23 days in Mexico Itinerary

23 days in Mexico Itinerary

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23 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  25​h
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
La Paz
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Oaxaca
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + ferry:  7​h 45​min
5
Isla Mujeres
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 15​min
6
Akumal
— 4 nights
+3
bus + foot + ferry + taxi:  1​h 45​min
7
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Santa Maria Beach and Medano Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Playa del Amor and Chileno Beach. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, stop by Mexican Pottery, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas tour builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Sydney to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get much hotter in Cabo San Lucas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
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Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
La Paz

La Paz ©
It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo, then kick back and relax at Balandra Beach, and then head outdoors with HarkerBoard co..

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the La Paz visit app .

Traveling by car from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in June: highs in La Paz hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in La Paz

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Migrino
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Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach
HarkerBoard co. ©
HarkerBoard co.

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, then explore the ancient world of Monte Alban, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Benito Juárez.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Oaxaca online day trip planner .

You can fly from La Paz to Oaxaca in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Oaxaca due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Paz in June, expect Oaxaca to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Oaxaca

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca ©
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Mercado Benito Juárez
Mercado Benito Juárez

3
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta ©
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Popular historic sites such as Old Vallarta and Zona Romantica are in your itinerary. Visiting Swim with Dolphins and Nuevo Vallarta Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Puerto Vallarta with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Nuevo Vallarta, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Marina Vallarta, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, stop by Pages in the Sun, and view the masterpieces at Elements of Design.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Puerto Vallarta in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Puerto Vallarta, with lows around 28°C. You'll set off for Isla Mujeres on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuevo Vallarta
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Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach
Old Vallarta ©
Old Vallarta
Swim with Dolphins

3
nights
Isla Mujeres

Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Playa Norte, look for gifts at Galeria Pau Pao, explore the ancient world of Punta Sur, and take in the waterfront activity at Tortugranja (Turtle Farm).

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Isla Mujeres online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Puerto Vallarta to Isla Mujeres in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Isla Mujeres. June in Isla Mujeres sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akumal.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

4
nights
Akumal

The heart of Mexico's Riviera Maya, small but busy beach town of Akumal represents one of the world's premier diving locations.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Playa Xpuha and MiNiAtUrE art Gallery. Get outdoors at Climbing Tours and Grand Cenote. Go for a jaunt from Akumal to Playa del Carmen to see Shark Diving about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Yal-ku Lagoon.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Akumal trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Isla Mujeres to Akumal by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Akumal are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Akumal

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trips

Tulum, Shark Diving, La Playa Xpuha
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Climbing Tours
La Playa Xpuha ©
La Playa Xpuha
Grand Cenote ©
Grand Cenote

3
nights
Cozumel

Cozumel ©
Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Visiting Santa Rosa Wall and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Punta Sur Eco Beach Park and Spas & Wellness. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef and get outside with Paradise Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cozumel trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and taxi from Akumal to Cozumel takes 2 hours. In July in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 5th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cozumel

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park ©
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park
Spas & Wellness
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

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