Puebla & Taxco
Combining the colonial city of Puebla with the Magic Town of Taxco, this tour offers a combination of beauty, culture, history, and of course shopping! Including Mexico’s oldest continuously inhabited city, Cholula, and a visit to one of the world’s largest cave systems, Cacahuamilpa Caverns.
We begin with a visit to Cacaxtla, home to some of the best preserved murals of all Mexico’s archaeological sites. From here we continue to the city of Puebla for an introduction to the area and a taste of the traditionalPoblano (Pueblan style) cuisine.
Day two takes us to Mexico’s oldest continuously inhabited city. Established between 800 and 200 BC, Cholula is also home to one of the largest pyramids in the world. From here we continue back for a tour of the city of Puebla, including a visit to the fort where the Mexican army defeated the French army in the famous First Battle of Puebla on May 5th 1862.
From Puebla we travel to the state of Guerrero, visiting the Magic town of Taxco, most famously know for its silver. As well as being the silver capital of Mexico, Taxco boasts narrow cobbled streets lined with beautiful Spanish architecture and a stunning cathedral. You can also appreciate a great birds-eye view of the city by taking a ride in the cable car.
DATES & PRICES
ALL DEPARTURE POINTS:
22nd – 27th January 2018
$14,500 Pesos per person based on double occupancy.
SINGLE PERSON SUPPLEMENT:
Transport (including flights), accommodation, breakfasts, entry fees & guide.
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Tips* for guides, drivers or hotel staff, lunches or evening meals.
*Tip suggestions given on your itinerary, or check-out ‘tipping’ in our FAQs.
Low – Medium – this trip involves slow pace walking, but Taxco has steep streets. The cave tour is 2 hours long and covers 4km, but this is optional.
Sun screen, hat, jacket for evenings, comfortable walking shoes.
Warm during day time, cooler in evenings.
*Please note that each of our tours is tailored to the needs of the over 50s and our difficulty levels are simply comparative to our other tours. If you are in doubt as to whether or not this tour is suitable for you, please contact us for more information.