13 days in Mexico City, Oaxaca & Chichen Itza Itinerary

13 days in Mexico City, Oaxaca & Chichen Itza Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico holiday planner

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Mexico City
— 5 nights
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Oaxaca
— 4 nights
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Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Cancun, Fly to Manchester

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Mexico City

— 5 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, take a stroll through Coyoacan, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mexico City route maker website.

Manchester, UK to Mexico City is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Mexico City. Traveling from Manchester in November, expect nights in Mexico City to be somewhat warmer, around 11°C, while days are much hotter, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

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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.
Oaxaca is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, stop by La Casa de las Artesanias de Oaxaca, explore the galleries of Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban, and admire the striking features of Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca online holiday planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Mexico City in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Oaxaca, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to fly to Chichen Itza.

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Chichen Itza

— 2 nights
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chichen Itza: Izamal (Zona Arqueologica de Izamal & Convento de San Antonio de Padua). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil, delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, don't miss a visit to Chichen Itza, and explore the fascinating underground world of Balankanche Cave.

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Getting from Oaxaca to Chichen Itza by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca to Chichen Itza, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oaxaca in November, plan for much hotter nights in Chichen Itza, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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