Day Trip to Teotihuacan and the Pyramids

Mexico City

3 reviews
8 hours | from $180.50 pp
Step back in time and into 2000 years of history as you discover the incredible archeological site of Teotihuacán; today this ancient wonder is shrouded in mystery but it was once the largest city in Mesoamerica and home to an ancient civilisation predating the Maya and Aztecs. Discover another side to Mexico’s rich and diverse history as you explore the complex network of temples and pyramids which were once at the heart of this vast city. Only an hour away from CDMX, this magical historic site feels like another world, and visiting the Pyramid of the Sun, the Pyramid of the Moon and the Avenue of the Dead will transport you back to an ancient lifetime. With a local by your side at this UNESCO World Heritage Site you’ll discover the most iconic pyramids and imposing temples as well as intricate murals and fascinating small details.
8 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local and journey to Teotihuacán, the City of the Gods and explore the UNESCO world heritage site together which is renowned for the majestic Pirámide del Sol (Pyra-mid of the Sun), Pirámide de la Luna (Pyramid of the Moon), the Avenue of the Dead, the Temple of the Feathered Serpent and the Palace of Quetzlpapalotl.Read more +

Be transported back over 2000 years to the time of an ancient civilisation which predates the Maya and Aztecs, yet to this day remains a mystery to historians and archeologists. See not only the im-posing temples and pyramids but discover the other structures which helped make Teotihuacán the greatest city in Mesoamerica, and much more than simply a religious site. 

The imposing site, protected inside a valley that’s encircled by majestic mountains was built around 100BC but very little is known about the reasons for its collapse. So with a history loving local, ex-plore the city and visit each of its unique pyramids, temples, statues and fading paintings. 

Explore the main plazas and discover the iconic attractions as well as getting off the beaten path to see smaller and less visited spots where you’ll find incredible murals and intricate designs decorat-ing temples and monuments - the area is packed full of hidden gems that most visitors never see!

Enjoy a meal at a truly unique restaurant in a vast cave near the pyramids, experiencing authentic local dishes in an enchanting setting - we promise you’ll never have had a meal like it! 


What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 8 hours with a Local Host
* Uber to and from Teotihuacán


What's Not Included

* Food & drinks
* Entry to additional ticketed attractions
* Gratuties (optional)


Important Information

This is a walking city discovery and thus entry to museums is not part of the experience although this can be arranged at an additional cost.

Wear a hat and comfy shoes, as this is a four hour walking experience and you will want to be comfortable. 


Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 14 days before your experience and get a full refund.


Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.

Experience Highlights

* Take an uber with a local for a day trip to and from Teotihuacán, the City of the Gods
* See the most famous pyramids and temples like the Sun Pyramid and stroll along the imposing Avenue of the Dead 
* Explore the city and find hidden gems that most visitors miss
* Enjoy an authentic local meal in a cave nearby the pyramids 
* Immerse yourself in Mesoamerica’s ancient history with a local who can share unique insights with you
* Get suggestions for other historic sites to explore, so you can discover even more of Mexico’s diverse history 

Total: USD
per adult
Start when you want

You can change your preferred start time after booking

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Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free


Laura C

Day Trip to Teotihuacan and the Pyramids | Mexico City

Review by: Laura C
January 2019


As first-timers to Mexico City with only a few short days to spend, we wanted to maximize our experience. Roberto and our driver, Alan, did exactly that. We expected the pyramids to be amazing (they were), what we didn't expect was the sheer size of the site, the murals. the tamales, the pork brain tacos, the pulque, AND (most importantly) the extensive knowledge of both Roberto and Alan. THANK YOU! We are sold on this guide/drive team and wouldn't hesitate to book other City Unscripted tours as a result.

Peter  M

Day Trip to Teotihuacan and the Pyramids | Mexico City

Review by: Peter M
June 2018

Mexico City brought to life!

My husband and I had a very limited period of time to experience a taste of Mexico City. We were very lucky to have Roberto as our guide for half a day. His local, archaeological and historical knowledge of what is now one of our favourite cities in the world enhanced our visit. We couldn’t recommend him highly enough - his manner, sense of humour and knowledge of English were fantastic. We were also helped at very short notice to organise our tour by Bertie from City Unscripted - all in all a very professional outfit. Thank you Roberto and Co.

Johannes A

Day Trip to Teotihuacan and the Pyramids | Mexico City

Review by: Johannes A
September 2017

Great two days with Roberto in Mexico City

We had two great days with Roberto in Mexico City, first day focused on street food and food markets, second day on Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Very easy to communicate with and overall made our visit to CDMX hundred times more interesting than if we had tried to go at it alone.