Taxco, Cuernavaca and Prehispanic Mine Day Trip from Mexico City

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329 reviews   (4.42)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 11 hours

Departs: Mexico City, Mexico City

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

What's Included

Bilingual guide

Round transfer from meeting point

Ticket to Prehispanic Mine (if option selected)

What's Not Included

Food and drinks

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Note: Please be aware that this tour involves a considerate amount of walking on irregular ground
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Note: Please be aware that this tour involves a considerate amount of walking on irregular ground
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Centro Historico
The Centro Histórico district, which houses historical monuments from the Aztec era, is the heart of the city. This area revolves around the huge Zócalo square and attracts tourists for its museums and emblematic buildings.
One of the meeting point options is around this area.
Please, be there 10 minutes before the meeting time.

• Admission Ticket Free

Paseo de la Reforma
Paseo de la Reforma is the home of the Ángel de la Independencia, and the connection between the historic center and the busiest thoroughfares full of skyscrapers and luxury hotels.
One of the meeting point options is around this area.
Please, be there 10 minutes before the meeting time.

• Admission Ticket Free

Cuernavaca is the leafy capital of the state of Morelos, surrounded by the Tepozteco mountains. Former home of the Spanish conquistador Hernán de Cortés. To the southwest is the Cuernavaca Cathedral, a 16th-century walled monastery with a mural illustrating Mexico's first saint.

• Admission Ticket Free

Catholic cathedral with a mural showing Mexico's first native saint, Felipe de Jesus.

• Admission Ticket Free

Palacio de Cortes
A history museum in a former residence of a famous conquistador, with murals by Diego Rivera.

• Admission Ticket Free

Santa Prisca de Taxco
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.

• Admission Ticket Free

Mina Prehispanica de Taxco
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.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Excellent Tour and Tour guide!
ericinmexicocity, 05-01-2023
A very well organized and guided tour. The experience was in both English and Spanish, and our guide Alicia was knowledgeable, funny, and considerate. I even met a family on the tour who was taking it a second time bc they liked it so much. Certainly recommend this to first time visitors to Mexico who want a more immersed, examined, and unique view of non-city life.
Amazing Guide, Amazing Views!
U227JHhm, 05-01-2023
I have taken dozens of tours in my life time and I have to say - Alicia was the best tour guides I have ever had! She is perfectly fluent in both English and Spanish and goes above and beyond to treat her group with respect and kindness. Not only is her genuine enthusiasm apparent when it comes to interacting with people, but she was just as excited as we were about Mexico's culture and history. We learned a lot from her on this tour and she was able to field every question we threw her way.
Taxco was a beautiful town. I liked walking around and learning more about different eras of Mexican history. Cuernavaca was a smart stop on the way. It felt like a quick drive! I recommend this trip if you have a day to spare!
It was amazing but I would have preferred the whole time in Taxco than going to Cuernavaca in the morning
Orlando R, 29-12-2022
Amazing tour guide.he was so friendly and ver knowledgeable. Taxco was the best. Wow, what a beautiful city. A photographer dream.
Great tour
Roam53338852443, 26-12-2022
It was a great one day tour to Taxco, we really liked it so much. Thanks to George and Jair, who were our driver and gide. The service was excellent and the tour was very interesting. Taxco is a beautiful town worth visiting. Highly recommended!
Nice trip. Better to have your coffee in Cuernavaca
J9605EKlindaw, 07-01-2023
Very comfortable van, bring your phone cable to keep your phone or tablet charged. Alicia very knowledgeable provided info in both English and Spanish. Taxsco is very picturesque. Would have liked more time in Cuernavaca. The 1st stop after a very short ride was at a filling station with convenience store for breakfast, lasted 30 minutes. Recommend company to skip this stop and use time in Cuernavaca for coffee and breakfast. This would give Cuernavaca a little more time and support local businesses.
Highly recommended
Meeting location at hostel amigo is short walk from zocalo metro station

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