Puebla and Cholula Day Tour from Mexico City with Lunch

4.3 / 5

61 reviews

Puebla and Cholula Day Tour from Mexico City with Lunch

From $67 per person

Visit several top cultural sites in the Mexico City area on a trip that takes you to the Convent of San Miguel, the colonial city of Puebla, and the Cholula archeological zone. Visit onyx and talavera ceramics factories and see craftsmen at work.

About this activity

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Cholula archeological zone and see the world’s largest pyramid
  • Explore Puebla and see its splendid colonial architecture
  • Admire the work of talavera and onyx craftsmen
Full description
Your full-day trip begins with a drive to Huejotzingo, where you’ll visit the Convent of San Miguel and learn about the various cultural origins of the Mexicans, including Spanish, Arabic, and Native American. Afterwards, you’ll explore the Cholula archaeological zone, home to the largest pyramid in the world. The tour continues to colonial Puebla, a cosmopolitan city that has preserved its traditions in its food, art, and culture. As you walk along the city’s beautiful streets, you’ll be drawn in by the splendid architecture of the city’s cathedral, the homes, museums, and other buildings decorated with tiles. Visit Puebla’s majestic cathedral, its main square, the Chapel of the Rosary, the Convent of Santa Monica. Stop at onyx and talavera ceramics factories.
Includes
  • Round-trip transfers from select locations
  • 3-course lunch
  • Admission fees
  • Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

De La Republica 154, Tabacalera, 06030. This is near the Monumento a la Revolucion and behind the Barceló Hotel.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

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  • Please see the pictures for the list of available pickup locations
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 61 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5
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Nice tour but logistical problems

Especially Puebla is very interesting and nice - but the time there is too short. Partly because of bad luck with traffic (which is not the fault of the organiser obviously) but also because the departure is 1 hour later than announced as the bus waits for all people to arrive at the pickup point. Maybe better to just go there on your own and eventually get a local uide there.

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July 28, 2019

Worthwhile, high-contrast day trip

You do not have to write much about the two colorful and lively cities of Cholula and Puebla, they correspond to the descriptions from the well-known travel guides. The view of the volcanoes is certainly best in the (dry) Mexican winter. The bus ride, however, also provides a safe distance insights into the corners of the country, which are not mentioned in the guidebooks, especially on the way back in the dark on the outskirts of the cdmx! Just heard everything ...

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December 31, 2018

We signed up for the trip in English, but we were the only English-speaking couple for a total of about 15 people. Although the guide provided brief explanations in English, most of the trip was in Spanish. In general, we get pleasure from two places, which we saw a lot more than from our guide.

July 21, 2018

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