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Trajineras Xochimilco

Mexico City, Mexico
About Trajineras Xochimilco
Somos originarios de Xochimilco. Nacimos, crecimos y nos desarrollamos en la actividad turística de este hermoso lugar. Tener trajineras ha sido por tradición y no necesariamente por negocio, por lo que la zona y las actividades a realizar las conocemos perfectamente y por eso el costo es menor en comparación con los demás. Llevamos más de 70 años en el sector turístico, pues somos 5 generaciones las que hemos brindado servicio de trajineras a visitantes que llegan a Xochimilco.
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Tour doll island in Xochimilco

The island of the dolls is an emblematic place that is located in the ecological zone of the canals of Xochimilco, Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Together we will tour the tourist channels, we will pass by where there is live music, we will go down to the “floating gardens” (chinampas), we will see the Caltongo Lagoon. Then we will enter the ecological zone until we reach the Museo del Ajolote where you can touch animals from the lake area such as AJOLOTE, endemic species of the area, tarantulas, snakes ... Finally we will arrive at the Island of the dolls where they will tell you the terrifying story of This mythical and emblematic place in the area.

During the tour you can enjoy our delicious quesadillas (unlimited) and a drink.

8:45 am Approach to the trajinera. We will travel through the tourist channels.
10:30 am Food and drink
11:00 am Ajolote Museum
12:00 pm Dolls Island
1:45 pm Return to the Las Flores Nativitas pier. End of tour
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5 hours
from $33.23

Xochimilco and National University of Mexico

Take a colorful gondola-like boat ride through Xochimilco while learning about Mexico City’s history as the capital of the Aztec empire from a knowledgeable guide. Experience the extensive canals and lush floating gardens that offer a window into the region’s ancient roots. As a bonus, visit the National University of Mexico’s campus to see murals by some of the country’s most celebrated artists and see a bullfighting ring.
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6 hours
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from $48.00

Day of the Dead Tour in Mexico City with Xochimilco Canal Ride

Come celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Mexico on this 4-hour Day of the Dead tour on November 1st. Visit a cemetery during the evening, and see gravestones embellished with floral displays, photographs, ceramic skulls, candles, and food that people have left their loved ones. Pass by as locals sing and tell tales about those who have passed. Afterward, head to Xochimilco for a gondola ride on the water where you can spot riverbanks decorated for the holiday, too.
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8 hours
from $67.00

Essential Mexico City Culture: Fully-Customizable Day Tour

Select a departure time to suit your schedule and meet your guide at your hotel. Then, your group of up to four people explores the city in an air-conditioned private vehicle with a personal driver-guide who can navigate you safely through the city, wherever you’d like to go. If you need help deciding on an itinerary, the guide can answer your questions and offer advice. In this dazzling, sprawling, overwhelming metropolis, it’s impossible to see it all in one day, but with a full-day, personalized tour, you are able to see and do as much as possible.
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8 hours
from $502.06

Mexico City Private Tour: Ethnic Markets, Tequila and Mezcal Museum, Xochimilco

Get personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of Mexico City. Visit the local markets to peruse for souvenirs, see Garibaldi Square, and do tastings at the Tequila and Mezcal Museum. Experience a ride in trajinera, or a small commuter boat, in Xochimilco. This private tour for just you and your party includes all entrance fees and round-trip private transportation from your hotel.
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7 hours
from $282.78
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We have a friend in Mexico City who says this is her least favorite attraction here; it's just so touristy. After a couple hours in one of these boats, I can totally understand her feelings. This was the craziest tourist thing we've done in a long time. If we had been alone, we
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This was the best activity ever. I had a costume made trajinera in flowers with my name. we got there at 9am in the morning because we had a flight at 4pm to Puerto Vallarta. It was beautiful we book the trajinera with 20 corona beer and a speaker and the costume made flowers.
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There were very few reviews for this particular tour when I booked through Tripadvisor. On the day of the tour, there were no clear indications about who the tour leaders are. We saw a few straddlers also looking to go on a similar tour. We all had signed up on different sites
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Lots of info about this neat area in other reviews. Two micheladas in, I flagged down a mango vendor and accidentally gave him ten times what he charged me for the mango. He left immediately, offering no change. By the time realized my mistake, he was long gone. Whatever else
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We took the 3 hour tour, 1,100 pesos. It was amazing, lots of food and live music. One recommendation is to take your own snacks and food. Also make sure to take a Bluetooth speaker that way you save a bit of money. ( speaker rentals can be pricey)
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