12 days in Puebla & Mexico City Itinerary

12 days in Puebla & Mexico City Itinerary

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12 days in Puebla & Mexico City Itinerary

Mexico City
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Puebla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Mexico City
— 10 nights
Mexico City

2
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Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
On the 9th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Basilica de Puebla, take a stroll through Zocalo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario). Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, tour the pleasant surroundings at Africam Safari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Tonantzintla, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Estrella de Puebla.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Puebla tour planner.

Mexico City to Puebla is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mexico City.

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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Iglesia de Tonantzintla ©
Iglesia de Tonantzintla
Catedral Basilica de Puebla ©
Catedral Basilica de Puebla

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Explore Mexico City's surroundings by going to San Juan Teotihuacan (Pyramid of the Sun & Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan) and Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & ASLI-Spanish Language Institute). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), delve into the distant past at Templo Mayor Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and steep yourself in history at Chapultepec Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip builder.

Drive from Puebla to Mexico City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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San Juan Teotihuacan, Cuernavaca
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Frida Kahlo Museum ©
Frida Kahlo Museum

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