$810.00 MXN

If you love history and food, this is the experience for you!  Visit Cholula in the company of an archaeologist and a chef for a one-of-a-kind tour where you will learn all about the history of this amazing city and taste some its most traditional foods.

The meeting spot is right in front of the Cholula train station.  The first stop is the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Remedies, the famous church built on top of the pyramid. After visiting the church and hearing all its stories, you will enjoy a stunning panoramic view of Cholula and Puebla.  Then you will walk around the Prehispanic center of the city and learn all about Cholula in ancient times. You will get to taste a traditional beverage called pulque and a be offered a snack while you admire the ruins and the pyramid.
From there you will walk through one of the oldest neighborhoods in Cholula on the way to the Saint Gabriel Complex, the oldest Spanish church in the city.  There you will learn about the history of Cholula’s market from Prehispanic times to the present.  You will then visit the local market, discover the variety of fresh seasonal ingredients, and observe local customs and practices.  Finally, you will taste some of the most authentic flavors of Cholula, enjoying local recipes that have been made for generations.

The food tour can be adapted for vegetarians and vegans.

Duration: 2.5 – 3 hrs. depending on group size and season

Language: the tour is available in English and Spanish

For additional information about the meeting spot, availability for children, group discounts, and important recommendations please check the description box below.

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Here are some tips and additional information for your Cholula History and Food Tour experience:

Meeting spot: You will meet your guides at the Terminal del Tren Turistico Cholula.  The station is located on the corner of Calle 6 Norte and Avenida Morelos in San Pedro Cholula.  Your guides will be waiting by the sign “Plaza la Estacion” wearing a large camouflage hat as well as a t-shirt with the Obsidian Tours logo.  You will find a map with the exact location here.

IMPORTANT RECOMMENDATIONS:  You should bring water, a hat, closed comfortable shoes, and sunblock since weather conditions are usually hot and sunny.

This tour is not recommended for people with mobility issues or heart conditions since it involves moderate activity.

If you are staying in Puebla then it will take you approximately 30 minutes to get to the meeting spot.  We recommend taking a taxi or car service like Uber or Didi since public transportation is unreliable.

CHILDREN: Children under 8 years of age will not be accepted on this tour, in addition, all minors must be accompanied by an adult.

If you are travelling with young children, we offer a couple of private tour options suitable for families.  Please check our Private Experiences section for more information.

GROUPS: If you are travelling in a group of 4 or more people you will automatically qualify for a discount.  The discount will be applied to the total cost of your reservation upon completing your booking.

If you have any questions related to the Cholula History and Food Tour experience please send us an email at contacto@obsidiantours.com

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