Explore the famous canals of Xochimilco with a local guide who will take you to hidden corners of the region that are not visited by other travelers. While many boats in Xochimilco are used for parties, this tour offers a unique experience focused on knowledge, great food, and fun. On this special tour, you'll float along the waterways on a traditional Trajinera boat, visiting ancient floating gardens known as Chinampas.
Your local guide is part of a nonprofit called De la Chinampa a Tu Mesa, and your tour will support their efforts to benefit local farmers and preserve the ecological zone of Xochimilco. You'll get to meet some of the farmers who work these lands, and enjoy a delicious meal made with locally grown ingredients.
As you journey through the peaceful landscape, you'll have the chance to spot migratory birds and other wildlife. This is a truly special opportunity to experience the beauty of Xochimilco and support the local community at the same time. Book your tour now and discover the hidden gems of Xochimilco with a local guide!
Approximate schedule for the day (if you start at 2pm)
Authentic and Amazing
Incredible experience to learn the history of the Chinampas and eat local food
Locally Owned Community Project
De la Chinampa a tu Mesa is a non-profit organization that supports ecological preservation and sustainable agriculture in the chinampas of Xochimilco, the famous floating gardens of Mexico City. Led by owner Ricardo Rodriguez, the organization offers tours of the beautiful canals, providing visitors with delicious food from local farms, the opportunity to visit the chinampas, and a wealth of knowledge about the history of the area. As a non-profit, De la Chinampa a tu Mesa is dedicated to promoting sustainable agriculture and preserving the unique ecosystem of the chinampas. These floating gardens, which have been cultivated for over 1,000 years, are a crucial part of Mexico City's cultural heritage and are home to a diverse array of plants and animals. By supporting De la Chinampa a tu Mesa, you can help protect this beautiful and important area. During a tour with De la Chinampa a tu Mesa, you'll have the chance to explore the canals of Xochimilco and learn about the history and significance of the chinampas. You'll also enjoy delicious food from local farms and have the opportunity to see the chinampas up close. With the expert guidance of Ricardo Rodriguez, you'll gain a deep understanding of this fascinating area and its importance to Mexico City. Don't miss out on the chance to support ecological preservation and sustainable agriculture in the chinampas of Xochimilco. Book a tour with De la Chinampa a tu Mesa today!