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1-Day Xochimilco, Ciudad Universitaria, and Coyoacan Tour from Mexico City Tour Code: 145-808

From USD$33  
Wed, Sun
Mexico City, Mexico
English
5 Hours
Travel back in time…down ancient Aztec built canals on a traditional boat. Explore the art of the beautiful University City and the history of the impressive colonial district of Coyoacan.
  • Only is operated Wednesday at 14:00 and Sunday morning.
  • There is a 2-passenger minimum required to book this tour.
Price In USD (per person)
Price (/person)
    Adult $33
    Child
    (3-11 yrs)
    $23

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Guests will be picked up from their hotels in the morning. We will begin the day driving south from downtown Mexico City, seeing on the way the World Trade Center, the Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros, the Plaza Mexico, and the Insurgentes Theater. When we reach the University area, we will see the Olympic Stadium before heading to the residential area of the lava gardens of San Angel. After this, we will visit Xochimilco, a world heritage site, to ride an Aztec boat. Then, we will move on to the colonial district of Coyoacan, where we will see 16th century mansions and the impressive paintings at the Church of Saint John the Baptist.After visiting all of these stops, guests will be returned to their hotels.
  • Mexico City, MX

    Mexico City, MX
    The capital of Mexico and one of the most important economic centers in the world traces its history back to the year 1351 and the Aztec empire's famous Tenochtitlan. It is a center of world history and Mexican culture.

    World Trade Center

    The World Trade Center in Mexico City, also still commonly called by its former name, Hotel de México, is a building complex located in south-central Mexico City, Mexico. Its most famous and recognizable feature is the 52-story, 207m (670 ft) high Torre WTC, the third tallest building in Mexico City (including antenna), or fourth when measured by its 191 m (587 ft) roof height. When talking about the World Trade Center México, one usually is referring to the uniquely shaped tower.

    Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros

    The Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros is a cultural, political and social facility located in Mexico City as part of the World Trade Center Mexico City. It was designed and decorated by David Alfaro Siqueiros in the 1960s and hosts the largest mural work in the world. The building has a theatre, galleries and more, but the main focus is the Forum Universal, which contains the interior portion of Siqueiros' mural work. Visitors can experience the mural while standing on a rotating stage, listening to Siqueiros narrate.

    Xochimilco

    Xochimilco is the Historic Center of Mexico City. Situated on the southern shore of Lake Xochimilco, the borough is best known for its canal system and trajinera rides (gondola-like boats). This popular tourist attraction provides fascinating atmosphere, food, and music.

    Boat cruise

    The cruise ship on the Xochimilco river is as fascinating as the coastal landscape.The wooden boat has been a vibrant Mexican style.Colored awnings, red pillars, blue decks, and deck chairs are yellow.Each ship has a unique name, written in white paint on the bow, such as "maria", "Juan", "saint" and so on, to give the cruise ship character and life.

    Coyoacan

    "Coyoacan" comes from nahuatel, meaning "a place with coyotes".The district has a long history and rich cultural atmosphere. It is also the most attractive tourist hot spot in the city.

    Ciudad Universitaria

    C.U.is UNAM's main campus, located in Coyoacan borough in the southern part of Mexico City. Designed by architects Mario Pani and Enrique del Moral, it encloses the Olympic Stadium, about 40 faculties and institutes, the Cultural Center, an ecological reserve, the Central Library, and a few museums.At the time of its completion it was the largest single construction project in Mexico since the Aztecs.It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007.
  • Departure Times: On Sunday, depart at 9:00 am; On Wednesday, depart at 14:00 pm
  • The Pick-up schedule will vary according to the hotel zone as the following description indicated:
    • Polanco 08:30am
    • Pink Zone 08:45am
    • Hotels located in Reforma close to Hotel Sheraton,El Angel and Diana Monument 08:45am
    • Reforma Centre Zone 09:00
    • Historic Cnetre 09:00
  • Departure Locations: Complimentary pick-up service available from the following hotels in the tourist area: Paseo de la Reforma, Polanco, Pink Zone (Zona Rosa) and the Historical Centre, please enter your hotel name in the 'Pickup Hotel Info' field.

    • Calinda Geneve
    • Camino Real
    • Casa Inn
    • Casa de La Condesa Reforma
    • Century Z Rosa
    • Corinto
    • Del Angel
    • Embassy Suites
    • Emporio
    • Estoril
    • Fiestamericana Chapultepec
    • Fiestamericana Reforma
    • Four Seasons
    • Galeria Plaza
    • Gran Melia Reforma
    • Habita
    • Holiday Inn Centro Historico
    • Jena
    • Majestic
    • Marquis Reforma
    • Marriot
    • Mision Reforma
    • New York
    • NH Centro Historico
    • NH Mexico City
    • Nikko
    • Plaza Florencia
    • Premier
    • Presidente
    • Regente
    • Royal Zona Rosa
    • San Marino Suites
    • Sheraton Centro Historico
    • Sheraton Maria Isabel
    • W Hotel

Price Includes

  • Boat cruise down Aztec canals
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • All meals and drinks during the trip and other personal expense

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  • Prices may vary and are subject to availability by season, weekend, and/or holiday.
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