Tula and Tepotzotlan Day Trip from Mexico City

Location : Mexico City, Mexico
Duration : 7 hours (approx.)

Discover some of the history of Mexico on this private day trip from Mexico City. Visit the Tula archeological site of the Toltec Empire and see Tepotzotlán, a baroque-style convent of the Jesuit order. A personal guide and driver accompany you to each location to learn about the architectural innovations.


  • Full-day private tour of Tula and Tepotzotlán
  • Visit the archaeological site and historical church with a personal guide
  • Learn about the Toltecs and Spanish conquest
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included from Mexico City

What You Can Expect

Your tour begins with hotel pickup in Mexico City in the morning. Board your private vehicle and head to the archaeological site of Tula with your personal driver and guide, who highlights the features of the Mesoamerican ruins. At this Toltec ceremonial center, learn about architectural innovations, including 16-foot-tall (5-meter) warrior statues, temple pyramids, and ball courts. Admire the use of sidewalks and stucco decor as you explore the site.

After a personalized look, continue to the Jesuit convent of Tepotzotlán. See the impressive chapel of San Francisco Javier, an example of Mexican baroque style. Marvel at the church entirely covered in gold leaf, see the nuns' quarters that feature samples of authentic clothing, and learn about the Jesuits' role during the Spanish conquest.  

Following this brush-up with Mexico's past, you'll be dropped off at your hotel.

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