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From San Diego: 5-Hour Tijuana City Sightseeing Tour

From San Diego: 5-Hour Tijuana City Sightseeing Tour

From US$ 65 per person

Discover's Mexico fourth largest city, Tijuana, and treat yourself to an international experience on this 5-hour tour of the city. Enjoy seeing the various landmarks, pick up tips on how to bargain shop, and learn how to prepare and eat Mexican cuisine.

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  • Get a taste of authentic Mexican culture on an excursion South of the border
  • Take a stroll along Avenida Revolución, the tourist center of Tijuana
  • Shop at the local stores and pick up tips on how to bargain with sellers
  • Prepare and eat your own authentic Mexican cuisine
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Head South of the border on a 5-hour tour that takes you into Tijuana and brings you directly in contact with Mexican culture. Begin your tour by crossing into Mexico and enter a world of contrasts. To kick things off, you'll travel into the main street known for its historic roundabouts until you reach the Cultural Center and IMAX Theatre. Get to know the famous Zona Rio with its large plaza and see statues of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, Cuauhtémoc the Aztec King, and other important figures of Mexico. Experience the height of the Tijuana Bullring and the Tijuana Water Tower. Then make your way to the famous Avenida Revolucion for some shopping and bargaining. Before you do your shopping, you will experience the Tijuana tradition of making your own Mexican taco, a culinary delight which consists of a delicious tortilla filled with meat, chicken, or veggies, and all the trimmings such as guacamole, salsa, cilantro, and onion. You'll have the time of your life! Come, and fall in love with Mexico! Sample Itinerary 14:00 – Depart San Diego for Tijuana 14:30 – Arrival in Tijuana for a city tour, shopping, and taco demonstration 17:00 – Depart Tijuana 19:00 – Arrive in San Diego Note: To re-enter the USA, you will need proper identification such as a USA passport, USA passport card, or birth certificate and ID. For non-USA citizens, please consult with the proper embassy.
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  • Round-trip transportation
  • Sightseeing
  • Cuisine demonstration
  • Gratuities
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  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Amtrak Train Station, 1050 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

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4 /5

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It was nice and enjoyable...meeting point was easy to get to...ride into Tijuana was smooth...however make sure you have proper documents a family was left behind never made it back into the country...we waited about 45 minutes for them, instructor tried calling them and a passenger went back looking for them.

August 12, 2019

March 8, 2020

Anna was a great guide. Great experience from start to end. Very enlightening. Wish we had more time to walk around Tijuana. Great value for the tour fee.

January 21, 2020

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