Guided tour

From Veracruz: Tajin & Papantla Sightseeing Tour

From Veracruz: Tajin & Papantla Sightseeing Tour

From £132.21 per person

Explore the ancient magic of El Tajin on this day tour from Veracruz. Admire the Totonac architecture of the Pyramid of the Niches and the palaces of Small Tajin. Then visit the trading city of Papantla, home to the regional museum of the Totonacas.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 11 hours
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English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Learn about Totonac culture, and visit Papantla on this day tour from Veracruz
  • Admire the beautiful scenery of the Costa Esmeralda
  • Discover the breathtaking Pyramid of the Niches at El Tajin
  • Take a sightseeing tour in the historic trading city of Papantla
  • Delve into Totonac history at the regional museum of the Totonacas
Full description
Discover Tajin and Papantla on this day tour from Veracruz. In Tajin, discover the most important ceremonial center of the Totonac culture. Then, in Papantla, learn about the history of this historic trading city and enjoy a visit to the regional museum of the Totonacas. Your stop in El Tajin will give you the chance to learn more about the Totonac culture. You’ll be able to admire the impressive Pyramid of the Niches, a pyramid well-known for its unusual design and remarkable state of preservation. You’ll also visit 2 ancient ball courts, and in the north zone is Small Tajin, an area composed of numerous palaces. After lunch you’ll visit Papantla, a town of great importance for vanilla production, regional handcrafts, and liquors. You’ll also visit its beautiful cathedral, dating from the 19th century, the central plaza with its fascinating mural depicting the history of the Totonac culture, and you can also explore the regional museum of the Totonacas.
  • Roundtrip transfers from Veracruz City tourist area
  • Meals
  • Optional tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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