Exploring Cerro de la Estrella archeological site

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find Cerro de La Estrella, 1 of the 5 archeological sites in Mexico City, around 40 minutes from the historic city center. Cerro de la Estrella archeological site and national park, on a clear day, has one of the best 360 views all over Mexico City,Continue reading “Exploring Cerro de la Estrella archeological site”

Exploring Cuicuilco archeological site in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find 1 of the 5 archeological sites in Mexico City, around 30 minutes from the historic city center. Cuicuilco is an important archaeological site located on the southern shore of the Lake Texcoco in the southeastern Valley of Mexico, in what is today the borough ofContinue reading “Exploring Cuicuilco archeological site in Mexico City”

Exploring prehispanic monuments in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City

In the Western part of Mexico City we can find the amazing Chapultepec Park, around 30 minutes from the historic city center. Parque Chapultepec is 2 times larger as Central Park in New York City. There is enough to do for multiple walks, but an interesting route is Chapultepec Prehispanico. With a focus on Mexico´sContinue reading “Exploring prehispanic monuments in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City”

Safe options for exploring Mexico City during Covid-19

Most people don´t know that Mexico City is only 49% urbanized. The other 51% still consists of beautiful green areas, were we can explore amongst others 5 national parks, Chapultepec park that is 2 times the size of Central Park, 5 archeological sites and the Unesco world heritage site of Xochimilco, that has much moreContinue reading “Safe options for exploring Mexico City during Covid-19”

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)”