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Acapulco: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

1. Acapulco: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Acapulco Bay or the Diamond hotel zone, and then travel by air-conditioned van to see what the city has to offer. Start with a visit to the popular Chapel of Peace, and then venture into the residential area of Las Brisas. Continue along the city's main avenue for commercial activity and get the chance to stop and shop in some of the stores. Benefit from some complimentary beverages, such as margaritas, piñas coladas and sodas. Visit a diving exhibition at 13:00, and then take a look at a famous mosaic mural by the prominent Mexican painter, Diego Rivera, known for his large frescoes that helped establish the Mexican mural movement in Mexican art. Lastly, get 3 separate stops to enjoy incredible views of the city from different perspectives.

Visit a Market and Learn How to Cook Mexican Cuisine

2. Visit a Market and Learn How to Cook Mexican Cuisine

Choose between a shared or private experience and learn how to cook authentic Mexican food on this gastronomic tour. Your day starts with pickup from your hotel, before heading on to Mercado Central of Acapulco (Acapulco's Central Market). Your guide will show you around the stands selling ingredients you will use during the class. Admire the fresh fruit and vegetables sold and purchase everything you need. Your guide will also take you to the unusual Witch Doctor Market, where you'll see all kind of roots, flowers, petals and even insects that serve amazing medicinal purposes. Afterwards, stop by a "Tortilla" factory where you'll purchase authentic tortillas to be used during the cooking class. Finally, head to the restaurant to begin your cooking class. Your chefs will share some of their own family recipes and cooking techniques, and you will enjoy some delicious dishes made for special celebrations.  They will demonstrate the step-by-step preparation of the famous carne a la tampiqueña, tacos, enchiladas, beans, rice and guacamole, accompanied by fresh cheese and sour cream. You will be treated like a family member on this Private Cooking Tour, which is a means to a terrific end, as you'll feast upon the authentic food you've prepared yourself.

From Acapulco: Romantic Day Trip to Taxco with Meals

3. From Acapulco: Romantic Day Trip to Taxco with Meals

The tour will make a first stop in Chilpancingo (capital of the state of Guerrero) for you to have breakfast (not included) and after a 3 hour ride, visit Taxco, a city with a unique architectural style. Walk down its cobblestone streets and see white stucco houses topped with red tiled roofs. Visit the baroque Santa Prisca Cathedral and enjoy some free time to get lunch and see the city at your leisure before returning to Acapulco. Enjoy the different vegetation along the way to this beautiful mining town. Taxco is a small colonial city located in the mountains of the North Sierra. Wrought iron balconies, a common adornment, are usually spilling over with beautiful flowers. Enjoy plenty of time for shopping at this Silver Capital of Mexico while you enjoy its fabulous weather. Taxco is a world known tourist destination and the friendly and hospitable character of its people has not changed. Taxco has been declared a national monument to be conserved to look like it did in the XVIII century. Visit the baroque Santa Prisca Cathedral and enjoy a delicious lunch in a nearby restaurant.

Market & Mexican Cooking Tour with Lunch at Beach Restaurant

4. Market & Mexican Cooking Tour with Lunch at Beach Restaurant

A day of culinary fun awaits on this immersive cooking tour. Your knowledgeable and friendly tour guide will pick you up either at  your hotel or the ship terminal. Firstly, you will visit housing areas of the middle and working class of Acapulco along with a thorough explanation about their lifestyles. Next up, is a visit to an authentic local market. During the visit to the Municipal Market of Acapulco, your tour guide will explain how the market became so important to Mexicans and the colors and flavors of the fruits and vegetable will take you on a trip around Mexican cuisine. You will also experience different flavors, textures, colors and sounds you never experienced before. Stop at the market and receive a thorough explanation about it and to buy the ingredients to cook the famous Mexican fajitas. Your private chef will be step by step guiding you along the process followed by lunch of what you just were guided to prepare. A visit to the witch doctor market is also included. Once you finish at the market, you will continue to a restaurant at the shore of the beach where you will watch the chef cook and get the chance to make your own tortilla, guacamole, hot sauce and fajitas. You will then have the opportunity of enjoying the dish that you have just cooked before going back to your hotel/port.

Diving Exhibition & Baby Turtle Release 6-Hour Tour

5. Diving Exhibition & Baby Turtle Release 6-Hour Tour

Your guide will be waiting for you right after the last security gate before you reach the street and next to the police station. Once on-board, head to a beautiful beach located about 30 minutes from the pier where you will have the opportunity to learn all the important facts about liberating a baby turtle into the Pacific Ocean. Then, your tour will head to the Chapel of Peace perched atop the pricey Las Brisas Hotel with the most exquisite view to the Bay of Acapulco. On your way, you will have the opportunity to admire the exclusive residential area in town. Afterwards, you will be driven along the main avenue to see the housing areas of the middle and poor classes and to make one more stop in the north of the city of Acapulco. Afterwards, your tour will head to the city market, the source of vegetables, fruits, beef, chicken and pork, as your guide explains and elaborates all there is to know about the fantastic market. Afterwards, your trip will head to "La Quebrada" to see the diving exhibition (included). You will also make another stop for pictures on the west coast of the city and then drive right next to the mural of Diego Rivera, one of the most remarkable plastic artists of Mexico. Finally, the tour will go to La Cabaña Restaurant, where you will have time for lunch (not included) before being driven back to the departure point.

Acapulco: Half-Day City Tour & La Quebrada Cliff Divers

6. Acapulco: Half-Day City Tour & La Quebrada Cliff Divers

Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Acapulco on Mexico’s Pacific coast, and see all the main sights of the cosmopolitan sea port city. You will drive along the Scenic Highway, stopping to take photographs of beautiful Acapulco Bay, one of the best-known and loved of all Mexico’s beach resorts. You will also stop at a local arts and crafts market, where you can purchase one-off gifts. Enjoy the most attractive places of the 3 port areas, Diamante, Dorado and Tradicional. Take the best pictures of the bay, know the chapel of La Paz and the mural of Diego Rivera. After exploring the busy hotel zone and main square of old Acapulco, where Hollywood celebrities like John Wayne once owned hotels, drive to Quebrada Cliffs to watch the daredevil Cliff Divers. This group of professional high divers perform night and day, leaping off the steep cliffs of the Quebrada ravine into the sea far below.

Acapulco: 4-Hour Best of Acapulco City Tour With High Divers

7. Acapulco: 4-Hour Best of Acapulco City Tour With High Divers

This tour only picks up from your hotel. You will be driven in an air-conditioned van or automobile from one end of Acapulco Bay to the other in the span of 4-hours. You will drive through a former fishing village, passing famous beaches and the city center. Travel along Costera Miguel Aleman to the upper part of Puerto Marques for stunning coastal views, then go to the Chapel of Peace perched atop the highest part of the city right in the middle of the pricey Las Brisas residential area. Your final destination will be La Quebrada, where you will see the world famous divers leaping into the Pacific. There will also be time for shopping during your excursion if requested. 

Palma Sola Archaeological Zone and Market Visit with Lunch

8. Palma Sola Archaeological Zone and Market Visit with Lunch

For pre-Hispanic societies myths held the keys to the endless repetition of cycles, and whoever had command of them was able to give guidance to the community in terms of issues as important as birth, puberty, adulthood and death, as well as of all the rituals that sealed the agreement with the deities. This petroglyph shows in three different panels the involvement of people in community celebrations in order to procure the attention and aids of the gods. People are show dancing and praying. Individuals from various kinship groups are differentiated from one another by lines that represent the link to their forefathers. The Mercado Municipal is really an eye-opener! You had never been in a real, large, Mexican market before, and you will find it fascinating. There is so much to see—dry goods, housewares, gorgeous flowers, candy, live roosters, fresh produce…. Many stalls featured health care products, which were a combination of herbal remedies and Santeria-type spells and prayers to saints. One of these stalls had a cage full of large live bugs, whose purpose You will prefer not to ask about.  Of all the places you visit on this trip to Acapulco, you will be glad to have seen the Mercado. 

Acapulco 6-Hour Van Chauffeur Service

9. Acapulco 6-Hour Van Chauffeur Service

This is a traditional chauffeur service perfect for the executive traveler. Experience the ultimate in convenience, luxury and comfort. Whether you choose to be greeted at the airport or picked up from a specific address, this service gives you one less thing to worry about when traveling in unfamiliar territory. Not having to make connections or wait for taxis means you have more time to relax or catch up on some work in your premium vehicle. You can expect an exceptional level of quality with comfortable vans, Suburbans or Limousines. Chauffeurs are multilingual and trained to provide an outstanding level of service with attention to detail, guaranteeing comfortable and safe travel.

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What people are saying about Acapulco

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Very knowledgeable driver and guide: Santiago and Rudy. Both had great English language skills which we needed since our Spanish is very limited! The tour gave us a good first impression of the city of Acapulco, just what we were hoping to get. We also got great information on the history of Acapulco.

Great expierence, intelligent excellent english speaking tour guide. Perfect communication. If someone wants to get to know more about the history of acapulco and its most beautiful places- this tour is a must. More than recommendable!

We had a great time!! The tour guides “Santiago and Mario “ were the best. The humor , respect and caring personality of these guys made the tour outstanding.... THANKS GUYS

It’s a great tour and the sites are amazing. I really enjoyed the divers show. At the end I took a picture with them and I bought t-shirt from them.

Rudy & Mario were excellent guides. They spoke English very well. They were very knowledgeable of the entire city.