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Mexico, officially called the United Mexican States, is a country located in North America south of the United States and north of Belize and Guatemala. It has coastline along the Pacific Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, and it is considered the 13th largest country in the world based on area.
Public Transportation – Public buses (also known as camiones) are the most common way to get around in cities and towns (and nearby villages),. ...
Bus – Most of Mexico is served by buses. ...
Fly – For very long journeys, consider flying. ...
Train – There is no rail network in Mexico.
At the regional level, Mexicans speak Spanish and English throughout Mexico. In eastern Mexico, Otomi and Totonac are the official languages. In central Mexico, Nahuatl is the official language while people from southeastern Mexico speak Mayan languages. Spanish is the most widely spoken language in Mexico.
Mexico uses the Mexican peso (MXN). Some resort cities may accept U.S. dollars; however, it's likely that you will be charged more than if you paid in pesos. Although the exchange rate from dollar to peso is constantly fluctuating, you should know what a peso will get you in Mexico.
If you are a citizen in the Schengen Area, UK, USA, Canada or Japan or if you have a permanent residence permit or a valid visa for any of those countries, you DO NOT REQUIRE A VISA to visit Mexico under the following conditions:
The purpose of your visit is tourism, studies or business.
The duration of your stay does not exceed 180 days.
You will not receive any remuneration at all from Mexico.
Electricity -- The electrical system in Mexico is 110 volts AC (60 cycles), as in the United States and Canada. ... Many older hotels still have electrical outlets for flat two-prong plugs; you'll need an adapter for any plug with an enlarged end on one prong or with three prongs.
There are no vaccinations required for entry to Mexico but short-term travellers are recommended to receive vaccination cover for Tetanus (childhood booster), Typhoid (food and water-borne) and Hepatitis A (food & water borne) For those undertaking a trekking holiday (or those who will live in the region for some months) vaccinations for Mexico may include cover against Rabies (animal bites), Meningococcal Meningitis (air borne) and Hepatitis B (accidents) may need to be considered.
U.S. Embassy in Mexico: In the case of an emergency directly affecting a U.S. citizen in Mexico, you can contact the embassy for assistance. In Mexico City, dial 5080-2000. For elsewhere in Mexico, dial the area code first, so you would dial 01-55-5080-2000. From the United States, dial 011-52-55-5080-2000.
When to visit
Best time to visit the destination
The best time to visit Mexico is during the dry season between December and April, when there is virtually no rain. The coolest months are between December and February, although temperatures can still reach averages of 28℃ during the dry season. The wet season begins in the south in May and lasts until October.
What to do?
Don’t miss to challenge your world
Visit the Laguna del Carpintero
Amazing experience with Crocodiles and Iguanas
Amazing nature where you can see wildlife! Crocodiles and also Iguanas. Nice for a walk on a sunny Sunday!
This is an amazing sight to see. Very beautiful at night as well as in the day time. This is a family attraction not tobe missed.
This place is beautiful, there is a lot of things to do here, you can take a boat, go to crocodiles observation deck, or maybe just bring ypur food and make a picnic.
Wander through Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park
Chapultepec is one of the largest city parks in the world, encompassing the Mexico City Zoo, La Feria amusement park, and the Museum of Anthropology. The museum houses a vast collection of sculptures, jewels, and artifacts from ancient Mexican civilizations, and is open daily (except Mondays) from 9am-7pm. It costs 70 MXN ($3.55 USD) to visit.
Explore Zócalo (Plaza de la Constitución)
The Zócalo plaza is in the heart of Mexico City and dates back to Aztec times, encompassing both the Templo Mayor (an ancient Aztec temple) and the Palacio Nacional (a colonial palace with offices of Mexico’s president). Situated just off the Zócalo is La Catedral Metropolitana, a magnificent cathedral with a gold altar. It’s a perfect example of Spanish colonial architecture.
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FAQs about México
How far is Tampico from Mexico City?
Distance from Mexico City to Tampico is approximately 340 kilometers.