13 days in Mexico, Colombia & Brazil Itinerary

13 days in Mexico, Colombia & Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cancun, Mexico
— 3 nights
2
Mexico City, Mexico
— 2 nights
3
Bogota, Colombia
— 1 night
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights

3
nights
Cancun, Mexico

Cancun ©
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa Delfines and Playa Norte. Get outdoors at La Isla Shopping Village and Swim with Dolphins. Step out of Cancun to go to Isla Mujeres and see Punta Sur, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica El Rey and examine the collection at Mayan Museum of Cancun.

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Brisbane, Australia to Cancun is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Brisbane to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: highs in Cancun hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Isla Mujeres
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Swim with Dolphins

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Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Zocalo. Museum-lovers will appreciate Palacio de Bellas Artes and Museo Frida Kahlo. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), take a stroll through Coyoacan, and explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor.

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

You can fly from Cancun to Mexico City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cancun in August; daily highs in Mexico City reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

1
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Bogota, Colombia

Bogota
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bogota itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Bogota in 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mexico City in August: high temperatures in Bogota hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for Rio de Janeiro on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Bogota

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Head to Feira da Praca XV and Shopping Leblonfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate Imperial Museum and Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, and take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Atlantica.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Rio de Janeiro takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bogota to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in August; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

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