Exploring Mexico City’s Puebla, Cholula and Tonantzintla in One Day Trip

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Exploring Mexico City’s Puebla, Cholula and Tonantzintla in One Day Trip

by | Mar 29, 2023 | Activities, Mexico City

Exploring Mexico City’s Puebla, Cholula and Tonantzintla in One Day Trip

Traveling to Mexico City can be a magical experience. With its colorful culture and rich history, visitors will be delighted with all the sights and sounds the city has to offer. Many travelers make the mistake of trying to see too much in a short amount of time, but there is still plenty to do and see in just one day in Mexico City.

One of the more popular day trip excursions includes a visit to the cities of Puebla, Cholula and Tonantzintla. These three cities are rich in history and culture, and full of sights to explore. Let’s take a closer look at how you can experience these amazing destinations in direct sequence during this one day trip.

Start your Journey in Puebla

The first stop on the day trip will be Puebla, a city known for its Spanish Baroque architectural style, its many churches and important role in the Mexican War of Independence against Spain. Some of the must see attractions around Puebla are the Iglesia de Santo Domingo, El Zocalo, La Catedral Basílica de Puebla, as well as its colonial streets.

For those wanting to enjoy a unique culinary experience, Puebla is home to some of the best Mexican cuisine such as chiles en nogada, mole poblano and the world-famous cemitas sandwiches. There is something for everyone in this beautiful city, so make sure to take some time and explore everything it has to offer before moving on to the next destination.

Immerse Yourself in Cholula

After spending some time in Puebla, continue the journey to Cholula, where travelers will find some of the country’s most extraordinary pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Cholula is one of the largest pyramids ever built and remains the largest archeological site in Mesoamerican history. There are also dozens of churches and other places of interest such as El Calvario Chapel, Talavera Pottery, restaurants and the vibrant market.

Cholula is great jump-off point to explore some of Mexico’s culture and history and a great place to take a break before heading towards the next stop on your day trip.

Visit Tonantzintla

After stopping in Cholula, move on to Tonantzintla. It is an amazing place with a mystical atmosphere. As visitors approach this mysterious village they will be surrounded by the beauty of its 16th century Baroque-style churches like Santuario de Tonanzintla, which has some of the most exquisite sculptures in Latin America like El Señor de los Milagros, or Lord of Miracles.

The spiritual energy that is seen throughout Tonantzintla makes this north Pueblan city unforgettable for any traveler that is lucky enough to visit.

End Your Journey Back in Mexico City

This one-day excursion through some of the most iconic cities near Mexico City is truly unforgettable and will leave even the most experienced travelers with a lasting impression. Visiting these three cities on a guided tour is probably the best way of making sure that you are able to experience all their beauty and get a full sense of Mexican culture during your journey.

Ready for your one day adventure in Puebla, Cholula and Tonantzintla? Get Your Guide offers an amazing excursion to explore these three cities in one day! Book now and make sure you don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience!

In conclusion, taking this journey is an absolute must while you are visiting Mexico City. This unique day trip will provide an opportunity to fully immerse yourself with culture and history that few locations have to offer like these three cities do. Although most choose full-day trips to fully explore each one, this daytrip through Puebla, Cholula and Tonantzintla will surprise any traveler who seeks a glimpse into the country’s complicated history, ranging from Pre-Columbian times to current-day Mexico. This tour with GetYourGuide offers a unique opportunity to those that don’t want to miss out on this incredible experience offered so close to Mexico City.

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