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Teotihuacan Pyramids and Shrine of Guadalupe - Tour from Mexico City

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    9am (Pick up prior this time, please call to reconfirm exact pick up time)
  • Duration
    9 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide speaking English and Spanish

Key Highlights

  • Explore the largest ancient city of the Americas – the incredible Teotihuacan
  • Marvel at the monumental Pyrmid of the Sun and Pyramid of the Moon
  • Visit the famous Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe – one of the world′s most popular Catholic pilgrimage sites
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off

Overview

History and mystery abound on this fascinating half-day tour from Mexico City.

Visit the breath-taking ruins of Teotihuacan, the 'City of the Gods', once the largest city of pre-Columbian America and larger and more advanced than any European city of the time. At its peak, Teotihuacan had around 200,000 inhabitants and extended over nearly 8 square miles. Today it is one of the most important ancient sites in the Americas.

Marvel at the city's monumental pyramids, The Temple of Quetzalpapalotl, the Citadel and the Avenue of the Dead, and wonder who built this extraordinary complex. No one really knows!

Also visit Shrine of our Lady of Guadalupe, the most popular Christian site in Latin America. Learn the extraordinary story of this sacred place.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    9am (Pick up prior this time, please call to reconfirm exact pick up time)

  • Meeting Point

    Hotel Pickup & Drop Off: Good news! You can get picked up from selected hotels in Polanco, Zona Rosa, Reforma, Tabacalera and Centro, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details. Please be ready 5 minutes prior to the pick-up at your hotel lobby. The most approximate pick-up time depends on the address of your hotel.

    Alternate Meeting Point
    If your hotel is outside of these zones, you have to make your own way to our alternative meeting point. So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes early.
    Address: De La República 140, Tabacalera, 06030 Ciudad de México, D.F., México. (We will see you in front of ISSSTE building; exactly at the corner of the revolution monument, behind Grand Krystal Reforma Hotel at at 9:15am.)


  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Mexico City

Itinerary

  • Accompanied by a bilingual guide speaking English and Spanish, you will head to Plaza de Las Tres Culturas (meaning three cultures plaza) and the Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe. See the original image of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Interestingly, the new basilica built on the site of a 16th century church has a circular floor plan so that the image of the Virgin can be seen from any point within the building. Further on, proceed to the Guadalupe Shrine and learn about the tradition of La Villa de Guadalupe involving a miracle and an Indian saint. Today, La Villa de Guadalupe is an interesting place visited by people of all religions and nationalities. Continue to the famous archaeological site of Teotihuacan where you will see the monumental Pyramid of the Sun and Moon, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Avenue of the Dead. Many years, events and people passed before this amazing place was elevated to the ranks of a mythical city. It was a place where sacrifices were made to the God, often in correlation with astronomical events. You can even climb to the top of the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon. Visit the Citadel, a large open space surrounded by temples and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl (the feathered serpent) decorated with sculptures of serpent’s head, snails, shells and symbols of water. After climbing up the pyramids of Teotihuacan and discovering its history, you will be dropped back to Mexico City.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide speaking English and Spanish

Exclusions

  • Lunch

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Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details Hotel pick up outside of the areas mentioned applies surcharge, which depends on the number of passengers and hotel location. Provide the below mentioned details at the time of booking so as to avoid your reservation getting cancelled. • Name of the hotel where the customer will stay

• Flights information and times

• Names of all the customers who take the tour

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • The best way to see Teotihuacan!
    Tyrone Wright, United States 12/18/2015
  • My Mexico visit
    Alfred Thiagarajan, United States 12/04/2012
  • An Exciting Trip
    XIAOTIAN HU, United States 04/09/2012

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