Teotihuacan Hot Air Balloon Ride with Optional Bike or Walking Tour
Discover the best of Teotihuacán and its lesser-known gems on this full-day guided tour from Mexico City. See the UNESCO World Heritage site’s top attractions including the Quetzalcoatl, Sun and Moon pyramids, as well as mural paintings and the Butterfly Palace. Visit an obsidian workshop, and taste pulque and tuna products at local factories. Upgrade your experience with a bike tour at no additional charge! Buffet lunch and hotel transport included.
Option 1: Start at 5:30am in the lobby of the hotel where the guides will pass for you to start your visit to the archaeological site, remember to bring an extra battery because since arriving you won't be able to stop taking photos from the balloon inflation to the breathtaking aerial views of the archaeological site, at the end the flying experience can enjoy breakfast before continuing the adventure.
You will begin your visit entering to the Archaeological site where you will see the Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl and the iconic citadel. Then you will visit the mural that is still preserved in the old residential neighborhoods that are still open to the public. After visiting the mural, you will again go back to the Archaeological Zone to climb the Pyramid of the Sun and Moon finishing the archaeological visit to the Butterfly Palace. Leaving the Archaeological Zone you will go to a craft workshop where you learn more about the Obsidian and taste a rich Pulque. Additionally you will have a typical lunch from this region. You will make a quick stop before lunch to visit a family factory that produces typical Tuna of Teotihuacan, Nopal and Xoconostle (tastings included). You will end the tour with a tasty meal buffet (excluding drinks), you will be returning to Mexico City at around 5:00pm
Option 2: After the hot air balloon experience, you will enjoy breakfast. Then, you begin your visit by taking a bicycle according to your size, take a tour of the Valley of Teotihuacan pyramids where you can see from different perspectives. You will reach the neighborhoods of Tepantitla Tetitla and Atetelco where you will see the mural that is still preserved in the old residential neighborhoods and is still open to the public. After visiting the mural, enter the Archaeological Zone to climb the Pyramid of the Sun and Moon. Finishing the archaeological visit to the Butterfly Palace. Leaving the archaeological zone you will go by bike to a craft workshop where you will learn more about the Obsidian and taste a rich Pulque additional to the typical lunch that will be provided. Before going for lunch, you will visit a family factory that produces typical Tuna of Teotihuacan, Nopal and Xoconostle (tastings included). You will end the tour with a tasty meal buffet (excluding drinks), you will be returning to Mexico City at approximately 6:00pm. The bike ride is approximately 10km. Please note: The bike tour takes place outside of the Archaeological Zone.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be over 5 years old and accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund only activities that do not may have been made"
"The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
Duration: 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up locations: CDMX Historic Center (downtown), Zona Rosa, Condesa, Polanco, La Roma
The Pick-up Schedule, as well as the driver's name and type of vehicle is confirmed one day before your visit, we ask you to enter your mobile number (including international code) so that you can receive such information.
If you are staying in an Airbnb we ask you to provide us with the name of the Hotel closest to your home, in case you do not have one, we will provide you with the closest meeting point to your accommodation.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.