Early Morning Teotihuacan Pyramids Tour With A Private Archeologist - Mexico City

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    For the Morning Tour: , 6:20am/6:50am depending on the meeting point you choose , , For the Afternoon Tour: , 2pm
  • Departure Details :
    Meeting points for the Morning Tour:  Hotel NH Reforma (Zona Rosa) 155 Liverpool Street, Juarez, Cuauhtemoc 06600, CDMX, at 6:20am Hostal Amigo (Downtown), Isabel La Catolica 61-A, Centro, at 6:.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Visit the pyramids of Teotihuacan City of the Gods on this archeological tour from Mexico City with a specialized guide. You get to choose between a morning access or an afternoon entrance to witness the sunset on this majestic area.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

If you select the Morning Access,when your guide meets you early in the morning, head just 30 miles (48 km) from Mexico City to Teotihuacan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Commonly referred to as the City of the Gods, this pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city is known for its well-preserved murals, vast Avenue of the Dead and the impressive pyramids that mark its landscape.

Arrive at the archeological park before the crowds in the early morning just as it begins to open its gates. Take in the serene and mystical atmosphere as your group meanders through large empty plazas in the absence of the crowds and explore the pyramids. Follow your guide to a variety of less-visited monuments in the complex as well as to famous structures like the Palace of Quetzalpapalot and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl also called the Temple of the Feathered Serpent the third largest pyramid at Teotihuacan.

View the intricate murals and other architectural details as your knowledgeable guide explains their archeological significance, shares information on the latest discoveries, and tells stories about the culture that inhabited this ancient city.

Climb the steep steps to the top of the Sun Pyramid and the Moon Pyramid the principal axis of Teotihuacan. From the summit, view the lengthy Avenue of the Dead, the mile-long (2.5 km) road that divided the city and extended from the Moon Plaza in the north to the Great Compound in the south.

After your tour of Teotihuacan, your guide will take your sgroup to an obsidian workshop to meet a local family and try tastings of several liqueurs made from cactus as well as tequila, mezcal and pulque. Here, you can choose from a variety of traditional Mexican dishes for lunch (purchase at own expense) before your guide delivers you back to the central meeting points.

If you select the Afternoon Option, after being picked up at the meeting point in Mexico City, youll be taken on a trip towards North-East Mexico City, across the suburbs, as the guide gives your a brief introduction of the history of the city and the different spots you pass by on the way to the site. At the arrival in Teotihuacan, the tour will start with the Pyramid of the Sun, where youll be able to climb it, heading next to the Pyramid of the Moon.

The guide will provide you with explanations on the architecture and urban design of the site, which represents the Mesoamerican cosmovision, along with letting you see the way in which this civilization lived and was organized.

Well take a look at the last sun rays that touch the pyramids as the site empties. Well find an attractive spot aroundthe pyramids so you can enjoy the sunset before heading to the meetingpoint in Mexico City.

Inclusions

  • Professional private guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please take into account that the inclusions of your tour, as well as the duration of it, depend on the selected modality.

It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes

Note: There is one guide per each group of 20 people. During high season, groups may be larger than 20 aboard the bus to Teotihuacan, but these are split into groups of maximum 20 people upon arrival