11. Cacaxtla, Tlaxcala and Val´Quirico – Private

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Why are you going to love it?

  • You will tour on your own pace.
  • Visit to Cacaxtla archeological zone.
  • Among its vestiges highlights the Great Basamento, a large architectural complex of superimposed and attached structures that feature sophisticated wall paintings, unique in their class.
  • You will visit the city of Tlaxcala: the Government Palace where  you will admire the mural “Tlaxcala Through The Times and its Contribution to the Mexican” by the artist Desiderio Hernández Xochitiotzin.
  • Discover the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Ocotlán that appeared in  1541.
  • Optional visit to Val’Quirico, a town inspired by the European countryside, it combines  the charm of traditional Mexican towns to create a space with a singular magic: A medieval corner in the heart of Mexico.

Your Experience

We depart either from your hotel or from the zocalo of Puebla. Our first stop will be Cacaxtla where you will visit the ruins and pyramids that describe the long occupation and the greatest splendor sustained between 650 and 900 AD. by the Olmec-Xicalancas, ethnic groups occupying the area of ​​Cacaxtla. Among its vestiges highlights the Great Basamento, a large architectural complex of superimposed and attached structures that feature sophisticated mural paintings, unique in their class, in the so-called Temple of Venus, Red Temple, Mural of the Battle and Portico  To protect the valuable paintings, in the 1980s a wide roof of around 10,000 m2 was placed on the medullar section of the Great Basamento.

The City of Tlaxcala has a vast cultural offer, only in the area of ​​monuments there are 124 buildings with historical and architectural value, built between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. One of the most emblematic is the Government Palace where the mural “Tlaxcala through the times and its contribution to the Mexican” is from the master Desiderio Hernández Xochitiotzin, who embodies the Tlaxcalan history with bright colors. This is located next to the Plaza de la Constitución, a perfect square of 75 square meters where the city was drawn in the year of 1525. You will also visit the Zócalo and Los Portales.

We continue to the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Ocotlán, founded in the wake of the appearance of the Virgin Mary to the indigenous Juan Diego Bernardino in 1541, is considered one of the highest expressions of baroque architecture of the eighteenth century. In addition to the Camarín de la Virgen, of indigenous baroque style.

Finally, you will have the option to eat in a unique place in Mexico, Val’Quirico, with its architecture inspired by the European countryside, you can choose from a variety of restaurants with different specialties: Mexican, Italian, Spanish, Afrikaan, French, international. In addition  walk through its streets and visiting art galleries, cafes, ice cream shops, craft shops. Food not included.


Details and Prices

Price

1 Adult (+18) $206 Price per person

2 Adults (+18) $105 Price per person

Child (3-11) $68 Price per person

Included |

Round trip from the Zócalo de Puebla, transportation traveler insurance and admissions in the mentioned sites. Does not include meals.

Duration |

7 hours

Departure Time |

9:30 hours.

Meeting Point |

From your hotel or at the Tip  Tours booth, located inside the Municipal Tourism Office of Puebla (Portal Hidalgo 14, Zócalo de Puebla).


Recomendations

Bring comfortable shoes, jacket, sun screan lotion, hat or cap, extra money for personal expenses.


Restrictions

Price per person in USD. Rates subject to availability when booking. Does not apply for groups or in conjunction with other promotions. Does not include personal expenses or transfers not mentioned. Children from 3 to 11 years old pay.


Reservation Policies

Once you have made your reservation, you will receive a confirmation email with the instructions. On the day of the tour, you must have your proof of payment printed along with an identification and present it to the Tip Tours staff at Tip Tours Booth located inside the Municipal Tourism Office. Before finalizing your reservation, you must read the Tour Terms and Conditions and they will be accepted when you select this box.

Additional information

Duración
Hora de salida
Número de personas

1 people, 2 people

Edad

Adult, Child (-11 years old)

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