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University Campus, Coyoacan & Xochimilco

Located in the southern part of Mexico City, Coyoacan is considered the most intellectual and bohemian neighborhood in the capital. Historical figures such as Hernan Cortes, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Leon Trotsky, and many other artists, politicians and all sorts of intellectuals had lived here through times.

It is a delight to spend a day in Coyoacán visiting the Trotsky residence, the Centenario Garden and the San Juan Bautista church, after an a la carte lunch at a Mexican traditional restaurant, we’ll continue towards Xochimilco to enjoy a traditional boat ride through the ancient canals.

ITINERARY

8:30 | Pick up at your hotel’s motor lobby.

09:00 | Arrive to the National University Campus to admire the murals at the Olympic Stadium, the Central Library and the Rectory.

10:30 | Frida Kahlo Museum. Where the artist was born, lived and died, we’ll see Frida’s paintings, photographs and personal belongings, her studio, kitchen, bedroom and beautiful gardens.

12:00 | A la carte lunch in a traditional eatery away from the tourist traps!

14:00 | Arrival to Xochimilco for our traditional Trajinera boat ride through the ancient canals.

17:00 | Return to your hotel

MEETING POINT
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TOUR DURATION

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours 30 min.

The museums are closed on Mondays.
The tour length depends on your commitment, weather, traffic conditions and the location of your lodging.

A RECENT REVIEW OF THIS TOUR

Alberto was a terrific guide. Super knowledgeable about all things Mexico–from history to art to culture . A very warm individual and a pleasure to spend time with. thanks for a great day!

Shara Goodman
5/5

TRANSPORTATION

Luxury Mazda Z3 for up to 3 passengers or Viano Mercedes Benz for up to 6 passengers; please contact me if you need a larger capacity or have special requirements.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Luxury private transportatio
  • Entrance fees to the Museums
  • Purified water
  • Fruit snacks
  • Licensed Federal Tour Guide
  • Knowledgeable explanation of the Coyoacan neighborhood, history and architectur
  • Traditional Trajinera boat ride in the Xochimilco canal
  • Lunch
  • Guided service, commitment to your needs and interests, advice on any situation you may require orientation and the certainty that you are dealing with a professional and experienced company.

ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED

150 pesos – per person – Souvenirs and beverages are not included on the tour fee. There are fees for the use of non professional photographic / video equipment at the museums.

WHAT’S EXTRA

  • Personal expenses, drinks and beverages, souvenirs and photographic / video permits.

  • Pick up at the airport is available at an extra charge.

TOUR PRICES

(max 6 people) (duration: 8 hours 30 min)

DETAILS

 Kid Friendly: Yes. They must be under the supervision of a responsible adult all the time. 
 Accesible: No. 
You must be able to get in and out of a car. 
Maximum travelers: 6 (If you need a larger capacity, a private tour or have any special requirements, please contact us.)