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Mexico City Elite Tours

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Superb customised tour of Mexico City

Was only in Mexico City for a day but had a great time on Elite Tours walking tour. Hector disussed with us in advance the sort of thing we were interested in and produced a tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Was only in Mexico City for a day but had a great time on Elite Tours walking tour. Hector disussed with us in advance the sort of thing we were interested in and produced a tour customised for us. The tour was superb covering both the known highlights, such as the cathedral, and also completely hidden gems such as italliante... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Three of us joined Hector for an wonderful walking tour of Mexico City. He is delightful, knowledgeable and flexible with what you want to do. The tour with Hector was perfect in every way!

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

Jan. Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to spend a lovely morning with 3 charming ladies. Best regards. Hector More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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

"L" thank you so much for your kind review and my apologies for the delay in answering it, but, I did not receive the "alert" on it. It was a pleasure to spend two days with you both and I hope to see you again in Mexico City soon. Best regards. Hector More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this review

"LS" Thank you for your very kind review. It was a great fun your company and your interest on the Mexican past. I truly hope, you will soon return to Mexico City. My apologies for the delay in answering your review, but, I didn´t get the "alert". Regards. Hector More 

San Francisco, California
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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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76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 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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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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 

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