Guided tour

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Small-Group Dawn Tour

4.6 / 5

49 reviews

From Mexico City: Teotihuacan Small-Group Dawn Tour

From US$ 59 per person

A morning tour to the magical archaeological site of Teotihuacan where you can be one of the first people of the day to wander and explore these fascinating ruins.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Be one of the first people of the day to arrive and discover Teotihuacan
  • Climb the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon
  • Enjoy the explanations from your certified guides
  • Taste local liquors and learn about the clay process
  • Avoid crowds with this 12 person maximum tour
Full description
After being collected from the lobby of your hotel, 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 and climb 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 here 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 3:00PM.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Entrances
  • Small group (12 maximum)
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals and beverages
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • A hat and sunscreen are recommended
  • Pick up available at any hotel or other address in Mexico City
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 49 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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It was nice to go to Teotihuacán early in the morning, as there were less people there AND you got to see hot air balloons (which apparently only happen in the mornings due to atmosphere), so those made for a great spectacle. The restaurant for lunch was okay—definitely a tourist trap. The group was a bit too large.

November 3, 2019

Worth it!

Our guide, Sergio, was very knowledgeable (and funny too!). The site was pretty much empty when we arrived, and didn’t get crowded until we were nearly finished. The site is breathtaking, and the history is incredibly complex and interesting. The “tourist trap” shops and restaurant at the end weren’t bad—I got a beautiful piece of obsidian—and though the lunch wasn’t amazing, it was decent and I really enjoyed getting to talk to some other tourists from all over the world.

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March 13, 2019

Such an amazing experience!

This experience was better than I could have imagined. So convenient, we got picked up from our hotel and was on a guided tour for the next 7 hours. The pyramids were so amazing. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable. I would recommend this tour 100% over any other ones you come across online. Trust me I did my research !

November 13, 2018

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