Puebla - Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

(35 reviews)
Historic area of ​​the Strongholds, Puebla, Mexico
45 mins

About the tour

May 5th is a date of great importance in the history of Mexico because that was the day the Mexican army achieved what no one thought possible -- they defeated the most experienced army in the world. On this historical tour, you will visit where the Battle of Puebla took place as you learn about the battle's history and enjoy the beautiful views from the Acueyametepec hill.

Meet your local guide


Ernie has been working in tourism and recreation for over ten years. He began guiding in "cantinas" tours, and since then he became a certified guide and created several historic tours and walks in archeological areas. He is a food lover so any tour can turn into a gastronomic experience in a moment! He considers himself an ambassador of México, is an amateur photgrapher and a big fan of cinema

Ernie has been guiding since Jan 2021

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Puebla with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Puebla. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Madeline T.

25 February 2021

Ernie was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Puebla but visually the tour was not as pleasing as some other tours.

Ellen K.

25 February 2021

The value of any tour is in the storytelling and Ernie is a great story teller- he paces his telling so everyone can appreciate Mexico's rich history.

Nancie G.

24 February 2021

very interesting!

Amy Victoria M.

24 February 2021

Ernie's tour was excellent & displayed his perfect knowledge of the city of Puebla and his love for the city.

Kate K.

24 February 2021

I really enjoyed this tour. Lots of great information and beautiful views of the city and important historical artifacts

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