Teotihuacan and Basilica of Santa Maria de Guadalupe


6 to 7 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 12
Mobile ticket

Overview

Escape the hustle of Mexico City with a guided tour of two of the most popular nearby attractions. First, explore the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe with a bilingual guide to understand why this sanctuary is one of the most important in the world, drawing millions of pilgrims each year. Continue to Teotihuacan's Pyramids, an iconic Archaeological Site, where you will visit one of the world's highest pyramids, the Sun and the Moon Pyramids. You will also walk or drive around this huge archeological city full of palaces. On the site, you will enjoy tequila and pulque tasting also included.

This tour has shared and private options. Please select the more convenient for you.

During the current pandemic, it is not allowed to go to the top of the moon & sun pyramids. Also, some palaces are closed.

Inclusions

  • Bilingual guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Mezcal or Tequila tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Eje Central esquina Eje Uno Norte Tlatelolco, Mexico City 06900 Mexico

The Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Culture of Tenochtitlan, prior to the Conquest of Mexico by the Spanish and is represented by a series of pyramids and pre-Hispanic ruins, of the Mexica people called Tlatelolca.
Panoramic View.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: San Juan Teotihuacan, San Juan Teotihuacan, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

Teotihuacán is a large Mexican Archaeological complex located northeast of Mexico City. Through the complex, which was once a flourishing pre-Columbian city, cross the Calzada de Los Muertos, which links to the Temple of Quetzalcóatl, the Pyramid of the Moon, and the Pyramid of the Sun. The top of the last two offers panoramic views. Inside the enclosure, in the Museum of Culture of Teotihuacán, objects such as pieces of pottery and bones are exhibited.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Fray Juan de Zumarraga No. 2 Villa Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City 07050 Mexico

The Basilica of Guadalupe officially called the Basilica of Santa María de Guadalupe, is a sanctuary of the Catholic Church, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is the most visited site in the world, second only to St. Peter's Basilica. Annually about twenty million pilgrims visit the sanctuary, of which about nine million do so on the days around December 12, the day when Santa María de Guadalupe is celebrated.

Duration: 45 minutes

Time of tour

08:30 AM

Meeting point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your Hotel information is very important, without it we can not provide pickup time.

We can pick up/drop off in any hotel or Airbnb located in Zona Rosa, Zocalo, Reforma, Roma, Condesa and Polanco área in Mexico.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately, sunscreen, comfortable shoes and hat or visor to protect from the sun
  • For the moment is not allowed to go to the top of the moon & sun pyramids, also some palaces and museums are closed.
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • For the moment is not allowed to go to the top of the moon & sun pyramids, also the palaces are closed.

Exclusions

  • Lunch (if option not selected)
  • Gratuities

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Martínez Cruz C
June 2022

It is a place where mostly Catholic people attend, during the dates of July and December there are quite a few people since there are pilgrimages and the mornings to the Virgin of Guadalupe, it is a very central place because it is located in Mexico City. outside it there is a souvenir and food ...

Gumbo_Priest
June 2021

We enjoyed going to both places but only had 30 minutes at the shrine of our Lady of Guadalupe and I was thinking we would have at least an hour there. As a person of faith, I felt that the guide brought his anti Roman Catholic views to the tour and it was distracting and sometimes inappropriate....

Monica_s
March 2020

Although the overall experience was good, comfortable coach, courteous driver and a well planned day, the guide thoroughly bored us to death.

Emily_K
January 2020

If you're an archaeology buff, you'll enjoy this trip! I love that it was a small group tour and that there was time to explore on your own... but unfortunately with our group the other members of the group did not pay attention to the tour guide in terms of meet up times. We ended up going very ...

abetraveler_13
July 2019

Great side trip away from Mexico City if you appreciate history. My guide Victor was awesome. Although designed for small groups up to 15 to 20 people, I just happened to be the only one who signed up for the tour. They honored the same price and I had my own private tour! I wanted to do somethi...

Maria S
July 2019

Started the off by getting picked up from the hotel, then the tour proceeded to the basilica do our lady of Guadalupe. Just being there, brings me goose bumps to my skin. The tour guide explained the legend of una Diego. After visiting the Virgen, we continued our adventure to the pyramids. A...

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