Puebla & Cholula Day Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

364279


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Yes. They must be in the company and supervision of a responsible adult all the time.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Colonial jewels of Mexico


Join us on a day trip to the Mexican state of Puebla where we'll visit Cholula and downtown Puebla, just two hours away from Mexico City.

The highway among the mountains has great landscapes and breathtaking views of the Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes; Cholula is famous for its hundreds of churches, the most impressive Santa María Tonanzintla built at the top of a great pyramid.

Puebla is popularly known as the "City of Angels", where we'll take a walking tour through the beautiful historic center to admire the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Rosary Chapel, a breathtaking library and many buildings from the XVI to the XIX centuries; after lunch we'll enjoy the arts & crafts market full of the most beautiful and traditional art of central Mexico and traditional candies.

Itinerary

6:00 Pick up at the motor lobby of your hotel.

8:00 Arrival to Cholula, time for coffee and snacks before we begin our walking tour.

8:45 Visit to the tunnels of the pyramid and the archaeological site.

9:30 Santa María Tonanzintla Church an impressive, indigenous- Baroque building, which stands out for its interiors decorated in gold leaf, as well as for the wealth of its elements.

11:00 Arrival to Puebla for a walking tour to admire the Cathedral, the Rosary Chapel, the Palafoxiana library and many other buildings from the XVI - XIX centuries.

14:00 Lunch at a traditional eatery where we can choose from a simple and traditional "semita" or the exquisite "mole poblano" among other local delicacies!

15:00 Visit to the arts & crafts market and free time for shopping or take pictures.

17:00 Return to your hotel.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 12 hours

Depending on weather and traffic conditions

Transportation

Viano Mercedes Benz for 6 passengers includes insurance, fuel and the permits required for tourism transportation.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Entrance fees to Cholula archaeological site
Visit to the Santa Maria Tonanzintla Church
Entrance fee to the Palafoxiana library
Visit to Cathedral and Rosary Chapel
Visit to the arts & crafts market
Traditional a la carte lunch
Purified water
Fruit snacks
Licensed Federal Tour Guide
Knowledgeable explanation of the archaeological site, history, architecture, legends and traditions of Puebla
Guided service, commitment to your needs and interests, advice on any situation you may require orientation and the certainty that you are dealing with a professional and experienced company.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 pesos - Souvenirs and beverages are not included on the tour fee. There are fees for the use of non professional photographic / video equipment at the museums.

What’s Extra

Other: Personal expenses, drinks and beverages, souvenirs and photographic / video permits.
Pick up at the airport is available at an extra charge.

Private tour guide Alberto

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Alberto M.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/puebla-cholula-tour

Tours by Alberto M.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Downtown Mexico City Walking tour

Downtown Mexico City Walking tour

A tour through the art, history and traditions of Mexico City

188 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

6 hours

learn more
Mexico City Expedition tour

Mexico City Expedition tour

5 days through the history, food and traditions!

1790 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

5 days

learn more
Puebla & Cholula Day Tour

Puebla & Cholula Day Tour

 unrated

Colonial jewels of Mexico

460 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

12 hours

learn more