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Univeristy City tour and fun ride at Xochimilco

Discover the thriving brain of Mexico City, the neurological core where the capital’s biggest ideas are created and the bright minds of the future generations are nurtured. HIGHLIGHTS:

* Explore the 10,000 km2 of University City

* Immerse yourself in the cultural atmosphere and wander through its countless paths, patios, routes and gardens

* Navigate the magnificent floating garden canals of Xochimilco

On this tour of Ciudad Universitaria, or University City, you will not only come to appreciate its cultural and intellectual value to Mexico, but also how it is one of the city’s architectural wonders. Your tour begins the moment you are picked up from your hotel and driven on a comfortable bus through the fascinating and lively streets of the federal district, or Distrito Federal – which give the D.F. to Mexico D.F. As you reach University City, contemplate the breath-taking expanses of lush campus terrain. This university’s lands are in fact so beautiful that they have become a popular weekend destination for walks and picnics. Spread over no less than 10,000 square kilometres, its countless paths, patios, routes and gardens guarantee a break from the hustle and bustle of Mexico City, notorious for its population density. After soaking up the multicultural environment at the university, head off towards your next stop, the magnificent floating garden canals of Xochimilco. These stunning canals won’t only captivate you for their natural beauty; the manmade colourful decorations around them add a hint of magic to the entourage. Explore them aboard a traditional ‘trajinera’ while enjoying the happy-go-lucky twang of traditional Mexican music in the background. Without a shadow of a doubt, this is a great and enriching way of learning about and experiencing Mexican culture. On this tour of Ciudad Universitaria, or University City, you will not only come to appreciate its cultural and intellectual value to Mexico, but also how it is one of the city’s architectural wonders. Your tour begins the moment you are picked up from your hotel and driven on a comfortable bus through the fascinating and lively streets of the federal district, or Distrito Federal – which give the D.F. to Mexico D.F. As you reach University City, contemplate the breath-taking expanses of lush campus terrain. Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel lobby from hotels in Polanco, Centre, Rosa and Reforma areas. All hotels outside this area the meeting point will be at The Hotel Fiesta Americana Reforma, Paseo de la Reforma 80, Cuauhtémoc, Juárez, 06600 Ciudad de México, D.F. Duration: Approximately 7 hours. Start/opening time: At 9am. Languages: Spanish and English.