36 days in Puebla Itinerary

36 days in Puebla Itinerary

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Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Drive to Zacatlan
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Zacatlan
— 6 nights
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Tlatlauquitepec
— 4 nights
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Cuetzalan del Progreso
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tehuacan
— 5 nights
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Puebla
— 13 nights
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Zacatlan

Zacatlán is a city and municipal seat of Zacatlán Municipality located in the Sierra Norte de Puebla region of Puebla in central Mexico. Change things up with these side-trips from Zacatlan: Chignahuapan (Parroquia de Santiago Apostol, Aguas Termales de Chignahuapan, &more), Plaza de la Constitucion (in Huauchinango) and Xicotepec (Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, Casa Carranza, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Cristal de la barranca, don't miss a visit to Automatas del Bicentenario, examine the collection at WATCHES OLVERA III generation ZACATLAN PUEBLA, and get outside with Zacatlan Adventure.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Zacatlan trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Zacatlan is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 8 hours. In December, Zacatlan is little chillier than Johannesburg - with highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tlatlauquitepec.

Things to do in Zacatlan

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 6:

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Tlatlauquitepec

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tlatlauquitepec: Zacapoaxtla (Plaza de la Constitucion, Iglesia de Esquipulas, &more).

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Tlatlauquitepec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zacatlan to Tlatlauquitepec takes 3 hours. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Cuetzalan del Progreso.

Things to do in Tlatlauquitepec

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:

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Cuetzalan del Progreso

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cuetzalan del Progreso: Manantiales de Chignautla (in Teziutlan) and Grutas Karmidas (in Zapotitlan de Mendez).

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cuetzalan del Progreso route builder.

Getting from Tlatlauquitepec to Cuetzalan del Progreso by car takes about 2 hours. January in Cuetzalan del Progreso sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll set off for Tehuacan on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Cuetzalan del Progreso

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 15:

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Tehuacan

Tehuacán is the second largest city in the Mexican state of Puebla, nestled in the Southeast Valley of Tehuacán, bordering the states of Oaxaca and Veracruz. Take a break from Tehuacan with a short trip to Botanic Garden Comunitario Dra Helia Bravo Hollis in Zapotitlan Salinas, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tehuacan-Cuicatlan Biosphere Reserve, examine the collection at Museo del Valle de Tehuacan, meet the residents at El Club de los Animalitos, and browse the different shops at Centro Comercial El Paseo Tehuacan.

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Traveling by car from Cuetzalan del Progreso to Tehuacan takes 4 hours. You will leave for Puebla on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Tehuacan

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:

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Puebla

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.
Explore Puebla's surroundings by going to San Pedro Cholula (Parroquia de San Andres Cholula, Zona Arqueológica de Cholula, &more), Atlixco (Rebooting Park Trampoline Zone, Zocalo De Atlixco, &more) and Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Africam Safari, pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Bazar los Sapos, and examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo).

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Puebla road trip planner.

You can drive from Tehuacan to Puebla in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puebla

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 20 — Feb 2:

Puebla travel guide

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Churches · Zoos · Sacred & Religious Sites
Many visitors remember their Puebla vacation by the state's eponymous capital, recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its colonial-era architecture. Yet this state in east-central Mexico offers more than just a single charming city, its rural landscape a mix of picturesque mountains and lush river valleys tailor-made for active holidays. The region's natural areas offer plenty of memorable outdoor experiences, with mountain climbing, hiking, walking, camping, river rafting, and hang-gliding among the top things to do in Puebla. Local cuisine provides another major reason to visit, treating food connoisseurs to a stunning range of different flavors and an impressive number of original recipes.