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Mexico City
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Mexico City Layover Tour: Downtown City Sightseeing

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Mexico City International Airport
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  • 1
    National Palace (Palacio Nacional)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Historic Center (Centro Historico)
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 3
    Mexico a Pie
    Stop: 3 hours -
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Mexico City International Airport, Av. Capitán Carlos León S/N, Peñón de los Baños, Venustiano Carranza, 15620 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

    Traveler pickup is offered
    As this is a custom made private tour, we will contact you to set up all details on your tour.


    • Juarez Intl Airport, Mexico City Mexico
    Departure Time
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
    3-hr Tour Only
    8/1/2018 - 12/19/2020Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    3 hr Tour with Transport
    8/1/2018 - 12/19/2020Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • 3- hours Walking tour
    • Airport pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips / Gratuities to the guide (optional)
    • Airport pickup and drop-off (if option NOT selected)
    • Tour time extention (possible, please contact us)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Additional hour: $15USD per person
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Had such a great tour with Ana, very polite and warm and so easy to interact with. You will not be disappointed, she was very knowledgeable and a great photographer too :). I highly recommend this if you have a couple hours to spare in Mexico City, I learned so much in the few
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    We had a long layover in Mexico City returning from Santiago to Montreal, and were not looking forward to long, boring hours in the airport. Instead, we booked a tour with Mexico a Pie, and turned what could have been a significant waste of time into a wonderful introduction to
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    There can't be a better way to kill off a 10-hour layover than taking this tour! Brenda was our tour guide and was very passionate about the history of the city. It was great to hear the stories about the history and the buildings that make up the historic area. If you have the
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    Response from mexicoapietours, Owner at Mexico City Layover Tour: Downtown City Sightseeing
    Responded 17 Nov 2019
    Gracias Jerry! It’s very important for us that you choose to go out to the city, instead of waiting inside the airport during your few hours here. For sure it beats sitting down, waiting for your flight! Thanks for your review!
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    The idea of a layover tour was just awesome! We had 12 hours. Our guide Andreas made it very very easy to book the personalised tour online. We paid for a 5 hour tour and were very well served. Andreas was a phenomenally great guide! Very knowledgeable, kind, and
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    Response from mexicoapietours, Owner at Mexico City Layover Tour: Downtown City Sightseeing
    Responded 9 Dec 2019
    Gracias for your comments! We’re happy that you decided to join us walking in Mexico City instead of waiting inside the airport waiting for your outbound flight. We are happy to know that you feel we have a top guide! Thanks so much!
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    I'm so glad I did this layover tour of Mexico City. I had a lovely few hours seeing some of the historic sights with Andre, who was very knowledgeable guide. It was a perfect quick taste of what Mexico City has to offer, including a stop to try some delicious tacos. It really
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    Response from mexicoapietours, Owner at Mexico City Layover Tour: Downtown City Sightseeing
    Responded 13 Oct 2019
    Thanks for choosing to go out of the airport with us instead of waiting for you next flight. We’re glad to know that you want to visit more of Mexico City because of these few hours that you spend visiting downtown and eating tacos! Hope to see you back in Mexico City!
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    About the operator
    By: Mexico a Pie
    Stefan M
    New York City, New York
    Awesomely entertaining evening of mezcal and wrestling
    Our luchador tour guide Arturo showed us an evening we won't forget, tasting delicious mezcals from all across
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    Alex M
    Wonderful intro to Centro Historico
    Maria provided a comprehensive and informative tour of Centro Historico to our small group of 8 people. This
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    Rebecca R
    A must see!
    We recommend eating a meal before taking this tour, as the mazcal tasting is very generous. They let you sample
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    Charles K
    Ana was a fantastic guide.
    Ana was a fantastic guide. Her knowledge, pride in Mexico and enthusiasm for anthropology were self evident.
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    Solange T
    Understanding the Context of the First Wave of Mexican Muralists
    Emiliano is a very knowledgeable and nuanced guide. He did an amazing job of placing the murals of Diego Rivera,
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    San Francisco, California
    Amazing Experience
    Lilianna our tour guide and Fernando our driver were AMAZING! They made our trip to Teotihuacan a memorable one.
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    David B
    Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
    Great start to Mexico City
    Booked thru TripAdvisor. First thing to know is where to find your guide. The paperwork said left side of the
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    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    Fabulous Walk thru CDMX!
    Emiliano was fantastic! The tour far exceeded our expectations! From the usual sites to the oldest hospital in
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    Zoe Asensio Sanchez
    Chelmsford, United Kingdom
    A real Mexican culture experience
    Amazing experience and Arturo was a fantastic host. Bought this for my husband and he was blown away by the
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    Redwood City, California
    One of the best
    Took the Muralist tour with Emiliano today and was completely blown away. We are very experienced world travelers
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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