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Cholula Pyramid and Puebla City Tour from Mexico City

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Key Highlights

  • Visit the largest pyramid in the world
  • See the exquisite Chapel of the Rosary
  • Delicious traditional buffet lunch included
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

    Duration

    10 hours

    Start time

    Start Time: 9:00am
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Mexico City. (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Mexico City

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Delve into Mexico's fascinating history on this enthralling tour. Visit Huejotzingo and its 16th century monastery of San Miguel. View the world's largest pyramid at Cholula, quite an adventure as most of it is underground and must be reached by tunnels.

    Continue to Puebla, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where the majority of buildings are decorated with tiles and beautifully sculpted freestone. See the majestic Cathedral at the main Square, the chapel of the Rosary, considered the eighth wonder of the art world, the convent of Santa Monica and the Onyx and Talavera ceramics factories.

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    Itinerary

    You will be picked up in an air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Mexico City. Take a trip to Huejotzingo where you will visit the 16th century Convent of San Miguel.

    Further on, proceed to the Cholula archaeological zone to visit the largest pyramid in the world. Dedicated to the god of rain, the base of the pyramid is 400 by 360 meters. The Cholua pyramid is not as famous as the Cheops pyramid in Giza because it is buried almost completely under the ground. The Spanish during a conquest noticed a hillock in the centre of the city that hid the pyramid’s base and decided to construct a small church on the top. A few meters of tunnels will give you access to the archaeological zone that is partly uncovered today.

    Continue to Puebla, a colonial city that preserves its rich culture and heritage. Along the way, stop for a delicious Mexican buffet lunch, with Mole Poblano as main meal, at a traditional restaurant. Take a walk on Puebla’s beautiful streets and you will see the majestic Cathedral, Main Square, Chapel of the Rosary, Convent of Santa Monica, Onyx craftsmen at work and Talavera ceramic factories.

    After exploring Puebla’s architectural works, return to Mexico City and you will be dropped back to your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
    • Entrance fee to Cholula archaeological zone
    • Mexican buffet lunch

    Exclusions

    • Guide
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    Hotel pick up includes from the locations are the following: Downtown (Zocalo - Centro Histórico), Reforma, Zona Rosa, Chapultepec, Polanco. Outside of this areas applies surcharge, which it depends of the numbers of passengers and hotel location.

    HOTEL LIST FOR PICK UP:
    Zone Centro: Gran Hotel Cd. México, BW Majestic, Holiday Inn Zócalo, NH centro Histórico, Fiesta Inn, Marlowe, Metropol, Monte Real, Estoril, San Francisco, Ambasssador, Sheraton Centro Histórico
    Zone Rosa: Calinda Geneve, Century, Fiesta americana Suites, Galería Plaza, Misión, NH Kristal México City, Plaza Florencia, Royal Zona Rosa,
    Zone Reforma and Polanco: Casa Inn, Sheraton María Isabel, Casa Blanca, Misión, Premier, Fiesta Americana, Jena, Regente Del Angel, Emporio, Fiesta Americana Grand, Four Seasons, Gran Melia Reforma, Marquis, New York, Hyatt Regency Mexico City, Presidente.

    Surcharge rates for pickup with hotels outside of the above zones (Round Trip, Per Person):
    Zone 1 and 3: US$27 for 1 passenger, US$15 for 2 passengers, US$12 for 3 passengers, US$10 for 4 and more passengers
    Zone 4 and 5: US$42 for 1 passenger, US$22 for 2 passengers, US$16 for 3 passengers, US$13 for 4 and more passengers

    This is mandatory to provide below information at the time of booking. If some of this information is missing, unfortunately we will refuse the reservation.
    • Name of the hotel where the customer will stay
    • Flights information and times
    • Names of all the customers who take the tour

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Just perfect

      It was really nice. Friendly guide and amazing place. Congrats...

      Fabio Ritter
    • Best tour expericence

      The tour guide Mr. Humberto is the best tour guide we had met. He gave us a lot of information for the history, culture and any information related to the city and Mexico county....

      Alice Li