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Day Trip Across the Border

Day Trip Across the Border

Duration:5.5 hours total
Includes:Food, equipment, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

We are a team of two individuals who are passionate about sharing the culture of Mexico and Tijuana with our guests. Ricardo is Mexican born, with a Ph. D. in Psychology, who has visited over 53 countries in 4 continents. He has resided on both sides of the border. As a retired criminal psychologist and student of human behavior, his efforts include sharing the history and cultural traits of…
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What we’ll do

Guests will be transported by car from a centrally-located site in San Diego county to the international border in San Ysidro. With a Permit application already completed by host from information previously provided by guests, crossing the border will be expedited and cut from a potential 1-2 hours to approximately 10 minutes. The first stop in Tijuana will be a stroll through historic…

What else you should know

Valid passport Money for optional meal/souvenirs (small bills no larger than $10's) Guests need to provide information needed for host to complete Mexican Visa application and expedite border crossing

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Sampling of indigenous fruits, vegetables and candies
Transport
San Diego To/from border Within Tijuana - from and to the international border **Transportation provided free of charge Free and secure parking at the initial meeting point
Equipment
Assistance with the completion and printing of the required Mexican entry permit application. This will expedite our crossing time into Mexico .

What to bring

Valid Passport
Comfortable shoes
Provide passport information prior to experience date in order to expedite Visa application

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Where you'll be

We will explore Revolucion Street, where some of the iconic sites of Tijuana's history are located. We will also visit Mercado Hidalgo, where local residents shop for original ingredients used in traditional Mexican cuisine. The Cultural center, which depicts the city's history and fine arts' development will also be visited. Finally, a food court and brewery representative of Tijuana's booming fusion cuisine will be our last stop.

This experience is available starting May 02, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused until 30 April 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 14 and up can attend. Passport in order to obtain a Mexican visitor's permit

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Valid Passport

More tips

Valid passport Money for optional meal/souvenirs (small bills no larger than $10's) Guests need to provide information needed for host to complete Mexican Visa application and expedite border crossing

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Day Trip Across the Border
748 reviews
From ₹6,294/person
748 reviews
From ₹6,294/person