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LocalAventura Tour: Mexico City Bike Tour

Mexico City Bike Tour

A four-hour bike tour of Mexico City’s culture and history
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4 hrs

Mexico City

1 ~ 6

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Description

This tour is proof that history class can be fun. Local guides Luis and Lucrecia will take you on a bike tour of Mexico City where you’ll learn all about its history and culture, while taking an enjoyable bike ride. Your route will take you by some of the most important sites in the city. The first stop will be the Government Palace where you will get to see some of Diego Rivera’s famous murals. After your visit to the Cathedral, you will ride along Paseo de la Reforma, a large and bustling avenue in the city. Along that ride, you’ll see the Angel of Independence and the Monument of the Revolution. Luis and Lucrecia’s storytelling will paint a fascinating picture of Mexican history as you hit each stop. You’ll even go as far back as the Aztec Empire when you visit the Plaza de la Constitucion. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, you will head back to Parque Mexico for a picnic. You’ll end this tour with so much interesting knowledge that it would impress any history buff.

Itinerary

  • Meet your guide to pick up your bike gear and have a quick safety lesson.
  • Visit the Government Palace and check out the art inside.
  • Ride along Paseo de la Reform to visit the Angel of Independence and the Monument of the Revolution.
  • Learn about Aztec history in the Plaza de la Constitucion.
  • End the tour with a picnic in Parque Mexico.

Eligibility criteria

  • Must be able to ride a bike for 4 hours, with some breaks
  • Must be at least 12 years old to participate on tour

What's Included

  • Picnic lunch
  • Expert local guide
  • Bicycle and all necessary gear
  • Entrance fees
  • A bottle of water and energy drink

What's not included

  • Transportation to meeting spot

Recommendations

  • Dress comfortably for biking and be prepared with sun glasses and sunscreen.
  • Eat a good breakfast so you’re not hungry while biking.

Tags

Good for Groups Family-Friendly

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Luis and Lucrecia

Luis
Born and raised in Mexico City, I’ve always been obsessed with exploring my hometown. I have taken advantage of every commute to work or school to get to know the city’s neighborhoods better. Between the city’s art and iconic architecture, you’ll never be bored here.

I decided to study tourism because I wanted to share what I got to see everyday of my life with visitors. I love taking people around the city, and one of the best ways to do that is on a bike. For years, I’ve been an enthusiastic cyclist and my job keeps me in motion. I’ve created a few different circuits so my guests can see the most interesting and beautiful sights in Mexico City. This is one of the best cities for biking and culture and I would love to share it with everyone.

Lucrecia

Born in Argentina, I now reside in Mexico, my beautiful adopted homeland. After falling in love with Mexico and falling in love with a Mexican, I now pridefully call this country my home of three years. At first, I was enticed by the spirituality of Mexico's pre-hispanic culture and the colorful diversity that the country has to offer. But then, my love of traveling, meeting new people, and coming into contact with their cultures inspired me to pursue my passions by becoming a full-time travel agent. After spending some time in both hotel and restaurant management, I realized I might find greater joy in showing others the same diversity that inspires me.

I've always been an extrovert and eager to learn from people and cultures different from mine, so the transition to being a travel agent was nearly seamless. My love of traveling has pervaded even my most basic hobbies. In my free time, I really enjoy traveling to new and unexplored places on my bike. It allows me to experience so many things I enjoy: spending time with my husband, feeling the gentle breeze on my cheek, and discovering exciting and charming new locations. From all my experience traveling, I've learned that the best way to learn about a new culture is by meeting its people.

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