Puebla & Cholula Day Trip from Mexico City
Experience the heritage and history of Mexico on this 10-hour up-close and personal exclusive tour.
Visit Huejotzingo, and its XVI Century monastery of San Miguel. See the world´s largest pyramid at the archaeological zone of Cholula.
Continue to Puebla to the UNESCO World Heritage site and the majestic Cathedral at the Main Square. Discover the Chapel of the Rosary, the Convent of Santa Monica and the Onyx and Talavera ceramics factories.
Your guided bus tour begins with a visit to Huejotzingo located near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. While in Huejotzingo, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the XVI Century monastery of San Miguel. Built atop one of the foothills of the remarkable Popocatépetl volcano, the monastery features 16th century art and architecture, carved corner chapels and medieval church doorways.
Next, visit the Great Pyramid of Cholula located just outside of Puebla. The Great Pyramid of Cholula is the largest pyramid in the world. You will be able to explore five miles (8 km) of tunnels inside of the pyramid that archaeologists dug into. The pyramid also features 365 churches including the famous Church of Our Lady of the Remedies located at the top.
Your tour continues to Puebla where you’ll see first-hand the UNESCO World Heritage site. The majority of its buildings are decorated with tiles and beautifully sculpted freestone. You’ll also visit the majestic Church of Santo Domingo, a huge central square cathedral with pink stone and wall tezontle.
You’ll also visit the Chapel of the Rosary, which is considered the eighth wonder of the art world. From the Chapel of the Rosary, you’ll discover the Convent of Santa Monica which now houses the Museum of Religious Art. Your tour will end with a visit to the Onyx and Talavera ceramics factories where large collections of Talavera pieces are made.
Mexico City, Mexico