CDMX announces that the tourism program “Colibrí Viajero (Traveling Hummingbird)” returns in summer
In an effort to provide free or affordable access to heritage sites and entertainment spaces, the government of Mexico City, through the local Ministry of Tourism (Sectur), has announced the revival of the “Traveling Hummingbird (Colibrí Viajero)” program for this summer.
The program aims to offer city residents, especially children and older adults, the opportunity to explore various locations in Mexico City, including the parks that have been developed in the area. Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, the head of Government of the capital, highlighted the purpose of the program during its launch in 2022.
Essentially, the program focuses on organizing bus tours that facilitate access to government-owned premises, iconic museums, parks, and other spaces with relevant agreements in place. It aims to encourage the city’s inhabitants to engage in tourist activities and explore their own city.
The Mexico City government has already announced the return of the Colibrí Viajero (Traveling Hummingbird) program for the upcoming summer season. However, the official call for the program and the list of sites to be visited are yet to be announced. It is advisable to stay tuned to the social media channels of the local Sectur to receive the latest updates.
In 2022, the initiative successfully implemented 16 routes, allowing participants to visit a range of fascinating venues. Some notable sites included the Chapultepec Zoo, Xochimilco Ecological Park, “Los Pinos” Cultural Complex, Urban Culture Park (PARCUR), Papalote Children’s Museum, Soumaya Museum, Chocolate Museum, Iztapasauria, Antique Toy Museum, UNIVERSUM, Cablebús, Six Flags Mexico, Kidzania, among others.
The Colibrí Viajero program offers a unique opportunity for residents of Mexico City to explore their city’s cultural and recreational treasures. By making these experiences more accessible and affordable, the government aims to promote local tourism and foster a sense of pride and appreciation for the city’s rich heritage.
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