Escape the Airport: See Mexico City on Your Layover

Bosque de Chapultepec, tacos on the run and exploring Frida’s old neighborhood.

  • (1 review)
  • Private &
  • 8 hours
  • From $112.50 USD per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Trade in airport food for authentic Mexican tacos, the lounge for the Bosque de Chapultepec and souvenir stores for the real deal!

Allow one of our Mexican hosts bust you out of the airport and onto the green, historic, bustling streets of Mexico City, where there’s so much to discover, regardless of your time constraints.

Maximize the limited hours you have to spend in Mexico’s fascinating capital and explore a historic neighborhood, like Coyoacán, where you can wander off to find La Casa Azul, the previous home of Mexican icon Frida Kahlo. Stretch out your legs in a nearby park, before those legs take you to a nearby street food vendor.

Where do we begin? Tamales, tacos, conchas, you name it, it just tastes better in Mexico, and with good company. 

Luckily you have both good company, and are in Mexico.

Time for a spot of shopping at a local market, and grab some last minute gifts for those at home, all before you’re signed, sealed and delivered back to the airport in time for your flight, your host will make sure of it!

Highlights & what to expect

  • Don’t waste your layover in Mexico City waiting at the airport

  • With a local's savvy, you’ll make the most of the time you have in CDMX

  • Squeeze in some sightseeing and visit the city's highlights

  • Swap airport food for an authentic local meal

  • Let your host personalize an experience that fits your schedule and the places you'd most like to see

Good to know

What’s included
  • Private and personalized itinerary
  • 8 hours with a host (including travel time) - this can be customised, just get in touch!
  • Airport pick up and drop off via taxi for convenience
  • Walking experience (public transport or taxis may be used when required for an additional fee)
What’s not included
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

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This experience’s reviews


5 average | 1 reviews

July 2017

Good day in Mexico City

We had a 6 hour layover in Mexico City and did not want to stay at the airport the whole time. We contacted cityunscripted and they recommended Jorge. It was great that he met us at the airport and told us where to storage our luggage. We took an Uber to Zocolo and walk around the downtown sites. We ate at a great restaurant and got some good shopping in along the way and at LaCiudadela where my wife bought some great looking jewelry I haven't seen before. Jorge was very polite and accommod

Review by Lamont R

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