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Teotihuacán: GetYourGuide Exclusive Early Access & Tastings

1. Teotihuacán: GetYourGuide Exclusive Early Access & Tastings

On this GetYourGuide Exclusive experience, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the 'City of the Gods'. Beat the crowds and learn about the history as well as the latest discoveries from your expert guide. Finish by sampling some local products. Visit Teotihuacan in the early morning, arriving at this famous archaeological site just as it begins to open its doors for the day. See the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon and the different buildings, plazas, and murals that make up this important pre-Hispanic city. Complete your tour with a stop at an obsidian workshop run by a Teotihuacan family. Enjoy tastings of liquors made from cactus, as well as tequila, mezcal, and pulque.

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Mexico City: Double Decker Bus Night Tour

2. Mexico City: Double Decker Bus Night Tour

Rediscover Mexico City in this Night Tour, visiting the most emblematic places and surprise yourself with the beauty of the historical monuments illuminated, architecture and history, aboard of the panoramic double decker bus. Admire emblematic sites like, the Angel of Independence, The Haunted Diana, the Palace of Fine Arts, among others on this close circuit. Exchange your voucher before boarding the bus. Begin your trip at the Zocalo in Downtown, and continue through the streets of Downtown, Rome Neighborhood, Condesa Neighborhood, Juárez Avenue and Zona Rosa. For a complete experience, listen to a multilingual audio guide onboard and learn about Mexico City.

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Teotihuacan: Hot Air Balloon Flight

3. Teotihuacan: Hot Air Balloon Flight

Start your early morning with a coffee break with Nescafe flavors and while you enjoy your coffee watch the preparation of the balloons and take pictures. Be introduced to your pilot and get a briefing about the safety regulations before, during and at the end of the flight. Enjoy the amazing view during your shared balloon flight and have a traditional toast with sparkling wine from Freixenet winery. Afterwards, you’ll receive a flight diploma printed with your name on it and enjoy a delicious breakfast in a panoramic view restaurant.

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From Mexico City: Full Day Volcano Crater and Lake Hike

4. From Mexico City: Full Day Volcano Crater and Lake Hike

Spend the day away from the hustle-bustle of Mexico City and take in the fresh air while hiking around an extinct volcano. Leave Mexico City in the early morning and relax on an approximately three-hour drive to Nevado de Toluca National Park. Prepare for a hike full of scenic views of Nevado de Toluca and the magnificent landscape of the region.  Once arriving at the volcano, enjoy spending four hours hiking in Nevado de Toluca's crater and around its lakes. Your guides will take you along trails where you can capture the best views and take stunning photographs.

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Mexico City: Frida Kahlo and Coyoacán Afternoon Tour

5. Mexico City: Frida Kahlo and Coyoacán Afternoon Tour

Head to Coyoacán, where your expert guide will narrate the origin and importance of this neighborhood while touring its unique and colorful streets. Around 4:00 PM, visit the Frida Kahlo Museum, also known as the "Blue House". Learn about the intense relationship between Frida, her work and her house, where she was born and died. Although married to Diego Rivera and living in different places in Mexico City and abroad, Frida always returned to her house in Coyoacán. After a tour through the museum, head back to Mexico City. 

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From Mexico City: Private Hiking Tour at Nevado de Toluca

6. From Mexico City: Private Hiking Tour at Nevado de Toluca

Meet your guide in Mexico City in the morning and go to the beautiful Nevado De Toluca, which is the 4th highest summit in Mexico.  Witness the only volcano in the country with lakes in its crater and marvel at one of the most spectacular landscapes nationwide. Enjoy the views of a surrounding national park on your way there. Once arrived explore the volcano and its twin lakes together with your guide.  Take in the spectacular scenery during a full-day adventure. After a full day of discoveries, return to the vehicle and relax on the way back to your accommodation.

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Mexico City: National Palace and Xochimilco Canal Boat Ride

7. Mexico City: National Palace and Xochimilco Canal Boat Ride

Explore Mexico City and discover the history and cultural diversity of this city. Visit the National Palace, see the beautiful murals by Diego Rivera attract the crowds. Then, go to Constitution Square and admire the Metropolitan Cathedral. Head off the main avenues to Chapultepec Park, one of the most important residential areas of the city. Explore the Zona Rosa before going to the World Trade Center, Siqueiros Cultural Poly forum, and monumental Bull Ring.  Admire more Diego artwork at the Insurgentes Theater before going to the famous library at University City, entirely covered in mosaic murals by Juan O´Gorman.  See the Olympic Stadium and explore the residential area of Pedregal de San Angel. Then, make your way to the Xochimilco Canals, one of the last traces of the ancient Aztec era. Here, you will take a relaxing trip on a traditional pre-Hispanic boat.  Continue to colonial Coyoacan for a walk down Francisco Sosa Street to see the old houses from the 16th century. Visit the Conquistador Hernando Cortes and the beautiful paintings and altarpiece of the Church of St. John the Baptist.

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Mexico City: Teotihuacan by Bicycle

8. Mexico City: Teotihuacan by Bicycle

After gathering at the tour meeting point, travel to the Pyramid of the Sun. As you travel you can get used to your bicycle, and upon your arrival to the archaeological zone you can be the first to climb the temple. Admire the incredible views of the Teotihuacan Valley, before traveling around the circuit that surrounds the pyramids. From there, travel through some of the streets of the towns that surround the archaeological zone, among which are remains of the ancient city. The narration of your guide helps you to better understand the history and how the inhabitants of this ancient city lived. Throughout your journey, take beautiful photos of the landscape, complete with nopales, magueyes, and of course the pyramids in the background. Dismount your bicycle for a short break whilst enjoying a delicious pulque, a pre-Hispanic drink with a mild alcohol content. The next point on your tour is an entrance to the underworld. Enter a cave to tour its interior, with these caves regarded mystical spaces for the ancient Teotihuacans. The caves were also symbolic in Mesoamerican as an access point to the place of the dead. You then travel through a cactus garden where you have the opportunity to complete your adventure crossing a suspension bridge and a zip-line. Finally visit Tetitla, a neighborhood of the ancient Teotihuacan City where you can appreciate interesting and colorful murals that provide you with a better idea of how the city looked in its time of splendor. The final route of your tour sees you heading to a local restaurant where you can taste delicious Mexican dishes as part of an abundant buffet. Following an hour break at the buffet, your tour concludes with you returning to Mexico City.

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What people are saying about State of Mexico

This tour is perfect for those who'd like to learn about Teotihuacan and not just be there for photos. Emmanuel, our guide, used to teach anthropology and he made the tour really engaging. I feel like I got the best out of my experience that I wouldn't have otherwise gotten traveling on my own. I highly recommend this tour to those who also seek the same kind of experience!

el tour fue excelente, muy buena organización. Myriam, nuestra guía fue muy amable y conoce muy bien la historia. Jesús, nuestro conductor maneja con cuidado y fue una gran compañía. A pesar de que por pandemia no es posible subir a las pirámides, no hizo falta por lo bueno que fue el resto del tour. recomendado!

We had an amazing tour with Fabio! He knows a lot about the site and is happy to answer all your questions. This was a highlight of our holidays. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone. Take a hat with you if you have one, there’s not a lot of shade on the site.

Our guide was Emanuel! We loved it!! He knew a lot about the subject, he told us what else he could and made the tour very pleasant !! It was much more than we expected

Amazing place with a very interesting history. Leonardo is a very professional guide, he knows every detail of the story and is attentive to answering any questions