Teotihuacan: City of the Gods

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  • Regular price $152.00


3 - 4 people

Tour Highlights:

  • Private vehicle
  • Includes all expenses*
  • Licensed local guides
  • Refreshments

With mysterious dating over 1,500 years ago, the pyramid complex of Teotihuacan - located about 50km (30 miles) outside of Mexico City - dates back to well before the Aztecs arrived on the scene. It's name means "birthplace of the Gods” giving a clue as to its mystery even back in ancient times.

Jose Luis is your guide for 2.5 hours. A certified guide of over 20 years and proud resident of the small town adjacent to the ancient monuments, he knows everything there is to know about the UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

After visiting the pyramids, your driver will take you to your choice of lunch* and then back to your rooms. 

Duration:  6 hours

Style:  Walking tour

 

Details 

You will depart at 9:00 am in a private air conditioned car with an experienced driver on the 45 minute drive to the pyramids of Teotihuacan. On arrival, you will meet your certified guide Jose Luis, an archaeologist who happens to be a local resident of the nearby town. You will explore the lesser known but more elaborate “Pirámide de Quetzalcoatl” and the ceremonial plaza.  

From there, you can walk or let our driver lift you to the second pyramid complex where you will continue the tour of the famous Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon, as well as various temples and the Avenue of the Dead.  You’ll finish your tour at the Museo de las Pirámides, where you can see many artifacts and learn about the civilization that built this famous site.

Your driver will then take you to your choice of lunch* at La Gruta Restaurant ($$$) or the nearby town of San Juan ($).

After lunch, your driver will bring you back to the city to your retreat from sun and elements.


Certified Tour Cost Per Person:

1 person = $2,660 mxn        $152 usd

2 people = $1,350 mxn        $77 usd

3 people = $   975 mxn        $55 usd

4 people = $   725 mxn        $40 usd

4+ people = ask for quote


Certified Tour Price includes:  

  • driver, gas, parking & tolls
  • local & certified tour guide
  • entrance to pyramids


Self-Guided Tour Option: 9am - 3pm including driving time.


You will depart at 9:00 am in private car with an experienced driver on the 45 - 60 minute drive (depending on traffic) to the pyramids of Teotihuacan.   Our driver will drop you off at pyramid one where you will pay an entrance fee of $70 for a self-guided tour. You will explore the Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl. Our driver will be waiting to drive you to the second pyramid complex (about 2 km/1.5 miles away) where you will continue the self-guided tour of the famous Pyramid of the Sun, Pyramid of the Moon, as well as various temples and the Avenue of the Dead.  You’ll finish your tour at the Museo de los Piramides, where you can see many artifacts and learn about the civilization that built this famous site.

Your driver will then take you to your choice of lunch* at La Gruta Restaurant ($$$) or the nearby town of San Juan ($).

After lunch, your driver will bring you back to the city to your retreat from sun and elements.

Self-Guided Tour Price Per Person:  

1 person = $2,160 mxn    $123 usd

2 people = $1,150 mxn    $65 usd

3 people = $   725 mxn    $40 usd

4 people = $   575 mxn    $32 usd

4+ people = ask for quote

Certified Tour Price includes:  

  • driver, gas, parking & tolls
  • entrance to pyramids

* Not included:

  • Food & beverage
  • Gratuity

 When:  9am

Location: Teotihuacan

Meeting point: PassportMX at Calle de Mesones 20

 

Tour good for:  

  • Travelers with all levels of experience with Mexico City.
  • Travelers excited to experience a precolonial piece of Mexico.
  • Travelers that enjoy a moderate amount of walking.