Pyramids of Teotihuacan

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Tour Number

Activity Level

2127


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

Private daytrip from Mexico City


Come to discover the most celebrated capital in Mesoamerica during the Classic period (200 BC - 650 AD). I recommend to spend the whole day in this site because there are many noteworthy things to see. Due to the dimensions of the archaeological zone is very difficult to enjoy its cultural offerings in one visit, but I maximize the tour with my designed routes. It is just one hour drive from Mexico City. Let me show you the hidden delights of this metropolis and admire the mural painting of Teotihuacan and enjoy the visit with a major understanding and appreciation of the plazas and palace architecture as well as the underground drainage system. See one of the best examples of sculpting and painting of the Feathered Serpent Pyramid with its unique stone sculptures of plumed serpents. Climb the pyramids, explore palaces and structures, and feel immersed in the time of this city. I'll make your visit hard to forget.
During Summer, if you want to have an early start at sunrise just let me know it.

Itinerary

We'll start at the Citadel compound to see the Feathered Serpent Pyramid with its unique stone sculptures of plumed serpents.
- Pyramid of the Sun
- Pyramid of the Moon
- Palace of the Jaguars
- Quetzalpapalotl Complex
- Lunch

2nd option:
- Citadel
- Walk along the street of the Dead (Micaotli)
- Superimposed buildings
- West Compound
- Site Museum (optional)
- Pyramid of the Sun
- Pyramid of the Moon
- Lunch

Suggestion: Lunch can be in a restaurant named "La Gruta" which is inside of a cave.

Appropiate stops for rest, drink, photographs and toilets.

Duration can be tailored to fit your needs, either longer or shorter.

Depending on your interest and time, we can visit some of the apartment compounds, the famous fresco of the Tlalocan in Tepantitla, the site museum or the Mural Painting Museum.

Optional: earlier return we can make a visit the Basilica of Guadalupe or another option a quick stop to admire the facade of the Temple of San Agustin Acolman and if there is time we can visit the ex-monastery.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Hyundai SUV, white color, 5 seats, air-conditioned.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: Myself as your private guide and a bottle of water per person.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

400 pesos - For entrance fees. In case of having video inside the archaeological zone you have to pay 45 pesos for permission. Depending of the kind of restaurant the meal varies from 200 to 400 pesos per person. Restaurants accept credit cards.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance fees are extra expenses.
Children under 12 years old do not pay the entrance fee.
The archaeological site is open every day.

It is very important to wear comfortable shoes and a hat. As well as to use a sunblock cream. Bring a bottle of water and fruit in order to be able to have a late lunch.

The rush hour (07:00 - 09:30) can affect the picking up time in a range of 10-15 minutes.

A Recent Review of this tour

Monica's tour of Teotihuacan was perfect for our family. She was understanding of our 11 & 12 year old's interests and stamina for the circumstances. Her knowledge accounted for a tour filled with brilliant stories and interesting facts presented with context our children understood. Monica's experience especially helped us to successfully navigate our list for the day despite a very busy holiday crowd. Monica is a dedicated professional with a delightful, agreeable personality.
Lisa Dosal

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