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2-Hour Mexico City Briefing: Coffee and Stroll with a Local Expert - Escorted Day Tour

Context Travel

Where can I find the best quesadilla in my neighborhood? How do I get to Teotihuacan? How do I communicate in Spanish? Welcome to Mexico City. As easy as international travel has become, it can still be unnerving to arrive in an unfamiliar city with unanswered questions. Our personalized Welcome to Mexico City Tour, in the company of a local insider, is essential for first-time visitors seeking advice on Mexico City sightseeing and how to plan their time. Designed to answer practical questions about living and staying in CDMX, this 2-hour experience will help navigate public transportation, understand local customs, secure a few Spanish phrases to help you along the way, and better discover Mexico City. Understand of the layout of the city, its major transportation options and some suggestions of must-see destinations in this magnificent city. We’ll begin our experience in your hotel lobby or apartment where our docent, a resident of and expert of Mexico City, will explain the layout of the city and the area where you are staying. Looking at a map, we'll pinpoint your closest transportation options, from the tram to the metro system. We’ll then offer tips on local customs, a basic language lesson, suggestions for dining, shopping, insider events, and festivals, before opening the floor to any specific questions. If you have additional walks booked with us, like our Mexico City Tour (another excellent choice for a first-timer), we will examine your itinerary together and go over any last-minute questions. We will then head outside for a stroll, allowing for a discussion of your area’s history and an opportunity to absorb the neighborhood ambiance under the guidance of a seasoned local. We’ll stop occasionally to talk about historic buildings and monuments, or maybe to go over how to purchase transit tickets. We’ll point out the best markets, cafes, and maybe even a Diego mural, if we’re lucky. We’ll leave you with maps, a head full of knowledge, and a better sense of how best to navigate this charming city. Please note, while our docent will provide a crash course on the basics, bringing your own questions and interests to the table can help us personalize the experience and help you get the most out of your visit.

Vacation Inclusions
  • 2 hour escorted walking tour: Mexico City Briefing: Coffee and Stroll with a Local Expert
  • Customized Private Tour
  • Led by Ph.D. and MA-level scholar guides
  • Thematic, in-depth experiences
  • Truly small group size: max 6 people

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Vacation Details

Valid Date Ranges:
05/11/2018 - 12/31/2021 Please call for rates
Prices Start At: Please call for rates
Nights: 0
Air City: Featured offer is land only. Call us for low airfares from your city!
Vacation Rating: Deluxe
Remarks: Rate is based on Customized Private Tour, subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply. Airfare and accommodations not included. Context walks can be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to the walk with an 85% refund. Within 48 hours all reservations are final and cannot be refunded. Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late for your meeting with the guide, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the guide. No shows are treated as last-minute cancellations and are non-refundable. Additional terms and conditions apply. 
Note: This is a DAY TOUR with no hotel accommodations included. Price may vary by date of travel and currency rate fluctuations; please inquire for the best prices for your preferred travel dates. 
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