8 days in Mexico City, Queretaro & Puebla Itinerary

8 days in Mexico City, Queretaro & Puebla Itinerary

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8 days in Mexico City, Queretaro & Puebla Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Queretaro City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Puebla
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Bogota

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City road trip planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bogota to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Mexico City are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Queretaro City.

Things to do in Mexico City

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

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Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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1
night
Queretaro City

Queretaro City ©
With a World Heritage-listed town center, Queretaro offers plenty of colonial charm appealing to visitors looking to add a bit of history and culture to their vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Templo y ex-convento de la Santa Cruz de los Milagros, make a trip to Convento de Santa Clara, and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Pena de Bernal.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Queretaro City online tour planner .

You can drive from Mexico City to Queretaro City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Queretaro City are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Puebla.

Things to do in Queretaro City

#Parks, #Nature
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La Pena de Bernal ©
La Pena de Bernal
Convento de Santa Clara ©
Convento de Santa Clara

2
nights
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 16th (Sun), make a trip to Zocalo, then see the interesting displays at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo). On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica de Puebla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Tonantzintla, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Templo San Francisco Acatepec.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Puebla trip app .

Traveling by car from Queretaro City to Puebla takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puebla

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Neighborhoods

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Templo San Francisco Acatepec
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Catedral Basilica de Puebla ©
Catedral Basilica de Puebla
Church of Santa Maria Tonantzintla ©
Church of Santa Maria Tonantzintla

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