Private tour

From Puebla: Zacatlán and Chignahuapan Full-Day Private Tour

From Puebla: Zacatlán and Chignahuapan Full-Day Private Tour

From US$ 124.20 per person

Enjoy a private tour to two of Mexico's Magic Towns, Zacatlán and Chignahuapan. See the incredible waterfall El Salto de Quetzalapan, visit local factories, and sample local culture on a full-day experience from Puebla.

About this activity

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
From your accommodation in Puebla, Cholula, or San Andrés Cholula. Your driver will be waiting in the lobby of your hotel or at the entrance of your house.
Private group


  • Enjoy incredible panoramic views from a viewpoint in Zacatlán
  • Visit the first factory of monumental watches in Latin America
  • Taste wines, ciders, and liquors at a local café and bar
  • Experience the El Salto de Quetzalapan waterfall more than 100m high
  • Visit a factory of producing Christmas decorations in Chignahuapan
Full description
Following a convenient pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Puebla city, begin your private day tour by departing on a 2-hour journey to the first magical town of Zacatlán. Upon arrival, enjoy a panoramic walk that will take you to murals made of tiles and ceramic pieces, as well as to the crystal viewpoint on the edge of the canyon. Next, visit the Relojes Centenario watchmaking factory, the first manufacturer of monumental clocks in Latin America. Then visit the café and bar at Zócalo de Zacatlán where you can have a tasting of wines, ciders, and liquors. Then, move onto the El Salto de Quetzalapan waterfall in the second magical town of Chignahuapan. Walk along the 365-step trail, built one step per day for an entire year, then, descend 100ft to the overlook where you can appreciate the waterfalls. Next, visit the main plaza of the town where you can appreciate one of the most beautiful Mudejar style-kiosks, and visit the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception that protects the 12m sculpture of the Virgin Mary. The last stop will be at one of many factories of Christmas ornaments, the main economic force in Chignahuapan, before the return journey to Puebla.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip transportation with amenities
  • Private driver/host
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • There are 365 steps down to the base of the waterfall
  • These towns visited are normally cold

Product ID: 303693