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Mexico City: 'New York Times Journeys' Afternoon Food, Markets, Art Walking Tour provided by Mexico City Urban Adventures

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Mexico City: 'New York Times Journeys' Afternoon Food, Markets, Art Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Mexico City: 'New York Times Journeys' Afternoon Food, Markets, Art Walking Tour
All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 13/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Museo Franz Mayer, Av. Hidalgo 45, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Guerrero, Cuauhtémoc, 06300 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
6–7 hours
Return Details
La Docena, Av. Álvaro Obregón 31, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Metrobus fare
  • Vegan ceviche or a sandwich paired with fresh fruit water at Huerto Verde
  • Ice cream at Helados Palmeiro
  • Coffee and/or hot chocolate and a churro at Churreria el Moro
  • Avocado and mezcal cocktail
  • Sample of Mexican oysters
  • Mexican wine
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Additional food and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers under 18 years of age are not permitted to join this tour.
  • We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring a raincoat or umbrella in case of rain.
  • For your New York Times Journeys/Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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JDFLY wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions
A fun and educational tour with Alphonso (Pancho). Pancho is a true local with in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of this amazing city. We started with a fascinating tour of the Franz Mayer Museum and then visited a vibrant market in the CD. We had lunch at the
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Date of experience: January 2020
chagasso wrote a review Jan 2020
Montreal, Canada27 contributions8 helpful votes
We had the chance to have two guides for the price of one since Ernesto was training Eva on that specific tour. Both were very knowledgeable and fun. It was a very good introduction to a complex city that has much to offer. Thanks to them, we were able to discover little gems
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cmlc3136 wrote a review Jan 2020
Vestal, New York20 contributions10 helpful votes
Our tour guide Ernie did a fabulous job showing us a local’s perspective of Mexico City. He was very informative with history and culture, past and present of the city. We had a lot of fun making the mezcal cocktail and hearing about Ernie’s personal experiences of life in
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Date of experience: January 2020
NTH wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
We went on this tour our first full day in Mexico City and it was the best scheduling decision! Evelyn was an amazing guide and we started off with a museum tour and continued to learn about, and explore, the city from there. We say different markets, ate amazing food, and
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Date of experience: December 2019
Nutellia wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York4 contributions
This was a truly fun, relaxed way to get oriented to Mexico City, past and present. Our only regret was not having done it at the very beginning of our stay. No offense to Strawberry Tours or Amigo Tours, but this was a totally different experience. Rodrigo took excellent care
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Mexico City Urban Adventures
This was a great experience. We went through 4 different caves including a cliff diving, zip line and 2 others. The
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Matching Games at the Archaeological Museum!
I took the tour of the Archaeological Museum with Poncho and it was FABULOUS! I would’ve never been able to connect
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Shawn S
A Full Day of Culture, History, and Food!
I was lucky enough to have Eva for the Markets part and Cesar for the Pyramids part on the later part of the day. T
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Shawn S
The Most Fun Tour You'll Ever Have
I had very high expectations for this tour, but even those were exceeded. We had a few people and we became fast fr
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Highlight of Our Trip!
This was an amazing experience! My husband and I were the only ones on this tour so it was private and intimate. Mo
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Lots of walking, food and markets
The meeting place is off of the big square where you will also ding the cathedral......ask any policeman . We were
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Hidden Mexico City
The trip was great and Ady our guide was amazing. She had a great knowledge and the time with her was excellent.
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Not really worth the money!
The guide, Jacinto, was very friendly and knowledgeable and responded to us as individuals (there were only two of
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Food and market tour
Very fun seeing the different markets. The flower market was amazing. Don’t hesitate to tell your guide to stop w
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Jacinto was a great guide
I did this tour last night, led by Jacinto. He was awesome. He has a passion for Lucha Libre and a lot of fun to be
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Markets tour is a can't miss experience!
Our tour guide, Ernie, was the best! He made us feel comfortable and at home right away. His passion and knowledge
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Lonely Planet - Hidden Mexico City - a terrific day
We spent a great day with Ady and Adrian doing what turned out to be a private tour - as we were the only 2 guests.
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So much Fun!
Tour was amazing. The Wrestling is truly something special. A MUST DO for sure. We had some hiccups on our tours wi
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Must try!
Great tour!! Must try. Our tour guide, Adriana, was amazing!! Lucha libre, mezcal/tequila, & tacos= great combo!!
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Walk sights, sounds, smells of Mexico City!
I was on my own for my first day in Mexico City while my husband worked. This ended up being a private tour! Be wil
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  • Duration: 6–7 hours
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