(TE07) Cholula & Puebla

Tour and private guide

10 to 11 hours

All entrances

Private transportation

Pick up and drop off hotel

Tour brief description

Tour for 2 up to 15 people from Mexico City.

Discover the charming and beautiful archeological zone of Cholula in the state of Puebla. You will walk through several tunnels inside the world biggest pyramid. Outside, you can climb the pyramid of Tlachihualtepetl, that has a beautiful catholic temple from the beginning of XVII century on top. This temple maintains a colorful neoclassical style altar, and if that was not enough, from these point you can watch the famous volcano of the Valley of Mexico: the Popocatepetl.

Later, you’ll see artistic pieces of priceless value in the temples of San Francisco Acatepec and Santa Maria Tonazintla. We’ll guarantee that you’ll be dazzled by the art created in this land, early known as the New Spain.

In the same private tour, you’ll enjoy a trip in the city of Puebla, that has an impressive historic center declared as human heritage by UNESCO. This beautiful city is plenty of architecture and an infinite quantity of neoclassical Mexican baroque samples.

When you be in Puebla, you’ll know the Palafoxian Library, the first library of America. After this, you’ll be surprised with the artistic details of the Rosario Chapel.

Without any doubt, this tour is full of historic surprises, stories, legends and prehispanic and colonial architecture.

In every moment, our certified guide will explain you the place histories, the curious details, the development and the importance of the visited sites.

The unit price decreases according to the size of the group.

Departure Time

8:00 a.m.

  • Pick up and drop off in hotel.
  • Entrance to the archeological site of Cholula.
  • Panoramic view of the city of Puebla and Popocatepetl volcano from the top of the pyramid.
  • Visit to the temple of San Francisco Acatepec.
  • Visit to the temple of Santa Maria Tonazintla.
  • Visit to the Metropolitan Cathedral of Puebla and Historic Center.
  • Entrance to the Palafoxian Library of Puebla.
  • Visit to the Rosario Chapel.
  • Visit to the oriel of Loreto Fort.
  • Driver.
  • Private guide.
  • Private transportation.
  • Bottled water and snacks inside transportation.
  • Souvenir.
  • Face mask and sanitizing gel.
No Included
  • Tips.
  • Video and photography permits in museums, archaeological sites and attractions.

English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arab, Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

Additional information
  • It is essential to present ID to the guide before starting the tour.
  • Tennis or comfortable shoes recommended.
  • Sunglasses recommended.
  • Sun block and hat recommended.
  • You may have the physical condition to walk up to 120 minutes. (with breaks).
  • Spanish and English explanations don’t have an extra cost.
  • We don’t do surprise stops in any store to force you to buy handicrafts.
  • We strictly respect the itinerary.
  • We don’t sell you anything aboard or in the tour.
  • Confirmation will be received by email at the time of booking.
  • Infants under 2 years of age are free of charge, but must travel in the arms or on the legs of their parents. (please inform us in the notes).
  • Babies (over two years old) and young children must have their own seats.
  • A infant car seat available per tour, (please request it).
  • The unit price decreases according to the size of the group.

(TE07) Cholula & Puebla


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Price information chart

Pax Per person
02 $342.05 USD full size car
03 $302.14 USD full size SUV
04 $263.6 USD full size SUV
05 $240.47 USD full size SUV
06 $228.15 USD minivan
07 $216.7 USD minivan
08 $208.11 USD minivan
09 $201.43 USD minivan
10 $196.08 USD minivan
11 $198.47 USD large van
12 $194.26 USD large van
13 $190.7 USD large van
14 $187.65 USD large van
15 $185 USD large van

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Tlachihualtepetl Pyramid tunnels

Our tour starts walking along a tunnel 280 meters long, that it is inside the great pyramid. First, you can watch stairways and different build stages of the pyramid.

Cholula Pyramid

We’ll enter the world’s biggest pyramidal basement in Cholula and visit its catholic temple on top, that is an excellent point of view for the Popocatepetl volcano and the magnificent city of Puebla.

San Francisco Acatepec and Santa Maria Tonazintla temples

Later, you’ll see priceless artistic works in the temple of San Francisco Acatepec, there you’ll discover the beautiful talavera mosaics and red bricks facade from the novohispanic period. Next, in Santa Maria Tonazintla, you can appreciate the baroque decor with indigenous motifs, angels, flowers, eagle lords and a whole sample of prehispanic world mixed with the christian one.

Puebla, Metropolitan Cathedral, Palafoxian Library and Rosario Chapel

Then we’ll go to the city of Puebla to visit the Metropolitan Cathedral to know its stories. We’ll visit the Palafoxian Library, the first library in the American continent with beautiful ornaments and books written centuries ago.

We’ll continue in the Rosario Chapel, sometime called the 8th world wonder, a chapel covered in gold leaves that will surprise you because its fine and artistic details.

(The Palafoxian Library is opened every day, except on Mondays).

After this, we’ll go to take our meal in one of the better restaurants of the place.

The tour ends going back to Mexico City, taking you back to your hotel.


Our restaurant recommendations

Remember food and drinks in restaurants are not included.
Ask your guide for the best restaurant recommendation.

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