Guerrero Culture & history

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From Mexico City: Puebla, Taxco & Prehispanic Mine in 2 Days

1. From Mexico City: Puebla, Taxco & Prehispanic Mine in 2 Days

Take 2 of the most popular day trips from Mexico City on consecutive days and explore 3 of the country's most fascinating locations. Travel back in time to the colonial era and marvel at the monuments of Cholula, Puebla, and Taxco. See one of Mexico's grandest cathedrals, get stunning views of the volcanoes of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl, get the opportunity to buy traditional crafts, and more. Day 1: Puebla and Cholula Benefit from pick-up at your centrally located meeting point in Mexico City, and journey to the historical cities of Cholula and Puebla. Take a 2-hour journey that passes through mountains and offers breathtaking views of the beautiful Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes. Upon arrival in Cholula, admire the hundreds of churches and visit the impressive Church of Santa María de Tonantzintla, built in an indigenous-Baroque style that stands out for its interior of gold and wealth of decorative elements. Continue to the city of Puebla, located just 15 minutes from Cholula. Popularly known as the “City of Angels,” Puebla is one of the 5 most important colonial cities in Mexico. Enjoy a delicious lunch (not included) to experience the gastronomic variety of the city. Choose from a simple and traditional semita (small, sweet loaves) or the exquisite and laborious mole poblano (a thick, rich, chocolate-tinged sauce).  Then, take a walking tour through the historical center and see the 16th and 18th-century buildings along with the main Plaza de Armas (also known as the "Zócalo"). Admire the cathedral, which began in 1575 under the orders of Philip II of Spain. Take a look at the Church of Santo Domingo with its portal of a pure classic style, and then experience the buzz of the crafts market and find beautiful and traditional Talavera figurines. Sample sweet treats, such as sweet potatoes prepared in different flavors. Return to your original meeting point for drop-off at the end of the day.  Day 2: Taxco and Prehispanic Mine Continue to the colonial city of Taxco, and journey through hundreds of years of history along the cobblestone streets and cozy squares. Feel the strong old-world ambiance that has withstood the passing of time, and discover the Church of Santa Prisca. See and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans. Then, discover an incredible pre-Hispanic mine and find out how the ancient residents extracted precious materials before the conquest.

.Acapulco History Tour & Cliff Divers Show with Lunch

2. .Acapulco History Tour & Cliff Divers Show with Lunch

Your friendly and knowledgeable private tour guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel or port and your journey through the history of Acapulco will start. First stop is San Diego Fortress, which bears witness to the history of the city. Each of the chambers tells the story of different episodes of Mexico´s history, since the first civilizations that settled in the area, the battles with the corsairs, the glamorous days of La Nao de China, the evangelization of natives, the battle for independence and revolution. All of these Mexican history chapters are located in one monumental fortress.  Acapulco embraced prominent personalities who made the city their own home such as Johnny Weismuller, the actor who played Tarzan and owned a property located at the highest cliff in Acapulco. Eventually this place became Los Flamingos Hotel but still keeps its history and fame as the house of Tarzan. You will get to see this building during your tour with a hall of fame to visit and lovely point in the history of Acapulco. These days, Acapulco is probably most famous for its cliff divers at La Quebrada. These brave men risk to their lives to offer you an incredible performance.You'll also enjoy this wonderful show before returning to your hotel.

Historic and Cultural Tour of the Best of Acapulco

3. 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 to stroll through the grounds and to enjoy some refreshing drinks before you continue your journey. You will pass by the home of Dolores Olmedo, a generous patron of the arts and culture in Mexico, and friend of the artist Diego Rivera. It was at her home that Rivera completed his last work before his death from cancer in November 1957. The tour ends at the legendary Flamingos Hotel, famous for its movie star guests, such as Johnny Weismuller, John Wayne and Cary Grant. They found refuge from their fast-paced Hollywood lives in the hotel’s clifftop location, and you will get to enjoy spectacular ocean views from their former hideaway. The tour allows time for some souvenir shopping, and will pick you up and drop you off at selected Acapulco hotels on request.

Mexico City: Private Tour to Cuernavaca & Taxco

4. Mexico City: Private Tour to Cuernavaca & Taxco

Experience eternal spring, colonial architecture, a monumental statue and a local's lunch in this all-in-one day tour from Mexico City. Begin your day trip with pickup from your accommodation in Mexico City. Hit the road and head for your first stop at Cuernavaca. Immerse yourself in the lush capital of the state of Morelos, known as the city of eternal spring. Enjoy a visit to the 16th century Palace of Cortes as you encounter its key sights. Hop back in the vehicle as you head for the city of Taxco. Soak up the atmosphere of this charming city famous for its silver jewelry, and filled with beautiful colonial architecture. Next, ascend up the hill and to appreciate the panorama from the monumental Christ of Taxco Statue. You'll also eat a delicious lunch in a local restaurant, and see other sights like the famous Santa Prisca Church.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 112 reviews

Our guide was punctual, friendly and accommodating. Unfortunately due to Covid, we had to skip the Fort. But I don’t think any of my group noticed. It was a great experience and a wonderful time was had by all. Highly recommend!!

Great day out with Jesus, a lovely mature man that has lived and breathes Acapulco. Highly recommend to anyone visiting Acapulco and use Get Your Guide. It's so much better having a personalized tour

Excellent compliance with schedules, Excellent accompanying guides, they comply with what is offered, the transport is of the best quality, highly recommended !!!!

I traveled to 3 cities near by Mexico city and the guides are very nice and helpful. You can see the churches, cathedrals, local market, silver shop and mine

Enjoyed the two days completely. The guide was very knowledgeable, informative and aware of the needs of all. The transportation was excellent.