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Mexico City Elite Tours

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Tour guide, private tours. With over 10 years of experience, covering Mexico City and nearby cities, like Puebla, Taxco and Cuernavaca. My specialty is Vice-Regal Mexico (the Spanish period) and in particular the baroque
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hector Barraza is far and away the most knowledgeable tour guide I have ever encountered. My husband and I went on three excursions with Hector—to Teotihuacan, Acolman,and the Jumex Museum; to San Angel and Coyoacan, and to Cuadra San Cristobal, a horse farm designed by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Hector B, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Edith. Thank you so much for your very generous review, I love the title. My best regards to David and I hope too see you back in Mexico City soon. Best regards. Hector

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Hector and a driver took my daughter and I to visit Teotihuacan and some areas in CDMX. He picked us up at the hotel, and we were able to get to the pyramids early in the morning, before the crowds. An excellent discussion of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Dear Dissector. Thank you for your very kind review. As you don´t mention the tour date, I have to do some guessing, but I think you stayed near the WTC and you are a scientist. I truly enjoyed your conversation and company and I hope...More

Reviewed January 14, 2018

Hector was absolutely fantastic. He responded to my query quickly, provided a very competitive tour rate, and pulled together a custom itinerary for me. He went above and beyond to provide knowledge about the city and has an extraordinary understanding of art and architecture. Why...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

CindylouWhoky. Thank you so much for your generous review. It was a plasure meeting you and your friends. I hope your short visit will encourage you to return to MC very soon and have the oportunity to see you again. Best regards. Hector

Reviewed December 6, 2017

We hired Hector after finding his website and selected two tours that he offers- one to the Historic Dowtntown area and the other to the Museums in Chapultepec Park. But after some emailing about special interests he was able to modify the basic tours and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Ann. It was a pleasure to tour John and you. I specially enjoyed our visit to the museums and your knowledge about great masters (to identify a Cranach a distance, truly immpressed me) and also about contemporary art, your explanation about Baldassari and my clumsy...More

Reviewed June 2, 2017

I have been remiss in not posting this review sooner. Hector is an outstanding guide, and great company. He took us to Teotihuacan and to Coyoacan and San Angel, and we enjoyed every minute. We have just recommended Elite Tours to some friends who will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

My wife and I just had Hector show us around Mexico City for 2 days...he was fantastic. We appreciated Hector's depth of knowledge in history, architecture, art and almost everything in Mexico City. Hector is a worldly gentleman.

Date of experience: May 2017
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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Thank you very much for your very kind review. I hope to see you back in Mexico City, very soon. Best regards. Hector

Reviewed March 22, 2017

My husband and I took a group of eight friends to get to know more about Mexico "beyond the beaches." We had lived in Mexico and wanted others to know more about its history, art, culture, and people. I thought I knew a lot, but...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank TravelerOmie
hectorgbarraza, Propietario at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2017

Omie. Thank you very much for your very generous review. It was a privilege to spend 3 days with your friends, Larry and you. Thank you again for work, your company and conversation. Regards. Hector

Reviewed February 19, 2017

5 out of 5 Stars Hector is spectacular. He is polite, respectful, has elegance and world charm. Don't hesitate to book him. His reviews are definitely accurate and I would recommend him to anyone. He knows his city. By all means, book yourself a tour...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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hectorgbarraza, Propietario at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

C & M. Thank you very much for your very generous review. I had a wonderful time with you both and I truly hope you will return soon to Mexico City.

Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We used Getyourguide in Mexico City for a 3 hour walking tour. The tour was great with a terrific guide. Her name was Alicia and she was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. It was a highlight of our visit to Mexico City.

Date of experience: January 2017
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hectorgbarraza, Propietario at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

I am afraid, this review is missplaced. Regards

Reviewed December 28, 2016

The best tour guides are story-tellers, who have a demonstrable passion for their city and its heritage. We've been lucky to have fantastic tour guides in both Italy and Mexico City (through another provider), but our Centro tour experience didn't measure up. We didn't come...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2016

I am sorry that I didn’t not communicate to you my knowledge of Mexico City. Hstory is an elusive subject and art history vocabulary can be confusing, but I have no had trouble communicating with previous clients, as my reviews attest. Regarding the restaurants, I...More

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carmengdep
April 20, 2018|
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Response from hectorgbarraza | Property representative |
Carmen. Muchas gracias por escribir. Ya te contesté a tu e mail con la información solicitada. Saludos Co9rdiales. Héctor
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I have his email but this tripadvisor answer section has rejected the format. Try hectorgbarraza at yahoo
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