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Join us on a full day tour to two beautiful and important historical sites, Cholula and Puebla, located just 2 hours from Mexico City and enrich your experience with a heritage interpreter guide who will accompany you to get you closer to the history and understanding of these places.
This tour will cross the mountains east of the city by a highway that offers breath taking views and beautiful landscapes of the volcanoes Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl, which can also be seen from Cholula, where we will visit and climb the largest pyramidal base in the world. The pyramid of Cholula which has a height of 64 meters and 400 meters on each side of its base being thus twice as large as that of Cheops in Egypt. From here we will admire the City of Cholula with its hundreds churches, one of which was built right there on top of the Great Pyramid.
Then we'll take you to see the impressive Church of St. Mary of Tonazintla indigenous Baroque, a breathtaking building, notable for its interior decorated in gold and wealth of its elements.
From there we head to the city of Puebla, located no more than 15 minutes’ drive from Cholula. Puebla is popularly known as the "City of Angels" there you can enjoy a tasty lunch, the gastronomic variety is rich in Puebla you can choose from a simple and traditional “ Semita” or the exquisite and laborious “mole poblano”.
Then we are going to have a walking tour through the beautiful historical center of this city, where you can see buildings from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, also visit the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, and the Church of Santo Domingo de Guzman. Other points to go will Palafoxoiana Library, the forts of Loreto and Guadalupe, Alfeñique House Museum and the handicraft market where you can find beautiful works done in the traditional talavera or delicious sweets like sweet potatoes prepared on different flavors.
Join this tour and have a day full of different sensations that will enrich your travel experience visually, intellectually, gastronomically and in many other ways that you decide on your own.
Visit Puebla, a city known not only for its downtown area, but also for its Talavera pottery.
Enjoy tasting mole, a Mexican sauce made from chocolate.
See the Great Pyramid of Cholula, a building dedicated to Quetzalcoatl.
Stops: Puebla and Cholula.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Live English Guide-Interpreter.
Food and Beverages; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday at 8:00am, pick-up starts at 7:00am.
Approximately 12 hours.
Children younger than 3 years old may participate free of charge.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior the tour.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**