Teotihuacan, Mexico City Markets & Food Experience

    • 13 hours
    • MXUG
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $99
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<span>Brace yourself for a BIG day of all things Mexican on this Mexico City tour to see five of the city’s best street markets, sample local delights like cactus candy, climb to the top of Sun Pyramid, sip on sacred Aztec drinks, and dine with a local family in their home…all in 13 hours of power-touring! Phew.</span>

Highlights

* Experience five of the city’s bustling local street markets, including a somewhat secret one, sampling tasty treats along the way

* Escape Mexico City to learn about Teotihuacan culture on the outskirts of the city

* Recharge your energy on top of the Sun Pyramid with a spectacular, panoramic view

* Explore a local town and visit three sustainable family projects for a look at the local way of life

* Share a delicious dinner with produce from local organic farms in a cosy Mexican family home

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Museo Mexicano del Diseño (www.mumedi.org)
    Francisco I Madero No. 74, Col. Centro Histórico, Delegación Cuauhtémoc, C.P. 1600
  • Finish:

     www.mumedi.org MUMEDI (Museo Mexicano del Diseño) Francisco I Madero No. 74 Col. Centro Histórico Delegación Cuauhtémoc  México D.F. C.P. 1600
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    Bilingual local guide, all day public transportation, food samples, entrance fee to the pyramids, visit to three sustainable family projects, samples of cactus products, dinner at a local family’s home.
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature, souvenirs, drinks, gratuities for locals and UA guide

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. <br /> Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Dress standard

We recommend dressing conservatively, as we will be visiting non-touristy areas. Long trousers or jeans and a t-shirt is recommended.  <br />Leave your valuables, such as passports and credit cards, in the hotel and only bring a small amount of spending cash. In the family projects, they have local products on sale. If you’re thinking of buying a souvenir, you will be able to pay with cash or credit card. Small cameras are recommended, but if you do bring a large camera, keep it discreetly stored in a backpack. During the rainy season (May to September), we recommend bringing a raincoat or umbrella.

Child policy

Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively.  Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

Itinerary

This full day Mexico City tour will give you an incredibly in depth local experience, from the city’s bustling markets to one of the small towns on the outskirts of the city.
We’ll begin the day by experiencing five of Mexico City’s most exciting local street markets. The first one we’ll visit is a relatively unknown art market, a highlight if you’re a fan of Mexico’s most famous artist exports Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Next we’ll make our way to one of the most bizarre markets in the city, before finally reaching a 3-in-1 market offering fresh fruits, vegetables, prepared foods, and the largest flower selection in the city. Along the way, you’ll get to taste a variety of samples until you’re full, satisfied, and ready to power nap on the way to the pyramids.
 You’ll awake refreshed and ready to encounter the Teotihuacan Pyramids, “where the men become gods”. We’ll begin our visit at the impressive Moon Pyramid, with a guided Teotihuacan tour to learn about the history, meaning, and architecture of one of the most representative icons of Latin America. Our exploration continues with a walk through the Calzada de los Muertos (Dead Pass) to reach the Sun Pyramid, which is the tallest and most spectacular in the area. We will have the chance to climb 63 metres up to the top - without the morning crowds, we’ll have the whole pyramids to ourselves! Once on top you will feel the amazing energy that flows through the pyramids, and you will feel fully recharged and peaceful!
You will have some time to relax and enjoy the pyramids before we continue our walking tour through the streets of a local town and visit three sustainable family projects to understand the local culture and way of life. The cherry on top of our big day will be dinner!  We’ll be welcomed into a local family’s home to see how locals live outside Mexico City. Here, we’ll get to experience customary dinner routines and conversations, and enjoy some real local flavours of typical Mexican kitchens. Delicious!
After dinner, we’ll head back to Mexico City, happy, full, and enriched from our exciting day exploring local life, ancient pyramids, and delicious food!

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