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Puebla: Guided Foodies Tour with Cathedral Visit

1. 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.

Puebla: VIP Mexican Wrestling Experience

2. Puebla: VIP Mexican Wrestling Experience

Enjoy a night out in Puebla exploring the popular El Parían market and tasting typical street food before learning the ins and outs of Mexican wrestling and rooting for your fighter from VIP seats.  The night starts with pickup from your accommodation in Puebla. Travel in an air-conditioned van to El Parían, a typical market selling handicrafts, local snacks, and candy. Taste some Mexican street food and learn the story behind it. Stroll around the market admiring the different talavera (clay pottery) and trying Mexican candies.   Continue walking through historical and colonial streets and visit a local bar to try pulque, a pre-Hispanic fermented drink which is the topic of many local legends. Try traditional pulque or a curado (flavored with fruit or honey). Next, it's time for the show to begin; follow your guide around the arena to learn about the history of Mexican wrestling and then make your way to your VIP seats. Put on your wrestling mask and read a short description of the wrestler. Learn the words and phrases to scream and scream them as you take in the energy of the match below. After the 2-hour match, hotel drop-off will be provided.

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

3. 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.

Puebla: 5-Hour Culinary Tour with Tastings

4. Puebla: 5-Hour Culinary Tour with Tastings

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 sweets such as camotes and tortitas de Santa Clara. Some traditional recipes will be shared with you so you can try them when you’re back at home. Not everything on this tour is food-related, however. You’ll learn about the history of Puebla, listed by UNESCO as a Human Heritage City. Visit the Cathedral, with the tallest towers of any church on the American continent, and see the zocalo, or main plaza, and the city hall.

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