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Itinerary

After pickup from your Mexico City hotel by an English-speaking guide, you’ll head to the Cholula archaeological zone. There, you’ll have plenty of time to explore the massive Great Pyramid. Learn about the history of the pre-Hispanic structure and see the Church of Our Lady of the Remedies, which was constructed atop the pyramid after the conquest of Hernan Cortes.

In Puebla, you’ll get an introduction to this historic city’s UNESCO-recognized colonial center with a visit to the ornate 16th-century Church of Santo Domingo. The church’s Chapel of Rosary baroque interior is considered a wonder of the art world.

Next, head to a former convent that’s now home the Museum of Religion Art, followed by a tour of workshops that make onyx and Talavera ceramics. At the end of the day, enjoy drop-off back at your hotel.

Locations visited
Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo)
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Great Pyramid of Cholula
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Overview
See the Great Pyramid of Cholula and Puebla’s UNESCO-listed historic center on one easy, all-inclusive tour from Mexico City. The largest pyramid on earth by volume, Cholula surpasses even the Egyptian Pyramids. In Puebla, visit historic churches, buildings adorned in hand-painted tiles, and a religious art museum, and get an introduction to the craft of Talavera tile-making. Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus included lunch, make for a hassle-free trip.
Highlights
  • A full but relaxed day trip from Mexico City with all transportation included
  • Explore Cholula’s Great Pyramid archaeological zone with a guide
  • See several of the top architectural highlights of Puebla’s colonial heart
  • Learn about regional artisan crafts at Talavera tile and onyx factories
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hire your own wheels and see and do as you please, on your schedule!

City Tour Ciudad De Mexico was crappy and a waste of $. Cholula and Puebla tour guide wasn't very knowledgeable in spanish or english. We saw a few churches and walked a few blocks and were dropped off at a very mediocre buffet (not cheap...More

2  Thank Manny G
AliciaMejia, Director Comercial at Mexitours Day Tours Mexico City, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Manny G. Thank for your comments about our service. We regret you were not enjoyed the complete experience, we looked for your booking but it was not found, maybe is under a different name. We would like to know the date of your travel...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018
I Do not recommend this for English speaking Tourist or Older tourist

We were among a Spanish speaking group. Tour with 2 groups speaking different language ( like spanish and english) should have a guide who knows how to cater to these in an efficient manner. We had a previous tour both with spanish and english speaking...More

1  Thank TravellerCB
AliciaMejia, Director Comercial at Mexitours Day Tours Mexico City, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Traveller CB Thank you so much for your comments about our past tour to Puebla. We deeply regret not meet your expectations I’am afraid that your grup was made up mostly of Spanish speakers, who made more comments and questions, so it seemed to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Very informative guide!

We really enjoyed this day trip. Puebla and Cholula are wonderful towns. The underground pyramid tour should be on everyone's list when visiting the area. The lunch was delicious. The transportation provided was good, and we were picked up on time. I would recommend this...More

Thank Monica C
AliciaMejia, Director Comercial at Mexitours Day Tours Mexico City, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Monica, Thank you so much for your comments, it will be such a pleasure to attend you in a near future on your next vacations to Mexico! Best regards!

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile
Nice day trip

Puebla is beautiful and Cholula is interesting. Humberto is an excellent guide but was right when he said that you really can't see enough of Puebla in one day.

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AliciaMejia, Director Comercial at Mexitours Day Tours Mexico City, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you so much for your comments, yes it's true to visit Mexico you need time, it will be such a pleasure to attend you in a near future on your next vacations to Mexico! have a nice day. :)

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Connecting tourist train between the two towns

I visited and stayed in both Cholula and Puebla and much preferred Puebla. Cholula was great for El Popo (the volcano - that happened to be smoking whilst we were there) and the pyramid but Puebla was a nicer town, more to see and do...More

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Climbing the pyramid is totally optional. I didn't do it and still enjoyed the tour.
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