exploring the xitle volcano in mexico city

Walking up, in and around the crater of an extinct volcano? INSIDE Mexico City? At 3107 meters / 10194 feet ? Welcome to the Xitle volcano! Located in the Southern part of Mexico City, Near the highest point of Mexico City: the Ajusco volcano at 3930 meters / 12894 feet. At around 50 to 60Continue reading “exploring the xitle volcano in mexico city”

Exploring the firefly sanctuaries from Mexico City

One of the greatest encounters with nature, at only at 2 hours from Mexico City, is exploring one of the Firefly Sanctuaries at the foothills of the volcanoes of our majestic Mexico. Reserva de Luciérnagas is truly one of Mexico’s best hidden treasures and a perfect way to get off the beaten path while you’reContinue reading “Exploring the firefly sanctuaries from Mexico City”

Tours a los santuarios de las luciérnagas desde la Ciudad de Mexico

Uno de los mayores encuentros con la naturaleza, a tan solo 2 horas de la Ciudad de México, es explorar uno de los Santuarios de las Luciérnagas a las faldas de los volcanes de nuestro majestuoso México. Las Reservas de Luciérnagas son verdaderamente uno de los mejores tesoros escondidos de México y visitarlos es laContinue reading “Tours a los santuarios de las luciérnagas desde la Ciudad de Mexico”

Day trip to national park and volcanoes Izta Popo from Mexico City

At only 2.5 hours from Mexico City, you can find one of the most beautiful national parks in the world. Parque Nacional Izta Popo, with the active Popocatepetl volcano and the dormant Iztachihuatl volcano. Below a short guide, so you can explore the most beautiful parts of this large park (172 thousand hectares); declared asContinue reading “Day trip to national park and volcanoes Izta Popo from Mexico City”

Viaje de un día al parque nacional y volcanes Izta Popo desde la Ciudad de México

Click here for article in English A solo 2,5 horas de la Ciudad de México, puedes encontrar uno de los parques nacionales más hermosos del mundo: Parque Nacional Izta Popo, con el volcán activo Popocatepetl y el volcán inactivo Iztachihuatl. Abajo una breve guía, para que puedas explorar las partes más hermosas de este granContinue reading “Viaje de un día al parque nacional y volcanes Izta Popo desde la Ciudad de México”

Exploring the Sanctuaries of the Monarch butterflies (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

The annual migration of North America’s monarch butterfly is a unique and amazing phenomenon. The monarch is the only butterfly known to make a two-way migration as birds do. Unlike other butterflies that can overwinter as larvae, pupae, or even as adults in some species, monarchs cannot survive the cold winters of northern climates. UsingContinue reading “Exploring the Sanctuaries of the Monarch butterflies (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

Exploring Cuetzalan and surroundings – Long weekend trip from Mexico City

At only 5 hours from Mexico City you can explore Cuetzalan, the most magical of the current 121 Pueblos Mágicos. Apart from exploring it’s well conserved colonial center, we can also explore the nearby waterfalls, the archeological site and the incredible botanical garden. With some of the most astonishing views that México has to offerContinue reading “Exploring Cuetzalan and surroundings – Long weekend trip from Mexico City”

Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos in México: meaning, origin and travel tips (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

Have you ever wondered why the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is celebrated? This Mexican celebration teaches us that death is part of life and that we should celebrate it ! Note: in 2020, with Aztec Explorers, we have again prepared a couple of unique trips, to experience Día de Muertos the MexicanContinue reading “Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos in México: meaning, origin and travel tips (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

EXPLORING TEOTIHUCAN (Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and the Feathered Serpent) – Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City

Hereby our first version of a complete guide and blog about Teotihuacan, an amazing Unesco World Heritage Site at about 1 hour 15 minutes from Mexico City (depending on traffic!), in the State of Mexico. WORK IN PROGRESS Introduction Exploring the Pyramid of the Sun (Píramide del Sol) – Walking on the Sun Exploring AvenueContinue reading “EXPLORING TEOTIHUCAN (Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and the Feathered Serpent) – Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City”