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The perfect trip to Mexico City

Chapultepec Castle, Museum of Anthropology and Polanco

  • 6 days
  • Start: Ciudad de Mexico, México
  • End: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Eddie

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Eddie

I created this itinerary after hosting family and friends from all over the world for several years at my home in Mexico City. I planned it so that they enjoy this monster-beautiful city to the fullest.

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Day 5: Chapultepec Castle, Museum of Anthropology and Polanco


Visit the Chapultepec Castle

Chapultepec Castle is located in a very large and beautiful area of Mexico City known as the Chapultepec forest. Chapultepec is sometimes compared to Central Park in New York as they are two very iconic parks in capitals.

Chapultepec is twice the size of Central Park! It has a museum area, a zoo, a running track, botanical gardens, bookstores, etc...

The activity of visiting Chapultepec Castle does not need much explanation. Get ready to walk because to get to the castle you will have to climb a mountain.


Visit the Museo Nacional de Antropología and other museums

It seems to me that the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City is not so well known internationally.

For me it is comparable to the most important museums in the world such as the Louvre Museum and the British Museum. It really is impressive! From the majestic entrance with the fountain in the center you will see what I am talking about.

Prepare your visit because seeing the museum well can take several hours.

Nearby there are other museums such as the Tamayo Museum and the Mexico City Museum.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Dia 1: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Arriving in Mexico City from Europe or another distant destination
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Day 2: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Dia 2: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Visit Teotihuacan from Mexico City
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Day 3: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Dia 3: Ciudad de Mexico, México
San Angel and Coyoacán
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Day 4: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Dia 4: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Historic Center and Afternoon in Condesa
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Day 5: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Dia 5: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Chapultepec Castle, Museum of Anthropology and Polanco
Day 6: Ciudad de Mexico, México
Dia 6: Ciudad de Mexico, México

Visited Places and Cities

Ciudad de Mexico, México

Expected hotels

    Mexico D.f.
  • Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico****
  • Mexico
  • Sofitel Mexico City Reforma****
  • Ciudad De Mexico
  • InterContinental Presidente Mexico City****
  • Condesa DF****
  • Live Aqua Urban Resort México****
  • Camino Real Polanco Mexico****

Suggested Activities and Notes

The following suggested activities and notes are not included in the reservation of this itinerary. The Travel Designer included them so that you can optionally do them on your own during your trip.

    Day 1
  • Transfer from Mexico City Airport to lodging
  • What to do when arriving in Mexico City?
  • Day 2
  • Turibus through Teotihuacán with a stop at the Basilica of Guadalupe
  • Craft Market: La Ciudadela
  • Day 3
  • Morning visit to San Angel
  • Afternoon visit Coyoacán
  • Day 4
  • Breakfast in El Cardenal
  • Walking tour Mexico City Historic Center
  • Recommended restaurants between Historic Center and Condesa
  • Walk through Condesa and Roma Norte
  • Day 5
  • Visit the Chapultepec Castle
  • Visit the Museo Nacional de Antropología and other museums
  • Day 6
  • *ST-12532*

Detail

For years I have received many visits from friends and family mainly from Europe and the USA who want to discover Mexico City.

Today a friend from Spain asked me to help her organize a trip to Mexico for her best friend who wants to celebrate her honeymoon in Mexico. So I decided to make this trip itinerary to Mexico City that I hope will serve her and everyone who is reading this trip.

Mexico City is a special and unique place in the world. Maybe I think so because I am originally from Mexico City and have spent most of my life there. I spent my childhood and adolescence in a house very close to the center of Coyoacán in the southern part of the city. Later I moved to the Condesa neighborhood and spent a few years living there with roommates from Spain, Italy and Austria.

What is this itinerary about? 

I am going to try to guide you so that you visit the places you have to see in Mexico City and also visit others that I am personally going to recommend. I will try to organize the itinerary so that every moment is worth it. Mexico City is so big and so diverse that obviously we will not have time to see everything and you will most likely want to return later. There will be a lot of tourist activities and also a lot of delicious food!

The first day I am going to recommend that you go to dinner at a taqueria. The reason is that I don't know what time you arrive and usually everyone arrives very tired and sometimes late.

On the second day I am going to recommend you to visit the pyramids of Teotihuacan. Without a doubt, it is one of the places that you cannot miss. The visit is quite tiring, and in my experience, many prefer to do it on the first day. If you don't want to do something so tiring the first day you can always change the order of the activities for each day.

On the third day I am going to recommend you to visit Coyoacán and San Angel to the south of the city. This part is very famous because the renowned artist Frida Kahlo and her husband Diego Riviera grew up here. I highly recommend you watch the Sandra Hayek movie.

On the fourth day I am going to recommend you to walk around the Condesa, the Roma and the City Center. There are so many things to see. I will try to guide you to see the best ones.

On the fifth day I am going to recommend you to go to Xochimilco and the chinampas.

To see more details of this travel itinerary please clic on de description of each day.

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Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico

Calle 16 de Septiembre #82 Colonia Centro

Sofitel Mexico City Reforma
Sofitel Mexico City Reforma

Avenida Paseo De La Reforma 297

InterContinental Presidente Mexico City
InterContinental Presidente Mexico City

Campos Eliseos 218 Col Polanco

Condesa DF
Condesa DF

Avenida Veracruz 102 Condesa

Live Aqua Urban Resort México
Live Aqua Urban Resort México

Av. Paseo De Los Tamarindos No.98 Col. Bosques De

Camino Real Polanco Mexico
Camino Real Polanco Mexico

Mariano Escobedo No. 700

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