Walking Tour of Acapulco with San Diego Fort and Downtown Acapulco

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What To Expect

Admire at your own pace the world famous high cliff diving exhibition and Fort San Diego, one of the historical highlights of Acapulco, its museum focuses on colonial era of Mexico. Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a 4-hour walking tour of Acapulco in a small group

  • Discover the Fort San Diego and the Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

  • Marvel at the dangerous spectacle of the divers defying the death at la Quebrada

Specifications

Type:
City tour in Acapulco
Departs From:
Acapulco
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick up from Acapulco hotels or Diamente hotels
Duration:
4 hours
Availability:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 AM
Product Code:
15294
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Description

You will be picked up at your hotel in Acapulco or in Diamente for a half day tour to Acapulco.

Your guide will pick you up right at the lobby or the entrance of the hotel and head to the meeting place. Once the group is complete you will take the van or bus transportation to head the first attraction premises and you will start your walking tour of the city.

Go to the Fort San Diego, a start fort that dates back to the 17th century, today known as the Acapulco Historic Museum. It contains unique and interesting professional exhibits that depict life in another era. This museum focuses on the era of the Manila Galleons, which came here yearly for 250 years.

Continue to the Roman Catholic Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad, built in 1936 in a Moorish style, with its with yellow-gold tile work and white and blue walls. The statue on the left tower is of San Felipe de Jesús, Mexico’s first saint. You can admire its collections of religious statues. After this visit, enjoy a short free time at the Old town square called the Zocalo.

Next, walk along Hidalgo Street and stop at little shops dedicated to the sale of religious articles. Walking to the hill, discover along Avenida López Mateos, little family hotels, many with colourful flower designs stencilled on their walls and the 1936 monument to the Manila Galleons (‘Nao de China’ in Spanish). At La Quebrada you will have a spectacular view of the open Pacific. At the viewing platforms you can watch the cliff divers*. Enjoy one of the most famous tourist attractions in Acapulco, where professional high divers perform spectacular shows, jumping off the cliff of La Quebrada (which represents a diving of 35meters).

The group will also enjoy free time to make a shopping stop where you will enjoy beers, margaritas and sodas. On the way down, you will pass by Bajos Electronics and Teatro Domingo Soler.

Once back to the Zocalo, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off (selected hotel only)

  • Professional tour guide

  • Small group tour

  • Bottle of water and energy bars

  • 4-hour walking tour

  • Entrance fees to the Fort San Diego and Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

  • 15-minute free time at the Zocalo

  • 30-minute free time before or after the divers show

Excludes

  • Entrance fee to the viewing platforms to see the Divers Show

  • Tips & gratuities

  • Optional activity cost

  • Personal expenses

  • Meals & drinks

Please Note

  • Child will pay half of the adult price if they are accompanied by two adults. If there is one adult, child will pay the adult price.

  • You can either see the Diving Exhibiton from “La Perla” Club of the El Mirador Hotel with a drink, for 8.00 USD or from the Public Terrace where the admission is 2.50 USD.

  • Pick up time from Acapulco hotels (Hotels within the Bay of Acapulco) is at 09:30 a.m.

  • Pick up time from Diamante hotels (Hotels located OUT of the Bay of Acapulco including Grand Mayan, Acapulco Princess, Mayan Palace, Banyan Tree Hotels) is at 09:00 a.m.

  • Tour will be private if your group is of 6 persons or more.

  • Hotel pickups MAY start prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time : +52 7442541502

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 3 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (0% reimbursement): 2 days prior to date of activity.

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