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Teotihuacan Pyramids Private Day Trip with Archeologist from Mexico City

  • Take an archaeologist-guided tour of Teotihuacan
  • Explore the pre-Aztec park with insider’s commentary
  • Climb ancient pyramids for panoramic city views
Teotihuacan Pyramids Private Day Trip with Archeologist from Mexico City
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Teotihuacan, a World Heritage-UNESCO archaeological park located outside of Mexico City, was once the most important city in Mesoamerica. On this one-of-a-kind tour with an archaeologist, you’ll discover ancient marvels like the third-century Palace of Quetzalpapalotl, topped off with a tequila tasting and visit to a local obsidian workshop. Leave the navigation to someone else, and enjoy hotel pick-up for a seamless trip.
What to Expect
After hotel pick-up, relax on a scenic, hour-long drive to Teotihuacan, Mexico’s “City of Gods.” Built between the first and seventh centuries, and covering an area of eight square miles (21 square kilometers), the UNESCO-listed park was once a thriving city. Hear about its mysterious origins from your archaeologist guide, who will tell you stories about its ancient residents and theories about the city’s decline.

During this informative tour, you’ll see less-visited temple complexes as well as world-famous attractions including the Pyramid of the Mood and Pyramid of the Sun, which you can climb for incredible views. Explore the intricate murals and stone-cut designs at Temple of Quetzalcoatl, where you’ll get a first-hand peek at the latest archaeological findings.

Afterward, you’ll stop at an obsidian workshop, where you’ll sample cactus-brewed liquors and hear how traditional craftsmanship is being kept alive by local families.
Reviews (113)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Great day great guide!!!

My roommate and I had an amazing experience with LuLu our guide today. She was professional and on time and was full of amazing insights and information on our tour. It was everything exactly as advertised and we could not be happier with the day....More

Thank brianhurst2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Interesting Teotihuacán visit

Picked this tour to visit the pyramids in Teotihuacán early morning. You will be on a bus with around 45 people but it's a manageable size. Our guide Ernesto was interesting and gave us good explanations in both Spanish and English. You'll also get lots...More

Thank madmaxQc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Poor Service - Not As Advertised

Firstly, the tour did not have archeologists as advertised which is not acceptable considering that was a major selling point and is advertised prominently. The tour guide was unprofessional, dressed in dirty clothes, and had his pants unzipped most of the tour (not even kidding)....More

2  Thank 556jd
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello. Thank you very much for your comments; we are sorry you didn't have the best experience with us. We offer an apology and assure you we're working to provide the best service for all our friends. Let me tell you that our guides are...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile
Teotihuacan day tour

Our guide Ivan was very informative and provided excellent insight into the archaeological site. The overall tour was good value for money.More

Thank hran7727
josearo, Gerente at Amigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hello Dear Customer. Thank you so much for your comments, it is great to know you enjoyed the visit to Teotihuacán with Ivan. Our guide will be very happy to hear from you. We work every day to provide the best service to all our...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Great tour of the pyramids, ends in a tourist trap

This tour was wonderful--Robert, our guide, was fun and very informative. The complex itself is amazing. However, on the way home, you stop at a ridiculously overpriced store where you learn a bit about obsidian and you sample liquors made from the agave plant, such...More

7  Thank Joan S
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hello Joan, We appreciate your comments, it is very valuable for us to know the opinion of our customers. We are glad to know that you had a pleasant experience visiting the pyramids with our team. We will take into account your comments on the...More

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14 August 2018|
Response from Anna S |
From 8am pick up til 4pm drop off. Time depends on traffic which can be bad at times. Leave early in the morning.
7 May 2018|
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Response from kyen031 | Reviewed this property |
I paid about $300 for this tour. 2 people pick up in CDMX with a private guide and a "tequila tasting" at the end. The other tours are not private that's why this one is more. I think it saved us a lot of time not waiting... More