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One-day excursions 

Explore the outskirts of Mexico City in a comfortable way

Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo Art Excursion
A comprehensive tour about this fascinating woman in South Mexico City, cradle of traditional architecture and interior design. Covering Frida's life, works and environment: Dolores Olmedo House, the Blue House in Coyoacan; and Diego Rivera Studio, located in the charming San Angel neighborhood. Also, it will be a chance to taste fine Mexican food, and find lovely souvenirs in fantastic markets. 8-hour tour. Book now

Boat ride Xochimilco
Xochimilco Canals

Experience the charm of the gardens and plantations located in the South, on a pleasant boat ride. During the tour you'll be visiting the ancient San Bernardino Church, green houses and flower markets. On the boat you can have a country-style lunch with the local ingredients and toast with mariachi music on request. An unforgettable memory for your trip. 8-hour tour. Book now

CENART
Sout
h Mexico City Contemporary Spaces
This excursion lets you visit contemporary architectural works in an area full of cultural activity
. Along the day you'll be able to experience fantastic spaces, gardens, and some famous architect's works in Coyoacan, Pedregal and Tlalpan. Book now

From Earth to Heaven (Tuesday to Sunday)
Tula
A voyage through time visiting Tula, the Toltecs ancient capital city, who were a model of masculinity. Then entering the heavenly altarpieces of San Javier Chruch and visit the National Viceregal Art Museum in Tepozotlan. There, we'll be admiring great pieces of art and approach to the clergy's daily life in colonial times.

Teotihuacan
Pyramids Energetic Tours
(Daily, suitable for Mondays)
Teotihuacan make us wonder about its fascinating civilization, which today is still observed along its wide avenues and mural paintings. You will visit the ceremonial center, buildings, palaces, courtyards, admire the magnificent Moon and Sun pyramids. In the way back we visit Acolman monastery, a beautiful place to approach to the beginnings of Spanish civilization in America. 8-hour Tour. More information.

10-hour Tour. Two-hour drive from Mexico City. Departing 8 am.
Car transportation from your hotel. Book now

Exploring the country

During your visit is worth saving one or two hotel nights to spend it outside Mexico City, giving you the chance to relax and have a closer experience of Mexico's countryside.

The City of Angels

Puebla
Visiting Cholula, a town with an impressive church on top of a pyramid and its extraordinary XVI Century chapel. Then we lead to Puebla, the proud state capital. On the next day you will have a guided walking tour to Puebla's rich architectural heritage. Puebla is one of the finest cities in Mexico and declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. More information.

Day SPA Excursions
Two excellent options to enjoy outdoors and relax.

Tepoz
A two-day excursion visiting the Magic Village of Tepoztlan, a mystic enclave among impressive steep hills in a tropical weather. Enjoy also beautiful gardens, and party outdoors in a gay environment (week-ends only). More info on Pool Party.

Mision_Sol
Get a complete body treatment in Cuernavaca, where you can swim, sunbath, and do yoga. Choose from 10 different kinds of massage, therapies, and facial treatments. Bring sunscreen lotion/hat and sandals. More info on SPA renovation.
Two-day excursion. 2-hour drive from Mexico City. 

Honey moon in a silver town

Borda
                          garden 
A perfect tour to celebrate your boyfriend, anniversary or first love.
DAY 1
After a drive through different environments, from pine to tropical forests, we arrive in Cuernavaca (55 miles from Mexico City) to visit its great XVI Century cathedral and the lavish baroque gardens created by Manuel de la Borda. Then we head to Taxco (60 miles more) to visit a silver workshop. Overnight in Taxco, a town that clings to a steep hillside with cobbled streets and delightful views, a town that retains its Hispanic flavor.

Taxco
DAY 2 Taxco walking tour, visiting Santa Prisca's Church, glory of baroque art. Taxco has also lots of alleys and narrow streets, leading to charming neighborhoods, where legends are whispered. Here you'll also find the Spratling Silver Museum, Alexander von Humboldt's house and fine restaurants. 3-hour drive back to Mexico City. Book now.

Xochicalco & Cuernavaca

Xochicalco
DAY 1 After a drive through different environments, from pine to tropical forests, we arrive in Xochicalco archaeological site (90 miles from Mexico City), which displays great ball-game courtyards, squares, and pyramids on top of a hill, dominating Morelos Valley. Then, we head to Cuernavaca, state capital city to enjoy its lush gardens and fine restaurants. Overnight in Cuernavaca.
Brady
DAY 2 City tour in Cuernavaca to visit the impressive Cathedral, and the fascinating world of Robert Brady, a model of refined life and interior design, and one of the most comprehensive art collections in Mexico. Then you'll be able to admire Diego Rivera's murals at Cortes Palace. Return to Mexico City. Book now.

The Heart of Mexico
Part of the Silver Road, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Route

Tepozotlan
DAY 1 Driving Northwest to San Javier Jesuit seminar, today being the National Viceregal Museum in Tepozotlan, a showcase of great works of art. Then drive to the vineyards to taste wine at the famous Cavas Freixenet, where sparkling wine is produced.
Then we depart to San Miguel Allende, where we'll having a welcome cocktail with a magnificent view of the colonial city. This magic town offers a great variety of hotel options, exclusive boutiques and cozy gay-friendly bars. Overnight in San Miguel.
SMA
DAY 2 Guided walking tour along its cobbled streets, where we'll be visiting its interesting parish church, the city museum, art galleries, fountains and beautiful corners full of artistic details. San Miguel offers also fine boutiques and antiques shops. Great dinner options.

Dancer
DAY 3
In the way back to Mexico City visit Queretaro, to enjoy the elegance of this royal city, where magnificent palaces and convent churches stand in front of beautiful gardens. Optionally visiting GuanajuatoMore information.

Two or three-day excursions: Choose your favorite hotel and ask for a quote.

Bookings and information:  hola@gentletours.com

*These excursions are private allowing you flexibility and avoiding tourist traps or delays due to shared pickups.
Tours include: Professional certified tour guide in English, and admissions.
* Meals, accommodation and tips not included.

 
 

 

 

 

City Tours
Certified professional guide in English.

City Tours

Excursions
Transportation, purified water and snack.

Transportation

Four-seat car for one, two or three passengers.

Special offers for groups
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Make a reservation: hola@gentletours.com