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Unique things to do in Mexico City

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Few major cities are as beautifully complex as Mexico City. To decide on the endless things to do in Mexico City, start by taking the time to embrace its contrasts: Do a Michelin-star restaurant and a street food walking tour on the same day. Enjoy Museo Frida Kahlo then go find emerging artists in the Roma neighborhood. Meet the locals behind the lucha libre masks (really). Take time for tours and activities that go beyond the famous sights — and sounds, and tastes — with Airbnb Experiences.

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⭐Lucha+Tacos+Cerveza= BEST NIGHT EVER ⭐
Mexico’s #1 LUCHA LIBRE EXPERIENCE! You will have a tasty and fun night that you can only experience in Mexico City with local friends. We will start by tasting mouthwatering tacos in one of our favorites taquerias, then we will go have some beer and mezcal or pulque—milky liquor made from the sap of the maguey plant. While we wash down the tacos, we will introduce you to the history and nuances of lucha libre—professional Mexican wrestling. We'll then head to the arena for a fantastic night of lucha libre! Other things to note Tickets, food, and drinks before the show are included — all you need to do is enjoy. Please contact us if you want a date that isn't available or private experience for a large group
Exploring the Waters of Tolantongo
We will either meet at the "Angel de Independencia" or you will be picked up from your location stay if our total group size that day is less than 4 at 6AM, departing early to escape the daily city chaos. Our group will have private comfortable transportation. We will stop for an early breakfast in Actopan, a city we will be passing halfway along the way to our destination. Upon arriving, we will break our trip into three parts. Pool tranquility: Start your day relaxing a while in the pocitos; naturally warm thermal pools that provide astounding views that soothe the body; perfect for the gram (from here there are zip-lining options available). River relaxation: Continuing the trip we will transition to the turquoise-colored river. The river is well maintained and controlled to be clean and remain warm from the same hot springs and caves we will explore, a complete relaxing experience. Lunch will take place before we move to the caves. Lunch is not included Cave exploration: The caves are the final part of our entire trip. You will see awe-inspiring waterfalls and unexpected adventure that our guests describe as “life changing” We will head out by 5:30PM, full of new experiences to share with family and photos for your envious friends. No pets. Emergency clinics on site. Return arrival varies between 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM. Plan accordingly, weekday trips are best.
⭐BIKE to taste the world's BEST TACOS!
WORLD'S TOP TEN AIRBNB EXPERIENCE!!! Mexico’s #1 AIRBNB EXPERIENCE! Join one of our curated routes of El Taco Club to discover and taste some of the best tacos in the world. We'll provide foldable bikes and lead you through the chic and hip neighborhoods of Polanco, Condesa or Roma. We'll ride through colorful markets and hop from brick-and-mortar establishments to street stands, sampling a variety of tacos influenced by Mexico's diverse geography and culture. We'll wash the tacos down with cold beer or mezcal, a spirit made from the agave plant. Other things to note Bikes, Helmets, Food and Beverages are included all you need to do is enjoy. We have great vegetarian options! If you want a date that isn't available or a private tour for a large group contact us.
⭐Frida VIP-skip the line+Bikes&Churros
Let’s discover Frida Kahlo museum and neighborhood from a different point of view, mixing top landmarks, beautiful parks, street art, colorful markets and take original and unforgettable photos! We will show you all this while riding bikes through beautiful Coyoacan - Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's neighborhood and first capital of New Spain up to 1523. At some point during our journey, we will take a break to enjoy delicious churros with atole in a colorful plaza as well as yummy tostadas in the market. We’ll end our ride in Frida’s House, where WE WILL PROVIDE TICKETS* so you can skip the -usually more than two hour- line. * There might be changes due to COVID measures, we have to do a short line (5-10 min) before entering the museum. Don’t worry it won’t be 2 hours. Note: The experience will end at the entrance of the museum so you can enjoy it at your own pace. (after 3 hours of tour). ** For planning your day, consider that Coyoacan is around 30 minutes from other neighborhoods. Including the museum, you will spend between 3.5 to 4 hours. Other things to note Tickets, Bikes, Helmets, Food and Beverages are included, all you need to do is enjoy. If you want a date that isn't available or a private tour for a large group contact us.
XOCHIMILCO ALL INCLUSIVE ART-FOOD-DRINKS
IMPORTANT ANOUNNCEMENT: The museum DOLORES OLMEDO is currently closed because of covid19. Instead of that, I'm taking my guests to Xochimilco's Downtown market. Sorry and thanks for understanding. After picking you up in the place you're staying (or a midpoint in case we have different groups) we will visit Xochimilco's downtown market, the place where locals get their goods and the main place of Mexico City where people buy plants and flowers. After that we will go to the Trajineras of Xochimilco, a boat ride on what's left of the ancient water ducts, where the aztecs used to transport. There we will eat typical mexican food (tacos, quesadillas and sopes (veggie available) ) and taste different mexican beers (they can be three different mexican sodas if you don't drink alcohol). During all the experience we'll be chatting and learning about Xochimilco and it's cultural relevance in México. After that I'll take you back where I picked you up, hoping you had an amazing day. WARNING: In the rare case only one person takes the experience, I would have to reschedule your experience for another day with more guests. Other things to note I recommend to have a strong breakfast before I pick you up. If you get hungry quickly I recommend to bring a snack. I also recommend to bring one or two 5 pesos coins. This are for bathrooms fees in the Trajinera

Loved by locals

Teotihuacán; Quetzalcoatl and Tepantitla pyramids Sol y Luna
El pueblo de Teotihucan, quiere contarnos algo. 1. Diosa de la lluvia Teotihuacana o Tlaloc? Todo inicia en el Templo de Tepantitla, identificaremos actividades de la época y discutiremos sobre las escenas plasmadas en el mural conocido como Tlalocan "Recinto de Tlaloc" ó "Paraiso de Tlaloc". 2. Continuaremos con una introspectiva del Templo de la Serpiente Emplumada -Quetzalcoatl, nuestro principal atractivo, ubicado en la Ciudadela, ahí volaremos nuestra imaginación en como posiblemente haya lucido el lugar, su orientación, características, objetos encontrados, y el probable significado de la matanza colectiva de los mas de doscientos individuos sacrificados, que se encuentran debajo del mismo Templo, orientación de los cuerpos, etc. 3. No podemos dejar de lado el recorrer la calzada de los muertos rumbo a la Pirámide la Luna, con escala en la Pirámide del Sol, platicaremos de datos arqueológicos de los mismos, quien lo desee podrá subir a la cima de la misma y culminaremos en el Palacio de Quetzalpapálotl. 4. Dependiendo del tiempo y estado de los participantes visitaremos el mercado Hidalgo para comer unas ricas quesadillas. Finalmente regresaremos a la Cd de México Otros aspectos destacables La Zona Arqueológica es árida, extensa y la mayor parte del tiempo soleada, se debe caminar, subir escalinatas, vamos a divertirnos
Salsa, Cumbia and Pulque Experience
Ven y aprende a bailar los pasos básicos de salsa y cumbia adentrándote en uno de los recintos más emblemáticos de esta ciudad, la pulquería la Hija de los Apaches. También si lo deseas, harás una degustación de pulque, bebida ancestral prehispánica de Tenochtitlán.
Mystic and spiritual journey
We will embark on a mystical journey into our inside guided by the ancestral tradition of the Zapotec culture with a nagual that will help awaken our consciousness and create a deep connection with nature. We will visit the magic village of Tlayacapan anchored under the sacred mountains that keep centuries of history where a powerful liberation can be felt. Once in this beautiful village we'll have something light to eat and start getting ready for the experience, we'll walk through the cobbled streets, see the local artisans and their crafts, also we'll have a chance to taste an artesanal sorbet. After being in the town we'll be ready to go to the mountain where we'll have a meditation to start grounding and be finally ready to dive into ourselves in this wonderful journey. A delicious feast will be waiting for us at Pachamama to celebrate our rebirth and then enjoy the sunset on our way back.
Maridaje de quesos de autor y vino Español y Mexicano
Descubre de la mano de nuestra experta, cómo se combinan los sabores y se descubren las emociones, a través de esta cata de vinos y quesos. Quesos de autor. Recetas únicas en el mundo con 6 meses de maduración. Vino: Español. Vinos D.O. Pago campo de la guardia. Martue: Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot y Malbec. 10 meses de barrica. Syrah: 100% Syrah. 15 meses de Barrica. Mexicano (Chihuahua) Legado. 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Merlot. 32 Meses en 3 barricas nuevas y 24 meses en botella.
Learn to Cook a Mexican Dish & Tequila vs Mezcal Cocktails
I partnered with one of the most important Restaurants in Mexico City to offer this unique Mixology and Cooking Workshop to make a Mexican Dish only available through airbnb experiences. We'll meet in a particular Location Under a Bridge in one of the coolest and Trendiest Neighborhoods in Mexico City and take you to the Secret Restaurant and Kitchen where we will have this Experience. First you will be greeted with a Welcome Drink and meet your instructor for your Mixology workshop and be ready to Prepare 2 Fantastic Mexican Cocktail Drinks . After the Mixology workshop, its time for you to learn how to prepare a unique Typical Mexican Dish with the Guidance of a professional Chef. Every experience will be different for guests and you never know what typical mexican dish will you get for the masterclass. Some of the possible main dishes: Tacos, Tostadas, Chilaquiles, Sopes, Enchiladas, Pastel Azteca. To close an amazing evening, the final part of this experience will include a small Dessert Treat. This will be a Fun Eat & Drink experience that you will enjoy and have a great time during your Mexico City visit. ADDITIONAL NOTES: This is a Mixology & Cooking workshop in partnership with Cocina de Centro Private Group Bookings Available. This Experience is perfect for Team Building We do not share our cocktail recipes Let us know in advance for any food restriction

What Mexico City has to offer

Teotihuacán Express
++++++AVOID CROWDS AND TOURIST TRAPS+++++++ +++++++++HALF DAY++++RETURNING TO MÉXICO AROUND 2 PM DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE, COFFEE, WATER, AND SNACK´S TKT´S INCLUDED This is an express collective tour scheduled from 6:30 am to 13:00 hrs. The purpose, is to explore this majestic site in a complete way but at the same time it´s balanced with some free time in order that you can explore the pyramids for those who want to do it, and we´ll get back to Mexico City around 2 pm. We´ll start our tour picking you up at your Airbnb places around 6:15 am - 6:50 am. This has two purposes: 1) you avoid all risks of being on streets and 2) we avoid city traffic, crowds, lines, and exploring the site with the highest sun. We´ll visit the 3 main temples of the archaeological site (Pyramid of Quetzalcóatl, Sun and Moon) we´ll start at the pyramid of Quetzalcóatl with a brief explanation of the general history of Teotihuacan, from 8:15 am to 9:00 am, after this you´ll have 1:30 hrs. free in order to explore the site by your own. then to visit one original mural of the site, and we´ll finish having lunch in a local restaurant. at 11:00 am we´re returning to México City between 1:30 to 2:00 pm (DEPENDS THE TRAFFIC) Due to the pandemic caused by Covid-19, the itinerary and restrictions of the places we will visit may change at the last minute.
@ My love for tacos tour downtown CDMX
Some of the most amazing tacos of Mexico are in this city—tasty, meaty, and spicy. The different kinds of salsas you can discover in downtown Mexico City are colorful and yummy. During this experience, we'll visit some wonderful places to eat tacos, and of course, enjoy some "jamaica"—hibiscus water—to go with them. You'll discover the buildings and sites of Mexico City's historic center while you enjoy the different flavors of this original Mexican cuisine. As lots of guest had told us. We recommend to book this experience at the beginning of your trip. "Is like having a new local friend in the city". We provide recommendations for your traveling in cdmx and in the rest of the beautiful country. Other things to note Sometimes the duration of this experience can change depending on the size of the group. smaller groups the walk is fast, and bigger groups can take more time to eat. Enjoy your tacos! Please read carefully. Tacos and beverage are NOT included, we apologize but you will need to bring cash to this experience. Once you make the booking we will tell how much money should bring per person.
Discover the history of the center
Discover the history of the center with me! We are going to walk a lot around the Historic Centre of Mexico City. This is ideal for your first day in the city! We will get to know the history of many of the most famous places such as the Palacio de Bellas Artes, some murals, and the cathedral, but we will also visit less touristy spots like old colonial houses and traditional candy stores, and get to know traditions that are still alive today. Plus, a perfect juice-stop and many, many fun facts. During the tour, we will talk about the conquest, religion, Mexica traditions, migration, catholicism, prostitution, power, wars, poverty, popular religiosity, commerce, architecture, art, politics, and symbols that have made Mexico such a great and vibrant city. Some other stuff: * Let me know if you want to have the experience at a different hour or any special requests. * Take into account this tour might be bilingual if you want to make sure it's only in your language please contact me before booking. * We have adapted the tour to make it as safe as possible. The Historic Center can be crowded, but we'll mostly be in open spaces, and will be wearing facemasks. * Follow us on Instagram @caminalaciudad
Most Authentic Mexico City's Street Food!
Join me on this experience through the chaotic Mexico City exploring the street food scene as we sample the iconic flavors that captivate local palates. We will begin this experience by getting into the city's subway, where you will learn about how public transportation works and its importance in the local lifestyle. We will move to one of the most emblematic markets and wander through its colorful aisles where seasonal fruits, vegetables, chilies, flowers from all over Mexico and street food stalls abound, where you will discover a very peculiar way of eating tamales and taste a variety of traditional “antojitos”, salsas and of course, tacos. Later we will take the metro again and move to the "heart of the city", the Historical Center. As we walk through its streets we will stop at different street food stands where you will learn about the history and preparation of their culinary creations, as well as some of the city's iconic tacos. Later we will visit an unmissable market, known for offering exotic ingredients where we will taste a sample of edible insects from different regions of the country. Finally, we will have dessert at the place that made churros famous in Mexico City. If you would like to join me on this journey, don't forget to come hungry!
⭐ Night Tacos and Mezcal Crawl
Take a look on all the amazing reviews we have in other experiences. More than 6,000 five stars reviews! Planning a trip to CDMX? Follow me on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/your_mexican_guide We will go to have the best tacos and mezcal of the city. Bring Comfortable Shoes This is not your average taco experience/mezcal, we are the only experience in which you will get the real most authentic, deep and delicious Tacos and Mezcal, that Mexico has to offer. We LOVE tacos, mezcal and the city, we where born and raised here. With each stop, we will share about the history of each taco or mezcal and its cultural influences. Come hungry. This walk will pass through one of the most beautiful and interesting neighborhoods of the city, Colonia Roma. Epicenter and source of the cultural scene in Mexico, with its impressive architecture, we will immerse ourselves in authentic Mexican life. We are going to visit some of the best tacos places in Mexico City. We will enjoy many different types of tacos and mezcales, so our guests can have an authentic Mexican experience. Other things to note We are a collective of foodies, that love Mexican Food and Culture, from food engineers, chefs, to coffee national judge, we have some of the best rated experiences on Airbnb worldwide, we invite you to check them out. Under my profile. Sorry we don't have vegan options.

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Vuela en Globo sobre Teotihuacan, tierra de Dioses
*5 STARS experience* *Please read full description before booking* *Send messege even if you dont see availability* 16 USD charge is to make the reservation only (prices may vary depending on season) COST BREAKDOWN Flight cost and port taxes are paid at port, the same day of the activity, since we depend on the weather conditions 124 USD per person cash only . Hotel or airbnb pickup (5:15 AM) flexible drop off (Usually 11:30 AM) transportation fee 20 USD per person. SCHEDULE: 1.- WAKE UP! 5:15 AM Hotel pick up 55 min drive to Balloon Port "Bundle up, the area is very cold”. 2.- PREPARE AND START PHOTOS! Arrival at the take-off area includes a coffee break (coffee and pastries) you have private access to a great photo shoot session with flags as the balloon inflates. 3.- THE SKY IS THE LIMIT! We start our flight at dawn (Duration 45- 60min) Ask for sunrise Schedule 4.- DO YOU LIKE IT? We give you a personalized FLIGHT certificate. 5.- SPARKLING WINE GLASS! to celebrate once in a life time experience. 6.- FREE TIME TO EXPLORE RUINS! On your own, you can access the archaeological park (5 USD per person). POLICIES *** NO tourist traps (we avoid shops). *** Times are approximate, depend on weather conditions. *** 2 USD per kilo EXTRA cost if the participant (individual) exceeds the weight limit of 100 kg. (Cannot combine weights) *** High standards of sanitation
⭐Lucha+Tacos+Cerveza= BEST NIGHT EVER ⭐
Mexico’s #1 LUCHA LIBRE EXPERIENCE! You will have a tasty and fun night that you can only experience in Mexico City with local friends. We will start by tasting mouthwatering tacos in one of our favorites taquerias, then we will go have some beer and mezcal or pulque—milky liquor made from the sap of the maguey plant. While we wash down the tacos, we will introduce you to the history and nuances of lucha libre—professional Mexican wrestling. We'll then head to the arena for a fantastic night of lucha libre! Other things to note Tickets, food, and drinks before the show are included — all you need to do is enjoy. Please contact us if you want a date that isn't available or private experience for a large group
Exploring the Waters of Tolantongo
We will either meet at the "Angel de Independencia" or you will be picked up from your location stay if our total group size that day is less than 4 at 6AM, departing early to escape the daily city chaos. Our group will have private comfortable transportation. We will stop for an early breakfast in Actopan, a city we will be passing halfway along the way to our destination. Upon arriving, we will break our trip into three parts. Pool tranquility: Start your day relaxing a while in the pocitos; naturally warm thermal pools that provide astounding views that soothe the body; perfect for the gram (from here there are zip-lining options available). River relaxation: Continuing the trip we will transition to the turquoise-colored river. The river is well maintained and controlled to be clean and remain warm from the same hot springs and caves we will explore, a complete relaxing experience. Lunch will take place before we move to the caves. Lunch is not included Cave exploration: The caves are the final part of our entire trip. You will see awe-inspiring waterfalls and unexpected adventure that our guests describe as “life changing” We will head out by 5:30PM, full of new experiences to share with family and photos for your envious friends. No pets. Emergency clinics on site. Return arrival varies between 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM. Plan accordingly, weekday trips are best.
⭐BIKE to taste the world's BEST TACOS!
WORLD'S TOP TEN AIRBNB EXPERIENCE!!! Mexico’s #1 AIRBNB EXPERIENCE! Join one of our curated routes of El Taco Club to discover and taste some of the best tacos in the world. We'll provide foldable bikes and lead you through the chic and hip neighborhoods of Polanco, Condesa or Roma. We'll ride through colorful markets and hop from brick-and-mortar establishments to street stands, sampling a variety of tacos influenced by Mexico's diverse geography and culture. We'll wash the tacos down with cold beer or mezcal, a spirit made from the agave plant. Other things to note Bikes, Helmets, Food and Beverages are included all you need to do is enjoy. We have great vegetarian options! If you want a date that isn't available or a private tour for a large group contact us.
⭐Frida VIP-skip the line+Bikes&Churros
Let’s discover Frida Kahlo museum and neighborhood from a different point of view, mixing top landmarks, beautiful parks, street art, colorful markets and take original and unforgettable photos! We will show you all this while riding bikes through beautiful Coyoacan - Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's neighborhood and first capital of New Spain up to 1523. At some point during our journey, we will take a break to enjoy delicious churros with atole in a colorful plaza as well as yummy tostadas in the market. We’ll end our ride in Frida’s House, where WE WILL PROVIDE TICKETS* so you can skip the -usually more than two hour- line. * There might be changes due to COVID measures, we have to do a short line (5-10 min) before entering the museum. Don’t worry it won’t be 2 hours. Note: The experience will end at the entrance of the museum so you can enjoy it at your own pace. (after 3 hours of tour). ** For planning your day, consider that Coyoacan is around 30 minutes from other neighborhoods. Including the museum, you will spend between 3.5 to 4 hours. Other things to note Tickets, Bikes, Helmets, Food and Beverages are included, all you need to do is enjoy. If you want a date that isn't available or a private tour for a large group contact us.

Your guide to Mexico City

Where do locals hang out in Mexico City?

In a city with a population larger than New York City, you can’t easily pinpoint where CDMX locals congregate, let alone what they like to do. However, you can expect to find a lively nightlife scene in the Centro Histórico district, a relaxing afternoon in Parque México (people love biking here), and shopping at the artisan San Ángel market (aka Bazar del Sábado). Sharing most parts of the city is inevitable, but locals can still feel moved by places such Plaza de la Constitución, also known as Zócalo.


What do locals eat in Mexico City?

This is an international city that attracts some of the brightest culinary talents from across the world. With that comes an overwhelming list of options. Get grounded by joining locals on food experiences that range from high-end dining to heartwarming home cooking. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Make tacos al pastor with a local chef (and more)

Learn how to marinate the meat, prepare the salsas, and pick the best ingredients for this household favorite. Take a churro-making class with a pro chef. Make mole with a local who shares the history, legends, and more of this ancient dish. Hungry yet?

Sip mezcal on the Xochimilco canals

Hop aboard a colorful trajinera (a painted, flat-bottom boat) with a mariachi band and your expert guide to enjoy a smooth ride along the canals. Along the way, expect to try special family recipes, sip on mezcal and tequila, and enjoy the scenery which includes chinampas (man-made islands).

Enjoy a lucha libre and taqueria night

Join a group of local friends as your guides, who take you to their favorite taquerias before a night of a favorite local pastime: watching lucha libre, an entertaining spectacle of wrestling deeply associated with Mexico City.

Take a food tour of the markets

​​Try different types of mole, Mexican fruits, vegetables, tlacoyos, gorditas, and plenty more in places including La Merced Market.

Cover (and eat) more on a bike tour

Travel through the neighborhoods of Polanco, Condesa or Roma on two wheels. The quest is simple, and delicious: Find the best tacos in the city with a connoisseur of the beloved food.


What are the best day trips from Mexico City?

Explore Teotihuacan and its pyramids

Just about an hour’s drive from Mexico City sits what was once the largest urban center of Mesoamerica before the Aztecs. Walk the Avenue of the Dead to see the talud-tablero architectural style, admire the Pyramid of the Sun, and the Pyramid of the Moon, and hear the history from a Teotihuacan native firsthand. Other experiences to look out for include a meal with a local family.