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Tijuana Day Trip

Lively streets, vibrant colours and traditional Mexican cantinas are calling your name! Escape from San Diego for the afternoon on this tour to Tijuana, the largest city in Baja California.

Tijuana Day Trip Itinerary

Having met your guide at the Santa Fe Train Station, you'll leave San Diego behind for the afternoon. After just half an hour, you'll have reached the United States' border and crossed into Mexico, heading south in the direction of Tijuana.

Welcome to the largest city on the Baja California Peninsula! Arriving in Tijuana, you'll be immersed in the local culture and lively atmosphere as you begin exploring the main street. Along the route, you'll notice that a number of roundabouts are crowned with statues of important historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln.

Your tour will take you to the iconic Tijuana Cultural Centre, which welcomes a million visitors each year and has become one of the city's main tourist attractions, before visiting the emblematic Water Tower, built as a casino as part of the historic Aguas Calientes entertainment centre.

After visiting the old horse racing track, you'll head to Avenida RevoluciónTijuana's tourism hub. Stroll between typical Mexican cantinas, clubs and art galleries, before entering La Placita, a local restaurant where you'll have the opportunity to make your own taco. Mix deliciously spiced meat or vegetables with guacamole, salsa and onion in a tortilla before indulging in the typical delicacy!

Leaving Tijuana behind, you'll cross back over the Mexican border, arriving back at the original meeting point in San Diego for 7 pm.

More Mexico

If you'd like to see more of Mexico and have a full day to spare during your trip to San Diego, check out our Baja California Day Trip, which will take you on a tour of Tijuana, Puerto Nuevo and Rosarito.


This excursion crosses the border between the United States of America and Mexico, therefore it is obligatory that you bring your valid passport on the day.


Adults Children between 3 and 11 years old Children under 3 years old
US$ 63
US$ 55
  • Adults

    US$ 63
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 55
  • Children under 3 years old


More Information


5 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


English speaking guide.

Return transport between San Diego and Tijuana.

Mexican taco tasting.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (2:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 63
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Santa Fe Train Station.


Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.
When the minimum number of participants (4) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.