1. Mexico
  2. Xochimilco
  3. Mexico City

Mexico City: Xochimilco and University City Tour

Product ID: 227437
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Enjoy panoramic views of the Plaza de Cibeles, the World Trade Center, the monumental Plaza de Toros, the Theater of the Insurgents, and University City. Afterwards, explore the UNESCO-listed neighborhood of Xochimilco.
About this activity
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish

Pickup included

Pickup is available at hotels located only in the following areas: Centro, Reforma, Zona Rosa, and Polanco. If you are staying outside of these areas, please consult with the local partner. Please indicate which hotel you are staying in and contact the guide 24 hours in advance on the number included on your voucher to confirm the pickup time.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore University City, the most important educational institution in the country
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Plaza de Cibeles, the World Trade Center, the Plaza de Toros, and the Theater of the Insurgents
  • Explore Xochimilco, declared World Heritage by UNESCO
Full description
Enjoy a panoramic tour of the southernmost part of Mexico City. Pass through Plaza de Cibeles, the World Trade Center, the biggest bull ring in the world, and the Insurgents Theater until you reach Ciudad Universitaria (University City).

Ciudad Universitaria is home to the most important educational institution in the country, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, which is also the largest university in Latin America. See different murals by famous Mexican artists during a tour of the university, such as Diego Rivera’s unfinished Olympic Stadium.

Next, board a traditional and colorful trajinera (a typical wooden boat decorated with flowers) when you arrive at Xochimilco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sail along its mystical canals and discover the magnificent combination of natural and cultural heritage.
Includes
  • Transportation with air-conditioned vehicles
  • Ride on a Trajinera (a typical wooden boat)
  • Bilingual tour with a certified guide
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch, beverages, or other services not specified
  • Any personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• There is a minimum of 2 people required to conduct this tour (if the minimum requirements are not met, you will be offered an alternative date or the possibility to refund the tour)
• Please be aware that the tour includes walking tours, it is kindly advised to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and to be ready for some walking
• Please don't forget to take all your belongings when you get off the vehicles
• Remember to take an umbrella and raincoat in the rainy season (from the end of May to October)
• Pickup is available at hotels located only in the following areas: Centro, Reforma, Zona Rosa, and Polanco. If you are staying outside of these areas, please consult with the local partner
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JULIA TRAVEL MEXICO

Product ID: 227437