What we're about

Let´s explore México together! We organize day and weekend trips + other events, to off the beaten track destinations in and around Mexico City, creating unique experiences to learn more about it's culture, it's people, its food and drinks, while you can make new local and international friends.

The organizers are Peter Winckers, a Dutchman living since 2009 in Mexico City and his Mexican wife Lidia Herrera. We look forward meeting you soon!

Website with full calendar: https://www.aztecatta.com/

All events on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Internationals-in-Mexico-City-Mexican-Welcome/events/

Travel blog of Aztec Explorers: https://aztecexplorers.com/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AztecExplorers/

Our Whatsapp: +52 1 55 1308 3732 (Lidia Herrera).

We look forward meeting you somewhere soon !!!

Upcoming events (5)

Day trip Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Piedra Herrada EcoTour

Toks Narvarte

$110.00

Let´s visit the beautiful Forest Sanctuary of the Monarch Butterfly Piedra Herrada (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarch_Butterfly_Biosphere_Reserve). The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve is a World Heritage Site containing the over-wintering habitats of the population of the monarch butterfly. The reserve is located in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests ecoregion on the border of Michoacán and Mexico State, 100 km (62 milles), northwest of Mexico City. Millions of butterflies arrive in the preserve annually. Butterflies only inhabit a fraction of the 56,000 hectares of the reserve from October-March. The biosphere’s mission is not only to protect the butterfly species, but it's habitat as well. Some practical information: • To reach the heart of the colony of the butterflies, it´s a steep walk uphill of 1,5 to 2 hours, depending on the location of the colony (they move every night, in search of the ideal circumstances to survive). We will be at 3000 to 3500 meters / 9800 to 11450 feet, but we take it easy to get used to the hight. Optionally you can rent a horse for 250 MXN. The entire hike is about 3 hours. • Please bring confortable shoes / walking shoes, warm clothes in multiple layers, sweet and salty snacks and water. Ideally you have a good breakfast before the trip or bring breakfast to eat in the van. You can bring your luch after the hiking or you can enjoy the local mexican food. During this trip we will explore the State of Mexico: It is important to pay 3/5 days before the date tour, to make sure we can arrange the right transport for the right amount of people. The price depends f the number of members. Semi Private Tour for 6/8 persons, Estimated price $1,250 pesos per person, and we need a minumun of 6 persons for the small group. to 12 persons Includes private transport for the group, experienced driver, tour guide and local guide (not tips including), entrance to the sanctuary, and explanations in Spanish and English). You can make a transfer, a cash deposit at any Banamex bank or a cash payment at an Oxxo store. Or by transferwise or xoom. For reservations and information of payment please contactme by whatsapp [masked] Let´s explore more hidden jewels of México together !

Day trip TEOTIHUACAN EXPRESS from Mexico City - archeological site

Outside Toks Navarte Restaurant at Metro Etiopia

$60.00

Day trip TEOTIHUACAN EXPRESS from Mexico City - archeological site Let´s explore the amazing archeological site Teotihuacán! This is a complete visit to the highlights and hidden gems of Teotihuacan, exploring the Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and the Feathered serpent + it´s Palaces and murals. With good logistics, specialist certified guide and without losing time in unwanted stops in for example the souvenirs stalls. We will adjust to your preferences; small groups! In English and Spanish. Teotihuacán is an Unesco world heritage site and the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas. At its zenith, in the first half of the 1st millennium AD, Teotihuacan was the largest city in the pre-Columbian Americas, with a population estimated at 125,000 or more, making it at least the sixth largest city in the world during its epoch. The city is thought to have been established around 100 BC, with major monuments continuously under construction until about 250 AC. The city may have lasted until sometime between the 7th and 8th centuries AD, but its major monuments were sacked and systematically burned around 550 AC. Payment in advance; by cash deposit at any Oxxo or cash deposit at any Banamex bank. From abroad payment posible by Transferwise. Price: 950/ 1250 mnx pesos per person, minimum group of 6/8 persons. Includes private transport for our group, entrance and certified guide, in English and Spanish. Ask for a quote for a private tour. IF YOU NEED A DIFERENT DATE OR SCHEDUL OR DESTANATION PLEASE ASK US. Pay and reserve 5/7 days before. For reservations / available places and information of paymet please contact me Whatsapp[masked]. Lidia Herrera CdMx About us and contact details: https://aztecexplorers.wordpress.com/2018/06/13/aboutus/ Our blog about Teotihuacan (under construction): https://aztecexplorers.wordpress.com/2019/04/03/teotihuacan-pyramids-of-the-sun-the-moon-and-the-feathered-serpent-complete-guide-and-blog/ Let´s explore México together :-). Day tour from Mexico City. All trips / tours / events / excursions also available as private trips; ask us for a quote. ABOUT US AND MORE CONTACT INFORMATION: https://aztecexplorers.com/2018/06/13/aboutus/ Website: https://aztecatta.com Travel Blog: https://aztecexplorers.com/

Exploring the Teuhtli volcano in Mexico City - Half Day Trip

metro etiopia personal

$38.00

Let´s reactivate ourselves in a safe way !! * 750 Mexican pesos with transport (using seats of van at 50%) * 350 Mexican pesos without transport Let´s explore the Teuhtli volcano, that is actually still part of Mexico City. On a guided walk / hike of around 4 hours, with certified bilingual guide and taking all safety precautions. With a small group. With transport from Metro Chilpancing, Colonia Condesa. (or pick up in the central part of Mexico City, ask us if this applies for your address): 750 Mexican pesos. Event from 08.30 to 15.30 hrs. Note: to guarantee social distancing, we will use only 50% of the seats in our transport. Plus all participants will use facemasks. Without transport, meeting in a central place near the Teuhtli volcano. 350 Mexican pesos. Event from 09.30 to 13.30 hrs. Important to use in that case your own transport or use Uber or Taxi. And to make sure that you will arrive on time. Please send a WhatsApp to [masked] (Lidia Herrera), to check availability and to receive the payment information. Let´s explore more hidden jewels of México together ! The Teuhtli or Teuctzin (in Nahuatl: venerable lord) is an extinct Hawaiian type volcano. Which means that its diameter is much greater than its height. It is located in the south of Mexico City, and reaches a height of 2,710 meters above sea level, serving as the geographical limit of the Milpa Alta, Tláhuac and Xochimilco delegations. We will make an amazing walk of around 4hours, to the highest point of the Teuhtli at 2710 meters. As we are just reactivating ourselves, we will take it slow and will enjoy the amazing flora, fauna and magnificant views all around. Virtual Youtube trip: https://youtu.be/ceGAlC9Xcj8 (English subtitles pending).

Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary ´El Rosario´ - The largest one !

Let´s visit the wonderful and unique in the world Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary ´El Rosario´. The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve is a World Heritage Site containing the over-wintering habitats of the population of the monarch butterfly. The reserve is located in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests ecoregion on the border of Michoacán and Mexico State, 100 km (62 milles), northwest of Mexico City. Millions of butterflies arrive in the preserve annually. Butterflies only inhabit a fraction of the 56,000 hectares of the reserve from October-March. The biosphere’s mission is not only to protect the butterfly species, but it's habitat as well. It is a steep walk uphill for about 1 to 1,5 hours; we will take it slowly to get used to the hight (3000 meters) and to enjoy the incredible views of the forest and the Monarch Butterflies (there are horses available). During this trip we will explore the State of Michoacan. It is important to pay asap 5/7 days efore the date tour,to make sure we can arrange the right transport for the right amount of people. Please send a message to Peter Winckers or Lidia Herrera so we can send you the payment details. You can pay by making a transfer by Internet, by making a deposit of cash money in a Banamex bank or by paying in an Oxxo store. The price is 1150 Mexican Pesos and includes private transport for the group, experienced driver, coordinator and entrance to the Butterfly Sanctuary. Let´s discover more hidden jewels of México together ! Payment information and reservations: WhatsApp [masked] Lidia Herrera. A Traveller´s experience with Aztec Explorers to the Monarch butterflies: https://true.ink/story/sunset-of-the-soul/ Our blog about the Monarch butterflies: https://aztecexplorers.wordpress.com/2018/11/19/exploring-the-monarch-butterfly-sanctuaries/

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