Mexico City is simply vast. Head out and discover some of the hundreds of unique neighbourhoods that make up this great city. Be sure to take in the Aztec heritage; the mariachi bands in the Centro Histórico; the colonial majesty of the Zócalo; and the bold art of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.
Immerse yourself in Mexico City on a city tour offering something for everyone. Whether you're passionate about history and art, or just yearning for adventure, you'll travel by coach to some of Mexico City's major attractions including the Chapultepec area, the Anthropology Museum, Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Palace. All entrance fees are included and your guide will provide informative commentary on all points of interest.
Experience the ancient City of the Gods on a visit to the archaeological site of Teotihuacan. Your full day guided tour will highlight the complexities of Aztec treasures. You'll have the opportunity to climb the magnificent Pyramids of the Sun and Moon and see the Butterflies Temple, the Avenue of the Dead and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl. Book now for a step back in time that you'll never forget!
See the world-famous Mexico City Folkloric Ballet (Ballet Folklorico) at one of four rotating venues. You'll witness the Mexico of yesterday and today during three hours of entertainment with beautiful folk songs and dances, including mariachi music. The onstage energy and dancers in their fabulous costumes make it the 'Best Dance Show of the World in Mexico'! Accompaniment by a guide plus hotel pickup and drop-off from downtown Mexico City, Reforma or Polanco are included with your admission.
Visit one of the world's most famous sporting venues, Mexico City's Azteca Stadium. Enjoy a guided tour of the stadium, which is the official home of Mexico's national soccer team, Club América. Sit in the arena where Diego Maradona scored his legendary 'Hand of God goal' and 'Goal of the Century', according to FIFA voters. See where two FIFA World Cup finals were held, and where world champion Pele played. Enjoy a full tour of one of the world's largest stadiums, and hear the stories of these unforgettable soccer legends and more.
It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you - and any child travelling with you - have all the travel documents necessary to enter in, or transit through, each country on your itinerary. Please ensure you verify the requirements for each country as the required documents for the outbound portion of your travel may differ from those required on the return.
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Transportation from airport
There are various options for travel to your hotel depending on your budget and flexibility. The airport is very well served by public transport, shuttle buses and taxis. Car rentals are also available.
Most shops are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The Mexican currency is the Peso. Travellers cheques are honoured by most hotels and stores. US dollars are accepted.
Banks are generally open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Some banks open on Saturdays with reduced hours of operation. There are several major chains and branches of all banks and ATMs are available throughout the city. Major credit cards are very widely accepted.
Most hotel and restaurant bills include a service charge. Make sure you check the bill to avoid tipping twice. Where a service charge is not included in a restaurant, or for a taxi driver, tour guide or other service provider, it is customary to leave a tip of 10%-15% of the bill.
110V, same as Canada.