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Puebla: Guided Foodies Tour with Cathedral Visit

1. Puebla: Guided Foodies Tour with Cathedral Visit

Discover Puebla, a city founded in viceroyal times boasting a fascinating mixture of culture. Back in the day, all cargo coming from Europe and Asia had to pass through the city before arriving in Mexico City.  This mixing of ingredients from all over the world has led to a unique and delicious local cuisine. Taste the most renowned traditional dishes of Puebla, dining in celebrated restaurants and sampling tasty street food along the way. Nibble on tacos arabes, mole poblano, pipian, tamales, traditional deserts, chile en nogada, and more. Try a unique alcoholic drink called pasita liquour. Then, visit one of the most important cultural cites of the city, Puebla Cathedral, and enjoy a panoramic tour on a double-decker bus called Tranvia de Leyendas. Pass by Los Sapos, Analco, the Xanenetla neighborhoods, and the civic zone, where the famous battle at Loreto and Guadalupe forts took place. Stop off at Mantarraya park and take some fantastic photos.  At the end of the tour, benefit from receiving a special recipe book with traditional dishes to prepare in your own home.

Puebla: Full-Day Malinche Summit Experience

2. Puebla: Full-Day Malinche Summit Experience

Your tour begins as your guide picks you up from the lobby of your accommodation. From there, travel for 1.5 hours to arrive to the La Malinche National Park.    Once there, your guide shows you how to use the trekking sticks and assists you with your helmet. The hike then begins, with your guide maintaining your motivation and setting a good rhythm for you to follow. Once you reach a sandy area, take a break for lunch before continuing onward to the summit. Once at the summit, spend approximately 30 minutes to relax and take amazing photos. The descent then begins, which takes approximately half the time as your journey upwards. Once you have arrived at the starting point, your tour concludes with your driver transferring you back to your meeting point.

From Mexico City: Cider and Food Tour to Puebla and Cholula

3. From Mexico City: Cider and Food Tour to Puebla and Cholula

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Mexico through its food on this tour. Start your food experience by meeting your guide in Mexico City in the morning and heading to the "magical town" of Cholula. Here, enjoy a guided tour of the city center and get the chance to see the Great Pyramid. Afterward, visit a local cider production and explore the flavors of Puebla's food specialties at the market. Later, head to the state's capital Puebla. There, visit a monastery that is considered the birthplace of the most famous regional dish - mole poblano. Enjoy a walking tour of Puebla and see its colonial buildings, colorful lanes, and historic churches. Throughout your tour, stop at various local foodie spots to sample the best of Puebla's cuisine. You will also have the chance to visit the famous Parian craft market and purchase some unique artisanal souvenirs and local candies. Throughout the day, sample some of the most popular regional drinks, such as local hand-made liquors, pulque and artisanal mezcal. After a full day of discoveries, relax and begin the journey back to your hotel in Mexico City.

From Puebla: Atlixco and Atlimeyaya Private Tour

4. From Puebla: Atlixco and Atlimeyaya Private Tour

Take a private tour from Puebla to explore the beautiful cities of Atlixco and Atlimeyaya. Get picked up at your hotel, then sit back and relax in the air-conditioned vehicle on the 50-minute drive to Atlixco. Arrive in the city’s historical center and visit the main square and municipal palace. Stop to enjoy a tasting of handcrafted ice creams, beer, mezcal and chocolate. Afterwards, visit a nursery to admire hundreds of species of plants, trees and flowers.  Continue to Atlimeyaya, stopping at one of the many trout farms in this region. Enjoy feeding the fish as you learn about the local industry. Finally, return to Puebla where you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel.

Puebla: VIP Mexican Wrestling Experience

5. Puebla: VIP Mexican Wrestling Experience

Enjoy a night out in Puebla exploring the popular El Parían market and tasting typical street food before learning the ins and outs of Mexican wrestling and rooting for your fighter from VIP seats.  The night starts with pickup from your accommodation in Puebla. Travel in an air-conditioned van to El Parían, a typical market selling handicrafts, local snacks, and candy. Taste some Mexican street food and learn the story behind it. Stroll around the market admiring the different talavera (clay pottery) and trying Mexican candies.   Continue walking through historical and colonial streets and visit a local bar to try pulque, a pre-Hispanic fermented drink which is the topic of many local legends. Try traditional pulque or a curado (flavored with fruit or honey). Next, it's time for the show to begin; follow your guide around the arena to learn about the history of Mexican wrestling and then make your way to your VIP seats. Put on your wrestling mask and read a short description of the wrestler. Learn the words and phrases to scream and scream them as you take in the energy of the match below. After the 2-hour match, hotel drop-off will be provided.

Puebla: Piled Stones Valley and Zacatlán Private Day Tour

6. Puebla: Piled Stones Valley and Zacatlán Private Day Tour

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Puebla or Cholula city and heads off on the 3 hour journey to the Piled Stones Valley. Enjoy a tour in a horse-drawn carriage, and admire the stone structures that reach up to 20 meters high. Afterwards, travel to the charming town of Zacatlán, stopping at the scenic Jilguero’s Valley Crystal lookout along the way. Next, visit a famous cemetery, home to some unique crystal artwork. Arrive at Centenario’s Clock Museum and marvel at the impressive collection of time-measuring objects as you learn about the evolution of the clock.  Stop at a local store for a tasting session of cider and juice, then visit Zocalo to see the iconic floral clock. Next, check out 2 of the region’s most impressive churches, the Franciscan Convent and the Guadalupe Virgin’s Chapel. Finally, enjoy some traditional cheese-filled bread before relaxing on the return journey to your accommodation.

Puebla: Hot Air Balloon and Cantona Ruins with Breakfast

7. Puebla: Hot Air Balloon and Cantona Ruins with Breakfast

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Puebla or Cholula city at 5:00 AM and heads to Hacienda Tepetcalli. Enjoy a hot coffee and snacks while you watch the inflation of the hot air balloon, then hop inside at 7:00 AM to begin your flight. Soak up panoramic views as you glide through the air for approximately 1 hour. Land near the take-off zone and celebrate with a wine toast followed by breakfast. Receive your flight certificate then set off to the Cantona Archeological Ruins. Start the visit at the onsite museum and learn about this ancient, but recently discovered civilization. Then explore the ruins and see the former site of pyramids and streets as you imagine what life here might have been like. At the end of an epic adventure, enjoy drop-off back to your accommodation.

Puebla: 5-Hour Culinary Tour with Tastings

8. Puebla: 5-Hour Culinary Tour with Tastings

Puebla is one of the 3 states in Mexico with the country’s richest gastronomic traditions. Due to its geographical location, Puebla became an obligatory point of rest in Colonial times for travelers making their way from the Gulf of Mexico to Mexico City, as well as those travelling from the Pacific Ocean to the capital. Many convents were established in the Puebla, where the nuns created the dishes that were to become the most famous in Mexico: mole poblano and chiles en nogada. This 5-hour tour will take you to the markets where the ingredients are bought and the restaurants where they are transformed. Visit traditional markets, mole mills and small traditional restaurants where you’ll taste a variety of local specialties, including tamales, tamal tortas, cemitas, chalupas, molotes, pelonas, memelas, quesadillas, and mole and pipian. Finish off with traditional sweets such as camotes and tortitas de Santa Clara. Some traditional recipes will be shared with you so you can try them when you’re back at home. Not everything on this tour is food-related, however. You’ll learn about the history of Puebla, listed by UNESCO as a Human Heritage City. Visit the Cathedral, with the tallest towers of any church on the American continent, and see the zocalo, or main plaza, and the city hall.

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A great experience from A to Z! Unlimited Experiences is a great organization! We were well informed and picked up on time! At the end we received a present, that was a great surprise! I would be happy to recommend this experience to everyone!