Private Tour: Tula And Tepotzotlan Day Trip From Mexico City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel, Address and Meeting point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

See two partsof the history of Mexico on this private day trip from Mexico City. First, you'll visit Tula and learn all about the culture, which is considered the best in architecture. Learn about their innovations in architecture, cloves and the use of stucco and admire the site. Then, visit theConvent of Tepotzotlan, fromthe Jesuits Order. They tried to evangelize the indigenous population from the areaduring the Spanish conquest, so you'll see impressivedecoration with Gold Leaves in the church and learn about Mexican Baroque Style. Your tour includes a private guide and transport.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Your tour begins with hotel pickup in Mexico City in the morning. Board your private vehicle and head to visitthe archaeological site of Tula. Here, you can see the Atlantes, which are something like 5-meter statues of warriors and related to Atlantis. This is a Ceremonial Center from the 8th century. Before the Mexicas, people from Tula were consideredthe best architects of ancient times. Unfortunately they disappeared because of invasions of cultures from the north of the country.

Learn from your knowledgeable guide how Tulenses werethe ones innovating in different techniques of construction. Admire their use of sidewalks and decoration with stucco as you visit the site. Your tour then continues with a visit to the convent of the Jesuits order: Tepotzotln. This is the best example of the conquest of Mexico. See the chapel of San Francisco Javier which is avery impressive construction as it is part of the samples of Mexican Barroque Style. The entire church is covered with gold leaves and you'll even visit the room of the nuns which includes samples of their clothing.

After taking in some great history of Mexico, you'll drive back to Mexico City and be dropped-off back at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Dress code is smart casual

Minimum age is 3 years

Adult pricing applies to all travelers