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Coyoacán, Xochimilco and the Frida Kahlo Museum
Activities in Mexico City

Coyoacán, Xochimilco and the Frida Kahlo Museum

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Discover the most picturesque corners of Mexico City, on this tour visiting the bohemian neighbourhood of Cotoacán and passing through the Xochimilco canals on board a traditional trajinera.

Universidad Autónoma de México
Trajineras on the Xochimilco canals
The Casa Azul, Frida Kahlo Museum
The Frida Khalo museum
Centre of Coyoacán
Xochimilco Lake

Coyoacán & Xochimilco Tour

Having picked you up from your selected meeting point, we'll head to the south of Mexico City to Coyoacán, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city. This area is famous as the home of historic figures including Leon Trotsky, Octavio Paz, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.

During the tour we'll learn all about the thousand year history of Coyoacán, from the settlement of the first communities in the high plains of Mesoamerica to its establishment as the seat of power following the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. 

Strolling through cobbled streets and picturesque squares, we'll enjoy the impressive 16th century baroque mansions typical of the area. Then we head to the Universidad Autónoma de México, to admire the majestic architecture of the largest university in Latin America.

We'll also visit the Frida Kahlo Museum, located in the famous Casa Azul in Coyoacán. We'll delve into the intimate universe of the Mexican artist visiting the house where she was born, where she did much of her work and where she died. Afterwards, you will have time to get lunch in Coyoacán.

The tour will then continue onwards to Xochimilco where we'll discover its spectacular combination of natural and cultural heritage. Here we'll climb on board a trajinera (a small traditional boat adorned with flowers) to pass through the network of canals and artificial islands which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

At the end of the tour, you'll be dropped back off at the original meeting points in Mexico City.

Budget tour option

If you'd prefer, you can book a cheaper tour option. The budget tour includes pick up from the different meeting points in Mexico City, before visiting Coyoacán and following the same itinerary as above, but without visiting the Frida Kahlo Museum. Then, after a break so that you can get lunch in Coyoacán, we'll go to Xochimilco to admire its landscapes and enjoy a ride in a trajinera.

Finally, we will make a brief stop at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and learn about its murals before returning to the different meeting points in Mexico City.

Pick Up

When making the reservation, you can choose the collection point that suits you best:

  • National Auditorium: at the Lunario sculpture at 7:50 am.
  • Capital Bus Service Center (Liverpool street # 169): Col. Juarez CDMX near the NH Reforma Hotel at 8:20 am.
  • Behind the Palace of Fine Arts: on Av. Hidalgo at 8:50 am.

Changes due to Covid-19

Due to the current situation with, the Frida Kahlo Museum may be closed or have restrictions regards guiding inside. This can change from day to day, but whilst this is the case we will visit the Frida Kahlo museum from the outside, then visit Tlatelolco and a local handicraft workshop instead.

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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 11 years old Children under 3 years old
Coyoacán & Xochimilco Tour + Frida Kahlo Museum
US$ 56.50
US$ 50.90
Free
Coyoacán & Xochimilco Tour
US$ 33.80
US$ 30.40
Free

Coyoacán & Xochimilco Tour + Frida Kahlo Museum

  • Adults

    US$ 56.50
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 50.90
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

Coyoacán & Xochimilco Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 33.80
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 30.40
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

* The price varies based on the chosen date

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures: Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

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Duration

9 - 10 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Transport by air conditioned bus.

English speaking guide.

Trajinera ride.

Entry to the Frida Kahlo Museum (optional).

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Physical: Accessible only for folding chairs.

Sostenibilidad

Todos los servicios publicados en Civitatis se realizan conforme a nuestro Código de Sostenibilidad. En concreto, esta actividad aplica las siguientes prácticas: Show more

No printing of documentation required

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Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

from
US$ 33.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.