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”

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 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”

Exploring Las Estacas natural water park in the State of Morelos (Trip, Excursion, tour, from Mexico City)

Do you feel like you need to get some fresh air, dive into clear water, rest under the palm trees and get a nice sun tan? Two hours south from Mexico City, this beautiful nature water park is just what you are looking for. The crystal clear water comes from various springs and forms aContinue reading “Exploring Las Estacas natural water park in the State of Morelos (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”