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Xochimilco

1,717 reviews
About Xochimilco
Built on the same site as a major pre-Columbian city, Xochimilco is famous for its floating gardens and is a popular weekend destination among tourists who visit in boats.
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Board the flat bottom boat with the driver who poles you through the canals. Think Venice but very rural. A bit of fun. There are bands playing , traders, food vessels, and rustic sights. Want to experience something authentic? Give this a go.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rama1
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our 2nd day in Mexico City, 15 of us young and old from California fit into a hired private van to get to Xochimilco. Our friendly young driver gave us the heads-up that he knew exactly the best boat for us. We arrived at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank meeyulee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an uber from Mexico city to xichimilco and informed the driver to go to a specific entrance. A little research will tell you which entrances to avoid. We got hassled by the local folks on the way there who were trying to lead...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank DeeTravelBug101
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there last here and would definitely come back. Fun place for have a picnic with your family and friends..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dede33344
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like the title says, the tour guides and drivers will rip you off here. We paid for 2 hours upfront but we only got just over an hour. We tried to explain to the driver (in broken Spanish to be fair) that we paid for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TR4V3L3R_91
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend visiting Xochimilco. As a couple on a one-hour journey, we still had a great time--but it really would be best to visit as part of a large group for the three-hour tour, bringing your own food and drinks. We took an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ecim23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do if you visit Mexico City! It's a wonderful time. Whether you rent a boat for just your family or you join another group, you'll enjoy every minute of it. TIP: Whether you pay for the trajinera (boat) for 2 people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank EvelynMN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a peaceful way to travel through the Aztec canals. We went on a Monday to avoid the weekend crowds, negotiated a good price for a two hour ride and then sat back with our lunch and wine to enjoy the spectacle and the bands...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wanderer618309
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking to one of the embarquedero when a guy on a bike told us that he navigates people to the embarquedero and that we don’t have to pay him. He had a name tag so we thought it was something official and we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Melissaaanu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is overcrowded by so many "trajineras"!! It took like 20 minutes to be able to leave dock, we kept bumping to other boats! And then, kept bumping and bumping and stuck with other boats. We were just hoping to get back! My humble...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Cdnclan
28 January 2019|
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Response from halfadime | Reviewed this property |
An hour would be fine to get the feel of the place. I did see one boat with three lonely Americans who looked like fish out of water as I would have been except that I went with Mexicans who knew to bring food and... More
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5Carys4
5 July 2018|
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Response from Harvey H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think dogs are allowed. Did not see any on any of the boats.
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Jeseca A
16 June 2018|
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Response from Ana Reyna A | Reviewed this property |
The hours of operation is 9am to 6pm
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