Taxco and Prehispanic Mine Day Trip from Mexico City

Taxco and Prehispanic Mine Day Trip from Mexico City

Take a full-day trip out of Mexico City to admire Taxco, a unique colonial town famous for its silver works.

Taxco is a colonial city with thousands of years of history. There, you will visit one of the most beautiful churches of Mexico, Santa Prisca; built-in 1759 by the French immigrant José de la Borda; who literally ran into a huge amount of silver.

Visit an ancient pre-Hispanic mine, explore it and discover the mysteries it has kept for hundreds of years.

Taxco is known for its silver mines and quality stores. You will have the opportunity to visit a silver workshop, see and purchase works of art made by Mexican artisans.

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Stop At: Mina Prehispanica de Taxco, Cerro de la Mision #32, Taxco 40230 Mexico

Depart from Mexico City, where you will take the road to Taxco, the oldest mining city in America.
Discover a unique mine in this place, the famous pre-Hispanic mine, you will go down in an authentic mining elevator and explore the corridors of this mine. Inside you will observe a representation where you will learn the way in which the ancient settlers obtained the precious minerals.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico

Continue exploring Taxco, a colonial city with hundreds of years of history.
The city is nestled on a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile-roofed buildings, cozy squares, and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived through hundreds of years.
During your visit, you will have the opportunity to explore a silver workshop, where you will be taught how to recognize the good silver and have free time to buy souvenirs, have lunch, take photos, etc.
Taxco is known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops so you will have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Santa Prisca de Taxco, Plaza Borda, Taxco Mexico

Visit the most beautiful temple in Mexico, Santa Prisca; built-in 1758 by the French immigrant José de la Borda, who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Note: Please be aware that this tour involves a considerate amount of walking on irregular ground"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"

Start Time: 7:00 AM
Duration: 11 Hours
Start location: 1: Hostal Amigo, Isabel La Católica 61-A, Centro Histórico de la Cdad. de México, Centro, Cuauhtémoc, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
2: Hotel NH Collection Mexico City Reforma, C. Liverpool 155, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Bilingual guide
  • Round transfer from meeting point
  • Ticket to Prehispanic Mine (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Mina Prehispanica de Taxco

Not Included

  • Food and drinks


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