City Tours & Getaways

The Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera Tour

Born respectively in 1886 and 1907, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo were both to become preminent figures of Mexico's modern art scene. While Rivera became famous for his mural paintings, Frida Kahlo is better know for her colorful series of self-portraits. Our day-long tour will take you on the footsepts of these two larger than life personalities that married, divorced and eventually married again. From their art, to their often troubled mariage and political engagement, you will gain insight into the work and life of two fascinating Mexican artists.

Detailed Itinerary

General Overview

  • Type of tour: City Tour
  • Location: Mexico City
  • Duration: Approximately 7 hours
  • Mode of Transportation: VW Beetle convertible with a guide & driver
  • Places Visited: La Casa Azul, Diego Rivera Anahuacalli & The Casa Estudio Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Museums
  • Availability: Everyday except Mondays
  • Price per person (in USD): $120.00


Summary

Plunge into the world of two fascinating characters that shaped Mexico's modern art scene: Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera. Our day-long tour will have you follow the trails of two legendary Mexican artists whose art, lives, loves and political engagement marked the first half of the 20th century.

Detailed Itinerary

Tour begins at 10:00 AM. Hotel pick-ups are schedule between 9:30 AM and 10:00 AM depending on your hotel's location. Please be in your hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time.

We will first head to the Casa Azul or Frida Kahlo Museum, before making our way in our little VW Beetle to the Diego Rivera Anahuacalli Museum. Our last scheduled visit will to the Dolores Olmedo Museum. In between each museum, we will schedule a few funky stops to vist gardens, markets and more. The tour is about Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera and the museums that are dedicated to them. However, our tours always aim to give you a broader picture so you can actually get a feel of the neighborhoods you will be crossing. As a result expect a few pleasant surprise along the way.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit of the Frida Kahlo Museum or "Casa Azul" in Coyoacan
  • Visit of the Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli
  • Visit of the Casa Estudio Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo
  • Many cool stops along the way...

What does the tour include?

Your tour includes:

  • Transportation in a Beetle convertible
  • Your driver & guide during the 7-hour tour
  • Entrances fees to all 3 museums
  • Bottled water & a healthy snack
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off


Not included in your tour are:

  • Meals* aside from your snack
  • Purchases you may choose to make along the way

* Please note that this particular tour does not include any meal other than a healthy snack prepared for you in advance. Although a lunch break is scheduled during the tour, you remain free to choose whether you want to eat in a formal restaurant, eatery or one of the city's numerous and delicious food stands. We will gladly provide you with suggestions and share our favorite places, but believe our guests should remain free to choose their preferred lunch stop. Unlike many tour operators, The Traveling Beetle does not endorse any particular restaurant nor do we have any financial agreement to draw our guests to a particular venue.

Rates & Conditions

  • Shared tour: $120.00 per person (minimum of two people)
  • Private tour: $135.00 per person (minimum of two people)
  • Solo passenger tour: $210.00 per person

Map & Distances


Detailed Itinerary

Tour Highlights

What does the tour include?

Rates & Conditions

Map & Distances