Enjoy a trip in the famous Trajineras over the calm waters and floating gardens of Xochimilco and walk among the colorful streets of Coyoacan. Visit and explore La Casa Azul, where famous artist Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera lived. Be amazed of the Alfaro Siqueiros paintings over the walls of the most important university un the country in this full day tour.
Sail through the calm water channels of Xochimilco in a colorful boat named Trajinera and enjoy traditional beverages and appetizers prepared on the boats. Hear the songs of the mariachis while you watch the beautiful floating gardens. Then we continue to Coyoacan, the artists favorite place! Walk among the stoned streets full of trees and colonial houses.
Visit La Casa Azul, an old house of the artist Frida Kahlo. Know by first hand how she lived with her husband and take a walk over the colorful garden with a mesoamericana pyramid. The last stop of the tour is the campus of the university, that holds the Olympic Stadium of 1968 and a lot of walls painted by famous artists.
Xochimilco, Ciudad de México, México
Departures from: Mexico City
This is a very complete and fun tour!
Will take a ride on the ancient boats (Trajinera) through the channels with full colors, flowers and Mariachis. On our way we will visit the University with mosaique murals by O'Gorman and Rivera. Opposite is the Olympic Stadium. Then we will go to the Coyoacan centre.
Meals are not included but we have a stop to have lunch.
It is important to wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
The pick up time will be confirmed after booking.
MUSEO FRIDA KAHLO IS NOT INCLUDED.
These floating gardens are such a tranquil space away from the bustle of Mexico City. Float along the river in a colorful boat called a Trajinera , sipping on a drink and eating food prepared on one of the "restaurant" boats, whilst listening to mariachis. A very unique experience!
This is the neighborhood favored by some of Mexico's most famous artists and writers; you will see why as soon as you arrive. Tree-lined cobbled streets feature colonial houses with stucco and tile facades. The Zocalo is a delight and the ice creams are divine!
A must-see attraction, Frida Kahlo´s house is beautiful as well as fascinating. A visit here gives you an insight into the life of this iconic painter and her famous husband Diego Rivera. The garden, with its Mesoamerican pyramid is also a sight to behold.
The campus of the city's public university la UNAM is not just any old campus, it is home to the Olympic Stadium from 1968 and murals by a number of Mexican artists. It is a popular spot for Mexican families to explore at weekends.