Private Guided Tours of Teotihucan for All or Any Archaeological Fan
To go on a private guided tour of Teotihuacan is a must for all or any archaeological fan for this is a large archaeological interconnected site located in the northeast of Mexico City.
Now Teotihuacan is one of the world’s greatest archaeological sites, but it was once regarded as the most remarkable cities of the ancient world. It was the most populous and largest religious and political centers of the Americas.
Teotihuacan and its origins are still a mystery even to the best archaeologists in the world. All that is known for certain is that the people who lived here in the heart of the Valley of Mexico made milestones in all aspects of arts and science. They also constructed some of the world's best and extraordinary monuments.
The Archaeological sites of Teotihuacan have the longest history in Mexico of exploration. During 1884 the first excavation began after surveys were done in 1864. There were restorations done on some of the monuments from 1905-1910.
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The Pyramid of the Sun Is the Highlight of a Sightseeing Tour to Teotihuacan
Of all the fabulous sights to see on a sightseeing tour of Teotihuacan the Pyramid of the Sun is the most amazing.
This largest structure on the site is thought to have been built around 200CE, it is also among the largest in Mesoamerica.
Other interesting aspects of this complex is the Avenue of the Dead which connects the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Pyramids of the Moon and the Sun.
Everyone should make a point of visiting the Museum of Teotihuacan Culture when here to see the many artifacts that were excavated over the years.
Travel Tips for Teotihuacan
The best time to visit Teotihuacan is when the weather is not too hot or humid especially if you are planning to climb the Pyramid of the Sun. The months from March to May are good times for sightseeing tours. The best time to visit during the day is early in the morning when there are fewer crowds. The climate is fresher and cooler at this time which helps when walking and climbing.
The varied prices of guided tours will depend on the length of tour and a number of places you see on the tour. It also depends on the time of the day. There are vendors selling crafts which are more expensive than in the cities and the chances are you will find the same there. It is worth your while to have water and food with you because the vendors will charge a lot more because they have the monopoly here.
The most important tip for visiting Teotihuacan is to bring water because you do not want to get dehydrated nor do you want to pay extra for water bought there. Wear a hat and apply sunscreen regularly during the day. Due to the complex being so big, it is essential that you wear comfortable shoes for walking or climbing, also because the ground is very uneven. Try not to stray from the tour groups
The temperatures in Teotihuacan are very similar throughout the year. The major difference weather wise is the amount of rainfall. The month of May is the hottest month usually with temperatures averaging 26 degrees Celsius and the coldest months are usually December and January with temperatures around 20 degrees Celsius. The wettest months are June through to September and the driest is February.