Mexico City Super Saver: Puebla and Cholula Plus Taxco and Cuernavaca Day Trips
  • Mexico City Super Saver: Puebla and Cholula Plus Taxco and Cuernavaca Day Trips

    Combine two of the most popular day trips in Mexico City and make the most of your visit. Your tour takes place over two consecutive days and you'll get to see four of the top visited nearby cities outside of Mexico's capital city. See and feel the color, culture, gastronomy and art of Puebla and Cholula to then be amazed at the history and religion of Taxco and Cuernavaca. This is the perfect combo to go outside the city and explore more of the rich culture of Mexico. Your tour includes transport and a professional guide.


    Day 1: Puebla & Cholula

    Stop At: Great Pyramid of Cholula, Av. Morelos esq. 8 Norte, San Pedro Cholula 72760 Mexico
    On the first day, you'll be picked up from your centrally located meeting point in Mexico City and head to the two beautiful and important historical cities of Cholula and Puebla, located just two hours from Mexico City. You will drive across the highway among the mountains at the East of the city with breathtaking views and the beautiful scenery of Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes, which can also be seen from Cholula. Once in Cholula, you'll admire the hundreds of churches and visit the impressive church of Santa María de Tonantzintla. This is an indigenous-Baroque building which stands out for its interior decorated in gold and with a wealth of elements.

    Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Stop At: Zocalo, Puebla Mexico
    After visiting Tonantzintla you'll head to the city of Puebla, located just 15 minutes away from Cholula. Puebla is popularly known as the “City of Angels” and here you will enjoy a delicious lunch (not included). The gastronomic variety in Puebla is rich, so you can choose from a simple and traditional “semita", or the exquisite and laborious "mole poblano.“ Then, you will enjoy a walking tour through the beautiful historic center and see the sixteenth and eighteenth century buildings as well as the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the Church of Santo Domingo. You'll also visit the craft market where you can find beautiful works in the traditional Talavera figurines and delicious sweets such as sweet potatoes, prepared in different flavors.

    Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Taxco & Cuernavaca

    Stop At: Plaza de la Constitucion, Poder Legislativo Rio Balsas, Cuernavaca 62400 Mexico
    Your second day will take you on a full-day trip out of Mexico City to admire two unique colonials towns. You will first take a scenic drive to Cuernavaca, "The City of the Eternal Spring", where you'll see the Cathedral, built in the sixteenth century and one of the oldest cathedrals in the country. You'll also see Palacio de Cortés and the monument to Morelos, military insurgent and Mexican patriot.
    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Stop At: Santa Prisca de Taxco, Plaza Borda, Taxco Mexico
    Then, you will drive to Taxco, a colonial city with hundreds of years of history. Nestled on a hillside with cobbled streets and cozy squares, you'll see and feel the strong Old World ambiance that has stood through hundreds of years. You'll also see one of Mexico's grandest churches, Santa Prisca which was built in 1759 by French immigrant Jose de la Borda, who literally stumbled upon a huge silver spring. Taxco is known worldwide for its quality silver mines and shops and you will have the opportunity to see and buy art pieces from Mexican artisans.
    Duration: 3 hours 10 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "May be operated both in English and Spanish"
    "Note: The booking date you choose is for the Puebla and Cholula tour. The Taxco and Cuernavaca tour is taken the following day"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Infants must sit on laps"
    "Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
    "Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
    "Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers"

    • Start Time9:00 AM
    • Start location: 1: Auditorio Nacional, Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, 11100 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
      2: Hotel NH Collection Mexico City Reforma, Calle Liverpool 155, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
      3: Bellas Artes, Historic center of Mexico City, Guerrero, 06300 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

    • Duration: 2 days
    • Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Included

    • Round trip transportation from meeting point
    • Professional guide

    Not Included

    • Food and beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 8/10

    Recommendation passengers 80%
    Rating based on 11 verified reviews

    Our clients

      Posted on Lunes, 04 de septiembre del 2017

      It was a perfect trip: weather, sightseeing and trip guide and driver!!!

        General rating: 10/10
    • Adrian P
      Posted on Miércoles, 11 de enero del 2017

      Taxco is a wonderful city full of medieval charm.

        General rating: 10/10
    • Besilda M
      Posted on Miércoles, 21 de diciembre del 2016

      Enjoyed the trip in Puebla and Taxco. Got to taste the authentic Mexican food. I love Taxco, feels like you're in Santorini Greece. I highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide Antonio made a special effort to show my husband and I this beautiful church in Puebla while waiting for the other people in our group tour at our meeting place.

        General rating: 10/10
    • Nancy G
      Posted on Viernes, 23 de septiembre del 2016

      Ernesto was incredibly attentive and knowledgeable. He was careful to keep us safe but, allowed us to have a good time. His English was wonderful and much appreciated. If you have time do both days for sure but, if you only have one day, it has to be Cuernavaca and Taxco. Truly amazing in every way!

        General rating: 10/10
      Posted on Jueves, 22 de marzo del 2018

      The tours destinations are good to see.

      Bad Point: Amigo tours uses glorified city buses.
      They had no A/C on buses I took on 3 of 4 different tour dates
      Most days were 85 degrees +.
      Taxco was 5 hr bus ride in 100 degree heat.
      NO A/C !!!
      Amigo Tours cares little about customers.

        General rating: 8/10
    • kathyszwarc
      Posted on Sábado, 13 de enero del 2018

      Long days, long time at the bus but tours were fantastic.

        General rating: 8/10
    • Jorge A
      Posted on Jueves, 25 de mayo del 2017

      The experience was very different both days as the first guide was terrible. He didn't speak english, was not knowledgeable and organized stops very badly.
      The worst was the lack of AC in the bus both days in 30 degree C temperatures. Taxco and Puebla are amazing! They picked us up from our hotel.

        General rating: 8/10
    • Bertrand V
      Posted on Miércoles, 15 de febrero del 2017

      Good Guides, Good knowledge of the areas, Good Price!

        General rating: 8/10
    • expressemail539
      Posted on Sábado, 07 de enero del 2017

      This is a two day tour. Tour guides Francisco and Kevin were outstanding. First day tour with Francisco to Puebla and Cholula was excellent but got delayed due to picking up people at various locations. This was the problem with all tours I purchased from this company. Coming back got caught in the traffic and it was 5 hours of torture sitting in the bus. Wish we had taken a break in between. This was unusual. On second day tour with Kevin was good and he is very good. People person! He even accommodated drivers female friend to sit on the front passenger seat and he sat on a small chair in between the driver and passenger in the front. Very uncomfortable and not safe. Overall tour is good provided safety factors are taken into account.

        General rating: 8/10
      Posted on Martes, 18 de septiembre del 2018

      Hopefully YOU SPEAK SPANISH. If not don't take this tour..You will be ignored.

        General rating: 6/10
    • Michael Y
      Posted on Sábado, 26 de noviembre del 2016

      Do not use Amigo Tours. The tour guide didn't say much. You are pretty much on your own. Save your money and book it somewhere else.

        General rating: 2/10

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