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Colorful Graffiti

Dad - Son Trip
mexico City

(March 28 - April 1, 2024)

Plan for Your Trip to Mexico City

 

I'd like to present to you all the details you need for your trip.

Please take a look and let me know if you have any questions.

  1. Itinerary:

  2. Package Summary

  3. Flight Information

  4. Hotel Information

Tall Buildings in Mexico
Mexican Street Decoration
Downtown
Monument
Colorful Dome
Toluca National Park
Photographer
Memory & Tolerance Museum
National Palace
Nachos
Ornaments
Skeleton
Mexican Folk Dancers
Colorful Graffiti
Dressed Up
Charming Neighborhood

  • March 28, Thursday

    • 10:10 AM : Arrivals

      • Driver will be waiting outside arrivals with a sign with your name on it.  

        • Your flight will be tracked. The driver will arrive 30 minutes after you land, and will wait up to 45 minutes.  

        • Driver's name is Luis Bonilla (+52 5564995918) - Please call the driver when you have your bags and are ready to step out. 

        • Meeting points are:

          • Terminal 1: Arrival Hall E3 Gate 8

          • Terminal 2: Arrival Hall Q Gate 4

        • Note: Remember you have phone coverage in Mexico. Just turn your roaming on. They have your phone number and might try to contact you with directions. 

        • Provider's Name is Transporte Coyoacan Mexico.  Support Number is (+52 55 46244551)

    • Check into accommodation - Grand Fiesta Americana Chapultepec (See reservation details here)

    • You will have some free time to relax and get settled, if room is available, or at least relax and leave your bags if room is not ready. 

    • 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM - Foodie Bike Tour

      • Bikes, food, and guides

      • Meeting Location: Bazar Fusion (Londres 37, Juárez - Here)

        • This is about a 30 minute car ride for you. Uber will be the best way to get there. Please plan to be there 10 minutes early. They will wait up to 10 min max. 

      • Telephone Number: +52 55 4164 8518  or  +52 55 2535 6055 (Alexandra)

      • This bike tour will show take you through some of the most trendy and vibrant neighborhoods.  Areas around your hotel.  And you will get to try about 4-5 bites.

      • Note:

        • Please let me know if you have any food allergies, dietary restrictions or strong dislikes. 

        • Bicycles do not have basket.

        • Go hungry! 

    • 9:00 PM - Dinner Reservation at Diego y Yo

      • Location: Av. Pdte. Masaryk 123-B, Polanco (Here) This area is Polanco, safe and nice to walk around. It's a nice 20 minute walk from/to the hotel (See Here)

  • March 29, Friday

    • 8:30 AM  to 5:00 PM - Teotihuacan Visit (Private)  

      • Tickets, Transportation and Guided Tour.

      • Your guide will be Ho - Phone Number: +52 6861184871

      • He will come pick you up and drive you to the archeological site where he will guide you on a walk through the park.  Afterwards, I have asked him to take you to lunch to La Gruta. A famous and beautiful place near by (Lunch is not included) 

    • 8:30 PM - Dinner Reservation at Azul Condesa

      • Location: Av Nuevo León 68, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc (Here). This place is located in Condesa. A beautiful and walkable area of the city.  If you can arrive early to explore around the area or after dinner.   Two places for reference near by are Park Mexico and España. Both worth visiting. ​

  • March 30, Saturday

    • 9:00 AM  to 1:30 PM - City Walking Tour

      • Some food (typical breakfast, and snackks along the way), drinks (Alcoholic and non alcoholic), and guided walk included. This is an adult only tour (18+)

      • Your guide is Olin - Phone Number: +52 55 3799 4627

      • Meeting Location : Lerdo 196, Ciudad de México (Here) Near Salon Los Angeles.

        • This is about a 20 min car ride. Uber will be your best option. Please plan accordingly.

      • You will star in a non-touristy area. Off the beaten tracks. Get to see a typical neighborhood. There, the host will treat you to a typical breakfast, a visit to a market. After that, you all will take the metro as a group and start to explore the city.  You will see some of the most top sites of the city, about 20 of them.   Be ready to walk, learn about history, fun facts, and eat your way through the old town. 

    • 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM - Lucha Libre Experience

      • Guide, entrance tickets, masks, and beers. 

      • Your host will be Rick - Phone Number: +55 38417028

      • Meeting Location: Campeche 233, Hipodromo (Condesa) (here)

        • This is about 15 minutes car ride. Uber will be your best option. Please plan accordingly.

      • The experience begins at Rick's place where you will be introduced to the art of Lucha Libre, and you will have the chance to make your own masks.  After that, you all will head to the Arena Mexico to see few matches.  You will be able to buy drinks and snacks there.  

      • You will be able to depart whenever you want.  Uber will also be the best way to get back to the hotel or head to a restaurant. This night I recommend not having a reservation. You can ask your host for recommendations or head towards Polanco (Around this area) for dinner.  There are multiple offerings for food in that area, it is safe and nice.  

        • You can walk back to the hotel from Polanco after dinner if you feel like walking, or just grab an Uber.

      • Other recommendations for informal bites this night or other days are

  • March 31, Sunday

    • 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Trekking Through Volcanos
      • Transportation and guided trek.
      • Your host will be Arnulfo - Phone Number: +52 56 1712 5131
        • Meeting Location: Vicente Suarez 38 col Condesa (Here) - In front of Mercado Michoacán.

        • This is about a 10 minute car ride for you. Uber will be the best way to get there. Please plan to be there 10 minutes early. They will wait up to 10 min max. 

      • Your guide will take you to visit the Iztaccihuatl - Popocatepetl National Park, which are the 3 and 2 highest volcanoes in Mexico. The Popocatépetl is an active volcano and you can see its impressive fumaroles coming out of its crater and the Iztaccíhuatl has two glaciers and is formed by seven volcanoes. You'll visit the lower parts of these volcanoes. Some of the best views.  Starting at the Paso de Cortes, walk through the forest , and then go up to the cerro altzomoni (4100m).  The route is about 5.5 miles.  On the way back you will stop to eat lunch in a traditional market.

      • Lunch, snacks, water are included

      • The host recommends you pack:

        • Jacket

        • Comfortable shirt and trousers

        • Gloves

        • Boots or trainers with a treaded sole

        • Sun cream of at least factor 30

      • Find additional information from the hosts here 

    • 7:00 PM - Dinner Reservation at Mexa Cocina del Alma

      • Location: Av. Álvaro Obregón 180, Roma Nte (Here) This a short 10-15 min drive/Uber on a Sunday.  I recommend walking around the area before or after dinner.   The area is called Rome Norte, and it is full of business, cafes, nice old houses, parks, and more (See area)  

  • April 1, Monday

    • 10:00 AM  - Departure. Transfer pick up for your flight at 12:50 PM. 

      • Let me know if you prefer a different time.  

      • Driver will be outside. Please be ready before 10 AM the lobby.​

      • Driver's name is Luis Bonilla (+52 5564995918

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Plan includes:

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  • Accommodations for 4 nights in Hotel in Mexico City.

    • ​4 nights in Mexico City - 4-Star Hotel in the heart of the city.

  • Executive Private transfers

    • Airport to Hotel

    • Hotel to Airport

  • Concierge Services 

    • Experiences and Reservations:

      • Food and Bike Tour

      • ​​Teotihuacan Visit

      • Lucha Libre Experience 

      • Old Town Walking Tour

      • Volcano Trekking

    • Dinner Reservations as requested

    • Trip Web page

Flight Information:

  • EWR to MEX (Mar 28)

    • Airline: United (2251) 

    • Departure Time: 6:30 am

    • Arrival Time: 10:10 am 

  • MEX to EWR (Apr 1)

    • Airline: United (2252)

    • Departure Time: 12:50 pm

    • Arrival Time: 8:05 pm

Accommodation: 

  • Hotel Grand Fiesta Americana Chapultepec

    • 4-star hotel.  Located in the heart of Mexico City, near the iconic Auditorio Nacional, Polanco neighborhood, and the famed Paseo de la Reforma. 

    • Reservation is under Michael Phillips

    • Address: Hotel Mariano Escobedo 756 Colonia Anzures, 11590 Mexico City, Mexico (Here)

    • Phone Number: +525525811500

    • Room: Deluxe Double Room with Park View ​

    • Breakfast is included

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