From Mexico City: Private Tour to Queretaro

OVERVIEW
During this private 12 h tour from Mexico City, you will get acquainted with the rich historical & cultural heritage of Queretaro City that retains a fantastically well-preserved UNESCO-listed historic center. Except for this, the city is famous for its dozens of beautiful churches, magnificent museums & elegant gardens, as well as nearby El Cerrito Archaeological Site and Cerro de las Campanas that we will also visit.

HIGHLIGHTS
Wander around the desolate stone ruins of El Cerrito towering above an arid landscape of scrubland.
Relax on a bench of one of Queretaro's gardens to people-watch & feel an unhurried lifestyle of this city.
Visit a park with unique phonolite stones that produce metallic clink when tapped.

WHY GO WITH US
The time of the tour is spent purely on sightseeing: no visits to souvenir shops & restaurants (unless you ask).
We are flexible: departure time, program & route can be adjusted while the duration of the tour can be always extended for an extra fee.

per adult from

$199

NZD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Pick-up & drop-off
    • Transportation: private vehicle
    • Service of a private guide
    • Entrance & guided visits to Museo del Cerro de las Campanas, Museo Regional de Querétaro
    • Non-alcoholic drinks & snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Cerro de las Campanas
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Regional
    What's excluded :
    • Travel insurance, meals, tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: El Cerrito Archaeological Zone, Miguel Hidalgo s/n, El Pueblito, 76900 Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico

    Guided visit to El Cerrito Archaeological Zone - a place of worship that was venerated by local cultures (Chupícuaro) as well as Teotihuacan’s, Toltec, Chichimeca, Otomi & Purépecha, as late as 1632. From the social, political and territorial structure, inhabitants of the Querétaro region developed their own cultural expressions within the context of the Mesoamerican civilization.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cerro de las Campanas, Av. Universidad, Queretaro City 76000 Mexico

    Guided visit to the Cerro de las Campanas ("Hill of the Bells") - a hill and national park located in Querétaro City, that is most noteworthy as the place where Emperor Maximilian of Habsburg and Generals Miguel Miramón and Tomás Mejía were executed, definitively ending the French intervention in Mexico. The mountain gets its name from rocks that, according to legend, make bell sounds when struck.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museo Regional, Prolongacion Corregidora sur 3, Queretaro City 76000 Mexico

    Guided visit to the museum that is based in an area of ​​the old Convent of San Francisco de Querétaro, which is one of the most significant colonial buildings in Mexico due to its important artistic value and the role it played as a center for evangelization and cultural promotion. The collections are made up of archaeological, ethnographic, colonial and contemporary pieces made up of ceramics, lithics, sculptures, painting, furniture, clothing, weapons, means of transport, photographs, documents, and furniture.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Historic Center of Santiago de Queretaro, Queretaro City 76000 Mexico

    Walking tour around UNESCO-listed historic center of Santiago de Querétaro that is known for its well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture such as a striking pink stone aqueduct. This place is also unusual in having retained the geometric street plan of the Spanish conquerors side by side with the twisting alleys of the Indian quarters. The Otomi, the Tarasco, the Chichimeca and the Spanish lived together peacefully in the town, which is notable for the many ornate civil and religious Baroque monuments from its golden age in the 17th and 18th centuries.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Museo de los Conspiradores, Andador 5 de Mayo 18, Queretaro City 76000 Mexico

    Guided visit to the museum dedicated to the events of the Querétaro Conspiracy of 1810 that was the direct antecedent of the outbreak of the War of Independence in which the city of Querétaro played a fundamental role.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    POST-COVID HEALTH & SAFETYUnderstanding continuously present risks associated with COVID-19 pandemics and willing to keep both travelers & our team healthy, Vibe Adventures introduced internal health & safety guidelines that are enforced on all our tours until such measures are lifted by authorities of each destination and/or pandemic situation gets completely resolved worldwide. Those guidelines are based on official recommendations & protocols from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and among others include the following measures:Education & Training:● regular training & education of the staff (Tour Leaders, drivers, crew) and suppliers (accommodations, restaurants, experience providers, etc.) on the importance of COVID-related health & safety measures;● promotion of the importance of hand hygiene & other COVID-related health & safety measures to travelers through signage, oral instructions, and online materials;● contracting only suppliers that responsibly implement COVID-related health & safety protocols recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and local authorities.Hand Hygiene:● mandatory application of antibacterial gel (70% alcohol) by everyone entering the vehicle that is used for transportation during the tour;● implementing a mandatory hand-hygiene policy that requires regularly scheduled use of hand sanitizer and washing hands with soap by the staff during the tour, especially after touching objects in public areas (e.g. handrails, doors, money, mobile phones, etc.).Masks:● mandatory use of face masks or other protecting items (e.g. scarfs, kerchiefs or bandanas) covering nose, chin & mouth by both travelers & staff in all public areas (especially in confined environments such as public transport, shops, markets, museums, lobbies of hotels etc.);● the use of the mask is not mandatory in private areas (e.g. hotel rooms) and while having meals & drinks.Sanitation:● mandatory daily sanitation of the vehicles used for transportation of travelers by the staff especially of handles, doors, seats, and other frequently-touched surfaces;● use of cleaning and disinfecting products that are approved by local & international health authorities;● regular audit of our suppliers on their cleanliness & sanitation protocols.Physical distancing:● mandatory social distance of at least 1.5 m (~5 feet) by both travelers & staff throughout the tour.Please remember: only mutual assistance & support can put an end to this borderless pandemic and help us protect the health of ourselves, our families & colleagues. Thanks in advance for your understanding & cooperation.DEPARTURE POINTComplimentary pick-up/drop-off is included: please indicate the exact time & location for your pick-up during your booking (e.g. in the "Special Requirements" field). If you cannot find this field, just reply to the booking confirmation that you get to your email with your pickup details, message us in the platform, or call the number indicated on your booking confirmation at least 24h before the tour. We can pick you up from hotels and apartments situated in the following parts of Mexico City: Downtown, Reforma, Polanco, Condesa, Roma, Centro Historico; other more remote locations might involve an extra fee. DEPARTURE & RETURN TIMEThe default departure times for this tour are 6 am, 7 am and 8 am but those can be slightly adjusted per your request. Our guide will come to pick you up at your accommodation at the requested time and might contact you by phone if needed, so please be sure that the number you provide during the booking is valid and can be reached on the day of the tour. TOUR DURATION & CUSTOMIZATIONThe standard duration of the tour, as advertised in its description, is calculated from the moment of pickup till dropoff. At the same time, the tour is customizable which means the time you spend in each destination can be adjusted to your needs: e.g. if you want to visit an extra location (attraction/restaurant/market, etc.), you can do it on a complimentary basis if this visit (1) still fits total duration of the tour and (2) doesn't involve a change of the route (is on our way). In this case, we can shorten the stay at a particular destination included in the program so that you have time to visit the place you are interested in. Other changes such as the extension of the tour, change of the route, or adding extra participants, should be communicated to us at least 48 hours before the tour and will involve extra fees.WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOUComfortable clothes & shoes; hat/cap, sunglasses & sunscreen; travel insurance; good mood & curiosity. NOTESChildren under 3 are complimentary.The type of the vehicle depends on the size of your group and may include car, SUV, minivan.This is a private tour: only your group will participate.Travelers should have a basic physical fitness condition.The price of the tour/person depends on the number of participants in the booking.TERMS & CONDITIONSBy booking this activity ("Tour") with the tour organizer ("Company"), you ("Customer") accept to: - comply with all laws & regulations of the country (countries) where the Tour takes place;- follow the instructions of the Company & its representatives;- take all measures to procure your own safety on the Tour including, but not limited to, use of safety devices (including seat-belts, harnesses, & helmets), obeying posted signs & oral or written warnings from the Company's representatives regarding health & safety;- have travel insurance covering personal injury & emergency medical expenses valid for the whole duration of the Tour; - waive responsibility of the Company & its representatives for any personal health & property damage that may occur during the Tour;- allow the Company to use any media content created by its representatives during the Tour for marketing-related purposes.
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Based on official recommendations & protocols from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Vibe Adventures introduced internal health & safety guidelines that are enforced on all our tours until such measures are lifted by authorities of each destination.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Vibe Adventures

Activity ID: V-137460P53

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