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”

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”

Exploring Michoacan (Patzcuaro, Santa Clara del Cobre, Isla Janitzio, Tzintzuntzan and Quiroga) – Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City

The State of Michoacan has some of the most beautiful scenaries, a rich prehispanic past, beautiful colonial villages, awesome handicrafts and amazing food. Some of our most favorite places so far that we have explored with Aztec Explorers, are Patzcuaro, Isla Janitzio,  Tzintzuntzan, Quiroga and Santa Clara del Cobre (apart from for example Morelia andContinue reading “Exploring Michoacan (Patzcuaro, Santa Clara del Cobre, Isla Janitzio, Tzintzuntzan and Quiroga) – Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City”

Exploring Chiapas (Palenque, Agua Azul, Tonina, San Cristobal de las Casas, Lagunas de Montebello and Cañon de Sumidero) – Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City

One of the most spectacular States of Mexico is without any doubt the State of Chiapas. Our most favorite places so far that we have explored with Aztec Explorers, are Palenque, Agua Azul, Tonina, San Cristobal de las Casas, Lagunas de Montebello and Canyon de Sumidero. Exploring Palenque Palenque is a Mayan city that flourishedContinue reading “Exploring Chiapas (Palenque, Agua Azul, Tonina, San Cristobal de las Casas, Lagunas de Montebello and Cañon de Sumidero) – Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City”

Exploring Tecolutla beach, El Tajin archeological site and Papantla (Pueblo Mágico) – (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

With the new highroad from Mexico to Tuxpan, Tecolutla beach is the quickest beach to reach by car from Mexico City, at only 4.5 hours driving distance. It is along the Gulf of Mexico called the “Emerald Coast”. But this is much more than an ordinary beach trip: in Tecolutla you can explore it´s beautifulContinue reading “Exploring Tecolutla beach, El Tajin archeological site and Papantla (Pueblo Mágico) – (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

Exploring the 4 amazing archeological sites of Mexico City (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

Did you already explore the 4 amazing archeological sites open to public in Mexico City? Visiting them is a fun and interesting way to understand more of Mexico City´s rich prehispanic past; hereby some highlights of the 4 archeological sites in Mexico City. 1) Templo Mayor Period: 1325 – 1521 Culture: Mexica (Aztec) Templo MayorContinue reading “Exploring the 4 amazing archeological sites of Mexico City (Day Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”

Year review Aztec Explorers (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

In 2017, we organized 54 events with Aztec Explorers; 34 day trips departing from Mexico City, 5 longer trips and 15 events in Mexico City. In this year review you can find and overview of all the events we organized last year and all the places we visited, most of them off the beaten trackContinue reading “Year review Aztec Explorers (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)”