Soak up the perfect climate of 'The City of Eternal Spring', Cuernavaca and enjoy a scenic drive to Taxco, the colonial silver mining city on a full day guided coach tour from Mexico City. You'll have the opportunity to purchase some of Mexico's beautiful jewelry and handicrafts as you become captivated by this city's extraordinary Old World ambiance!
Head to Cuernavaca, a popular weekend retreat for Mexico City residents, where a small city tour will be given. It is a beautiful city known as the 'city of eternal spring' for its joyous atmosphere and enjoyable climate.
You'll then take a scenic drive to Taxco, which is known as the 'silver city' and is one of the prettiest towns in Mexico. The city tumbles across a hillside with winding cobblestone streets, tile roofed buildings, cozy squares and a strong Old World ambiance that has survived for hundreds of years.
You'll then visit one of Mexico's grandest churches, Santa Prisca. It was built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda who literally stumbled upon a huge silver claim. Santa Prisca is a riot of ornate Baroque styling flanked by twin bell towers. The interior displays some of Mexico's beautiful goldleaf ornamentation. You'll have plenty of time to have lunch and also visit the marketplace and the famous silversmith shops!
After seeing Taxco, it is time to head back to Mexico City where you'll be driven back to your hotel.
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Tour departs from hotels in downtown Mexico City
Tour returns at approximately 7pm
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Taxco and Cuernavaca Day Trip
- Entrance to the Cathedral in Taxco
- Professional and bilingual tour guide
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from downtown Mexico City
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Note: The duration of this tour may vary due to traffic and/or weather conditions
- Important: Itinerary is subject to change during holidays and special occasions. Please kindly contact the local tour operator for information and confirmation
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Lester C, January 2017
Had a very good guide who explained all the history of the 2 places. Taxco and Cuernavaca are beautiful cities and we enjoyed the tour.
Reviewed by: douglas p, January 2017
I took this day trip,and I mean a full day,to see what lies outside the big city, and I wasn't disappointed! the countryside is so pretty, both towns our group 3 visited was old world charm at its best! the churches were breathtaking, the poinsettia plants were in full bloom,the food was amazing ,plenty of shops in taxco to purchase amazing handmade silver jewelry for a reasonable price. As I stated, it was a full day, mostly because of backed up traffic caused by construction, but it was time well spent, our tour guide was a walking encyclopedia of mexican history, he couldn't have been any nicer, again, a lot of bang for your buck!!