Coyoacan + Frida Kahlo Museum
Coyoacan is one of the 16 boroughs of Mexico City as well as the former village which is now the borough’s “historic center.” The name comes from Nahuatl and most likely means “place of coyotes”
Visit the beautiful town of Coyoacan, considered a magical neighborhoods with a bohemian atmosphere and full of stories famous for its galleries, crafts and Frida Kahlo’s home and Museum , Coyoacan is like diving into another age.
FRIDA KAHLO MUSEUM AND HOME
Visit the Blue House of Frida Kahlo (entrance fee not included) which belonged to her parents, and where she lived as a child . This house was inhabited by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera de1929 to 1954, here you can find some of her famous paintings, letters and personal effects, which give us the creative context of this great Mexican painter. formal home of the artist became a museum in 1958, four years after the her death; the house is located in one of the most beautiful and ancient neighborhoods of Mexico City.
XOCHIMILCO & TRAJINERAS
Next head towards Xochimilco is a journey through the ancient canals and artificial islands created by the original peoples over 800 years ago, we sail aboard colorful boats known as “Trajineras”, there is no better way to be surrounded by the folklore of the people of Mexico, in an atmosphere of mariachis, nature, flowers and colors, Xochimilco is a place that has survived over the centuries and has adapted to the city, where nowadays is the favorite place for local and foreign visitors who want a Mexican experience.
9:00 am – Pick up and departure from your hotel (Transportation Included)
9:30 am to 10:30 am – Tour of the old part of Coyoacan (visit Spanish mansion)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm- Visit Frida’s Home / Museum (entrance fee not included)
– We recommend that you pre-purchase entrance tickets when making your reservation to avoid waiting in long lines.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Complementary activity i.e.: Local Market
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Lunch
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Tour of Xochimilco and Trajineras
(5:30 pm) – Return to Hotel
What’s Included: Transportation from any hotel in downtown Mexico City; Archaeological Site Entrance; Bi-lingual expert tour guide
What’s Not Included: Entrance fee to Museums, food and beverage and gratuities.
What to know: Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance to guarantee expedited entrance to Frida Kahlo Museum.
You will be given the opportunity to pre-purchase Frida Kahlo Museum tickets ($14 per Adult, $1.00 per Child/Senior citizen). If you do not pre-purchase the tickets you can buy them on the day of the tour at the entrance. In this case, the wait in line is longer.