Mexico City by Bike - Private Guided Tour on wheels!

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Tour Number

Activity Level

8183


Categories

Adventure / Active, City, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for teenagers who have good biking capacities and disciplined enough to stay within the group

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), French (advanced), Spanish (fluent), German (conversational), Portuguese (basic)

The hidden gems of Chapultepec Park, Condesa/Roma and the city center - see more in less time!


Feeling the wind in your hairs while seeing the best of Mexico City! Biking in MC has become fashionable, and fun. On Sundays, various streets are reserved for bikers only; the government has installed an ambitious eco-bike sharing program, new cycle paths. . . Mexico City traffic has a bad reputation, but drivers are gradually adapting themselves to the bikes. So why not try this ecological transport to discover in a few hours the best this city has to offer?

The Chapultepec park is a highlight, peaceful and lively with visitors and attractions. We then visit the architectural art-déco highlights of hip and green Condesa and Roma, Alameda park and back via Paseo de la Reforma.

This tour is a nice complement to a walking tour downtown. We can also focus on culinary hotspots, if you're a real foodie! Not yet convinced? Check out internet videos of cycling in Mexico City: both stylish and enjoyable.

Also available at an extra cost: e-bikes and multiple days roundtrips around México City!

Itinerary

- Chapultepec park, with its lake, the baths of Moctezuma (the last Aztec emperor), several monuments and the History Museum (Chapultepec Castle).
- famous art-déco and modernist buildings of Condesa, its beautiful Mexico Park and hip bars
- Roma, a bohemian neighborhood with art galleries popping up every month.
- Ciudadela crafts market, Alameda Park and surroundings (Fine Arts Palace, Juarez complex).
- On our way back, we spot some of Mexico City's most famous monuments, such as the Monument for the Revolution and the Angel of Independence.

Here you find an example itinerary with more details on the visited points: www. routeyou. com/route/view/247587/cycle-route-mexico-city-bike-tour. en. We can also focus on food stalls and markets, as biking makes you hungry (see my Tasting Tour)!

In case we can use bikes from your hotel or from a free rental station, you get a light lunch on the way for free!

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Fiesta Inn Alameda or bike rental station (see comments of Meeting Location).

Duration: 4 hours

In weekends, total time might be less because of lighter traffic. For less experienced bikers and a more relaxing experience, Sunday is recommended for this tour.

Transportation

Bike

What’s Included

Other: Guide, bike rental and safety equipment (helmet and yellow jacket)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 pesos - Some cash for a refreshment and a snack during the tour

What’s Extra

Other: If you prefer car or taxi transportation from your hotel to the bike rental starting point, it can be arranged at additional cost. Any food or beverage will be at your own expense. A lunch box to picnic in a park can be provided for at an additional cost, or alternatively we foresee a short break for a taco or a snack in an authentic place. Larger groups can also be accommodated, but require an extra guide and time to book the bicycles.

A Recent Review of this tour

Very enjoyable 1:1 cycling introduction to Mexico City on an electric bike which was a new experience! Jonas combined historical info with modern architecture and an intro to mouth watering sweet tamale and coffee in a small cafe run by indigenous people. The cycling was a mix of cycle lanes and roads with some weaving around traffic so this is a trip for confident cyclists, which give a good feel for the city and its varied architecture. Thanks Jonas, definitely worth repeating!
Naomi Kemp

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

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    Categories

    Adventure / Active, City, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for teenagers who have good biking capacities and disciplined enough to stay within the group

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 5

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), French (advanced), Spanish (fluent), German (conversational), Portuguese (basic)

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