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Mexico City Layover Tour: Downtown City Sightseeing

  • Make the most of a layover in Mexico City with a guided walking tour

  • Experience many of the historic city center’s highlights in a half-day outing

  • Customize your tour to match your interests and itinerary

Mexico City Layover Tour: Downtown City Sightseeing
From USD 45.00
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2 hr Tour with TransportMost Popular
Custom-made Walking Tour - INCLUDES Airport Pick Up & Drop Off Service
USD 70.00
2-hr Tour Only
Custom-made Walking Tour - does not include transportation / Airport Pick Up & Drop Off Service
USD 45.00
Get the most out of limited time in Mexico City with this tour designed for seeing as many of the city’s highlights as possible during a half-day layover. This private walking tour is customized to fit your itinerary and interests. Meet your guide at a convenient central location in the capital’s historic center (or arrange airport pickup for an additional fee) and get guided from attraction to attraction.
What to Expect

If you have a layover in Mexico city, and you have some free hours, we can design a walking tour - minimum of 2 hours -around the most emblematic places of the Historic Center.

This is a custom-made walking tour. If you have 3 or 4 hours, you can see the Historic Center with much more detail. Some of the activities that you may choose are:

  • Climbing the Cathedral’s bell tower, or go inside the National Palace.
  • Visit the Aztec Templo Mayor.
  • Buying Mexican handcrafts.
  • Eating tacos or other local foods.
  • Enjoy some Mariachi music before returning to the airport for your next flight.

Tell us your ideas, and a custom-made tour will be designed just for your group.

Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Andres was an amazing guide - the best layover experience ever!

I booked a private Layover Tour: Downtown City Sightseeing. It was amazing!! Communication ahead of time was great and Andres was waiting for me as I came out of customs. He was a safe driver and was happy to let me practice my Spanish and...More

Thank Journey438216
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile
No pues....WOW

We had ten hour layover. We booked the one listed above and added Coyoacán Frida Kahlo House with Andres and Adriana . Andres picked us up at the airport at 7AM. We started at Palacio de bellas Artes and it was as if Andres had...More

1  Thank Erica W
Reviewed 11 September 2018
Hasta la vista!

We booked the layover tour with Mexico a Pie online after reading the many outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor. From the moment we received their prompt responses to questions via e-mail, we knew this team would not disappoint. Upon arrival at Benito Juarez airport, Andres kindly...More

Thank capturedbutterfly
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Excellent Customized Downtown Walking Tour

My husband and I had not visited Mexico City for 38 years. Both times we stayed near the Zocalo as we are interested in the history of the area; however, we wanted more information so we booked the private walking tour. Ana was amazing! She...More

Thank Donna Y
Reviewed 6 September 2018
Awesome walking experience

My wife and I had a 10 hour layover in Mexico City on 9/3/18. We signed up for this tour and Andreas picked us up as our guide. We had a great experience and saw so many breathtaking and historical buildings. Andreas was very well...More

Thank Alex V
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Quintana P
22 October 2018|
Response from JourneyYYZ | Reviewed this property |
As you are probably aware you will have to clear Mexican customs and immigration so be certain take that into consideration. I used uber extensively in Mexico city and found them very reliable and much cheaper than the... More
Rahul B
30 September 2018|
Response from Andrés A | Property representative |
Hola! Yes, it's possible to extend it and visit some other places. You can contact us through our website. Hope to see you soon!
20 June 2018|
Response from vgoodman670 | Reviewed this property |
Tour guides are multi lingual. Contact Mexico a Pie.