Visit the Exciting 'place of Coyotes' on a Private Tour of Coyoacan
Why not visit the wonderful and exciting ‘ place of Coyotes’ on a Private Tour of Coyoacan, a small neighborhood in the centre of Mexico City.
This fabulous little neighborhood was once a rural village and is now a district in the capital city that is rich in art and history.
Should you be looking for an interesting yet quiet time away, then spend a few days in this charming area of a bustling city. Enjoy early morning strolls through the streets, have a tasty breakfast in one of the many popular cafes where you can watch the world pass by.
There is much history to this neighborhood that tourists can learn all about in the excellent sightseeing, guided or private tours available here.
As with the majority of places in Mexico, you will find the local people extremely friendly and helpful. In the shops or markets, the vendors may haggle the price with you, but it is all done in great banter and fun.
Top 10 Things to Do in Coyoacan
Visit the Stunning and Colorful Frida Kahlo Museum on a Guided Tour
Due to the neighborhood of Coyoacan being so rich in art and history, it is no surprise that one of the recommended guided tours is to the Frida Kahlo Museum.
Another place that has to be visited is the Los Coyotes Zoo and not just because ‘Coyoacan’ when translated into English means ‘place of coyotes,' there are many other reasons such as the interesting native fauna and the number of great diverse activities that anyone can take part in.
The restaurants are places to spend hours relaxing, drinking and eating the famous Mexican delicacies. There are various bars offering the romantic evening or lively, fun and crazy evenings.
Travel Tips for Coyoacan
The best time to visit is the same as Mexico City. March through to May is regarded to be best due to the weather conditions which are perfect for sightseeing tours or guided tours. Due to it being the best time, be prepared for the possibility of more crowds, not necessarily in Coyoacan itself but on the sightseeing tours. If you visit during the summer be ready for rain showers at some stage most days.
Coyoacan is as cheap as Mexico City which in turn is cheap when compared to other tourist attractions worldwide. The prices, again like most places, fluctuate from season to season so take that into account when choosing a time to visit. Breakfasts or during the day snacks in cafes will cost as little as US$5. The cost of sightseeing tours or any tours can vary not only from seasons but operators too.
A very important thing is to make sure you find out if you need a visa to enter Mexico, check with the Mexican Embassy online. Book accommodation and guided tours well in advance if planning to visit during the busy season. Never walk alone in isolated areas at night and this is a tip for every destination you visit. Only drink bottled water, before opening check that the cap is sealed.
The weather, temperature wise is reasonable similar throughout the year. The main difference in the seasons is the amount of rainfall. June to October are the hottest months where you can expect temperatures averaging 33 degrees Celsius. June is also the driest month. November to May has temperatures averaging 25 degrees Celsius with the wettest months being December, January and February.