• National Museum of Anthropology

  • Diego Rivera's Studio Home

  • Fresh Fruits at Local Markets

  • National Palace

  • Taxco

  • Toluca

  • Chapultepec Castle

  • Xochicalco

  • Xochimilco

  • Teotihuacan

  • The National University (UNAM)

  • Tula Archaeological Zone

Check our our amazing array of anthropological, historical and walking tours. We'd love to share our knowledge of and passion for this amazing city with you.

Our in-depth guided tours provide you with a serious explanation of the many facets of Mexico's rich, complex culture.  You name it - art, architecture, food, handicrafts, history, archaeology, or the idiosyncrasies of this crazy, chaotic capital city - we will help you make sense of it.  We offer a wide alternative of activities and are happy to work with you to customize your time with us depending on your particular needs and interests.

All the photos displayed on this site were taken by us during our treks.  We want to share the visual beauty of this amazing country with you, so enjoy them, but please give us credit if you decide to use them.

We are a small, concierge-style service catering to locals as well as international visitors.  We are happy to accommodate individuals, families, educational institutions, corporations and embassies, providing our services to groups as small as one or as large as 75!

Mexico city tours

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  • Understand Mexico offers a wide array of colorful, dynamic Power Point presentations, conferences and informal talks on sundry topics related to Mexico and the many cultures it houses. Subjects include historic, ethnographic and regional interests to name a few.  Day of the Dead, the Muralist Movement, Overlooked Museums, the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico and Prehispanic Mexico are among our most requested topics.

    Audiovisuals and hand outs can be prepared to accent your upcoming event. Intercultural briefings and introduction to life in Mexico for ex-pats are other areas we specialize in.

  • Welcome to Mexico: Changing “Why” to “Wow!”
  • 101 Reasons to Love Mexico
  • Gift from the Gods: Native Food from Mexico (From Pre-Hispanic Times to Today)
  • The Mexican Muralist Movement
  • Remarkable Mexican Women
  • Barrios Mágicos: A Virtual Tour of Mexico City’s Magical Neighborhoods
  • Magical Towns of Mexico
  • Prehispanic Mexico City
  • Diego Rivera: Master Muralist, Painter and Latin Lover
  • Frida Kahlo: The Woman Behind the Pain
  • The Indigenous People of Mexico
  • The Handmade Treasures of Mexico: Its Sundry Handicrafts
  • Legends of Love: Legendary Love Stories in Mexico
  • Lesser Visited Museums in Mexico City (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)
  • Day of the Dead Festivities: What’s It All About?
  • Piñatas, Posadas and Pastorelas
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mexico: A Virtual Tour
  • The Written Word Before Columbus: Pre-Hispanic Manuscripts and Stellas
  • Prehispanic Gods, Myths and Rites
  • Myths and Realities of Mexico City
  • An Armchair View of Mexico’s Signature Museums
  • Amazing Mexico Biodiversity and Migration: The Natural Wonders of Mexico
  • The Aztec World: Who were the Mexicas and Where Did the Go?
  • The Fascinating Reality of the Mayas


Historical Topics (can be given given individually or as a series)

  • I.    Pre-Columbian Mexico
  • II.  The Conquest: Sorting Fact from Fiction
  • III. Viceregal Times: 300 Years of Mexican History Erased
  • IV. Mexico from Independence to Revolution –Then and Now
  • V.  Maximilian and Charlotte: Mexico’s Second Empire Gone Array
  • VI. Porfirio Díaz: Dictator or Hero?
  • VII. Contemporary Mexico (20th and 21st Century)