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From Puebla: Cholula Pyramid and Churches Half-Day Tour

1. From Puebla: Cholula Pyramid and Churches Half-Day Tour

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 in Puebla City.

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Chautla's Castle, Lavender Farm, and Valquirico Private Tour

2. Chautla's Castle, Lavender Farm, and Valquirico Private Tour

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.

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Puebla: Guided Foodies Tour with Cathedral Visit

3. Puebla: Guided Foodies Tour with Cathedral Visit

Discover Puebla, a city founded in viceroyal times boasting a fascinating mixture of culture. Back in the day, all cargo coming from Europe and Asia had to pass through the city before arriving in Mexico City.  This mixing of ingredients from all over the world has led to a unique and delicious local cuisine. Taste the most renowned traditional dishes of Puebla, dining in celebrated restaurants and sampling tasty street food along the way. Nibble on tacos arabes, mole poblano, pipian, tamales, traditional deserts, chile en nogada, and more. Try a unique alcoholic drink called pasita liquour. Then, visit one of the most important cultural cites of the city, Puebla Cathedral, and enjoy a panoramic tour on a double-decker bus called Tranvia de Leyendas. Pass by Los Sapos, Analco, the Xanenetla neighborhoods, and the civic zone, where the famous battle at Loreto and Guadalupe forts took place. Stop off at Mantarraya park and take some fantastic photos.  At the end of the tour, benefit from receiving a special recipe book with traditional dishes to prepare in your own home.

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Puebla: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour with Tasting

4. Puebla: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour with Tasting

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 the region before heading to the Artist Quarter. Wander through quaint cobblestone roads and admire the market stalls highlighting the talent of the city. Continue on to the traditional market “El Parián”, which is full of traditional handicrafts and one of the most popular attractions of the city. Finally, visit the “alley of the frogs” (Plazuela de los Sapos), a popular antique shopping street that will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

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From Mexico City: Cider and Food Tour to Puebla and Cholula

5. From Mexico City: Cider and Food Tour to Puebla and Cholula

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. Throughout the day, sample some of the most popular regional drinks, such as local hand-made liquors, pulque and artisanal mezcal. After a full day of discoveries, relax and begin the journey back to your hotel in Mexico City.

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Puebla: Cholula and Atlixco Private Tour with Food Tastings

6. Puebla: Cholula and Atlixco Private Tour with Food Tastings

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.

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From Puebla: Atlixco and Atlimeyaya Private Tour

7. From Puebla: Atlixco and Atlimeyaya Private Tour

Take a private tour from Puebla to explore the beautiful cities of Atlixco and Atlimeyaya. Get picked up at your hotel, then sit back and relax in the air-conditioned vehicle on the 50-minute drive to Atlixco. Arrive in the city’s historical center and visit the main square and municipal palace. Stop to enjoy a tasting of handcrafted ice creams, beer, mezcal and chocolate. Afterwards, visit a nursery to admire hundreds of species of plants, trees and flowers.  Continue to Atlimeyaya, stopping at one of the many trout farms in this region. Enjoy feeding the fish as you learn about the local industry. Finally, return to Puebla where you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel.

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Puebla: Full-Day Malinche Summit Experience

8. Puebla: Full-Day Malinche Summit Experience

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.

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Puebla: Modern Attractions Private 5-Hour Tour

9. Puebla: Modern Attractions Private 5-Hour Tour

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.

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Cuetzalan & Yohualichan: 12 Hour Private Tour & Transport

10. Cuetzalan & Yohualichan: 12 Hour Private Tour & Transport

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.

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What people are saying about Puebla

Excellent experience, our guides treated us the best, unfortunately due to the pandemic they touched us some closed places but they did the best they could with what they had and it turned out very well, Highly recommended and grateful to our guides Ariel and Yuli, greetings !! !

A great experience from A to Z! Unlimited Experiences is a great organization! We were well informed and picked up on time! At the end we received a present, that was a great surprise! I would be happy to recommend this experience to everyone!

The greatest experience ever buy the greatest tour guides ever

Good information, enough time and personalized accompaniment.