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Enjoy a Club America Match
Are you ready? We will have a unique experiencie from the beginning to the end in one of the most historical and important stadiums in Mexico City. We will enjoy a Club America** Match in the Azteca Stadium. Club America is the most successful team in the whole country and we will be in one of the best zones in the stadium, where you can see the players, their moves and the goals of the match. * Depending on the date it could be either a local league match, cup tournament or women's soccer League. *If you are a fan for another football team there is no problem, for us the most important is the respect of our guests and because of that we create a hospital environment to take care of you so you can enjoy the best experience inside and outside of the event. Other things to note We can include transport service to your hotel or Airbnb (with extra cost) and if you need to eat or drink before the event we can go to a restaurant.
Live xochimilco colors and flavors
Welcome to one of the bests trajineras in Xochimilco. You will enjoy a great moment of amusement. - I will wait for you at a famous dock in Xochimilco with the trajinera (boat) ready to sail down on a canal full with other trajineras enjoying a unique, cheerful and colorful stroll. -First of all we will get comfortable on the boat and we will start the tour with a toast of mezcal. -Even it´s a tour for amusement, I will tell you "briefly" about the history, customs and legends of Xochimilco. - You will have beer, mezcal and water. - I will serve a traditional mexican meal: chicken with mole, familiar recipe. -I will give you a cocktail "PALOMA" - On the table there will be 15- 20 bottles of mezcal with different natural flavors. - I will play traditional music the first half of the tour and cheerful music the second half. -On your count you might hire a Mariachi band ($150 pesos per song, the one who asks for it, pays for it). It´s worth. -We will pass through a replica of the island of the dolls. - You will be able to take the row and pose for a very special photo. - I will stop in some places for you to go to the restroom. - At the end of the ride you may walk around the craft´s market and buy a nice souvenir. My main rol is to provide you with all you need to have a very nice time on the canal. It´s up to you If it turns into a party or not. *if you are going to drink beer and mezcal, I recommend you to eat some food before.
Xochimilco - Tequila, Mezcal & fun
Winner of best new experience of 2019 in Mexico City IG: @wearealltrajineros We will cruise through the canals of Xochimilco all while enjoying authentic Mexican food, drinks and music! The meeting point is Embarcadero Cuemanco. *Tip: Try a Michelada (beer, lime and spices). The ideal way to start the day! Once aboard our colorful trajinera: - We’ll tell you about the history of the site and take in the natural beauty of the area. - You’ll learn how to drink Mezcal and Tequila the Mexican way (actually appreciating it and with delicious chasers). - Hungry? Don't worry, some snacks and a traditional homemade Mexican dish, prepared by a local family, will be served along the way. - Mariachis & traditional Mexican music groups might join us for part of the journey where you'll be able to request songs and dance! (not included in price) *hard to find on weekdays - We'll visit an Axolote sanctuary (an amphibian endemic to Xochimilco) and other special chinampas (man-made islands) along the way. ($1USD) - There will be plenty of good Latin music and dancing, so be ready to enjoy a lively and fun atmosphere! Interested in a particular date? Send us a message to check our availability. *Bathrooms along the way are rustic and cost 5 pesos each time.
Xochimilco and Mexican Fiesta
We are the #1 experience in Xochimilco for a reason, come and try it for yourself! - The start of the tour will be from a pier (port) in Xochimilco, and our adventure will start by boarding a trajinera (a traditional colorful boat). - While we are in the channels we will listen to music, to create the ideal atmosphere. - We will guide you to prepare a typical Mexican dish: Guacamole! that you will enjoy with healthy and delicious snacks. - UNLIMITED beverages to have a great time. - Throughout the tour there will be boats with vendors that will offer food (tacos, quesadillas, elotes, and other things) and entertainment such as mariachi music (*extra food and live music are not included). - During the tour we will share you interesting data about Xochimilco. - In the middle of our experience we will find the replica (copy) of The Island of the Dolls. - In case you want, we can visit an Axolotl sanctuary (a salamander endemic to Xochimilco), (5USD). - At the end of our trip, you will be able to see the souvenirs offered by the Crafts Market. - Please, be careful when getting in and out of the boat. - As the tour is outdoors and in an open space, exist a risk of falling, take that into consideration. Our goals are: - Enjoy an iconic place in Mexico City, supporting the local economy. - Be part of a responsible experience with the environment. - Support a project started by women looking to help generate a positive change in Xochimilco. If you and your group prefer a boat only for you, you can also schedule a private tour. Want a personalized experience? Write us and we will make your ideas come true. *We are committed to health and hygiene measures due to COVID-19.
Chinampas: Living an ancient culture
We will sail on canoe through the most conserved channels of Xochimilco wetland. During the tour, we will tell you about the history of the place and its importance to the sustainability of Mexico City. In your way, you will recognize the biological richness like birds, snakes, frogs and plants. We will arrive at a chinampa where you can get your hands dirty experiencing the ancestral technique of cultivation and discovering why it is considered a world heritage. Also, you will get involve in the diary activities in the chinampa like crop irrigation, harvest or seeding. Before going back to land, you will have time to relax and enjoy the peace of the place. This is a cultural tour that helps to promote the community development.

Dive into lake life in Xochimilco

Pre-Hispanic sunrise of Xochimilco
In the South of the Mexico City, we can find Xochimilco, where prehispanic natives built the chinampas on top of a great lake. This are islands used for agriculture, that through time, conformed a great network of canals, in which we will sail through time, enjoying nature and the presence of its flora and fauna. We will embark on a cayuco (small boat), a little bit before sunrise and we´ll silently watch the birds waking up through the mist, realizing that this is a living ecosystem which is home for several native birds, including migrating ones. We are going to row through the canals, the same way as the natives did it so many years ago. We´ll have a small coffe break and arrive to our chinampa in time for breakfast. Then, we will learn from the ancient and new techniques used at the chinampa to produce a sustainable an organic agriculture. Other things to note: It is advise that guests should know how to swim, just in case ; ) There´s a dry toilet for men and women at the chinampa. As well as water and soap to wash your hands and face.
Adventure Xochimilco Canales - Gastronomy- Micheladas Workshop - and more
Our adventure will begin by boarding a private boat called "trajinera" ready to sail on the famous canals of Xochimilco, enjoying different activities such as, delicious Mexican cuisine, and a good MICHELADA (beer prepared) created by you. there will be antibacterial gel. - A welcome gift for each -We will play LOTTERY with awards - For food, a traditional Mexican dish to your liking with salsa. -We will have a workshop where you can make your own "michelada" with different ingredients: bear elbows, fruit, worms, enchiladas we have more than 12 different, sauces, lemon, much more. - We will visit the most beautiful "chinampa" (artificial islands), where we will try the drink of the gods "pulque". - During the tour we will take incredible photos, posing with the rowing and Mexican accessories that we will lend you. -Inside the trajinera there will be traditional music or your preference (party.) - If you wish, we can move to an Ajolotario (endemic species of Xochimilco). Extra cost. - During the trip we will find mariachis and traditional Mexican music groups, you can request songs AT AN ADDITIONAL COST. -Experiencia 100% Pet friendly. ***it is important that you calculate the time, we have only 15 minutes of tolerance, out of respect for others***
Boat party at Mexico City canals
Trajas Party is our fun way to experience the Trajineras Tour in Xochimilco. The trip takes place on the famous canals where you can enjoy some drinks on a boat and meet other travelers from around the world as well as locals. BYOB and have fun with us! - We will meet from 1 PM to 2 PM as we wait for the whole group to arrive (because Mexican time). Meanwhile you can have a michelada (beer) for pregaming. - I’ll also provide tequila during the trip. - Additionally I’m bringing two speakers. If you have an Ultimate Ears speaker, feel free to bring it so we can connect them and make the party even bigger! - Furthermore, throughout the trip you will have the chance to buy food from other boats (quesadillas, micheladas, pulque, snacks, elotes). - In the middle of the trip we will visit Doll Island. - At the end of the trip we usually keep the party going on a hostel rooftop in the center of the city that includes a DJ and a bar where you can buy drinks. If you still want to party you are welcome to come and join us! You can find us on IG as La Fête Sauvage where we announce many other meetups, events, and parties where you can connect with other travelers, digital nomads and locals like yourself!
Farm, Food & Spirits tasting in Xochimilco
Go beyond Tequila and Mezcal and join us for a fun-filled afternoon in Xochimilco where we will sample Mexico´s incredible variety of ancestral spirits. We will cruise through canals on our way to a chinampa (man-made island) where you will learn first-hand from a local family how the area’s ancient farming system works. There you will enjoy a fresh-cooked meal made with local ingredients. We will meet at the Embarcadero Cuemanco and board a trajinera to begin our adventure!: - While cruising the canals, we will share the history, culture and mysteries of Xochimilco, a proud UNESCO World Heritage Site. - Beyond tequila and mezcal? YES! you will ALSO sample and learn about spirits such as Bacanora, Sotol, Raicilla, Pulque and Pox. - We will stop at a family-owned Chinampa where they will give us a tour of their crops and explanation of the Xochimilco farming system. - What’s for lunch? While at the Chinampa we will eat delicious freshly-cooked antojitos (small bites) made with on-site ingredients. - Come face-to-face with an Axolotl, a local endemic species - Mariachis may join us for part of the journey and you'll be able to request songs and dance! (not included in price). Come enjoy a lively atmosphere with music and friends! *Interested in a particular date? Send us a message to check our availability. *Bathrooms along the way are rustic and cost 5 pesos each time.
Xochimilco Flavors-Chinampa culinary experience
In the South of Mexico City, we find Xochimilco, where pre-hispanic natives built the Chinampas on the lake. These are small islands used for agriculture, that through time, they conformed a great network of canals, in which we will sail through time, enjoying nature and the presence of its birds. In the morning, we will journey on a cayuco (canoe) through the canals, the same way the natives did before and still do. Here we will realize that this is a living ecosystem that has survived urbanization. Once we arrive at our Chinampa, we will meet Adela, a Mexican traditional cook/chef with a passion for food who will share her favorite Mexican recipes passed down through generations with you. Adela and Carlos will share the essential ingredients and flavors of these traditional recipes, including a variety of chilies and emblematic vegetables, and of course the "maize to tortilla'' process. You will have the pleasure of walking through the farm to hand pick out some of the ingredients that will accompany your delicious meal that you assist in the cooking process with Adela. Before sitting down and enjoying your delicious creations together at the table surrounded by the calmness of this magical land. This is a local culinary experience where you will learn how to cook various Mexican ingredients using traditional family recipes. In this interactive, intimate and fun.

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Enjoy a Club America Match
Are you ready? We will have a unique experiencie from the beginning to the end in one of the most historical and important stadiums in Mexico City. We will enjoy a Club America** Match in the Azteca Stadium. Club America is the most successful team in the whole country and we will be in one of the best zones in the stadium, where you can see the players, their moves and the goals of the match. * Depending on the date it could be either a local league match, cup tournament or women's soccer League. *If you are a fan for another football team there is no problem, for us the most important is the respect of our guests and because of that we create a hospital environment to take care of you so you can enjoy the best experience inside and outside of the event. Other things to note We can include transport service to your hotel or Airbnb (with extra cost) and if you need to eat or drink before the event we can go to a restaurant.
Live xochimilco colors and flavors
Welcome to one of the bests trajineras in Xochimilco. You will enjoy a great moment of amusement. - I will wait for you at a famous dock in Xochimilco with the trajinera (boat) ready to sail down on a canal full with other trajineras enjoying a unique, cheerful and colorful stroll. -First of all we will get comfortable on the boat and we will start the tour with a toast of mezcal. -Even it´s a tour for amusement, I will tell you "briefly" about the history, customs and legends of Xochimilco. - You will have beer, mezcal and water. - I will serve a traditional mexican meal: chicken with mole, familiar recipe. -I will give you a cocktail "PALOMA" - On the table there will be 15- 20 bottles of mezcal with different natural flavors. - I will play traditional music the first half of the tour and cheerful music the second half. -On your count you might hire a Mariachi band ($150 pesos per song, the one who asks for it, pays for it). It´s worth. -We will pass through a replica of the island of the dolls. - You will be able to take the row and pose for a very special photo. - I will stop in some places for you to go to the restroom. - At the end of the ride you may walk around the craft´s market and buy a nice souvenir. My main rol is to provide you with all you need to have a very nice time on the canal. It´s up to you If it turns into a party or not. *if you are going to drink beer and mezcal, I recommend you to eat some food before.
Xochimilco - Tequila, Mezcal & fun
Winner of best new experience of 2019 in Mexico City IG: @wearealltrajineros We will cruise through the canals of Xochimilco all while enjoying authentic Mexican food, drinks and music! The meeting point is Embarcadero Cuemanco. *Tip: Try a Michelada (beer, lime and spices). The ideal way to start the day! Once aboard our colorful trajinera: - We’ll tell you about the history of the site and take in the natural beauty of the area. - You’ll learn how to drink Mezcal and Tequila the Mexican way (actually appreciating it and with delicious chasers). - Hungry? Don't worry, some snacks and a traditional homemade Mexican dish, prepared by a local family, will be served along the way. - Mariachis & traditional Mexican music groups might join us for part of the journey where you'll be able to request songs and dance! (not included in price) *hard to find on weekdays - We'll visit an Axolote sanctuary (an amphibian endemic to Xochimilco) and other special chinampas (man-made islands) along the way. ($1USD) - There will be plenty of good Latin music and dancing, so be ready to enjoy a lively and fun atmosphere! Interested in a particular date? Send us a message to check our availability. *Bathrooms along the way are rustic and cost 5 pesos each time.
Xochimilco and Mexican Fiesta
We are the #1 experience in Xochimilco for a reason, come and try it for yourself! - The start of the tour will be from a pier (port) in Xochimilco, and our adventure will start by boarding a trajinera (a traditional colorful boat). - While we are in the channels we will listen to music, to create the ideal atmosphere. - We will guide you to prepare a typical Mexican dish: Guacamole! that you will enjoy with healthy and delicious snacks. - UNLIMITED beverages to have a great time. - Throughout the tour there will be boats with vendors that will offer food (tacos, quesadillas, elotes, and other things) and entertainment such as mariachi music (*extra food and live music are not included). - During the tour we will share you interesting data about Xochimilco. - In the middle of our experience we will find the replica (copy) of The Island of the Dolls. - In case you want, we can visit an Axolotl sanctuary (a salamander endemic to Xochimilco), (5USD). - At the end of our trip, you will be able to see the souvenirs offered by the Crafts Market. - Please, be careful when getting in and out of the boat. - As the tour is outdoors and in an open space, exist a risk of falling, take that into consideration. Our goals are: - Enjoy an iconic place in Mexico City, supporting the local economy. - Be part of a responsible experience with the environment. - Support a project started by women looking to help generate a positive change in Xochimilco. If you and your group prefer a boat only for you, you can also schedule a private tour. Want a personalized experience? Write us and we will make your ideas come true. *We are committed to health and hygiene measures due to COVID-19.
Adventure Xochimilco Canales - Gastronomy- Micheladas Workshop - and more
Our adventure will begin by boarding a private boat called "trajinera" ready to sail on the famous canals of Xochimilco, enjoying different activities such as, delicious Mexican cuisine, and a good MICHELADA (beer prepared) created by you. there will be antibacterial gel. - A welcome gift for each -We will play LOTTERY with awards - For food, a traditional Mexican dish to your liking with salsa. -We will have a workshop where you can make your own "michelada" with different ingredients: bear elbows, fruit, worms, enchiladas we have more than 12 different, sauces, lemon, much more. - We will visit the most beautiful "chinampa" (artificial islands), where we will try the drink of the gods "pulque". - During the tour we will take incredible photos, posing with the rowing and Mexican accessories that we will lend you. -Inside the trajinera there will be traditional music or your preference (party.) - If you wish, we can move to an Ajolotario (endemic species of Xochimilco). Extra cost. - During the trip we will find mariachis and traditional Mexican music groups, you can request songs AT AN ADDITIONAL COST. -Experiencia 100% Pet friendly. ***it is important that you calculate the time, we have only 15 minutes of tolerance, out of respect for others***
Boat party at Mexico City canals
Trajas Party is our fun way to experience the Trajineras Tour in Xochimilco. The trip takes place on the famous canals where you can enjoy some drinks on a boat and meet other travelers from around the world as well as locals. BYOB and have fun with us! - We will meet from 1 PM to 2 PM as we wait for the whole group to arrive (because Mexican time). Meanwhile you can have a michelada (beer) for pregaming. - I’ll also provide tequila during the trip. - Additionally I’m bringing two speakers. If you have an Ultimate Ears speaker, feel free to bring it so we can connect them and make the party even bigger! - Furthermore, throughout the trip you will have the chance to buy food from other boats (quesadillas, micheladas, pulque, snacks, elotes). - In the middle of the trip we will visit Doll Island. - At the end of the trip we usually keep the party going on a hostel rooftop in the center of the city that includes a DJ and a bar where you can buy drinks. If you still want to party you are welcome to come and join us! You can find us on IG as La Fête Sauvage where we announce many other meetups, events, and parties where you can connect with other travelers, digital nomads and locals like yourself!
Chinampas: Living an ancient culture
We will sail on canoe through the most conserved channels of Xochimilco wetland. During the tour, we will tell you about the history of the place and its importance to the sustainability of Mexico City. In your way, you will recognize the biological richness like birds, snakes, frogs and plants. We will arrive at a chinampa where you can get your hands dirty experiencing the ancestral technique of cultivation and discovering why it is considered a world heritage. Also, you will get involve in the diary activities in the chinampa like crop irrigation, harvest or seeding. Before going back to land, you will have time to relax and enjoy the peace of the place. This is a cultural tour that helps to promote the community development.
Pre-Hispanic sunrise of Xochimilco
In the South of the Mexico City, we can find Xochimilco, where prehispanic natives built the chinampas on top of a great lake. This are islands used for agriculture, that through time, conformed a great network of canals, in which we will sail through time, enjoying nature and the presence of its flora and fauna. We will embark on a cayuco (small boat), a little bit before sunrise and we´ll silently watch the birds waking up through the mist, realizing that this is a living ecosystem which is home for several native birds, including migrating ones. We are going to row through the canals, the same way as the natives did it so many years ago. We´ll have a small coffe break and arrive to our chinampa in time for breakfast. Then, we will learn from the ancient and new techniques used at the chinampa to produce a sustainable an organic agriculture. Other things to note: It is advise that guests should know how to swim, just in case ; ) There´s a dry toilet for men and women at the chinampa. As well as water and soap to wash your hands and face.
Recorriendo Xochimilco con sabor, mezcal y trajineras
Join me in our tour through Xochimilco, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. We'll meet outside the tren ligero's last station called "Xochimilco". We will visit the San Bernardino Cathedral; make our way through 2 of the biggest Xochimilco markets, where will have breakfast and taste a diverse range of fruits and veggies. We will also try arrachera tacos, which are delicious and very popular in Mexico, and end up partying on top of a Trajinera (platform like leisure boat) that includes a wonderful mezcal tasting, the best micheladas and speakers with music. We also arrange vegetarian and vegan options. We provide sanitizer and are attentive to COVID preventive measures.
Xochimilco: Explore the neighborhood, flavors, drinks and boat trip in a beautiful Trajinera
Xochimilco has been declared a World Cultural Heritage Site due to its historical and cultural richness. First we will visit the Xochimilco Center to get to know the sights of this old Mexico City neighborhood. We will see the main church built in the 16th century, we will go to visit the main market where you will see piñatas and various products, fruits and vegetables. We will try seasonal fruits. We will go to the flower market to see the beautiful colors of Xochimilco. We will eat at market (corn, squite or tamale). Then we will visit a typical pulqueria where we will try a thousand-year, pre-hispanic drink, with 4 degrees of alcohol, made with the fermented sap of a maguey. Finally, we will take a relaxing trip in a private boat called "trajinera", we will go through some beautiful and quiet canals, during the boat trip you will be able to appreciate the fauna: ducks, herons and more. We will learn about agriculture and construction of the floating islands "Chinampas" that continue to be used for cultivation. We will go down to see a chinampa to get a close look at the flower and vegetable crops, we will also go to the replica island of dolls and hear the legends about ghosts in Xochimilco. (It is possible to navigate into the tourist canals instead of the ecological canals, in that case the Mariachi is not included, check availability)
Day of the dead "Coco" Xochimilco
You will experience and live the traditions of the Day of the Dead in a typical house in Xochimilco, we will sing typical songs with live music, we will bring flowers and candles to my my faithful departed and we will place in the Day of the Dead offering the photograph of your loved one to whom want to honor, we will enjoy the rich calaveras, you will be fascinated to perceive the smell of the zempasúchil flower and incense, see the colors of the ornaments of the offering, we will be received in the house singing the typical songs of the day of the dead of Xochimilco, we will do the traditional chilacayote that we use to light the streets. It doesn't matter that you don't speak Spanish, you will be in for a great surprise !! Other highlights Try to wear comfortable shoes and be warm.
Uncover the heart and soul of México in Xochimilco
You will learn about local and ancient traditions while we cook together a local delicacy in a traditional boat in the idyllic Xochimilco canals. At 9:30 am we will meet in Roma Norte from there a private van will drive you to central Xochimilco. After I welcome you with a hot coffee at Dalia (a women cultural collective coffee shop) we will walk to Xochimilco farmers market to choose fresh vegetables for our lunch. From there we will aboard a pedicab, a local transport that will take us to the pier to board a Trajinera (traditional colorful boat) to start exploring the mesmerizing canals. You will understand how ancient pre-Columbian communities lived in harmony with nature and while we talk about our present traditions, we will cook (and then eat) a local delicacy, a tamal called Tlapique paired with toritos (fruit juice with mezcal). Before we end our journey, we will visit an Axolotl sanctuary. Axolotls are Xochimilco´s endemic salamanders, listed as a endanger species and used extensively in scientific research due to their ability to regenerate limbs, gills and brains. We will finish our journey in Dalia café at 2:00 pm from there you can take a taxi/uber to your next destination or keep exploring the amazing center of Xochimilco
Xochimilco para encontrarte a ti mismo en un temazcal
Ven y toma la primer medicina de la tierra con nosotros. Déjate consentir por expertos y ten una experiencia sanadora que te brindará la oportunidad de ver más allá de tu día a día en la ciudad. Toma con tranquilidad las cosas y benefíciate de la tranquilidad dentro de todo el circuito que es la ciudad, encuéntrate a ti mismo y dale paz a tu corazón de la mano de expertos.
Dance Lesson with Salsa Champion
Don't lose the chance of taking a very effective lesson of dance techniques with an expert. This class will be useful for you to dance better any other rhythm as a couple in the future. During the class, we'll see the following points: 1.- How to be a good lead (men), and a good follower (lady) 2.-Timing of the music 3.- Position of the arms 4.- Connection with your partner 5.- Didactic exercises 6.- Basic steps of Salsa, Bachata and Cumbia 7.- Spinning techniques If you're begginer, is better! You'll learn without bad habits. And if you already dance a little, take this chance to improve your technique. (For more personalized attention, the class is only for 1 to 2 people). Other things to note If you want the lesson at a different time, put in contact.
Downtown Street Food adventure
Downtown Mexico City has a lot of wonderful experiences and a lot of amazing sites to see for your own eyes. But, what about food? Candy? Baked goodies? Well, Im glad to tell you, you won’t be missing out. We will be walking at your own pace through the streets of downtown Ciudad the Mexico, sightseeing some of the most breathtaking buildings around, stopping at traditional food stalls and carts, selling from esquites to quesadillas, going into detail of some of the ingredients used on the making of such delights, and also we will discuss the history behind them and how they came to be the foundation of mexican gastronomy. Make sure you save a little belly space since we will also get some sweet desserts. Finally we will finish it up with time-honored confectionery ranging from sweet, tart, or for-the-brave-only, picante! Bring confortable shoes, as this is going to be a walk through time and flavor. Other things to note Some places might not have a vegetarian option. Consider an umbrella, we are going to walk everywhere!
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