12 days in Mexico City, Puebla & Oaxaca Itinerary

12 days in Mexico City, Puebla & Oaxaca Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 1 night
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Puebla
— 3 nights
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Mexico City
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Oaxaca
— 4 nights
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Mexico City
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Mexico City

— 1 night

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Prisca de Taxco as well as Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Prisca de Taxco, and then examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mexico City online sightseeing planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Mexico City is a bit warmer than Bogota - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Puebla

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Zona Arqueológica de Cholula has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Cholula, stop by La monarca, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tonantzintla, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take a stroll through Zocalo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Puebla trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Puebla sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Mexico City

City of Palaces

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City road trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Puebla to Mexico City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Oaxaca on the 27th (Mon).

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Oaxaca

— 4 nights
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hierve el Agua. Step out of Oaxaca to go to Teotitlan del Valle and see Isaac Vasquez Studio, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, trek along Coyote Aventuras, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oaxaca planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in September: highs in Oaxaca hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Mexico City.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Parks

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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Prisca de Taxco as well as Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Robert Brady Museum and then explore the fascinating underground world of Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Ride MB and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Prisca de Taxco.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Mexico City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Mexico City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Oaxaca in October, plan for little chillier days in Mexico City, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

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