17 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

17 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

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17 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Mazunte
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Puerto Escondido
— 3 nights
3
Oaxaca
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Huatulco
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Edmonton

2
nights
Mazunte

Mazunte ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bahia Estacahuite and Zipolite.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mazunte trip maker app .

Edmonton, Canada to Mazunte is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Mazunte is 1 hour. Traveling from Edmonton in March, things will get much hotter in Mazunte: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Mazunte

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Puerto Angel, Playa Zipolite
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Playa Mazunte ©
Playa Mazunte
Playa Zipolite ©
Playa Zipolite
Playa Mermejita ©
Playa Mermejita

3
nights
Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido ©
Puerto Escondido is a small port and tourist center in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec Distrito 22 in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Attractions like Playa Zicatela and Playa Coral make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: stroll through Playa Bacocho, browse the eclectic array of goods at El Mercado, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Marinero, and stop by Central Surf Shop.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Escondido travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Mazunte to Puerto Escondido by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Puerto Escondido, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa Zicatela ©
Playa Zicatela
Playa Bacocho ©
Playa Bacocho
Playa Carrizalillo ©
Playa Carrizalillo

4
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
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.
When in Oaxaca, make a side trip to see Mitla in San Pablo Villa de Mitla, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, don't miss a visit to Andador de Macedonia Alcala, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, and take an in-depth tour of Monte Alban.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oaxaca trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Escondido in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Oaxaca. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Huatulco.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

La Orquideario Encantada, Tule Tree, Mitla
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Hierve el Agua ©
Hierve el Agua

6
nights
Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Playa Entrega and Playa Organo. Make the 1st (Wed) a stimulating day with a coffee and tea tour. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Playa San Augustin, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cacaluta, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Arrocito.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Huatulco day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Huatulco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca in March, Huatulco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Huatulco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa Entrega ©
Playa Entrega
Cacaluta ©
Cacaluta
Playa San Augustin ©
Playa San Augustin
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