11 days in Mexico City & Puebla Itinerary

11 days in Mexico City & Puebla Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 7 nights
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Puebla
— 3 nights
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Mexico City

— 7 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get out of town with these interesting Mexico City side-trips: Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan) and Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum, Spanish Language Institute - Day Course, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, stroll around Bosque de Chapultepec, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City online itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

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Puebla

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra, then browse the collection at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, then stroll around Zocalo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario). On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Africam Safari, then examine the collection at La Casa del Mendrugo, and then examine the collection at Museo Amparo.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Puebla trip maker app.

Getting from Mexico City to Puebla by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Puebla, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will leave for home on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Puebla

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums
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