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Mexico City Elite Tours

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Amazing! You won't regret booking!

Myself and my partner booked Hector tor for two half days in July to explore and learn more about the history and culture of Mexico as we only had a couple of days before we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Myself and my partner booked Hector tor for two half days in July to explore and learn more about the history and culture of Mexico as we only had a couple of days before we headed to Cuba, and wanted to maximise our time there. The tours were fantastic! It was so enjoyable, not only because Hector is a gentleman... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I am so glad I found Hector through tripadvisor. I thought of doing Mexico city on my own but having done it with Hector I know I would not have seen much. I highly recommend Hector. He is very professional and knows Mexican history and history in general very well and will create the best trip for you. Mexico city... More 

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San Francisco, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Had an all-day tour with Hector this week and have much more appreciation for the city. We took subways and buses, to really immerse ourselves into the city and feel more like a local. Hector is patient and incredibly knowledgeable. He customized the tour to what we wanted to see and worked around everyone's wishes (we are not an easy... More 

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

A, Thank you very much for your kind review. I had a great time with you all going to downtown and Coyoacan. I hope to see back in Mexico City soon. Regards More 

San Antonio, Texas
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72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We spent four days during our week in Mexico City with ToursByLocals guides. Each one was professional, informative, courteous, accommodating, and spoke fluent English. Monica Y, Carlos S, and Heike A are all HIGHLY recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Hector picked us sharp at 9 30 am . His Knowledge of history about Mexico City is truly outstanding He showed us off beat places as well as the important landmarks in Mexico City. He explained in detail about each landmark and is great in weaving stories. On a lighter note he waited patiently as we kept clicking pics. If... More 

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

Ganesh. Thank you so much for your very kind review. I enjoyed the company of you two and found your conversation and view points very interesting and a great help to understand the complex and fascinating culture of India. Best regards More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Hector was a well versed guide with a wealth of knowledge on art, culture, etc. He was also a great storyteller. We thoroughly enjoyed his insights to life in the D.F. Unfortunately for Hector our group liked gritty as well as class. We insisted on going to Plaza Garibaldi, taking shots of mescal and mariachi canal tours. Hector, with wide-eyes,... More 

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

Jay. Thank you so much for your very kind review. I had a great time with you all and I learned that the "other Mexico" is also lot's of fun! specially with such a great group you are. Best regards More 

London
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We spent a morning touring the Centro Historico and Hector was a superb guide. He tailored the tour to our needs and quickly worked out what we were interested in. We got to see things that you wouldn't normally be able to see without a guide and felt very privileged to be given access to some of the more off... More 

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

"S" . Thank you for your kind review. I had a great time with "M" and you. It is always a pleasure to walk along the old town streets in such a good company. Best regards. Hector More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I engaged Hector for three tours in Mexico City and are very glad we did. This was our first time in Mexico so we wanted to get a good orientation. On the first morning he picked us up at our B&B and took us, by subway, to the historic center. On another day we went by taxi... More 

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

R and K, Thank you very much for your very kind review. I had a great time too! and your energy was contagious! I am following very strictly your diet recommendations (Woody Allen's "the sleeper"). Best regards. Hector More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The guide, Hector Barraza, loves Mexico City and loves to show it off to travelers. My private tour began at my historic center hotel and took me all over the historic and business center of the city. We walked at a comfortable pace while Hector provided a history of the churches, the government buildings, and the political eras of the... More 

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

WT, Thank you for your great review. It is always easy and pleasant to tour well read visitors like you. It was a pleasure for me and I hope to see you back in Mexico City soon. Best regards Hector More 

Athens, Greece
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132 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Let me say first off that I have worked with dozens of guides in my life, sometimes co-guiding with them. Hector Barraza is simply the best. Succinctly put, he gets it all right, from planning to execution, and is impressively knowledgeable about nearly everything. At least in our two days together I was not able to catch him out! Literature,... More 

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

J and S. Thank you for your generous review, what can I say ?, for me it was a great time! You both have a wonderful conversation and you insight on archaeology opened my eyes about how a professional sees and thinks about ancient ruins. I remember our conversation about Mexico City Templo mayor and the Chart of Venice (you... More 

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Address: Mexico City, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro

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