5 Night Mexico City Itinerary: Exploring Mexico City, Mexico

When Visited?

June

Price Point?

Budget

Travel Size?

Solo Female

Duration?

5 Nights

How I Got Around The City?

Mode: Metro
Price: $0.25
Rating: ★★★★★

Review

Review: The metro is very cheap, only twenty-five cents (USD quarter) for a one way ticket.

They also have a section reserved for women and children. It was very easy and cheap to get around.

How I Got To Mexico City?

Round-Trip Flight

Price: $150
Flight Path

Tijuana, Mexico → Mexico City, Mexico (Volaris)

Rating:

★★★★★

Review

Review: There may be some baggage fees. Also, you will need to buy a Cross Border Express ticket to walk from the San Diego border into the Tijuana airport.

Where I Stayed?

Hostels

Mexico City Hostel

Breakfast Incl.: Yes
Room Type: 8 Bed Mixed Dorm
Price: $12/night
Rating: ★★★★★

Details & Review

1 Guest | 3 Nights
Review: Bring earphones and lock for the lockers.

Friendly people who make it easy to go on day trips with them.

Hostel Mundo Joven Catedral

Breakfast Incl.: Yes
Room Type: Superior 6 Female Bed Dorm
Price: $13/night
ℝ: Close to one of the metro stops.

What I Did?

Activities

Mexico City Activities

Frida Kahlo Museum

Price: $7.50
Rating: ★★★★★

Review & Info

Review: Buy the ticket online so you do not have to wait in a standby line. If you go on a weekday it is one dollar cheaper. The weekends are $7.50 USD.

ℹ: The museum is closed on Mondays.

Amusement Park: La Feria de Chapultepec

Price: $11
Rating: ★★★★★

Review

Review: They have lockers where you can leave your things. However they charge you every time you want to open the locker, as they hold your key.

Palace of Fine Arts “Museo Bellas Artes.”

Price: $6
Rating: ★★★★★

Review & Info

Review & Info: If you wish to photograph with a DSLR you need to pay for a camera ticket. It cost about $1.50 USD.

No flash allowed or tripods. There is a bag room where they hold bags and tripods at no extra cost.

Walking Tour

Price: FREE
Rating: ★★★★☆

Review & Info

Review & Info: Walking tour around Mexico City. They are free, but the tour guides may ask for donations.

$1.50 USD at the most should be fine.

Teotihuacan Pyramids

Price: $4
Rating: ★★★★★

Review & Info

Review & Info: The bus to the pyramids takes about an hour and a half and the roundtrip fare cost about $15.00

Chapulepec Park “Bosque de Chapulepec.”

Price: FREE
Rating: ★★★★☆

Review & Info

Review & Info: Huge park, divided into three sections, with free entrance.

You may see a zoo, former presidential museum, and the Anthropology Museum.

You will have to purchase tickets to be granted entrance.

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