Puebla
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  • From Mexico City: Cholula Pyramid & Puebla Private Tour

    1. From Mexico City: Cholula Pyramid & Puebla Private Tour

    Arrive in the city of Cholula and visit the Great Pyramid, with a basement that looks like an archaeological site (comparable to the Pyramid of Giza in Egypt). Ascend to the Our Lady of Remedies Church, a church built on top of the pyramid. Later, visit the church of Santa María Tonantzintla - unique for its interior decoration composed of indigenous motifs and Catholic elements. Learn about how the Indigenous peoples of Tonatzintla wanted to represent Tlaloc, the god of rain, in the dome of the sky chapel. Witness how every little carved face is not an angel, but rather an Indigenous person who died and was reincarnated in the sky. Finally, visit the church of San Francisco Acatepec - a beautiful and unforgettable church. After this, discover one of Mexico's cities with the greatest cultural heritage during a fascinating tour of “Puebla de los Ángeles”. Admire the extraordinary scenery...

    If you are in CDMX and want to experience Cholula and Puebla as a day trip...then this is the tour you were looking for. Don't hesitate to book it. It is a private tour which means you will maximize the day by spending more time in both cities.

  • Puebla: Full-Day City Sightseeing Tour with Visit to Cholula

    2. Puebla: Full-Day City Sightseeing Tour with Visit to Cholula

    Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of Puebla and Cholula on this full-day tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, head straight to the Regional Museum and Archeological Zone of Cholula, which is considered the oldest city in America. Enjoy a guided tour of the region, ending on top of the pyramid where the symbolic Remedio's Church is located. Afterward, head back to the historical center of Puebla for a guided tour. First, pay a visit to the Palafoxiana Library, the first of its kind in all the Americas. Later, stroll past the Cathedral, the Zocalo, and the gold-plated rosary chapel. In the "Street of Candies", enjoy a tasting of local sweets and liquors.  Later, visit the artist plaza and an artisan craft market, as well as a visit to the Alley of Frogs, where you will find an antique flea market. Finally, visit the famous Cinco de Mayo forts which surround the cit...

  • Puebla: Half-Day Private City Tour with Transportation

    3. Puebla: Half-Day Private City Tour with Transportation

    After pickup from the lobby of your hotel, head straight to the historical center of the city. Your first stop is Palafoxiana Library, the first public library in the Americas, the ornate building that houses more than 45,000 books and manuscripts dating back to 1493. Afterwards, you’ll continue through the historical center, viewing cathedrals, the Rosary’s Chapel, and the Zocalo.  Continuing onwards, you’ll enjoy a tasting of locally produced liquors and candies, before heading to the bohemian artist’s neighborhood. Afterwards, amble through the El Parián marketplace, viewing traditional handicrafts produced by local artisans, and the Alley of the Frogs, a bustling avenue filled with vendors and technicolor buildings. The tour continues with a visit to the secret tunnels of Xanenetla, built by the Mexican army in the 19th century, and only recently unearthed. Your tour concludes with...

  • Puebla: Modern Attractions Private 5-Hour Tour

    4. Puebla: Modern Attractions Private 5-Hour Tour

    Take a 5-hour tour to discover the centuries-old city of Puebla through its modern attractions. Start your private experience with pickup at your hotel or accommodation and head to the International Museum of the Baroque, where you’ll spend around 2 hours.   Admire the incredible architecture of the museum, before going inside to explore the unique collection of artworks spread across multiple rooms. Continue to the Star of Puebla, the largest observation wheel in Latin America. Take a ride on the wheel and enjoy panoramic views of the modern Angelópolis neighborhood.  Stop at the forts involved in the historical Battle of Puebla to explore the area by cable car. Ride the cable car that crosses from tower to tower and enjoy another incredible view. At the end of your tour, you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel or address.

  • From Mexico City: Cider and Food Tour to Puebla and Cholula

    5. From Mexico City: Cider and Food Tour to Puebla and Cholula

    Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Mexico through its food on this tour. Start your food experience by meeting your guide in Mexico City in the morning and heading to the "magical town" of Cholula. Here, enjoy a guided tour of the city center and get the chance to see the Great Pyramid. Afterward, visit a local cider production and explore the flavors of Puebla's food specialties at the market. Later, head to the state's capital Puebla. There, visit a monastery that is considered the birthplace of the most famous regional dish - mole poblano. Enjoy a walking tour of Puebla and see its colonial buildings, colorful lanes, and historic churches. Throughout your tour, stop at various local foodie spots to sample the best of Puebla's cuisine. You will also have the chance to visit the famous Parian craft market and purchase some unique artisanal souvenirs and local candies. Thro...

  • Puebla Sightseeing Tour by Double-Decker Tram

    6. Puebla Sightseeing Tour by Double-Decker Tram

    Enjoy the sights of the city of Puebla as you tour the historical downtown district in an open-top double-decker tram. Named a World Heritage City by UNESCO in 1987, Puebla boasts 2,619 monuments in 391 city blocks that cover an area of 6 square kilometers. See the top attractions from the comfort of the tram. Board the yellow double-decker tram at the zocalo, or main city plaza, and head out on a tour that take you by the following attractions: • Cathedral • City Hall • Palafoxian Library • Los Sapos flea market • Analco flea market • Convention Center • 5 de Mayo Battle forts • Principal Theater • Candy street The tour duration is 55 minutes and departs daily at 10:00.

    Wonderful sightseeing experience with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide.

  • Puebla: Cholula and Baroque Architecture Private Day Tour

    7. Puebla: Cholula and Baroque Architecture Private Day Tour

    The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Puebla and travels to the city of Cholula. Visit the Great Pyramid, the largest pyramid in the world with a history dating back to the 3rd century B.C. Spend some time exploring the tunnels beneath the pyramid and learn about the ancient civilization that built it. After your tour of the pyramid, enjoy a tasting session of traditional Mexican liquors as well as a popular eggnog beverage. Next, visit the San Francisco Acatepec's Church, best known for its impressive Talavera mosaic and red brick facade. Later, continue the tour to some of the region’s best examples of Baroque architecture. Stop at the Church of Santa Maria Tonantzintla, built in the 16th century, to admire its truly incredible and intricate interior. Finally, visit the International Museum of the Baroque, which boasts an unforgettable architectural experience. The tour ends...

  • Puebla: Guided Foodies Tour with Cathedral Visit

    8. Puebla: Guided Foodies Tour with Cathedral Visit

    Discover Puebla, a city founded in viceroyal times boasting a fascinating mixture of culture. Back in the day, all cargo coming from Europe and Asia had to pass through the city before arriving in Mexico City.  This mixing of ingredients from all over the world has led to a unique and delicious local cuisine. Taste the most renowned traditional dishes of Puebla, dining in celebrated restaurants and sampling tasty street food along the way. Nibble on tacos arabes, mole poblano, pipian, tamales, traditional deserts, chile en nogada, and more. Try a unique alcoholic drink called pasita liquour. Then, visit one of the most important cultural cites of the city, Puebla Cathedral, and enjoy a panoramic tour on a double-decker bus called Tranvia de Leyendas. Pass by Los Sapos, Analco, the Xanenetla neighborhoods, and the civic zone, where the famous battle at Loreto and Guadalupe forts took pl...

  • Puebla Architecture Walking Tour

    9. Puebla Architecture Walking Tour

    Enjoy an exciting walking tour through he beautiful city of Puebla and discover why it was once named a Human Heritage City by UNESCO. Begin at the main square and continue on to Puebla's stunning cathedral. Taking over 300 years to complete, the cathedral boasts the highest towers in the continent and is wildly recognized for the immense cultural, sculptural, pictorial heritage inside the temple. Continue the tour with a visit to the ornate Rosario Chapel, glowing in gilded stucco and a stunning example of Mexican Baroque architecture once regarded as the 8th Wonder of the World. Continue your walking tour, exploring the various attractions of Puebla, including its famous "candy street," its bustling artist neighborhoods, the intricate Sapos alley, as well as the Parian handcraft market. Various architectural styles and techniques are represented in the over 5,000 buildings included i...

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What people are saying about Puebla

It was great to have your own car with a local englisch speaking Tourguide. The day was tailored to our interests. In Cholula there was another local Tourguide, an archaeologist, showing us the place. It was so informative and we became a good idea over the excavation site. We also went to two amazing churches and learned a lot over the christening in Mexico. Puebla itself is do pretty with all those colonial buildings. Had a great lunch with local specialities. At the end of the tour in Puebla around 4 pm we were very tired but very hapy.

Javier and Alberto were excellent! They are both very knowledgeable and take pride in their work. Javier pays attention to details to make sure you are safe and comfortable while enjoying your tour. By the end of the trip it was like being on a tour with a friend. And...if you are in Mexico City I recommend this tour. If walking is not your thing you may want to pick another excursion.

We had a wonderful time doing the tour with our fantastic tour guide Alberto in Cholula and Francisco in Puebla. They are so patient and knowledgeable too. A must do your when you are in Mexico City. We lost our drone in Cholula and thanks to the can-do attitude/persistence of Alberto that he was able to retrieve it the next day.

If you are in CDMX and want to experience Cholula and Puebla as a day trip...then this is the tour you were looking for. Don't hesitate to book it. It is a private tour which means you will maximize the day by spending more time in both cities.

Very nice experience, perfectly organized, great guides... Can really recommend it!