Mexico City: Xochimilco, Coyoacán and University City Tour

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Mexico City: Xochimilco, Coyoacán and University City Tour

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Venture out on a cultural trip through the Lake of Xochimilco and the university city, considered World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Hotels in Zona Rosa, Reforma centro, Downtown, Roma Norte and Roma Sur the pick-up is in the lobby of your hotel. Outside this area the meeting point is in the lobby of the hotel Fontan at Reforma avenue.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Uncover the secrets of the ancient life of Mexico city
  • Explore one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city, Coyoacán
  • Get to know the central campus of one of the best universities in Mexico
Full description
Start your trip with a brief visit to an artisan center in one of the most emblematic neighborhoods of the city, Peralvillo. Learn all about the handicrafts of all regions of Mexico. Continue your tour in the southern part of the city, where you can visit the Frida Kahlo Museum, or if your prefer, head to the center of Coyoacan, for a 1-hour visit. Next, move on to discover the beautiful scenery of Lake of Xochimilco. Make the most of the opportunity to take a ride on a boat named Trajinera, in the ancient canals of the lake. In Xochimilco, see the chinampas (artificial islands), and find out what life was like 500 years ago in the great Tenochtitlan. Take this chance to savor the typical food of the region, as well as enjoy the Mexican music mariachi. Finally, visit one of the most important universities in Latin America, UNAM.
  • Transportation
  • Certified guide
  • 1-hour tour in Trajinera
  • Museum of Frida Kahlo entrance
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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    The canals are super cool!!

    The canals are amazing as is the College of Mexico City. The rest of the tour we had done on our own two days before this visit. It was beautiful and historic, but my dad is fluent in German and English, but unfortunately not Soanish. Since the vast majority of were Spanish speakers he (and at times, myself) were a bit left out on the larger picture. I did enjoy the tour overall. Lots of great info!

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    April 15, 2019

    This tour was guided by the amazing Humberto. He took us to multiple locations and has a lot of knowledge about the whole city. Moreover, I am learning Spanish so I asked Humberto to speak in Spanish. He said: 'Of course!' and said that he will talk a bit slower for me which really helped me to understand what he was saying. Also when I didn't understand it, he explained it to me. Overall, the tour was amazing, especially Xochimilco! I also made some Peruvian friends who were following the same tour. Thanks for the amazing day! Saludos de Liana (Maria Sapulette) de Holanda.

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    February 18, 2021


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