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Taxco and Cuernavaca Full-Day Tour from Mexico City

Product ID: 28961
Take a full-day trip out of Mexico City to admire Taxco, a unique colonial town famous for its silver works.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Choose from the following: • Hotel NH Reforma 155 Liverpool Street, Juarez, Cuauhtemoc 06600, CDMX, at 6:20 AM • Hostal Amigo Isabel la Católica 61, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX at 07:00 AM
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit Taxco, a city particularly known for its silver mining and craftwork industry
  • Admire one of the most beautiful examples of Mexican Baroque architecture: the church of Santa Prisca
  • Marvel at the work of Mexican artisans
Full description
Start your trip in downtown Mexico City where you'll take a scenic drive to the “silver city”. The city is nestled on a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile roofed buildings, cozy squares and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived through hundreds of years.

Visit one of Mexico’s grandest churches, Santa Prisca. It was built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring.

Taxco is known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops, you will have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans.
  • Transportation to and from meeting point
  • Bilingual guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages, if the lunch option is selected, drinks are not included
  • Tips
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Important information
Know before you go
Please take into account that this tour involves a moderate amount of walking on irregular ground.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 40 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    3.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Great program- good guide

I was hoping this was a multilingual program but others in the group were Spanish speakers. Emmanuel- the guide was fantastic. He spent time with us specifically talking about the heritage and history of the places we went to, and explained this to us in English later. Time in Cuvernavaca was a little less, but is understandable due to the distances involved.

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July 13, 2018

If you are going to Mexico, you've got to go to Taxco!

Taco is a delightful old-European-style city that was a unique experience. It's beautiful to see and a marvelously relaxing day. The shop people are very warm and down-to-Earth without that oversell pressure that is typical in Mexico. Our guide was an affable young man, glad to answer questions, who gave us some unique perspectives. I could have skipped Cuernevaca, but at lease we didn't spend much time there...

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February 28, 2018

Eloy y Geovana were the best driver and guide!

December 26, 2019

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Product ID: 28961