaw-dropping sites in Mexico, the great Teotihuacan Pyramids to explore the mystical site with a guide. See the Pyramid of the Sun, with its more than 200 feet tall, the largest in Mesoamerica. Along with a trip along the Avenue of the Dead learn about the origins of this religious city and see the Temples of Quetzalpapalotl, the Temple of the Feathered Shells, and the Pyramid of the Moon Enjoy a tour full of adventure, history, and some of the most breathtaking views of Mexico.

Mexico City: Teotihuacan and Tlatelolco Day Trip by Van

Mexico City: Teotihuacan and Tlatelolco Day Trip by Van

Take in the three most culturally and historically important sites in the Mexico City area on a full-day tour. First, visit the archeological site of Teotihuacan and marvel at some of the most impressive pyramids in the world. See the Sun and Moon pyramids, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, and the Dead's Avenue. Next, you’ll head to Mexico’s most important Catholic pilgrimage site, the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This shrine was built to commemorate the reported appearance of the Virgin Mary to Juan Diego, an Aztec peasant. The third and final stop of the tour is Tlatelolco, where it is said that the past, present, and future of Mexico meet. The Plaza de las Tres Culturas is named after the three periods of Mexican history represented by structures from the pre-Columbian, Spanish colonial, and the independent mestizo nation.

Early & Express Tour - Teotihuacan Pyramids

Early & Express Tour - Teotihuacan Pyramids

Set off from Mexico City and discover the Teotihuacan Pyramids with your guide. Explore the area and find out more about its history before returning to your accommodation. Start with early morning pickup from your accommodation and head to the Teotihuacan Pyramids. Admire the ancient architecture and take some great photos. Your guide will tell you all about the fascinating history of the pyramids and this Mesoamerican settlement while you tour the area. Afterward, return to your accommodation. Important Information: - For pick ups in the historic center, you will be dropped off near Palacio de Bellas Artes as driving through the Centro Historico at midday is complicated due to block roads, traffic and:or public protest. - Pick ups are usually done from 6:30-7:00am so we can arrive at 8:00am at the pyramids, this help us to skip most of the traffic in Mexico City. - Pick ups are scheduled based on logistics efficiency to accomplish our promise to arrive on time to the pyramids. - For MIDDAY tours, we will establish 2 pick up/drop off areas near Roma and/or Centro Historico. No pick ups are included because is the peak traffic hour.

Mexico: Full-Day Teotihuacan & Basilica Guadalupe Tour

Mexico: Full-Day Teotihuacan & Basilica Guadalupe Tour

Escape Mexico City and discover the cultures that founded it. Choose your closest pickup location and explore the State of Mexico. Learn incredible facts about the cities and sacred sites that thrived before Spanish influence. Your experience begins with a stroll through the Plaza de las Tres Culturas. Visit the church of Santiago de Tlatelolco, contemplate the ruins of a pre-Hispanic city, and see the monument in honor of the student movement of 1968. Continue your experience at the Guadalupe Basilica complex and climb the sacred hill of Tepeyac, the place where the Virgin Mary appeared to the Indian Juan Diego. Head to the Chapel of the Roses and enjoy a sweeping view of Mexico City. During your visit to the religious complex, admire the Chapel of the Indians, the Chapel of the Pocito, and the modern basilica, the place where the sacred blanket of Juan Diego is kept. To finish off your experience, head to the State of Mexico and discover the archaeological complex of Teotihuacan. Explore the archaeological zone and learn about the important history of this significant pre-Hispanic city. In Teotihuacan, you'll have time for lunch at a traditional restaurant, where you can enjoy a variety of typical dishes of the region (costs not included). This activity also includes a visit to a handicraft center, where you can optionally taste liquors of the region (cactus and prickly pear) and try the traditional drink known as pulque.

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Small-Group Dawn Tour

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Small-Group Dawn Tour

Discover the majestic pyramids of Teotihuacan on an early-morning tour departing from Mexico City. Explore the site with your guide and learn more about the pre-Hispanic history of Mexico. After being collected from the lobby of your hotel by minibus, you will be taken to the archeological site of Teotihuacan, where you’ll marvel at some of the most impressive pyramids in the world. You can see the Sun and Moon pyramids, visit the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, walk through the Avenue of the Dead, and much more. You will then be taken to a clay workshop where you will learn everything about the pulque, silver, and clay processes, manufactured by local people. Whilst there you will also learn about how all these activities were done years ago, and you will be even invited to taste some tequila, mezcal, and pulque. Following this, you can enjoy delicious Mexican food and drinks (not included) during an allocated short break. Your tour will then conclude with you being taken back to your hotel or preferred nearby location at around 3:00 PM.

Mexico City: Teotihuacan Half-Day Tour with Tequila Tasting

Mexico City: Teotihuacan Half-Day Tour with Tequila Tasting

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the 'City of the Gods on this half-day tour in the morning or in the afternoon. Begin the day embarking a comfortable bus to Teotihuacan Pyramids, and once there, follow your guide around the extensive archeological site. Learn about the history as well as the latest discoveries from recent years. Admire the most outstanding site like the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon, the Que and the Quetzalpapalotl Palace, plazas, and murals that make up this important pre-Hispanic city. Once the guided visit is over, head to an obsidian workshop run by an authentic Teotihuacan family, who will offer a sampling os some liquors made from cacti, such as Tequila, Mexcal y Pulque. Complete the day with finishing at a local restaurant, be able to try some authentic Mexican food and indulge in the flavors of several traditional dishes.

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Hot Air Balloon with Pyramids

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Hot Air Balloon with Pyramids

As you board our comfortable transportation, departing from Mexico City, the path unfolds before you, leading you to the ancient mysteries of Teotihuacan. The anticipation builds and soon you will find yourself at the take-off point, where the huge, colorful balloon awaits you. Embark on a journey of awe and wonder with our hot air balloon adventure in Teotihuacan, the moment you ascend into the morning sky, the world is transformed. The iconic pyramids emerge on the horizon, bathed in the soft hues of dawn. After the flight, we will celebrate your journey with a traditional sparkling wine toast. We will then take you back to the take-off area where we will present you with a diploma commemorating your adventure. We continue celebrating the trip with a delicious breakfast, savoring the flavors of Mexico amidst the historic charm of Teotihuacan. Experience greatness at every turn: Feel the unique energy of Teotihuacan as you walk the same streets once walked by its ancient inhabitants. Discover the incredible architectural designs that will transport you to an era full of splendor, admire the Pyramid of the Sun and the Moon. After two hours the transportation will be ready to return to CDMX. Let the charm of Teotihuacan and Sky Balloons Mexico unfold before your eyes, creating memories that will last long after you land back on the vibrant streets of Mexico City.

Teotihuacan Pyramids: Skip-the-Line Ticket

Teotihuacan Pyramids: Skip-the-Line Ticket

Explore the Teotihuacan archaeological site with this skip-the-line entrance ticket. Go at your own pace and discover this once bustling pre-hispanic city as you search for traces of the ancient peoples that once populated it. The pre-hispanic city of Teotihuacan was one of the largest urban centers in the ancient world. At its peak, it was home to over 100,000 people. Located in a valley rich in natural resources, it was the seat of power for one of the most influential Mesoamerican societies. Today, the architecture still stands as an incredible monument to the people who lived here. Take in the scale and grandeur of Teotihuacan for yourself as you make your way around the site. Climb the iconic Pyramid of the Sun, marvel at the architecture, and take plenty of great photos.

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An absolutely exceptional moment, flying of the pyramids with the hot balloon. Very well organized and efficient. Pick up time confirmed the day before, picked up right on time. Flawless process at site for registration prior to the flight. Felt really safe with our pilot, and the experience was fantastic.

Angela was such a great tour guide! She was so incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. I was initially worried about 7hr time frame but it flew by. The sights were beautiful and there was so much to learn. Thank you to Gilberto (our driver) who was also wonderful and kind! 10/10 would recommend.

Fantastic tour. Vidal was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable . It was so easy and relaxing to be picked up and dropped off at our apartment in an air conditioned van. Highly recommended.

Tour guides Tania and Aran were both amazing, super knowledgable and gave a warm friendly welcome. The drive did a good job, smooth ride both ways in good time!

incredible experience. probably the absolute highlight of my Mexico City trip!