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Jun 18, 2019
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Details

  • 10 hours (Approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Have a blast on this private combo tours which will show you the culture and colors of Mexico City. Not only will you visit the famous “Blue House”(Frida Kahlo Museum),  but you will also see the majestic architecture of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the picturesque landscapes of Coyoacan’s downtown, and the colors of  Xochimilco as you ride on a trajinera. Your tour includes a private guide and transport.

Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Ride on a Trajinera
  • Entry/Admission - Museo de Frida Kahlo
  • Entry/Admission - Floating Gardens of Xochimilco
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pickup and drop-off Area: Downtown, Zona Rosa, Reforma, Polanco & Santa Fe. If your hotel is outside these areas, contact the supplier to consult alternatives.

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Please note:

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details

Mexico City Hotels

Operates

Tuesday to Sunday

What to Expect What to Expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Coyoacan, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

After being picked up at your hotel in Mexico City, you will head first to Coyoacán, which name in Náhuatl means “place of coyotes“.
Here, your guide will give you a brief explanation on the origins and importance of this quarter and the surroundings, and you’ll have time to walk around its streets and if you want to, have a light breakfast (at your expense). The Spanish used the area as their headquarters during the conquest of the Aztec Empire and made it the first capital of New Spain between 1521 and 1523. The village remained completely independent of Mexico City through the colonial period into the 19th century.
The borough of Coyoacan, along with its bohemian ambience and diversity of activities to do and places to visit, make its historic center a highly popular place to visit.


Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Museo de Frida Kahlo, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

After soaking up the beauty of the Historic Center of Coyoacan you will visit the museum of Frida Kahlo, also called the “Blue House”, where you’ll learn all about the intense relationship between Frida, her works and her home. You will see some of her most important works of art and learn where she was born and also where she died. Although after marrying Diego Rivera she lived in different places of Mexico City, and abroad, she always went back to her old house in Coyoacan. Diego Rivera stated in his will that the home had to be donated, as well as all its contents, in order to turn it into a museum to honor Frida's life.
The museum contains a collection of artwork by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and other artists along with the couple’s Mexican folk art, pre-Hispanic artifacts, photographs, memorabilia, personal items, and more. The collection is displayed in the rooms of the house which remains much as it was in the 1950s. It is the most popular museum in Coyoacán and one of the most visited in Mexico City. Additional to the contents in the house, you can watch a short video to get a better idea of the painter's point of view on life. It's also worth taking a small walk across the garden, completely enclosed by the four sides or wings of the structure. Its structure is divided by a stepped pyramid, a fountain, and a reflection pool.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

After getting acquainted with Frida's life, the tour continues towards one her favorite places: Xochimilco, or the place of flowers.
Here, not only will you get information on its origins, going back to the pre-hispanic times, but you will also you enjoy a ride on a trajinera, a traditional boat of the area.
After the ride, you’ll have spare time to walk around the crafts market or try the delicious food sold on the surrounding area.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico City, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

The last stop is Ciudad Universitaria where your guide will explain to you about the murals of Rectoría and the Central Library belonging to the main campus of National University. Your tour ends with your hotel drop-off

Duration: 30 minutes

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

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Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Reviews

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Peter J

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08, April, 2019

With only a few days to discover Mexico City, this was the perfect introduction to this beautiful city! Our guide Antonio was superb as was our driver. MC is so massive that it is not possible to do more than scratch the surface in a couple of days. The stops were all "must-sees," the University, Coyoacan (delightful neighborhood!), the Blue home where Frieda and Diego Rivera lived (I learned so much - 2 geniuses who found each other and inspired magic) and the fun, crazy boat ride in Xochimilco were great and Antonio added wonderful insights! Throw in a gaggle of rooftop bars (not part of the tour, but they were happy to take you wherever you wanted!) and you a near perfect day! Highly recommended!

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Hector D

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30, May, 2018

I was really looking forward to the Frida museum. Our tour guide told us we could not access the Frida museum because the line was too long. He offered to take us to a different museum which also had paintings of Diego Rivera. We did not make it to that museum either. The whole tour also felt a bit rushed. At every stop we were told to be back in XX minutes. Throughout the entire trip we had people trying to sell us something. The guide was overall nice and knowledgeable but the tour was not worth the hefty price.

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