11 experiences

Boat ride in Ciudad de México
Xochimilco: Tequila, Mezcal & fun
What we'll do:
⭐Winner of best new experience of 2019 in Mexico City⭐ IG: @wearealltrajineros We will cruise through the canals of Xochimilco all while (safely) enjoying authentic Mexican food, drinks and music! The meeting point is Embarcadero Cuemanco. *Tip: Try a Michelada (beer, lime and spices). The ideal way to start the day! Once aboard our colorful trajinera, each guest/group will receive their own “Trajinera kit” to safely enjoy the canals of Xochimilco and festivities: - We’ll tell you about the history of the site and take in the natural beauty of the area. - You’ll learn how to drink Mezcal and Tequila the Mexican way (actually appreciating it and with delicious chasers). - Hungry? Don't worry, a traditional homemade Mexican dish and salsa (special family recipe) will be served along with a variety of snacks. - Mariachis & traditional Mexican music groups will join us for part of the journey where you'll be able to request songs and dance! (not included in price) - We'll visit an Axolote sanctuary (an amphibian endemic to Xochimilco) and other special chinampas (man-made islands) along the way. ($1USD) - There will be plenty of good Latin music and dancing, so be ready to enjoy a lively and fun atmosphere! *We usually do this experience on weekends, but weekdays can also be arranged. Send us a message. Bathrooms along the way are rustic and cost 5 pesos each time.
3.5 hoursUp to 10 people
From Price:$50 / person
Boat ride in Ciudad de México
Xochimilco and Mexican Fiesta
What we'll do:
- The start of the tour will be from an Embarcadero (pier) in Xochimilco and our adventure will begin by boarding a Trajinera (a traditional colorful Mexican canal boat). - We will take your temperature, there will be hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes. - While we navigate through the canals of Xochimilco we will listen to music. - We will provide beer, tequila, and mezcal to keep the smiles coming. - We will guide you through preparing a traditional Mexican dish: Guacamole! There will also be delicious tortilla chips and other snacks for you. - Throughout the experience, there will be options from vendors on other boats, to purchase food (tacos, quesadillas, elotes, enchiladas and other options) or entertainment such as Mariachi music (*extra food or music not included). - During the experience we will be sharing interesting facts about Xochimilco. - Halfway through our tour we will find the replica of the Island of the Dolls. - When we finish the tour, you will be able to see the souvenirs offered by the Handicraft Market. Our goals are: - That you enjoy an iconic place in Mexico City, contributing to the local economy. - That you take part in an experience that is responsible for the environment. - That you support a female-owned small business seeking to generate a positive change in Xochimilco. Want the whole trajinera (boat) to yourself or want a personalized experience? Book a private tour and we'll work with you to make sure it's exactly what you want. (Whether it's a quiet, romantic trip down the canal, a high-energy good time, or anything in between).
2.5 hoursUp to 10 people
From Price:$53 / person
Boat ride in Ciudad de México
Live Xochimilco colors and flavors
What we'll do:
WELCOME !!! I will wait for you at a famous dock in Xochimilco with the trajinera (boat) ready to sail down on a canal full with other trajineras enjoying a unique, cheerful and colorful stroll. -First of all we will get comfortable on the boat and we will start the tour with a toast of mezcal. -Briefly I will tell you about the history, customs and legends of Xochimilco. - I will provide you with beer, mezcal and water. - There will be chips as a snack. - On the table there will be 15- 20 bottles of mezcal with different natural flavors. - I will play Mexican music the first half of the tour and cheerful music the second half. -By your count you might hire a Mariachi band ($150 pesos per song, the one who asks it, pays for it). It worths a lot!!! - By your count you will be able to buy some food and eat it on the boat. -We will pass through a replica of the island of the dolls. - You will be able to take the row and pose for a very special picture. - I will stop in some places for you to go to the restroom. - At the end of the ride you may walk around the craft´s market and buy a nice souvenir. *if you are thinking to drink beer and mezcal, I recommend you to eat some food before the trip starts or buy it on the boat.
1.5 hoursUp to 10 people
From Price:$33 / person
Boat ride in Ciudad de México
XOCHIMILCO, COLORS, FLAVORS AND MEZCAL
What we'll do:
Welcome to Xochimilco. Know all the beauty of its canals in an ALL INCLUSIVE on the boat "let yourself be pampered" -We will meet at a famous dock in Xochimilco. There will be a decorated boat ready to sail down by a main canal of Xochimilco. First of all we will get confortable on the boat, then we will make a toast with "MEZCAL". We will do a dynamic to get to know at each other. - We will celebrate birthdays and other events. -Briefly I will tell you about the history, customs and legends of Xochimilco. I will provide you some beer, mezcal, water and juices. I will play Mexican music the first half of the tour and dancing music the second half. - My family is going to help me to provide you a mexican garnacha as an entry, the main dish is "mole with chicken". For vegans or vegetarians there will be a garnacha, "Mole" and vegetables. - On the table there will be 15-20 bottles of mezcal of different flavors, you will be able to try all of them just be careful cause mezcal is strong and you could get drunk. - You will be surprise with some cocktails "PALOMA" - If you need to use a toilet we will stop on a nice chinampa. - We will pass through a replica of THE ISLAND OF THE DOLLS where you can take some photos. -By your count you might hire a Mariachi band (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED $8.00 USD per song) "the one who asks for the song, pays it". My main function is to provide you with all you need to have a great day, yours is your good willing to enjoy the day in Xochimilco. "Depends on you if it turns into a party or not" I will always make my best to satisfy your expectations!!!
2.5 hoursUp to 10 people
From Price:$54 / person
Canoeing in Ciudad de México
Chinampas: Living an ancient culture
What we'll do:
We will sail on canoe through the most conserved channels of Xochimilco wetland. During the tour, we will tell you about the history of the place and its importance to the sustainability of Mexico City. In your way, you will recognize the biological richness like birds, snakes, frogs and plants. We will arrive at a chinampa where you can get your hands dirty experiencing the ancestral technique of cultivation and discovering why it is considered a world heritage. Also, you will get involve in the diary activities in the chinampa like crop irrigation, harvest or seeding. Before going back to land, you will have time to relax and enjoy the peace of the place. This is a cultural tour that helps to promote the community development.
3.5 hoursUp to 9 people
From Price:$36 / person
Culture tour in Ciudad de México
Pre-Hispanic Floating Gardens - Traditional Christmas Fest
What we'll do:
Enjoy a perfect day visiting one of the best kept secrets of Xochimilco, an oasis south of Mexico City. Discover with us a magical town immersed with history, culture and traditions: San Gregorio Atlapulco. This town preserves the most beautiful traditions, carnivals and religious celebrations, every day a new marvel to admire. Upon reaching San Gregorio Atlapulco we'll glide through secret canals for the exclusive use of farmers or "chinamperos", who will receive us on their land to take us on a trip to the bowels of one of our most important pre-Hispanic vestiges. Get ready to travel back in time to the ancient Mexico. We’ll explore the “chinampas”, those beautiful floating gardens recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site on a traditional canoe. There’s no better ending for this amazing day than to share the table with traditional snacks all together as a family: Tlacoyos, traditional tamales, cocoles with cream, café de olla, atole, pulque, mead and a unexpected mezcal surprise This is not a tour, this is a unique experience that you can only access with us. Will you join us?
5.5 hoursUp to 10 people
From Price:$115 / person
Agriculture tour in Mexico City
Party like Mexican in Xochimilco
What we'll do:
We will sail part of the antique canals and see flower stands that are grown with traditional agriculture system of the native Xochimilcas while we practice some basic moves to dance latin music. Sing along with the marichi on a trajinera (a mexican wood boat) song costs $150 mxp +/- We will enjoy the landscape of one of the most antique areas of the city. Take home a small souvenir to remind you of the experience. I will even teach some basic mexican sign language .https://open.spotify.com/album/4a5g3LiZqIrOn2jjgm1Tvz?si=yAmx_4ZsTnWfFGHopFttZg Other things to note Playlist https://open.spotify.com/user/1282549485/playlist/6ie6ZQuK7EGVkMwUypY8ob?si=5_uCHJYrSEWNmbWOGqX0mgring Bring sweater n spare time 2 relax
2.5 hoursUp to 10 people
Availability is rare
From Price:$74 / person
Boat ride in Ciudad de México
Partying at xochimilco
What we'll do:
We will meet in one of the rivers of Xochimilco, then we will start our boat ride in one of the famous Trajineras (a kind of boat) and have an amazing time while you know this amazing and unique place. Inside, you just have to enjoy the latin music, the mexican snacks and of course the best tequila and mezcal like a traditional mexican family. Here we're going to dance, sing, play, meet new people, and try hot spicy food. XOCHIMILCO will surprise you along the way. This is one of the best tours to know the mexican culture. (If the group wants we can invite a Mariachi of the place but this going for your account). Other things to note Just check the weather and and get comfortable clothes!
4 hoursUp to 10 people
From Price:$69 / person
Boat ride in Ciudad de México
XOCHIMILCO Secrets☠️ISLAND of ☠️DOLLS
What we'll do:
☠️THIS is ORIGINAL "ISLA DE LAS MUÑECAS" ☠️ Just south Mexico CITY, between Canals of Xochimico-Cuemanco you can find small place with a Mystery that NEVER intended be tourist destination. The island is known:Isla de las Muñecas In this place Surrounded by thousands abandoned dolls you´ll know some of the MOST Mysterious and RARE in world. CHECK IT: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20160125-five-bone-chilling-destinations ☠️We´ll meet approx.3:30PM (++PICK UP IN AIRBNB: ONLY ROMA , CONDESA, CENTRO , POLANCO , JUAREZ. OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS IN THE MEETING POINT++) to later arrive at a EMBARCADERO where we´ll take in one of the MAZE channels HIDDEN (Not Tourist) in SAFE Trajinera BOAT ☠️We´ll do a trip of about 1 hour NAVIGATION where we can see this mystical place & CHINAMPAS ☠️Finally we´ll arrive at the ISLA DE LA MUÑECAS to know its OLD LEGEND & we´ll ´ve a tour to take RARE pictures to observe its thousands dolls that live there. ☠️END. Drop Off U Airbnb (ONLY ROMA , CONDESA, CENTRO , POLANCO , JUAREZ. OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS IN MALL REFORMA 222 DON´T CONFUSE.--NOT LET YOURSELF BE DECEIVED WITH THE REPLICAS OR FAKES ISLANDS This tour is designed to explore the Island in the afternoon and consider the transition at night in this unique place considered within the 5 rarest destinations in the world. I invite you to meet him if you dare, if you visit Mexico you cannot miss it. Other things to note ☠️You visit One of THE 7 Freakiest places on the Planet☠️ THIS TOUR ITS NOT IN THE TOURISTIC HARBOR "NATIVITAS". NAVIGATION: 4:40PM DEPARTURE - 5:30-7:00 ISLA MUÑECAS 7:40 HARBOR ARRIVAL
4.5 hoursUp to 8 people
From Price:$87 / person
Culture tour in MEXICO CITY
Passionate about Frida Diego Xochimilco
What we'll do:
This experience starts at 9:00AM at your place( if its inside of the central area of the city: reforma polanco,downtown,roma ,condesa) When your place be outside the pickup area or the group has more than 4 participants we"ll have a meeting point in a convenient area. *GO through the streets of the quiet and beautiful Colonia Roma and Condesa by car to have a general view of those traditional neighborhoods. *VISIT one of the less visited murals of Diego Rivera inside of the millenary Chapultepec Park. * FALL IN LOVE with the picturesque and traditional Barrio de San Angel that preserves its Mexican style, colors, details and colonial environment. ARRIVE to xochimilco lake and take 1hr trip on the traditional trajinera(boat) during the trip you can have a meal(not incluide)or the mariachi can play for you a traditional mexican song(not incluide)LIVE A REAL MEXICAN EXPERIENCE! *ENTER INTIMACY of Frida Kahlo in Coyoacan. Visit her home and SKIP THE LINE to get into the blue house. FRIDA KHALO´S HOUSE THE SECOND MUSEUM MOST VISITED IN MEXICO AND IT IS REALLY SMALL SPACE. *TRAVEL ON TH TIME through the old streets,houses, convents and corners of the south side of the town. IN ORDER TO FOLOW SANITARY REGULATIONS DONT GOING TO USE THE CARS AIR CONDITIONED. *FOOD is not incluided, but we"ll have time to lunch;Ican give you some nice recommendation to your lunch time
7 hoursUp to 4 people
From Price:$74 / person
Culture in Ciudad de México
Xochimilco and the world of Frida and Diego
What we'll do:
⭐ Private and Personalized Tours ⭐ ⭐co-host in english language ⭐ ⭐ask for the co-host in English⭐ -We will visit one of the most emblematic places, and also considered the second most visited museum in Mexico City "The Blue House of Frida Kahlo" You can see part of his work, his clothes, rooms, kitchen and his magnificent studio.  -We will take a walk on the streets of Coyoacán, one of the most colorful and beautiful neighborhoods in Mexico City, with a lot of history, cuisine, crafts and Mexican flavors. -Next we move to the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo House-Studio in San Angel designed by the architect and muralist Juan O'Gorman, emblematic place within the modern architecture in Mexico and the most intimate place for the master Diego Rivera where He made most of his easel painting collection. -Finally, we will travel to Xochimilco and embark on a 1-hour tour in a Trajinera (boat decorated with floral motifs) in one of the few living lakes that is left in Mexico City and that is considered a World Heritage Site and a place unmissable to visit, a site of many colors, with floating kitchens; we will admire how the trajineras rejoice with the music of mariachi, marimbas, norteños and trios; we will admire greenhouses and the local handicraft market of Xochimilco Other things to note Transportation to all points of the tour "No cost"
8 hoursUp to 6 people
From Price:$90 / person