6 days in Mexico City & Puebla Itinerary

6 days in Mexico City & Puebla Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Mexico and Gulf Coast attractions planner

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Mexico City
— 2 nights
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Puebla
— 3 nights
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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City to go to San Juan Teotihuacan and see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mexico City road trip site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mexico City. February in Mexico City sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra, examine the collection at Museo Amparo, then take a stroll through Zocalo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): browse the collection at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Andres Cholula, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Africam Safari.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puebla holiday planner.

Getting from Mexico City to Puebla by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the shuttle ride back home.

Things to do in Puebla

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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