4 days in Mexico City & Puebla Itinerary

4 days in Mexico City & Puebla Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Mexico and Gulf Coast holiday planner

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Mexico City
— 1 day
— 3 nights


Mexico City

— 1 day

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and then get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo.

Plan my day in Mexico City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites
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— 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 22nd (Tue): get lost in a book at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra, then take a stroll through Zocalo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario). Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Africam Safari, take an in-depth tour of Museo Casa del Mendrugo, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Amparo.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Puebla route planner.

Getting from Mexico City to Puebla by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Puebla sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Puebla

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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