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Rene Rodarte

I'm a Mexican who loves to travel, stay in touch with the environment and learn from the different cultures around the world!

I believe in travel as a tool for positive development. My country is one of the most visited places in the world, why not make it the best experience possible for everyone?

I'm looking forward to hear about your ideas so that, together we can create a fantastic itinerary for you!

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"I have visited almost every region in Mexico, I do consider myself an specialist for the country.

I always aim towards integrating activities of responsible travel in my trips. "

How did you get involved in travel?

"After university, I decided to travel a bit to explore more and get to know what I wanted to do with my life. I started working in tourism as a way to look after myself and stay close to what I love, and never left. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"One time I headed to the jungle of Lacandona, in the south of Mexico and right in the border with Guatemala.

Unfortunately, my booking for the accommodation was lost and I had nowhere to stay for the night. No internet to book anything, no way of calling and contacting someone to get assistance.

The local Lacandones told me about Chambor, a local spiritual guide that also has a small hotel. We hiked to his place and he received me with open arms, I stayed for one night and during dinner he joined and shared with me his history, traditions and beliefs. I am very grateful to have met such great people in a time of need and became one of my favourite places to visit. "

Rene is part of the following groups: Mexico Travel Agents, Mexico Family Travel Agents
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Recent trip reviews for Rene

Review on Oaxaca adventure!
Mexico | Mar 20 - Mar 27, 2024

Jennifer
Jennifer A.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA | Reviewed on Mar 28, 2024
Pros:
1. Constant communication
2. Convenient and stress free- having a driver take you to remote locations is a lot more reassuring than driving yourself.
3. The drivers provide an authentic perspective of the way of life for people in Oaxaca.
Cons:
1. Pricy since you’re paying for the service
2. The itinerary is subject to change- some of the activities mentioned in the itinerary were not offered. For example, we were not given the opportunity to paint our own alebrijes (which was...
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Pros:
1. Constant communication
2. Convenient and stress free- having a driver take you to remote locations is a lot more reassuring than driving yourself.
3. The drivers provide an authentic perspective of the way of life for people in Oaxaca.

Cons:
1. Pricy since you’re paying for the service
2. The itinerary is subject to change- some of the activities mentioned in the itinerary were not offered. For example, we were not given the opportunity to paint our own alebrijes (which was what my son was looking forward to)
3. Some of the activities felt like sales pitches rather than interactive workshops.

Overall, I recommend for those who want a stress free adventure in Mexico.

Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

I am almost 77 years old and my biggest compl...
Mexico | Feb 23 - Mar 7, 2024

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Sean S.
Aloha, OR | Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024
I am almost 77 years old and my biggest complaint is the number of activities that are packed into one day. I had the same problem in Spain last year and even though I purposely added a number of rest days, I would say the trip was still too exhausting.
Mariana the logistics person should be awarded a gold star. She was excellent and without her help the trip could have been absolute disaster. She should get a pay rise.
The hotels were excellent.
The guides were good and especially the guides...
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I am almost 77 years old and my biggest complaint is the number of activities that are packed into one day. I had the same problem in Spain last year and even though I purposely added a number of rest days, I would say the trip was still too exhausting.
Mariana the logistics person should be awarded a gold star. She was excellent and without her help the trip could have been absolute disaster. She should get a pay rise.
The hotels were excellent.
The guides were good and especially the guides to Uxmal, Rio Lagartos and the operator Bejil-Ha.

Hotel Reviews
Künük Hotel Boutique

The hotel was nicely furnished but a little far out of the town for walking in the heat. The breakfasts were excellent but not all the menu items were available for dinner.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Hotel Boutique Olbil Valladolid
Valladolid, Yuc.
Authenticity & Character
Location
Location a little far out. Walking on the pavement into town required care.
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Villa Pescadores Tulum
Tulum

Beautiful location and an excellent beach. The menu for diner was limited. The choice of wine was poor and very expensive.

Authenticity & Character
Location
For Tulum it was excellent inside a national park.
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Ventus Ha' at Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort

Not our type of hotel. Too big and no character. Ordering dinner was difficult. We had an afternoon flight out of Cancun and we could have easily caught the flight from Tulum.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

Mexican Adventure
Mexico | Feb 2 - Feb 28, 2024

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Carol s.
Canada | Reviewed on Mar 06, 2024
My local specialist was Sofia. I enjoyed the planning process with her. The local support person, Mariana was an excellent communicator and always responsive. The tours were excellent. Most were private tours. We would have enjoyed more group tours to have the chance to interact with others. The guides were very knowledgeable and fun to be with. Read more

My local specialist was Sofia. I enjoyed the planning process with her. The local support person, Mariana was an excellent communicator and always responsive. The tours were excellent. Most were private tours. We would have enjoyed more group tours to have the chance to interact with others. The guides were very knowledgeable and fun to be with.

Hotel Reviews
Hotel Casa Eva
Colonia San Pedro Cholula, Puebla

The Hotel Casa Eva was a very comfortable hotel, with easy access to the city centre. Hotel staff were friendly and responsive. The room was spacious with a great bed and linens.

Authenticity & Character
Beautiful courtyard, delicious breakfasts
Location
Easy access to city centre
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Oaxaca Real Hotel
Oaxaca

The hotel was beautiful and well maintained. We especially enjoyed the gift of a water bottle. The pool was excellent and we really enjoyed it after a day of touring.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Hotel Parador Margarita
San Cristobal de las Casas

The hotel has a lot of charm and character. Very spacious room with a good courtyard view. Breakfast was good and staff were helpful and friendly.

Authenticity & Character
The decor of this hotel is unique and beautiful.
Location
The walk to the center of town was okay
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Hotel La Aldea del Halach Huinic
Palenque

The hotel is peaceful and serene. The pool was beautiful and surrounded by plants and trees. The rooms were a bit dated, but clean and comfortable.

Authenticity & Character
Location
The jungle location of this hotel was unique. However, it was far from town and without a car, few dining options
Staff
No help with bags to room which was located down 2 flights of stairs.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Comfortable bed, pleasant patio outside the room, good restaurant
Hotel Boutique Casa Piedad
Campeche

This hotel did not meet our needs. The room was advertised as 20 sq meters, but was only 13 sq meters. There was no room for luggage and the bathroom was tiny. We did not stay a second night.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Not close to the centre of town
Staff
No greeting, not friendly. There was no breakfast and we were not given any suggestions for breakfast restaurants.
Cleanliness & Comfort
The room was clean but not comfortable
Kuka y Naranjo
Mérida

This is a unique hotel, with a beautiful patio sitting area. The room was comfortable with minimalist decor.

Authenticity & Character
A vegan restaurant on site had an interesting menu
Location
Not far from the city centre but not the best part of town
Staff
Friendly, helpful and attentive
Cleanliness & Comfort
The concrete floor had crack that should be filled for hygienic reasons.
Casa Quetzal Hotel Boutique
Valladolid, Yucatán

The hotel is lovely with a beautiful courtyard and pool. Very close to amazing restaurants, this hotel was the perfect place to stay.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
No help with the luggage to our room on the second floor.
Cleanliness & Comfort
The Fives Oceanfront
Quintana Roo
Authenticity & Character
The lobby is amazing with a view of the ocean and pool. Check in was organized. We were encouraged to use the pool and beach until our room was ready.
Location
A very quiet and peaceful resort
Staff
Every staff member we met was friendly, helpful and attentive. Enjoyed yoga and bike riding with Will. The gym was well equipped and clean
Cleanliness & Comfort
The room was spacious, clean and modern. Exceptionally comfortable bed and linens. Large balcony, unfortunately on the street side of the hotel.
Activity Reviews
Free Afternoon in Puebla
Free Afternoon in Puebla
Mexico

We actually stayed in Cholula and did not get to see Puebla. It was disappointing as I was interested in seeing Talavera pottery.

Between markets and corn in the magical town of Cholula
Between markets and corn in the magical town of Cholula
Mexico

We had a fantastic time at the market in Cholula. The food tasting was diverse and delicious. Our guide was very attentive to our interests. The experience at Mili was very interesting. We enjoyed tasting all of the food products made from corn.

Quality of Experience
We enjoyed the variety of food on the tour
Food
The foaming chocolate drink was delicious
Guides, Drivers and Staff
The pace of the tour was very good.
Get to know the history of Mole Poblano through the streets of Puebla
Get to know the history of Mole Poblano through the streets of Puebla
San Andrés Cholula

We had a great cooking experience making and eating mole. The class took place in the home of the guide, making it a very comfortable experience. The mole was excellent.

Quality of Experience
The instructor was very good.
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

It was our first experience with this company...
Mexico | Jan 23 - Feb 11, 2024

Ilan
Ilan G.
Australia | Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024
It was our first experience with this company and we were pleasantly surprised, the trip was planned very well and the local assistant was fantastic. Highly recommended!! Read more

It was our first experience with this company and we were pleasantly surprised, the trip was planned very well and the local assistant was fantastic. Highly recommended!!

Activity Reviews
Tour of historic Mexico City with street food tasting
Tour of historic Mexico City with street food tasting
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Be amazed by the pre-hispanic beauty of the chinampas in Xochimilco
Be amazed by the pre-hispanic beauty of the chinampas in Xochimilco
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Visit to the National Museum of Anthropology
Visit to the National Museum of Anthropology
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Private Authentic Mexican Cooking Class
Private Authentic Mexican Cooking Class
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Shared biking experience through Teotihuacan "The City of the Gods"
Shared biking experience through Teotihuacan "The City of the Gods"
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

Our trip to the Yucatan was very special . ...
Mexico | Jan 21 - Jan 27, 2024

Lindy
Lindy N.
Los Angeles, CA | Reviewed on Jan 28, 2024
Our trip to the Yucatan was very special . All service providers were pleasant and friendly. The interactions with Mayan families in their community and learning to make tortillas , plant corn, make handicrafts and spot monkeys in the jungle was especially memorable. Of course, exploring the ancient Mayan cities and learning about their culture and scientific achievements was inspiring. Our guides were amazing in their knowledge and interest in our understanding of Mayan culture both... Read more

Our trip to the Yucatan was very special . All service providers were pleasant and friendly. The interactions with Mayan families in their community and learning to make tortillas , plant corn, make handicrafts and spot monkeys in the jungle was especially memorable. Of course, exploring the ancient Mayan cities and learning about their culture and scientific achievements was inspiring. Our guides were amazing in their knowledge and interest in our understanding of Mayan culture both in ancient and modern times. Hotels were excellent and transportation services efficient. A particular shout out to the taxi service drivers , Carlos, and others. Mariana from Rutopia was always a text or call away which helped smooth out any logistical wrinkles. Of course, thanks to Rene who helped plan the trip!! Finally, a round of applause to the zip line team in Punta Laguna who threw some thrilling adventure into the day.

Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

..Disappointed with communication
Mexico | Jan 8 - Jan 17, 2024

Barbara
Barbara V.
Columbine, CO | Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024
We had one guide named Lewis for our hike to the butterfly sanctuary. He was great. Our other nonguides were drivers who did not speak any English. That was a major communication problem and lessened our experiences to two day trips. One trip was to the tenezcal. It was nice but there were no towels or dressing instructions. They did bring a person who helped to explain the temezcal but he did not stay and we had to decipher the shamans instructions. The other activity was a hike to a high... Read more

We had one guide named Lewis for our hike to the butterfly sanctuary. He was great. Our other nonguides were drivers who did not speak any English. That was a major communication problem and lessened our experiences to two day trips. One trip was to the tenezcal. It was nice but there were no towels or dressing instructions. They did bring a person who helped to explain the temezcal but he did not stay and we had to decipher the shamans instructions. The other activity was a hike to a high overlook and two women and one child came with us. No English again The hike was changed from the one on our itinerary.

Hotel Review
Cinco Rodavento
Ciudad de México

Wonderful caring staff. Beautiful rooms. Great rooftop deck. Lovely courtyard and room patio. Plush towels and bed linens. We were charged for one day when we were not there and for a spa service that was not wanted. It totaled over $400. Which they gave us in hotel credits. Half of which we found out about one day before we left. I had told our planner that we would device about spa treatments when we arrived but they were scheduled and charged to us without our knowledge.

Authenticity & Character
Rooftop deck
Location
Close to downtown market and lake.
Staff
So friendly and eager to please.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Shower was amazing with lots of hot water
Activity Reviews
Head to Amanalco for a unique Temazcal experience
Head to Amanalco for a unique Temazcal experience
Mexico

I have already said some of the things but will repeat them. They should have provided towels or told us to bring them. They should have had one English speaker in the temezcal to explain things. The shaman and his associate singer was very good. The lodge was nice and there were places to change.

Quality of Experience
The experience with the chants and herbs and gear
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Car was extremely dirty. Again no English speaker. No guide.
Transport
Clean car and car windows.
Sailing at Valle de Bravo
Sailing at Valle de Bravo
Valle de Bravo

First time sailing. It was a beautiful day on the water. You got a new perspective of Valle de Bravo from the lake.

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
No staff. We walked to the lake and found the person that had the sailboat.
Hike through the forest to see the Monarch Butterflies at the Matlazinca Sanctuary
Hike through the forest to see the Monarch Butterflies at the Matlazinca Sanctuary
Mexico

We went to a different sanctuary called Almanalco. It was fantastic but it was a very difficult hike through the forest not on a tail. We had to bushwhack through the glorious forest.

Quality of Experience
In a private sanctuary we were the only ones there.
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Let med the English speaking guide
Transport
Terrible road to get there .
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

Wonderful cultural vacation in Oaxaca
Mexico | Dec 27 - Jan 4, 2024

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Jenny K.
San Jose, CA | Reviewed on Jan 08, 2024
We had a wonderful vacation in Oaxaca experiencing the culture, art, and food. Rene did an excellent job planning the trip to balance cooking days with more active tours and free time to explore the city. We loved visiting families in their homes to cook with them, and learn about their way of life. The pottery and art experiences were very special and perfect for us and our 12 and 14 year old boys. The simple and wholesome way of life made an impression on us all. My 14 year old already made... Read more

We had a wonderful vacation in Oaxaca experiencing the culture, art, and food. Rene did an excellent job planning the trip to balance cooking days with more active tours and free time to explore the city. We loved visiting families in their homes to cook with them, and learn about their way of life. The pottery and art experiences were very special and perfect for us and our 12 and 14 year old boys. The simple and wholesome way of life made an impression on us all. My 14 year old already made tortillas from scratch since we returned home a few days ago.

Hotel and restaurants were all fantastic, too. Rene had stayed in the hotel, and eaten at the restaurants he recommended. We are very grateful to have been matched with him.

Hotel Review
Hotel Tabáa Oaxaca
Oaxaca

This hotel is in a great location, walkable to all parts of Oaxaca City but also on a quieter street. The employees who work here are wonderful and keep the hotel running well and looking beautiful. There was always pure water available in glass, reusable bottles for us, and a place to refill our water bottles for the day. The rooms were clean and the linens soft. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Quiet street yet in a lovely neighborhood and close to everything.
Staff
Benito and others were so incredibly kind to us and our boys. They also went out of their way to help us get our clothes cleaned when laundromats were backed up by 4+ days due to holiday closures.
Cleanliness & Comfort
Shower, bathroom, and bedroom all extremely clean
Activity Reviews
Rural cooking workshop in Oaxaca
Rural cooking workshop in Oaxaca
Oaxaca

We loved going to this market and the cook's home to make lunch together. She was generous, talented and very sweet and we learned a lot and had a great day. My son was so inspired that he's made tortillas from scratch since we arrived back home to California. There was no problem accommodating our vegetarian diet.

Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Gastronomic Indigenous Roots
Gastronomic Indigenous Roots
Oaxaca

This was a great dinner for our first night in Oaxaca. We experienced so many different types of food, and it was helpful to have it all prepaid since we hadn't exchanged money yet.

Quality of Experience
Food
Biking tour and street art
Biking tour and street art
Oaxaca

Diego took us through 3 neighborhoods on bikes and taught us so much about the city through murals and art. It was a very memorable experience, and we only wished we had even more tours with him.

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Diego was one of the best guides we had on our whole trip.
Transport
Our family is tall so some of the bikes were a little small.
Oaxacan Markets: A Culinary Journey through Colors and Flavors
Oaxacan Markets: A Culinary Journey through Colors and Flavors
Oaxaca

Ana took us through markets and all around the city to try different local foods. It was a great choice to have this tour on our first full day in Oaxaca. Everything was delicious. Ana made sure we could eat vegetarian - this was not difficult since the traditional Oaxacan foods are plant-based anyway. We are an active family and our only change would have been to make this a walking tour rather than going to each place by van.

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Ana was a fantastic guide, and also gave us other suggestions for places to visit during our week in Oaxaca. She told us about polideportivo - a nearby public track and exercise area - where my 12 yr old son happily played soccer 5 of the afternoons of our week in Oaxaca.
Transport
We stayed within the main city and could have walked everywhere rather than driven. Our driver was great though. It's just our preference to walk more, especially for a food tour!
Traditional amaranth meal with "Alegría de la vida"
Traditional amaranth meal with "Alegría de la vida"
Mexico

Loved the cooking experience, especially making fresh tortillas in the outdoor kitchen of one of our hosts.

Quality of Experience
Women were in charge of the experience and such talented cooks. It was wonderful to experience their culture and eat the traditional grains.
Food
Fresh blue corn tortillas were delicious straight from the comal, and the host also made amazing salsa to go with it.
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Our driver Manuel was awesome and his English was great so he could fill in some information for us on the ride back to the hotel and during the lunch.
Transport
Experience the culture of Oaxaca: discover textile art, ceramics and mezcal
Experience the culture of Oaxaca: discover textile art, ceramics and mezcal
Oaxaca

One of our most favorite days in Oaxaca - we especially loved the pottery and the experience meeting the artist who perfected this craft to sell to her community and eventually worldwide. The weavers were also fantastic and involved my son in finishing a rug that this particular man had been working on for months. A very memorable day.

Quality of Experience
Getting to go to the artists' homes to see them make their craft was a fantastic experience.
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Madai was our knowledgable English speaking guide. Her education was in archeology and she knew a lot about the area.
Transport
Manuel was a great and safe driver.
Monte Albán and the alebrijes workshop: an unforgettable experience
Monte Albán and the alebrijes workshop: an unforgettable experience
Oaxaca

5+ stars for the alebrijes workshop and 3 stars for Monte Alban. Alebrijes- It was wonderful meeting the Jimenez family and learning about the carving and painting of the spirit animals. The 4 of us, including our sons ages 12 and 14, spent hours painting our own alebrijes after we had lunch and a tour of the beautiful little museum which was part of their home. Monte Alban- We appreciated getting there early before the bigger crowds, but this visit felt very touristy and it was hard to follow the stories of our English speaking guide.

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Edgar was a very nice and knowledgeable man, but his stories about Monte Alban were hard for us to follow. We wished we would have read more about it ahead of time.
Transport
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

Overall, great trip: good planning from Rene, great executio by Mariana
Mexico | Nov 24 - Dec 16, 2023

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Wouter K.
Singapore | Reviewed on Dec 23, 2023
Overall, great trip: good planning from Rene, exactly the things I wanted, and then great execution by Marianne supporting me every day. WOuld only change 4 things
- Hotel in Palenque: bad experience. Bad food poisoning from hotel restaurant, noone in pace speaks any englis, beds uncomfortable, ...
- R Barrios waterfalls: skip. Waterfals are ok but can do in 1 hour, but tour drops you there for 3 hours with only 1 small bar to sit after that even wants to charge you for wifi
- Ek Balam...
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Overall, great trip: good planning from Rene, exactly the things I wanted, and then great execution by Marianne supporting me every day. WOuld only change 4 things
- Hotel in Palenque: bad experience. Bad food poisoning from hotel restaurant, noone in pace speaks any englis, beds uncomfortable, ...
- R Barrios waterfalls: skip. Waterfals are ok but can do in 1 hour, but tour drops you there for 3 hours with only 1 small bar to sit after that even wants to charge you for wifi
- Ek Balam Cenote: cenote is very good, but the included lunch is terrible. Better book without the lunch
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Hotel Review
Hotel La Aldea del Halach Huinic
Palenque

Got very bad food poisoning from hotel retaurant Also, none, not even front desk, speaks any english

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Activity Reviews
Chef's Table Experiencie
Chef's Table Experiencie
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Tour of historic Mexico City with street food tasting
Tour of historic Mexico City with street food tasting
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Hierve el Agua Hiking and Mezcal Distillery
Hierve el Agua Hiking and Mezcal Distillery
Oaxaca

They should warn you beore that the hike is quite hard and you need to be in good shape.

Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Excursion to the Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo
Excursion to the Sumidero Canyon & Chiapa de Corzo
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Explore the mysterious area of Ek Balam
Explore the mysterious area of Ek Balam
Ek Balam

Its nice, but its a small site

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Shared Experience: Tacos, Chelas & Mezcal in Narvarte
Shared Experience: Tacos, Chelas & Mezcal in Narvarte
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Be amazed by the pre-hispanic beauty of the chinampas in Xochimilco
Be amazed by the pre-hispanic beauty of the chinampas in Xochimilco
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Gastronomic Indigenous Roots
Gastronomic Indigenous Roots
Oaxaca
Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Archaeological Tour in Monte Albán
Archaeological Tour in Monte Albán
Oaxaca
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
The beautiful waterfalls of Misol-ha & Agua Azul - Night in Palenque.
The beautiful waterfalls of Misol-ha & Agua Azul - Night in Palenque.
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Discover the Palenque Archeological Site
Discover the Palenque Archeological Site
Palenque
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Very confusing, different drivers, very little instructions what to do at end of trip
Visit the Roberto Barrios Waterfalls
Visit the Roberto Barrios Waterfalls
Palenque

Waterfalls are ok but can do in less than 1 hour. But the trip is 3 hours and only place to stay is at some small bar that has no menu, and even tries to charge you for wifi

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Van broke down so now took 2 hours to get back to town
Visit Calakmul in the Biosphere Reserve
Visit Calakmul in the Biosphere Reserve
Mexico

Highlight of the trip. We should have left even earlier so we could have spent more time there

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
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Uxmal, a city with Puuc style
Uxmal, a city with Puuc style
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Kabah Archaeological Sites
Kabah Archaeological Sites
Uxmal

Good to combine with Uxmal, woudn't do it on its own

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Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Explore the Celestun Biosphere Reserve
Explore the Celestun Biosphere Reserve
Mérida

Boat ride is nice but really short (45 mins), should be longer After hat they just drop you at a restaurant next to a beach

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
unfcomfortable small car
Explore Chichén Itzá: A Wonder of the Mayan World
Explore Chichén Itzá: A Wonder of the Mayan World
Chichén Itzá

Cmpared to Calakmul, Palenque & Uxmal I found CHichen Itza a little disappointing and ess impressive than the others

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Discover the beautiful Cenote X'canché, and let yourself be captivated.
Discover the beautiful Cenote X'canché, and let yourself be captivated.
Ek Balam

Cenote was great The included lunch however was the worst meal of the whole trip

Quality of Experience
Coba and the sacred Mayan roads
Coba and the sacred Mayan roads
Cobá

Samller site but nice as its in jungle

Guides, Drivers and Staff
One guider to just buy you tickets, and then anther real guide....little over the top
Eco Center & Traditional Mayan Meal
Eco Center & Traditional Mayan Meal
Mexico

Meal was ok but nothing special The eco centre is not much. Couple of cages

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Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
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Visit the archaeological site of Tulum
Visit the archaeological site of Tulum
Tulum
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Tour the famous and picturesque neighborhood of Coyoacán.
Tour the famous and picturesque neighborhood of Coyoacán.
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Visit Mitla Archeological Site
Visit Mitla Archeological Site
Oaxaca

Wasnt impressed by Mitla

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Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
El Chiflón and Lagos de Montebello
El Chiflón and Lagos de Montebello
San Cristobal de las Casas

Chiflon was great. But we had really bad weather for the lakes so coudnt see anything. Also, guide was bad: complained non stop, didnt stop talking abut god nows what for 12 hours, ....

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Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Look for spider monkeys in Punta Laguna
Look for spider monkeys in Punta Laguna
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Biking in Teotihuacán "The City of the Gods" & Overnight in Puebla
Biking in Teotihuacán "The City of the Gods" & Overnight in Puebla
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Between markets and corn in the magical town of Cholula
Between markets and corn in the magical town of Cholula
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Free Afternoon in Puebla
Free Afternoon in Puebla
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Oaxacan Markets: A Culinary Journey through Colors and Flavors
Oaxacan Markets: A Culinary Journey through Colors and Flavors
Oaxaca

Only food, and food kind of repetitive. Should have more variety. But good guide

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Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Transport
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

Mexican Adventure!!
Mexico | Nov 11 - Nov 16, 2023

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Rachel O.
San Jose, CA | Reviewed on Nov 23, 2023
Rene did a great job helping us plan an amazing trip to Mexico. He really helped us build the adventure we were looking for and organized an amazing hike to see the Monarch butterflies. The cabin we stayed in in Almanaco was breathtaking!! The biking around Teotihuacan was also a highlight as well as the recommendations around Mexico CIty! Very well organized! Read more

Rene did a great job helping us plan an amazing trip to Mexico. He really helped us build the adventure we were looking for and organized an amazing hike to see the Monarch butterflies. The cabin we stayed in in Almanaco was breathtaking!! The biking around Teotihuacan was also a highlight as well as the recommendations around Mexico CIty! Very well organized!

Hotel Reviews
Hampton Inn & Suites Mexico City
Mexico City

Perfect hotel in the heart of the city. Excellent place to stay. Free breakfast. Spacious bedrooms. Even have a workout room!

Amanalco Alpine Cabins

such a cool experience. Amazing hospitality. Beuatiful sunrise and sunset in the mountains, Stars at night were incredible. Provided fire wood to make a fire in our cabin!! One of the coolest places I have ever stayed,

Authenticity & Character
Location
Surrounded by beautiful mountains in the wilderness, does not get much better than that
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Hotel Mesón de Leyendas
Valle de Bravo

Great breakfast! Spacious and clean room in a perfect spot of the town. Only downside was that the walls are very thin and there was a lot of noise coming from the street and school across the road at night and early in the AM.

Activity Review
Embark on two-day trekking adventure to the Amanalco Basin
Embark on two-day trekking adventure to the Amanalco Basin
Amanalco

Such a cool and amazing hike. Monarch butterflies were so beautiful and so cool to see. Felt very safe with guide. Incredibly nice to get out of the city and be in nature and more remote. Amazing place to stay in the middle.

Guides, Drivers and Staff
Luis was an incredible guide who was so kind and informative.
Transport
Great taxi drivers. Felt very safe. Stuff always arrived. And they always showed up.
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte

Good Trip Booking Website --Safe and Fun Activities
Mexico | Nov 9 - Nov 16, 2023

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Nikhita C.
Cupertino, CA | Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023
Our trip advisors Rene, Lizbeth, and Ximena were really helpful with any questions and concerns we had and they had taken into consideration that my friend was vegan when booking and trip planning. Thank You so much for your help! Read more

Our trip advisors Rene, Lizbeth, and Ximena were really helpful with any questions and concerns we had and they had taken into consideration that my friend was vegan when booking and trip planning. Thank You so much for your help!

Hotel Reviews
Hotel Punto Mx
Mexico City

Hotel was really good!

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
El Sueño Hotel & Spa
Puebla

The hotel was kind of hidden, but gives you nice fairytale vibes. The only reason I give this a 3 is because the toilet broke the night we got there but the staff was attentive and kind and moved us to another room--albeit a little smaller than the one we had before.

Authenticity & Character
Location
Staff
Cleanliness & Comfort
Activity Reviews
Be amazed by the pre-hispanic beauty of the chinampas in Xochimilco
Be amazed by the pre-hispanic beauty of the chinampas in Xochimilco
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Driver was late (he got confused), and operator was not responding to us and didn't give us any contact info on how to contact the driver. Operator was also not picking up our phone calls, so we had to reach out to kimkim staff.
Tour of historic Mexico City with street food tasting
Tour of historic Mexico City with street food tasting
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Explore the Casa Azul Museum
Explore the Casa Azul Museum
Mexico City

We did not get to go to the casa Azul museum this time around

See Teotihuacan by Hot Air Balloon
See Teotihuacan by Hot Air Balloon
Mexico City
Quality of Experience
Food
I think they started running out of food by the time we got back from the hot air balloon 😅
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Biking in Teotihuacán "The City of the Gods" & Overnight in Puebla
Biking in Teotihuacán "The City of the Gods" & Overnight in Puebla
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Free Afternoon in Puebla
Free Afternoon in Puebla
Mexico
Discover the Magical town of Cholula
Discover the Magical town of Cholula
Mexico
Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
I loved our guide!
Transport
Mole Poblano tour with cooking class
Mole Poblano tour with cooking class
Puebla
Quality of Experience
Food
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport
Local specialist: Rene Rodarte