Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco, Mexico CityCurrently Open
- Address: Southern neighborhood of Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: 52-5556737890
- Ticket Price: 20 MXN
- Tags: Outdoors, Family And Kids, Boating, Unesco Site
About Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco, Mexico City
Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco - Garden in Mexico City, Mexico. This is the coolest way to get away from Mexico’s bustle with friends and family and have a little fiesta all of your own. Over 80 km of canals make this place a very popular retreat, especially at night, when it’s a party everyday. And when we say night, we mean after 10 or 11 pm. The fun is a bit pricier than what you might be used to in the city, but it’s fun nonetheless. The place is decked with flowers everywhere, and you won’t go long before seeing an amusing mariachi or two. It’s Venice with a Spanish flavour. And in case you didn’t know, this is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco is one of the tourist attractions in Mexico City itinerary 3 days. You must visit this amazing tourist attraction in Mexico City.
Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco Information
- Ride runs at 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
- boat rides cost extra: about 180 pesos.
- Indulge the occasional musicians who’ll offer to play your favourite songs for a fee. Though it’ll probably be a bad performance.
- There are touts who’ll be very eager to offer you the best deals. Don’t listen to them. Do your own research, find your own organiser.
- There will be salesmen ready to annoy you on the water.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco
95% of people who visit Mexico City include Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
38.3% of people plan their visit to Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco between 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco
94.71% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco
Floating Gardens Of Xochimilco, Mexico City Reviews
My group and I had an awesome time here! We took a 4 hours boat ride. So, 2 hrs there and 2 hrs back. We went to the doll island. On the way there we made some stops to the other islands. Our guy was super nice and friendly. We saw some cows, drank some pulque (type of Mexican alcohol), and touched some axolotl (Mexican salamanders). There was this boat that came up to you and delivered food to you. Bring extra cash on you since visiting these islands and trying these things come with a price. Overall was a great experience. Would definitely do it again.
A unique and local experience, especially on weekends. However, we went on a drizzling Sunday evening and it was dead. We were told Friday nights and Saturdays are the best days to visit if you want a crowd. You can also pay for a collectivo boat (paying per person instead of per boat), but only during daytime hours, and possibly only weekends.
Xochimilco is a beautiful and typical natural place of Mexico City. It is definitely a place to visit while in Mexico as it is iconic. By the way this is a lovely and romantic place, however it can get really crowded on Fridays and Saturdays with the teenagers partying and drinking with their loud music. Yet, the area is very nice, cool and safe. The only thing that any non-Spanish speaking person should be careful are the People on the streets trying to stop you to sell you the entrance to the area, or to guide you to the "Trajineras" (boats on the canals). BE CAREFUL, they will try to scam you or ripp you off. I heard a story from our tour guide in which one group of Americans got ripped off by being charged $100 US Dollars for that normally costs around $20/hour or 360 Mexican Pesos.
A very exciting tour not to b missed. Relax and enjoy the views
First of all this address is wrong, I tapped the "directions" button on this link and saw all these pictures and reviews, was super excited, I get here and it's a giant swamp meet. Fix this problem to avoid others having to pay $14 uber ride.
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