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  • Archaeological Palma Sola Petroglyphs, Mercado & Lunch

    1. Archaeological Palma Sola Petroglyphs, Mercado & Lunch

    Your friendly, knowledgeable tour guide will pick you up at the lobby entrance of your hotel. Already on board your tour, you will head towards the hills of Acapulco as your guide explains all there is to know about the history of Palma Sola, learning about the lifestyle of the working class of Mexico and general information about the country. After a visit to Palma Sola that will not last less than one hour and a half, the tour will head to the Mercado Municipal: a really eye-opener. This large Mexican market is fascinating.  There will be so much to see—dry goods, housewares, gorgeous flowers, candy, live roosters, fresh produce and much more. Many stalls feature health care products, which were a combination of herbal remedies and Santeria (witch doctor) type spells and prayers to saints. One of these stalls has a cage full of large live bugs and animals whose purpose you´d prefer no...

    Roger and Alex our guides picked me up very punctually, they were very knowledgeable and fun to be with, they make my visit not only an interesting one but fun as well. We were the only visitors so we had an uninterrupted time exploring the site. It is steep, hot and muggy but worth the trek to see the rock drawings from nearly 3000 years ago. A wonderful way to spend an hour or two and take you away from the hustle and bustle of busy Acapulco. We after head visiting the Municipal Market, this is different than the so called flea market, the goods are fruit, spices, home baked goods, some crafts, and pottery. After visiting it, I think we saw the real people of Acapulco this is a great place to buy fresh foods and other lovely items. I recommend this tour if yo u want to get out of the beaten path and if you want to learn about Mexico.

  • Xtasea Zipline: Turtle Release, Horseback Ride, Croc Farm

    2. Xtasea Zipline: Turtle Release, Horseback Ride, Croc Farm

    Combine nature with adventure on this jam-packed guided adventure tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Acapulco, head to the Xtasea Zipline, the world's longest over-ocean zipline. Here, reach speeds of up to 120 km/h as you fly over 100 meters above the ocean. Later, visit the most beautiful beach in town and enjoy a 1-hour horseback ride along the deserted shores of the bay. Finally, head to a culturally-rich Afro Mexican village. Get the opportunity to release a baby turtle into the Pacific Ocean at a turtle releasing ceremony at a certified sustainable turtle camp. At the end of the day, get dropped off back at your hotel in Acapulco.

    I truly enjoyed the experience and the tour guides efforts to make sure that we had a good time at each stop on the tour.

  • Acapulco: One Way Private Shuttle Airport Transfer

    3. Acapulco: One Way Private Shuttle Airport Transfer

    Start your vacation right away, and have a driver take you to your hotel. Staff will be waiting for you with your name on a placard in the public area of the airport to make your transfer even easier. Spend no extra cash on transportation, and let an experienced and certified driver make your transfer a comfortable and safe one.  Make the best of your Acapulco vacation: be sure to book round-trip airport transfers and save both time and money! Arrange your round-trip airport transfer in advance and skip the hassle of booking a service in Acapulco. This is simply the easiest, cheapest, safest and most comfortable way to get between your hotel and the airport.

    The driver was very nice. The car very clean he gave offered bottle of water very very good service.

  • High Cliff Divers of Acapulco

    4. High Cliff Divers of Acapulco

    Experience the sophisticated atmosphere of Club La Perla, located at the dangerous cliffs of La Quebrada. Enjoy a few drinks as fearless divers make spectacular death defying leaps before your eyes into the ocean below.

  • Acapulco: 2.5-Hour Acarey Yacht Cruise

    5. Acapulco: 2.5-Hour Acarey Yacht Cruise

    Experience the beauty of Acapulco Bay and see the celebrity houses from the comfort of the "Acarey" yacht. Spend the afternoon admiring the spectacular views before the magical sunset. Cruise out into the bay to see sights such as La Roqueta Island. Alternatively, opt for an evening cruise to experience the bay by moonlight. Look at the moon, the stars and the ocean as the DJ serenades you. Sip tropical cocktails and live the high life for the night as you sail past the homes of the rich and famous. Relax with your friends and family aboard a vessel equipped with all necessary amenities.

    Relaxing evening with a beautiful views. A very helpful staff. Plus a very entertaining show and music.

  • Palma Sola Archaeological Zone and Market Visit with Lunch

    6. Palma Sola Archaeological Zone and Market Visit with Lunch

    For pre-Hispanic societies myths held the keys to the endless repetition of cycles, and whoever had command of them was able to give guidance to the community in terms of issues as important as birth, puberty, adulthood and death, as well as of all the rituals that sealed the agreement with the deities. This petroglyph shows in three different panels the involvement of people in community celebrations in order to procure the attention and aids of the gods. People are show dancing and praying. Individuals from various kinship groups are differentiated from one another by lines that represent the link to their forefathers. The Mercado Municipal is really an eye-opener! You had never been in a real, large, Mexican market before, and you will find it fascinating. There is so much to see—dry goods, housewares, gorgeous flowers, candy, live roosters, fresh produce…. Many stalls featured healt...

  • Historic and Cultural Tour of the Best of Acapulco

    7. Historic and Cultural Tour of the Best of Acapulco

    Take this cultural sightseeing tour of Acapulco and you will soon see why the vibrant Mexican city has come to represent the union of continents, cultures and people. In the company of bilingual guides, you will travel in comfort in fully-equipped vehicles with large-view windows. Your 4-hour tour begins with a visit to the magnificent Chapel of Peace, originally constructed to crown the heights of Acapulco with a deep spiritual message. Built by architect Gabriel Chavez de la Mora, it is dominated by an enormous cross that can be seen throughout the city. The religious site is a magnet for people of many faiths, who come together to celebrate their shared devotion to God. You will then head to the imposing Fort of San Diego in the Port of Acapulco. Home to the Historic Museum of Acapulco, it consists of 13 permanent exhibits, as well as temporary exhibition space. There will be time ...

  • Acapulco City Tour with Cliff Divers

    8. Acapulco City Tour with Cliff Divers

    Discover some of the most interesting places in Acapulco. Travel along Costera Miguel Aleman to the scenic highway for breathtaking panoramic views of Acapulco Bay and Puerto Marquez. Then visit the Acapulco Diamond Area where Acapulco’s famous resort hotels are located. We’ll pass landmarks like the Acapulco Princess Hotel, built in the likeness of an Aztec pyramid, and the Vidafel Mayan Palace Hotel, built in the likeness of a Mayan temple. Continue to a large craft market where merchants and artisans sell a variety of culturally rich arts and crafts. Then continue to the famous cliffs of La Quebrada where divers make spectacular death defying leaps into the ocean below.

  • Acapulco: Cliff Divers Show with Dinner & Sunset Drinks

    9. Acapulco: Cliff Divers Show with Dinner & Sunset Drinks

    Leave from the lobby of your hotel in an air-conditioned van. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide/driver will explain to you all there is to know about Acapulco and its iconic cliff-diving show. Head to Los Flamingos Hotel where you'll enjoy a Mexican drink and the best sunset in the world. This hotel was once the Hollywood Gang hideaway in Acapulco, and you will also have the time to enjoy the memorabilia of the place. Afterward, head over to see the cliff-diving exhibition show at the viewpoint from the La Perla Super Club. Here you will enjoy an "A La Carte" 3-course dinner and a glass of Mexican wine. You will see two thrilling  shows before being driven back to your hotel.

    Our guide Rudy was excellent! He exceeded our expectations by far! I can’t believe the personalized your we got. Front row table at La Perla with a great view and delicious food. Tooootally worth the tour. I’m not a tour person but would highly recommend this. You can’t get that kind of experience on your own. We learned so much about the area and Rudy is so cheerful and went above and beyond.

  • Acapulco: Kayaking Tour to Islet El Morro

    10. Acapulco: Kayaking Tour to Islet El Morro

    Your adventure will begin after you register, at which point you can prepare to enter the water. You will be equipped with a paddle, water shoes, gloves, a helmet and a vest according to your size. Before entering the water, one of your instructors will provide you with safety instructions, before teaching you how to best board your kayak and how to use your paddle to advance through the water. Once in the water your instructor will accompany you to ensure your safety on your adventure at all times, taking you to paddle around the Islote el Morro, and assisting you to anchor to climb and explore it. Once you get to the Islet, you will go up the path to the cave, and if the tide and your adventurous spirit allow it, you can enter the cave to explore. After leaving the cave, you will go up to the upper platform, from where you can observe in all its splendor what has been named the most ...

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4.7 / 5

based on 127 reviews

Our guide Rudy was excellent! He exceeded our expectations by far! I can’t believe the personalized your we got. Front row table at La Perla with a great view and delicious food. Tooootally worth the tour. I’m not a tour person but would highly recommend this. You can’t get that kind of experience on your own. We learned so much about the area and Rudy is so cheerful and went above and beyond.

It was very very nice, we enjoyed, food was good,service was good the tour guy amazing. The only thing we did no like, we had to met him in a different place(they paid for the taxi) but it was very unconformable for us, you guys have to figure out that. But in general that company is very good and responsible. Thanks to you guys GET YOUR GUIDE THE CUSTOMER SERVICE IS SUPER SUPER EXCELLENT.

Great expierence, intelligent excellent english speaking tour guide. Perfect communication. If someone wants to get to know more about the history of acapulco and its most beautiful places- this tour is a must. More than recommendable!

We liked it a lot, the zip line is incredible, everything was excellent and the attention and explanation of the guides was very good, we would definitely return to another tour on our next trip

I truly enjoyed the experience and the tour guides efforts to make sure that we had a good time at each stop on the tour.