20 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

20 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

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20 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

Start: Tulum
1
Tulum
— 16 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cancun
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Tulum

16
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chichen Itza (Chichen Itza & Temple of the Bearded Man), Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Zipline, &more) and Cozumel (Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, stroll through Paradise Beach, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cenotes Sac Actun.

Before you visit Tulum, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiports are Cozumel International Airport and Cancún International Airport. In February in Tulum, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza, Akumal Beach, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): go for a walk through Av Kukulkan and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Interactive Aquarium.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun vacation planner.

You can drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cancun

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Swim with Dolphins
Zipline
Playa Tortugas ©
Playa Tortugas

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