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  • Taxco and Cuernavaca Full-Day Tour from Mexico City

    1. Taxco and Cuernavaca Full-Day Tour from Mexico City

    Start your trip in downtown Mexico City where you'll take a scenic drive to the “silver city”. The city is nestled on a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile roofed buildings, cozy squares and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived through hundreds of years. Visit one of Mexico’s grandest churches, Santa Prisca. It was built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring. Taxco is known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops, you will have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans.

    Fabio y Héctor fueron excelentes! Tuvimos información interesante todo el tiempo y disfrutamos todo el recorrido. Además se cumplieron con los horarios y el viaje en la cam fue muy cómodo.

  • Mexico City: Private Cacahuamilpa Caves and Taxco Tour

    2. Mexico City: Private Cacahuamilpa Caves and Taxco Tour

    The first stop on your tour will be to the caves of Cacahuamilpa. You will enter through the huge rock door to contemplate the majestic scenery formed by the erosion of the water and the movements of the earth. You will then walk through the corridors and enjoy the sensation of penetrating the mountain to discover figures of animals, faces, buildings, and the customs of the Chontal tribes to honor their gods of the underworld. You will then go to the magical town of Taxco to eat at the Hotel Monte Taxco. After lunch, you can take the cable car (not included). Following this, you will take a walk through the city and visit the oldest mining center on the continent, which still stores silver mines that date back to the Colonial Era. Next, you will visit the ex-convent of San Bernardino and the Temple of Santa Prisca, which is a clear example of the fact that the town still retains its col...

    Awesome tour. We went on a day trip to the Cacahuamilpa caves and Taxco . Our guide, Javier picked us up on time . He was courteous , attentive and responsive. Javier translated what the official guide at the caves was saying in Spanish- so we were able to enjoy the tour of the caves and appreciate its awesome beauty even more. Next we went to Taxco. Had a truly authentic Mexican meal at the La Noche Estrellada . After lunch, we visited one of the oldest churches. Renovation work was going on but it was still beautiful to see. In Taxco, a local guide was there to explainh about the buildings and statues we saw downtown and around the central plaza. Had enough time to buy souvenirs and browse the silver jewellery stores . The guides on the tour were happy to share their knowledge of local history and culture an answer any questions we had . Would definitely recommend this tour with Travis Adventures.

  • Taxco and Cuernavaca: Full-Day Tour from Mexico City

    3. Taxco and Cuernavaca: Full-Day Tour from Mexico City

    Taxco is at the heart of Mexico’s silver region and one of the country’s pueblos magicos, or magic towns. Explore its cobblestone streets and visit some its silver jewelry shops. On the way to Taxco you’ll make a stop in Cuernavaca to admire its colonial architecture. This full-day excursion combines a guided tour of Taxco, providing history and facts about the Silver City with free time for you to explore the city and check out the beautiful silver jewelry in the afternoon. Cuernavaca, noted for its wonderful climate, is a pretty colonial city not far from the Mexican capital. Stop to see the Palace of Cortés and also the city's cathedral that features murals dating back to the 16th century. Taxco is renowned for silver and you’ll visit one of the top silver workshops to see how the famous jewelry is made. On this stop you’ll be offered tastes of tequila and mescal to try out these p...

    We were picked up in a timely manner. They were extremely helpful - took my eyeglasses to be repaired! It was a very nice tour.

  • Archaeological Palma Sola Petroglyphs, Mercado & Lunch

    4. 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.

  • From Mexico City: Taxco, Cuernavaca & Puebla in 2 Days

    5. From Mexico City: Taxco, Cuernavaca & Puebla in 2 Days

    Take 2 of the most popular day trips from Mexico City on consecutive days and explore 4 of the country's most fascinating locations. Travel back in time to the colonial era and marvel at the monuments of Cholula, Puebla, Taxco and Cuernavaca. See one of Mexico's grandest cathedrals, get stunning views of the volcanoes of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl, benefit from 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. Relax on the 2-hour journey along a highway 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, ...

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

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

    6. 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: 2.5-Hour Acarey Yacht Cruise

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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 ...

  • Round-Trip Shuttle: Quebrada Cliff-Dive Watching

    10. Round-Trip Shuttle: Quebrada Cliff-Dive Watching

    Watch the best show in Acapulco at La Quebrada, where native high-cliff divers risk their lives in the most amazing display of bravery. Your knowledgeable tour guide will tell you about the different sectors you will pass through on the way to see the dives and will share with you all there is to know about this unmissable show. You will watch 5 divers jumping from different heights, including one from the topmost cliff, standing at 136-feet high.  Your guide knows the best spots to watch the diving so you don't miss a thing. Enjoy a drink as you watch the show. When the show is over, head back to either your hotel or the cruise ship terminal from where you started.

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What people are saying about Guerrero

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 112 reviews

Awesome tour. We went on a day trip to the Cacahuamilpa caves and Taxco . Our guide, Javier picked us up on time . He was courteous , attentive and responsive. Javier translated what the official guide at the caves was saying in Spanish- so we were able to enjoy the tour of the caves and appreciate its awesome beauty even more. Next we went to Taxco. Had a truly authentic Mexican meal at the La Noche Estrellada . After lunch, we visited one of the oldest churches. Renovation work was going on but it was still beautiful to see. In Taxco, a local guide was there to explainh about the buildings and statues we saw downtown and around the central plaza. Had enough time to buy souvenirs and browse the silver jewellery stores . The guides on the tour were happy to share their knowledge of local history and culture an answer any questions we had . Would definitely recommend this tour with Travis Adventures.

Had a great time with Carlos during our trip! He was very knowledgeable and full of information on the sights and history. Definitely recommend checking out this tour if you’re looking for a fun day trip from Mexico City! Also, our driver was fantastic. There are some winding roads up to Taxco, but we were never worried!

A dream come true! Such an amazing must see experience. I felt like I was in the movies or telenovelas. Thanks to Emanuel, tour guide, for the wonderful tour!

We had a super friendly tour guide. The caves were very impressive and Taxco was exciting and beautiful. Definitely worth a recommendation.

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.