City Tour with Mexican Fiesta Show
This tour will highlight the beauty of two cities: Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa. Zihuatanejo is a charming fishing village and Ixtapa is a tropical resort with modern infrastructure.
We will visit a crocodile reserve outside of Ixtapa and stop by the “Mirador” and “Cerro del Vigía” (Look out Point) which has panoramic views of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo Bay respectively.
This three hour tour will include a walk down the pier of Zihuatanejo as well as a tour of a typical market place. We will stop by local shops to view handmade crafts, hammocks, and souvenirs.
There will be traditional folk dances, live music, a buffet, and an open bar. We Mexicans know how to have a great time!
The Mexican Fiesta is offered only on Fridays but the city tour is offered Monday through Sunday.
Length of tour (city tour only): 3 hours.
Length of tour (city + Mexican Fiesta): 6 hours
Availability: Monday through Sunday, 7 days a week (Mexican Fiesta is on Friday)
Schedule: 10am-10pm Price: $80 USD per adult and $65 per child 12 and under (City + Fiesta)
City tour only: $45 USD per person and $25 per child 12 and under.
Tour includes: Round-trip air conditioned transportation from hotel, and English speaking guide. .
Our first stop on this tour will be to see the cliff divers of Acapulco, famous throughout the world for their breathtaking plunge into the ocean from a 114 foot cliff. Then we will go to a lookout point called “Symfonía del Mar” (Ocean Symphony) which has an incredible panoramic view of the Pacific Coast.
Close by this lookout point is a timeline of world famous artists/screen stars who have lived and died in Acapulco. Among the notable screen stars is Johnny Weissmüller, star of one of the earliest Tarzan movies to have a big impact(1932).
Those who enjoy history and movie trivia will especially appreciate this timeline.
Taxco is a colonial “magic” town located in the mountains of Mexico.
It is known throughout Mexico as a “The Silver Capital” of the country. Zihua-Ixtapa Transportation will take you to visit a historic pre-hispanic mine (silver, gold, and copper). There is also a beautiful Spanish colonial church called “Santa Prisca” with beautiful gold decorations inside. At the end of the tour you will be taken to “Silver Market” where you can buy a souvenir if you so desire.
From Taxco to Cuernavaca City is a 45 minute drive. In Cuernavaca we will take you to Hernan Cortez’s Castle which is now a museum open to the public.
There are a number of ceramic factories with ceramic house-ware products and crafts for sale, all hand-painted and very beautiful.
This is a 3 day tour. The first night will be spent in Taxco, and second night in Cuernavaca.
Availability: Monday through Sunday, 7 days a week
Long Beach/ Coacoyul/Barra de Potosi Beach
First we will take you to to Playa Larga (Long Beach). Playa Larga is a developing beach next to a number of beautiful coconut orchards. There are only a few restaurants and hotels, giving this beach long stretches of bare tan sand ideal for picture-taking.
From Long Beach, Zihua-Ixtapa Transportation will take you to a typical Mexican town called “Cuacoyul” where you will see colorful houses roofed with traditional roof tiles. We will go by a local cemetery as well.
Then, we will take you to a traditional roof-tile and brick-making factory. You can participate as much as you want to make your own roof tiles. Zihua-Ixtapa will be happy to take pictures!
From the brick factory we will have lunch at the Barra de Potosi Beach/Lagoon. Palm-covered restaurants offer a relaxed atmosphere. Restaurants have a plentiful number of hammocks and offer a variety of fresh seafood items. Boat tours can be scheduled on the Barra de Potosi fresh-water lagoon. The best times for the lagoon boat tours are from August to February when the lagoon is at its peak.
Attractions include a number of local waterfowl: pelicans, egrets, and diving birds (“pato buzo”) to name a few. Kayaks are also available.
Availability: Monday through Sunday, 7 days a week
Tour includes: Round-trip air conditioned transportation from hotel, and English speaking guide.
Teotihuacán/Basilica de Guadalupe/Plaza de Las Tres Culturas
In this tour you will know the place where we will be able to appreciate the testimonies of the 3 stages that our Mexico has lived "The plaza of the 3 cultures", we will know the second most visited cathedral in the world "La Basilica de Guadalupe", know the history and the place where the Virgin Mary appeared to Juan Diego, later we will visit "Teotihuacan" the prehispanic city that even in our times continues impressively erect.
The archaeological zone of Teotihuacan is open from Monday to Sunday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm 365 days a year. We go for you to where you indicate (no extra cost 5 km around the Angel of Independence), in case of exceeding this distance will have an extra cost depending on the distance and direction.
CENTRO HISTORICO CDMX
The best way to know a place is by walking, in this tour you will visit the most important cathedral in the CDMX "The Metropolitan Cathedral", "The National Palace" the archaeological zone of the "Templo Mayor" "Zócalo" one of the most emblematic streets in the historic center of the CDMX "The street de Fco I. Madero" as well as the "Placio de Bellas Artes" and the "Alameda Central" an excellent tour to know art and history. National Palace is normally open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, access is free but an official photo ID is required.
The idea of this Tour is to travel a large part of the CDMX by car, starting with Avenida Paseo de la Reforma, the area of Polanco Chapultepec knowing one of the most emblematic streets of Polanco "Presidente Masarik", the church of San Agustin, Palacio de Los Palacios, the residence of los Pinos and the Chapultepec Fair, then we will take a walk through the historic center CDMX, later we will join avenue of the insurgents, visiting emblematic buildings such as the WTC, the bullring Mexico, the Blue Stadium, University city and finally Coyoacan a truly family place to enjoy a traditional and delicious ice cream. We go for you where you indicate (no extra cost 5 km around the Angel of Independence). In case of exceeding this distance will have an extra cost depending on the distance and course.
Tour includes: Round-trip air conditioned transportation and English speaking guide.
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