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Activities in Mexico City

Puebla and Cholula Day Trip

401 reviews | 3,703 travellers
My friends and I enjoyed the trip very much! Both cities are very colorful and worth the trip. Our tour guide and driver are professional and nice, so we had a pleasant experience. Puebla is a city that would better spend 2 days to walk/visit around, and this trip is a good overview of the city. Overall I highly recommend this day trip!
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

On this day trip we'll explore two of Mexico's oldest cities, Puebla and Cholula, admiring the volcanoes of Iztaccíhuatl and Popocatépetl, and visiting the largest pyramid in the world.

On this day trip we'll explore two of Mexico's oldest cities, Puebla and Cholula, admiring the volcanoes of Iztaccíhuatl and Popocatépetl, and visiting the largest pyramid in the world.

Puebla and Cholula Day Trip Itinerary

Having picked you up we'll hit the road to the east of Mexico City, crossing the mountains by the motorway which offers spectacular views of the Iztaccíhuatl y Popocatépetl volcanoes.

Our first stop will be Cholula, the oldest continuously inhabited city in America. We'll visit the archaeological area, dominated by the Cholula Great Pyramid (Tlachihualtépetl), the biggest pyramid in the world, hidden behind an enormous mountain. Here at the peak of the pyramid, can be found the church of Our Lady of Remedies.

The tour will continue until we arrive at Puebla, popularly known as "The City of Angels": it's said it was created by the angels for the pleasure of the mortals.

In Puebla you'll have free time to eat and try the varied food in the region: you can't leave the city without trying mole poblano, a speciality of Puebla and one of the most representative dishes in all Mexico.

Having eaten we'll pass through the historic centre of Puebla, discovering the colonial architectural monuments for which the city has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO. The tour visits the unmissable places in Puebla: Plaza de las Armas, the Cathedral and the Santo Domino Church.

Before heading back to Mexico City we'll make one last stop in the artisanal market, where you can find beautiful pieces of fine ceramic known as Talavera pottery.

Meeting Point

The tour includes pick up from hotels located in the following areas of Mexico City:

  • Polanco: between 8:20 am and 8:30 am
  • Reforma and Zona Rosa: between 8:40 and 8:50 am
  • Centro Histórico: between 9:00 and 9:10 am.
  • South and North Zones or Santa Fe: 7:45 am. 

If your hotel isn't located in any of these areas, please choose one of the following meeting points:

  • Emporio Reforma: 8:30 am
  • NH Centro Histórico: 9 am

Requirements in Mexico City

On the day of your tour, you must have your Multiple Migration Form (FMM) or a photo of it. If you don't have this document, you won't be able to return to Mexico City at the end of the tour.

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Adults Children between 3 and 11 Children under 3
US$ 48.30
US$ 35.20
  • Adults

    US$ 48.30
  • Children between 3 and 11

    US$ 35.20
  • Children under 3


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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 20% of their maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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12 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Transport in air conditioned bus

English speaking guide

Guided tour of Puebla

Not included


When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Only some areas are accessible. Accessible toilets.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.


Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can we take suitcases on the excursion?

    A - Yes, but please contact the tour provider the day before your tour to confirm availability.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 48.10