2-Day Teotihuacan, Xochimilco and Guadalupe Shrine TourProduct ID: 70927
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- Explore Tlatelolco, the largest archeological site in Mexico City
- Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the most important shrine in Mexico
- Marvel at the pyramids at Teotihuacan, the City of the Gods
- Admire the picturesque and colorful houses in Coyoacán
Day 1: Teotihuacan, Guadalupe Shrine and Tlatelolco
Your first day begins with a drive to Tlatelolco, the largest archaeological site in Mexico City. Learn about the importance of this place that was part of the capital of the Aztec empire. See the Plaza of the 3 Cultures where pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern Mexico blend.
Continue on to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the most important religious site in all of Mexico and one of the most visited shrines in the Catholic world. More than 20 million pilgrims visit the site every year.
From the Basilica of Guadalupe, the tour continues to Teotihuacan, known as the City of the Gods. A professional guide will take you on a journey through the history of this mystical place. Walk among the ruins and marvel at the size of the pyramids. Climb up the stairs at the famous Sun and Moon pyramids and take in the views from the top.
After a day appreciating Mexico’s history, you'll be transferred back to the meeting point.
Day 2: Coyoacán, National University and Frida Kahlo Museum
Your second day starts with a drive to Coyoacán, an area of the city dating back to pre-Hispanic times. Walk along the cobblestone streets and admire the picturesque houses, and then visit Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo Museum. Learn about the life and iconic work 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 thoroughly.
Next stop is the National Autonomous University, founded in 1551, where you'll visit the UNESCO-listed central campus with art from muralists Diego Rivera and Juan O'Gorman.
Your tour continues to Xochimilco, located 17 miles south of Mexico City. This ecological reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that dates to Aztec times. Take an hour’s ride on a colorful boat known as a trajunera, enjoy festive music from other boats and meet vendors selling delicious snacks you can buy.
At the end of the boat ride, you'll be transferred back to the meeting point.
- Professional guide
- Transportation to and from the meeting point
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
May be any of the following: • Open deck for the Palace of Fine Arts, on Avenida Juarez, at 09:00 • Hotel NH Reforma 155 Liverpool Street, Juarez, Cuauhtemoc 06600, CDMX, at 08:20 • Open Area for Auditorio Nacional, at 08:00 • Open area of the Palace of Fine Arts, on Avenida Hidalgo, at 09:00 (Open in Google Maps)
Product ID: 70927