15 days in Puebla & Mexico City Itinerary

15 days in Puebla & Mexico City Itinerary

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Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Drive to Puebla
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Puebla
— 5 nights
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Mexico City
— 9 nights
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Puebla

— 5 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) and Puebla Cathedra. Popular historic sites such as Tonantzintla and Santuario de la Virgen de los Remedios are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Puebla: San Pedro Cholula (Zona Arqueológica de Cholula & Parroquia de San Andres Cholula). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo San Francisco Acatepec, see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de la Revolucion Mexicana Casa de Los Hermanos Serdan, wander the streets of Zocalo, and delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica de Kabah.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Puebla road trip planning tool.

Managua, Nicaragua to Puebla is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. In January in Puebla, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Mexico City

— 9 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Popular historic sites such as Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe are in your itinerary. Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo del Templo Mayor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Museo Frida Kahlo, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mexico City trip builder app.

You can take a shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 12: