10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

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10 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cozumel
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Cabo San Lucas
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Seoul

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Sagrario, explore the ancient world of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip planner .

Seoul, South Korea to Mexico City is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Mexico City is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Seoul in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mexico City, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan ©
Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

2
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site, Spas, & more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Sun) at Xel-Ha. The adventure continues: make a splash at Xcaret Park and make a trip to Quinta Avenida.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in September: high temperatures in Playa del Carmen hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Tulum, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Xcaret Park ©
Xcaret Park

1
night
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
On the 2nd (Wed), put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cozumel day trip website .

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Luke and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas sightseeing app .

You can fly from Cozumel to Cabo San Lucas in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cozumel to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Cabo San Lucas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Nature Wildlife
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El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Swim with Dolphins
Church of Saint Luke ©
Church of Saint Luke

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