The following pre-conference and post-conference tours are available thanks to the generous support of Mexico City Tourism Board.


E1: TEOTIHUACAN

Enjoy the impressive archaeological site of Teotihuacan, “City of the Gods”. Located northeast of Mexico City, Teotihuacan is known today as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americans. 

Learn about the architecture and urban design of the archaeological zone, its greatness, its importance and its fall. Visit to the Pyramid of the Sun, then continue with the Pyramid of the Moon, and Walk through the famous “Avenue of the Dead”.

Date: Sunday, 25th September, 2022
Meeting point: Fonoteca Nacional, 09:00 hours
Duration: 7 hours

Includes:
· Round trip from meeting point
· Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)

Does not include: Entrance fee to the archaeological site and lunch.

*Limited to 20 people


E2: XOCHIMILCO, CIUDAD UNIVERSITARIA AND ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE OF CUICUILCO

Located in southern Mexico City, Xochimilco is an authentic village full of colour. Also known as “Place of the Flowers”, this World Heritage Site is the last remnant of a vast water transport system built by the Aztecs. 

Enjoy an incredible tour of its canals on board a trajinera, to evoke those times when the lake environment dominated the landscape of Anahuac. Learn about its origins, which go back to pre-Hispanic times, visit the craft market or try the delicious food they sell in the area.

This tour also includes a visit to the majestic architecture of Ciudad Universitaria, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and the archeological site  of Cuicuilco, one of the oldest ceremonial places in the Valley of Mexico which was destroyed by the eruption of the volcano Xitle.

Date: Saturday, 1st October, 2022
Meeting point: Fonoteca Nacional, 11:00 hours
Duration: 5 hours

Includes:
· Round trip from meeting point
· Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)

Does not include: Entrance to the archaeological site, the trip in trajinera and lunch.

*Limited to 20 people


E3: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY

The National Museum of Anthropology remains the most emblematic of the precincts that safeguard objects created by the diverse cultures that developed in the vast territory that is now Mexico. It stands as a symbol of identity for generations that seek to know their cultural roots.

Learn more about the ancestral cultures of Mexico throughout National Museum of Anthropology´s large collection of prehispanic legacies of the Mexicas, Mayas, Toltecas and other ethnic cultures of the country through time. Do not miss the opportunity to get to know the “Piedra del Sol”, better known as the Aztec calendar.

Date: Friday, 30th September, 2022
Meeting point: Fonoteca Nacional, 10:00 hours
Duration: 5 hours

Includes:
· Round trip from meeting point
· Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)

*Limited to 20 people


*More information: Mónica Morales moralesfmonica271@gmail.com