Teotihuacan & Our Lady of Guadalupe Private Day Trip from Mexico CityPrivate Tour

Explore Teotihuacan, an ancient sacred city of the Aztecs and UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit Our Lady of Guadalupe on this popular day trip from Mexico City.

This experience is on request only. Please contact us for pricing.

Things to know


9 hrs


Day Trip, First Time Visitor, History, Local Experience

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Day Trip: including a private vehicle throughout the tour

What's included:

A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group, Entrance to the archaeological site of Teotihuacan, Private Transportation including hotel pick-up and drop-off, Tastings of liqueurs made from cactus, Guided visit to Guadalupe's Shrine

What's not included:

Food and drink, Gratuities
Meeting points: Hotel pick-up is available upon request. If we do not receive your hotel information, your guide will meet you at the entrance to Café MIGA located at Liverpool 174, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico.

What makes this tour special

The Aztec sacred city of Teotihuacan, located 60 km away from Mexico City, is one of the most impressive and revered cities in the ancient world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On your private tour you will:

The vast ancient settlement called ‘Teotihuacan’ by the Aztecs – meaning ‘where the gods were created has captivated visitors for many years with its awe-inspiring stepped pyramids, spectacular temples, wall paintings, coded glyphs, and platforms with panoramic views, all connected by the grand ‘Avenue of the Dead’.

Just thirty miles from Mexico City, it is now a UNESCO world heritage site. Founded as early as 400 B.C. it became a huge trading centre of pre-Columbian Mexico with as many as 25,000 inhabitants. It is believed a fire in the seventh century largely destroyed it – and it remained abandoned until the Aztecs took over the ruined city in the 1400s.

Your private guide will tell you what we know about the people who built it, lived it, and worshipped here – and also what we still don’t know about this fascinating and truly mighty archaeological site: their language of glyphs and symbols.

You’ll be able to judge for yourself as you explore the majestic temples of the Sun, the Moon, and the Avenue of the Dead.

After Teotihuacan, enjoy a lunch break in the town followed by a visit to the iconic Villa Guadalupe.

The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a national holy shrine in Mexico and houses an important relic: the cloak of Saint Juan Diego on which miraculously appeared the image of the Virgin Mary. It is one of the most important shrines in Mexico, and indeed to Catholics the world over. It is said Mary appeared to Juan Diego in 1531 and asked him to build a church in her honour.

This happened on Tepeyac hill, where the Spanish had recently destroyed a temple to the mother goddess Tonantzin, the Aztec goddess of love. The cloak with Mary’s image is kept above the altar, mystifying scholars and historians for centuries.

It is the most popular Catholic pilgrimage site and the third most visited sacred site in the world. Avoid it on the 12th of December – the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe!

Enjoy the basilica, the miracle of the cloak, the stunning architecture and the surrounding picturesque grounds, followed by a scenic private transfer back to your hotel. 

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