Amaranth Experience in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City, up in the mountains South of the UNESCO world heritage site of Xochimilco, we can find one of the most astonish views of Mexico City: the Amaranth fields, around 1 hour 20 minutes from the historic city center. On arriving at the foot hills South of Xochimilco, weContinue reading “Amaranth Experience in Mexico City”

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”

Kayaking in Xochimilco in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find the UNESCO world heritage site of Xochimilco, around 1 hour from the historic city center. Most people go to the central party part, but we prefer for the moment its still virgen nature reserve. Xochimilco, with its amazing canals and chinampa system, as a vestigeContinue reading “Kayaking in Xochimilco in Mexico City”

Hiking parque ejidal San Nicolas Totolapan park in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find the amazing Parque Ejidal San Nicolas Totolapan, in the national park Ajusco, around 45 minutes from the historic city center. The San Nicolás Totolapan Ejidal Park was inaugurated in 1998, it is a natural reserve of approximately 2,300 hectares of temperate forest; it is theContinue reading “Hiking parque ejidal San Nicolas Totolapan 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”

Hiking the Teuhtli volcano in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find the amazing Teuhtli volcano, South of the famous channels and chinampas of Xochimilco, around 1 hour 30 minutes from the historic city center. The Teuhtli volcano (in Nahuatl: venerable lord) is an extinct Hawaiian type volcano. Which means that its diameter is much greater thanContinue reading “Hiking the Teuhtli volcano in Mexico City”

Hiking the Xitle volcano in Mexico City

In the Southern part of Mexico City we can find the amazing Xitle volcano, in the national park Ajusco, around 1 hour from the historic city center. 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 inContinue reading “Hiking 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”