Toluca medical tourism guide and specialists

Toluca is located in Estado de Mexico, it offers an international airport and is just a two-hour drive from Mexico City. Toluca is one of Mexico’s most industrialized cities in the country with international companies like General Motors, Nissan, as well as Johnson Controls, and Bosh among others.
Local weather: 21.22 °C
This city is well known for its great colonial and neoclassical architecture, which can be reflected in Portales and The Martir Plaza, where you can have a complete view of The Cathedral of San Jose and the Municipal Palace. In addition to the scenery, here, you can find handicrafts and food from the region.

If you want to walk around the city we recommend visiting The Cosmovitral a botanical garden famous for housing the largest stained-glass window in the world and more than 400 plants variety.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Embassy in Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 305 Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500 Mexico, D.F.
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-8526-2561
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Embassy of Canada in Mexico
Schiller 529, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec (Polanco) Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11580 Ciudad de Mexico, D.F. Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-5724-7900
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-55-5724-7900
Safety tips
Like any other city, we recommend to avoid walking alone after dark or travel on remote roads during the night.
Arriving by air
Toluca International Airport or Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport offers private transportation with authorized cab companies. But if you prefer to rent a car, there are several companies located in the airport.
Common flights to Toluca. (Approx.)
Cancun – 2:25 hrs
Guadalajara – 1:20 hrs.
Monterrey – 1:30 hrs.
Puerto Vallarta – 1:35 hrs.
Querétaro – 55 min.
How to move around the city
Public and private transportation is very affordable and it will take you to most places. Due to the size of the city, traffic can be a little bit crowded so we recommend taking a taxi or renting a car.
Where to stay?
Toluca has many hotels and motels with prices ranging from $30 - $80 USD per night.
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What to do?
Toluca attractions
Nevado de Toluca
Plaza de los Mártires
Toluca Cathedral
Otomí de Temoaya Ceremonial Center
Museum of Anthropology and History
Places you can drive from Toluca (Approx.)
Teotenango – 12 miles
Nevado de Toluca – 33.4 miles
Ixtapan de la Sal – 36.9 miles
Mexico City – 39.4 miles
Valle de Bravo – 51.3 miles
Guadalajara – 237 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
Cathedral of Toluca at night
View of the colorful umbrellas of Portales
Front view of the Cosmovitral
Events for medical tourism in Toluca
Feria del Alfeñique
Date: October and November
Venue: Varies per event
Events for medical tourism in Toluca
Date: November
Venue: Varies per event
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.
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