From Mexico City: Full-Day La Malinche Summit Experience
- Small group
- Duration: 1 day
Start with pickup from your accommodation in Puebla and travel 1 hour in an air-conditioned van to Chautla's Ex-Hacienda. Here, take a 1-hour walking tour by the springs and end up at a beautiful castle located in the middle of the lake. Climb to the roof and take in panoramic views of the lake and property. The second stop is San Martin ranch, famous for its lavender fields and its distillery. Participate in a soap-making workshop and keep your handmade soap as a souvenir. Next, visit the shop where you can see all the specialty products made at the ranch and taste lavender coffee and sponge cake. The last stop is the Val'Quirico complex where you can explore the shops and charming restaurants. Inspired by San Quirico d'Orcia, a town in the Tuscany region of Italy, the complex has a charming medieval style. At the end of the tour, return to your accommodation in Puebla.
Along with your guide, see 7 of the most popular sites in the beautiful and dynamic city of Puebla. Meet your guide at the middle of the city’s main square. First, you'll go to the Palafoxiana Library, which houses a great Bishop’s donation of 5,000 books to the city. This wood-paneled library, built in the 18th century, is a truly beautiful place to explore. Then, head to the Puebla Cathedral, an ornate Roman Catholic church in the city’s center. Next, see Zocalo, the city’s main square, and a miniature model of the city. At the Rosary Chapel, admire the splendor of this golden 17th century chapel, often called the “Eighth Wonder of the World”. Built in the Spanish Baroque style, this gilded chapel shines with the light coming in through its gorgeous windows. You won’t want to forget your camera. Next up, visit the “sweet street”, where you can taste typical candies and liqueurs of ...
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.
After pickup from your accommodation in Puebla, you’ll head straight to the archaeological site of Cholula, home to the largest pyramid in existence. Explore the underground tunnels, elaborate altars, and climb to the top of the pyramid. Wander the large plateau on the the top of the pyramid, taking note of the ornate church and views of the surrounding volcanoes. Afterwards, head to the Church of Santa Maria Tonantzintla in the town of Cholula, a chapel famous for its elaborate interior decorations and significance to local religious tradition. Afterwards, you’ll head to a pottery studio for a tasting of artisanal spirits, including eggnog and other locally-crafted liquors. You’ll end your day by heading to the brilliantly colorful Church of San Francisco Acatepec to explore the exquisite details of the mosaics, inside and out. Afterwards, you’ll head back for drop-off in any point i...
The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Puebla and travels to the ancient city of Cholula. Visit the Great Pyramid, the largest pyramid in the world with a history dating back to the 3rd century B.C. From there, head to the charming city of Atlixco, founded in 1579. Pass by the city’s colorful central park, Franciscan convent and chapel, and the impressive Municipal Palace Mural. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a tasting session of handcrafted beer, homemade bread, cranberry juice, chocolate, and ice cream. Continue the tour to the city’s nursery next where you can find over a hundred species of plant and flower. Soak up the beauty of nature as you explore the nursery and learn about Mexico’s native flora. Finally, stop at a trout farm in Atlimeyaya, where you can meet the local farmer and feed the trout yourself. The tour ends with drop-off back to your hotel.
The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Puebla or Cholula city at 5:00 AM and heads to Hacienda Tepetcalli. Enjoy a hot coffee and snacks while you watch the inflation of the hot air balloon, then hop inside at 7:00 AM to begin your flight. Soak up panoramic views as you glide through the air for approximately 1 hour. Land near the take-off zone and celebrate with a wine toast followed by breakfast. Receive your flight certificate then set off to the Cantona Archeological Ruins. Start the visit at the onsite museum and learn about this ancient, but recently discovered civilization. Then explore the ruins and see the former site of pyramids and streets as you imagine what life here might have been like. At the end of an epic adventure, enjoy drop-off back to your accommodation.
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...
Start your adventure in the lobby of your accommodation, this is where your driver/guide will meet you. Enjoy a scenic, 2.5 hour transfer from Puebla to Zacapoaxtla where the waterfall named The Pot is located. Once here, you'll get to visit the natural beauty of this place for 30 minutes. Next, your transfer continues for around another hour to the Archaeological zone of Yohualichan, with a fascinating 45 minute break scheduled for this location. Continue on your journey for around 30 minutes to the magical town of Cuetzalan. Here, you will get to visit the church of San Francisco, Zocalo, the kiosk, a café with a coffee tasting and the church decorated with pitchers. After the tour, your return starts to Puebla with the drop off being back at your hotel.
Your tour begins as your guide picks you up from the lobby of your accommodation. From there, travel for 1.5 hours to arrive to the La Malinche National Park. Once there, your guide shows you how to use the trekking sticks and assists you with your helmet. The hike then begins, with your guide maintaining your motivation and setting a good rhythm for you to follow. Once you reach a sandy area, take a break for lunch before continuing onward to the summit. Once at the summit, spend approximately 30 minutes to relax and take amazing photos. The descent then begins, which takes approximately half the time as your journey upwards. Once you have arrived at the starting point, your tour concludes with your driver transferring you back to your meeting point.
Puebla is one of the 3 states in Mexico with the country’s richest gastronomic traditions. Due to its geographical location, Puebla became an obligatory point of rest in Colonial times for travelers making their way from the Gulf of Mexico to Mexico City, as well as those travelling from the Pacific Ocean to the capital. Many convents were established in the Puebla, where the nuns created the dishes that were to become the most famous in Mexico: mole poblano and chiles en nogada. This 5-hour tour will take you to the markets where the ingredients are bought and the restaurants where they are transformed. Visit traditional markets, mole mills and small traditional restaurants where you’ll taste a variety of local specialties, including tamales, tamal tortas, cemitas, chalupas, molotes, pelonas, memelas, quesadillas, and mole and pipian. Finish off with traditional swee...
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