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Mexico City: Full-Day Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour

1. Mexico City: Full-Day Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour

Discover the best option to visit Mexico City in one day at your own pace and without stress, being able to hop on or off at the times that you want with the same ticket all day. You can choose between 4 different routes, such as the Historical Center Route that has 19 stops. With this route you can discover the history, architecture, culture, and of course authentic Mexican cuisine. The Polanco Route on the other hand is perfect to enjoy shopping and the most avant-garde architecture in the city throughout its 7 stops. The South Route has a total of 18 stops, and will take you to visit the most bohemian neighborhoods of the city, complete with a touch of architecture and archeology. With the final Basilica Route, you will encounter 5 stops during the tour, with this tour offering a religious excellence. With a duration of 3 hours, each route will allow you to take a trip through the pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern times in the great capital of Mexico.

Mexico City: Hop-on Hop-off City Tour by Turibus

2. Mexico City: Hop-on Hop-off City Tour by Turibus

Hop on a double-decker bus and enjoy panoramic views of Mexico City with this ticket. Get access to 4 different city routes including Historic, Coyoacan, Basilica, and Polanco. Travel freely, hopping on and off at any stop as many times as you want. Explore one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. See a variety of museums scattered throughout the city like the Templo Mayor Museum, Museum of Anthropology and History, Rufino Tamayo Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Soumaya Museum, Frida Khalo Museum, and more. Discover trendy neighborhoods like the Historic Center, Polanco, Xochimilco, or Coyoacán where you can experience the food, customs, and traditions of Mexico. Visit upscale shopping malls, bars, restaurants, monuments, and parks. See festivals and entertainment shows, depending on the season. Basilica CircuitDiscover the spiritual side of Mexico City. Marvel at everything around you and tour the halls of one of the most cherished worship centers in all of Mexico and Latin America. You can also celebrate its folklore and music, singing actual hymns to the beat of Mariachis Polanco CircuitTake a look at the city’s most sought-after district. Come see one of Mexico City’s most exclusive neighborhoods. Go shopping at the most prestigious establishments and add some unique flavor by tasting its exquisite cuisine. Historic Center CircuitEnjoy the heart of Mexico City. Be amazed the whole way on a tour that offers sightseeing of the best of Mexico City, from its architecture, monuments, and museums to its unique flavors. Coyoacan (South) CircuitJoin the excursion that every tourist needs. Fill yourself with culture in Mexico City’s most artistic neighborhoods. Connect with their hipster lifestyle and tour incredible sites full of magic, flavor, and fun.

Mexico City: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus City Tour

3. Mexico City: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus City Tour

Explore Mexico City and hop on and off at the stops along 3 different tour circuits, with just 1 ticket. Visit the most important monuments, streets, and neighborhoods of the capital city of Mexico. The three different circuits are: Circuit 1 - Downtown - Polanco (Green) Enjoy a panoramic view of the capital's Zócalo. Discover the famous Reforma Avenue with its majestic buildings and several notable monuments such as the Angel of Independence and Diana the Huntress. Travel through parts of the trendy Roma, Condesa, and Polanco neighborhoods. Circuit 3 - Temples (Yellow) See several buildings that have an important role in the history of Mexico, such as The Franz Mayer Museum, The Basilica of Guadalupe, The Temple of San Judas Tadeo, and one of the most important monuments at the Benito Juárez Hemicycle. Circuit 4 - Downtown - South (Blue) Visit the most beautiful areas in the south of Mexico City such as Coyoacán, where you can visit Frida Kahlo's Blue House Museum. Explore the beautiful parks of San Ángel and visit the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) campus.

Mexico City: Double Decker Bus Night Tour

4. Mexico City: Double Decker Bus Night Tour

Rediscover Mexico City in this Night Tour, visiting the most emblematic places and surprise yourself with the beauty of the historical monuments illuminated, architecture and history, aboard of the panoramic double decker bus. Admire emblematic sites like, the Angel of Independence, The Haunted Diana, the Palace of Fine Arts, among others on this close circuit. Exchange your voucher before boarding the bus. Begin your trip at the Zocalo in Downtown, and continue through the streets of Downtown, Rome Neighborhood, Condesa Neighborhood, Juárez Avenue and Zona Rosa. For a complete experience, listen to a multilingual audio guide onboard and learn about Mexico City.

Xochimilco 5–Hour Boat Ride and University Tour

5. Xochimilco 5–Hour Boat Ride and University Tour

Discover the southern part of Mexico City. Follow Insurgentes, the world's largest avenue, passing the Cibeles Fountain, Poliforum Siqueiros, and Plaza de Toros, until you arrive at the campus of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), listed as World Heritage. Admire its famous murals and sculptures, made by artists such as Diego de Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Juan O'Gorman. The campus of the University, built between 1950 and 1954, embodies one of the most emblematic developments of modern Mexican architecture. See the Olympic Stadium of 1968, with a mural by Diego Rivera. Your next destination is Xochimilco, one of the most picturesque and colorful areas of Mexico City, and one of the last remaining vestiges of the old Aztec capital of Tenochtitlán. This beautiful place is characterized by its canals, floating gardens, and brightly decorated trajineras, considered the traditional Mexican equivalent of a gondola. Enjoy the lively atmosphere on the canals while mariachi serenade you, floating kitchens offer you food, and flower-vendors tempt you with their colorful bouquets. An unforgettable experience!

Mexico City: Night Tour in a Double Decker Bus

6. Mexico City: Night Tour in a Double Decker Bus

This is the most fascinating way to explore one of the biggest cities in the world at night and take amazing photos of its tallest buildings and admire the city´s skyline. Your night tour aboard the Turibus starts at the heart of the Historic Center and continues to Paseo de la Reforma, one of the most modern and important avenues of Mexico City. On this avenue, you will pass by important monuments and landmarks such as the Angel of Independence, Fuente de la Diana Cazadora, and the Reforma 222 shopping center. Finally, you will visit the well-known Hemiciclo a Juarez monument before returning to your starting point. The tour lasts around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Mexico City: Neighborhoods Contrasts Tour with Guide

7. Mexico City: Neighborhoods Contrasts Tour with Guide

Explore the neighborhoods of Mexico City with a guide on this day tour. Visit the historic center, Las Lomas, Polanco, and more. Learn about the cultural contrasts between different parts of the city from your guide. Enjoy a bus ride through the most iconic neighborhoods of CDMX. You will also have the chance to ride on Mexico City's cable car, Cablebús. Enjoy incredible views of the bundled houses below, along with a peek at the volcanoes of the Sierra de Santa Catarina through the mist. We will visit the city's historical center. See the old palaces and other historical landmarks that give this part of Mexico City its character. Next, visit the neighborhood of Las Lomas, which is an urban lifestyle community that attracts those looking for a more luxurious feel to the city. Close to Las Lomas, you will find one of the largest urban parks in the world: Chapultepec Park. Afterward, go to the Polanco area. See its dazzling array of exclusive restaurants, hotels, and expensive boutique stores. Then, you'll go to Santa Fe, the financial center of Mexico City. This neighborhood is recognizable for its western style architecture and shopping malls.

Mexico City: Panoramic Views Rooftop Terraces Guided Tour

8. Mexico City: Panoramic Views Rooftop Terraces Guided Tour

Come and discover Mexico City from a different perspective in the heights. On this guided trip, visit 3-4 terraces located in the Historic Center, Avenida de la Reforma, and the south of Mexico City and try a local drink at each spot. Choose between a morning and night tour. The trip from one terrace to another will be on board a panoramic double-decker bus. Take in the passing views and get to know the city in a different way as you hop from one terrace to another. On each terrace, sip on a drink and get plenty of free time to capture your experience in photographs and enjoy time with your friends and/or family. Choose the morning tour to enjoy views from 4 rooftop terraces located in the Historic Center and Reforma Avenue. If you’d like to experience Mexico City after hours, the night tour takes you to 3 terraces in the south of the city where incredible views of the starlit buildings await.

Mexico City: Private Tour to Cuernavaca & Taxco

9. Mexico City: Private Tour to Cuernavaca & Taxco

Experience eternal spring, colonial architecture, a monumental statue and a local's lunch in this all-in-one day tour from Mexico City. Begin your day trip with pickup from your accommodation in Mexico City. Hit the road and head for your first stop at Cuernavaca. Immerse yourself in the lush capital of the state of Morelos, known as the city of eternal spring. Enjoy a visit to the 16th century Palace of Cortes as you encounter its key sights. Hop back in the vehicle as you head for the city of Taxco. Soak up the atmosphere of this charming city famous for its silver jewelry, and filled with beautiful colonial architecture. Next, ascend up the hill and to appreciate the panorama from the monumental Christ of Taxco Statue. You'll also eat a delicious lunch in a local restaurant, and see other sights like the famous Santa Prisca Church.

Mexico City: Cantinas Traditional Mexican Bars Tour

10. Mexico City: Cantinas Traditional Mexican Bars Tour

Find out why the cantina's local scene is so popular in Mexico City and considered part of Mexico's heritage. Each cantina has its own history, traditions, and specialties, from beers and customary Mexican drinks to some of the best Tequilas in the world, not to mention the delicious traditional Mexican food and snacks that you can enjoy at the Cantinas. You will learn about Mexican history and gastronomy when you tour these unique bars. Join us while we visit three of the best Cantinas in Mexico City: Salon España, Gallo de Oro, Salon Mancera, and the world-famous Tenampa, house of the traditional "Mariachi Band". You will spend around 1 hour in each cantina admiring its old decorations, and history, and trying some of Mexico's best tequila and traditional drinks. You must be 18 years old or older to attend this tour. The cantinas visited may vary depending on availability, you will visit three of the cantinas mentioned above. Changes may occur without previous notice. Thank you for your understanding.

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What people are saying about Mexico City

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4.1 / 5

based on 2,651 reviews

Thank you very much especially to Ginna, she is an incredible woman who arouses interest in the one she explains, she seemed to me a very good and honest person. We enjoyed a lot, thanks to the driver for all the trips, totally recommended.

A great way to see the main places of interest without the hassle or having to use several means of public transport in a huge city like Mexico City.

excellent, we start with the route to the basilicas and then continue with the historic center,

Mexico City is just WOW! We were able to see so many things from the city

Very nice way to get to know the city. Safe and comfortable