24 days in Mexico Itinerary

24 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Tulum
— 4 nights
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Cozumel
— 2 nights
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Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
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Palenque
— 2 nights
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Oaxaca
— 2 nights
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Mexico City
— 5 nights
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Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
8
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights

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4
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Xcaret (in Playa del Carmen) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, browse the exhibits of Balam Art On Feathers, explore the fascinating underground world of Gran Cenote, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum trip planning site.

Vancouver, Canada to Tulum is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Tulum. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in November; daily highs in Tulum reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the gorgeous colors at Columbia Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): pick up some new knowledge with Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, then explore the gorgeous colors at Santa Rosa Wall, and finally explore the world behind art at Galo Art Studio.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cozumel journey planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Cozumel are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

2
nights
Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the activities along Cenote Kax Ek, delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and then delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Cenote Yokdzonot, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, and then explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chichen Itza online day trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Chichen Itza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Cozumel in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Chichen Itza. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Yokdzonot ©
Cenote Yokdzonot

2
nights
Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier", then don't miss a visit to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, and then admire the sheer force of Welib Ja Waterfalls. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas de Misol-Ha, stroll through Aluxes, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santo Domingo.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Palenque online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Chichen Itza to Palenque takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Aluxes ©
Aluxes
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque

2
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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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Soledad, take a spin around town with Coyote Aventuras, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, steep yourself in history at Monte Alban, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Oaxaca Brewing Company.

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You can fly from Palenque to Oaxaca in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Coyote Aventuras ©
Coyote Aventuras
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

5
nights
Mexico City

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Juan Teotihuacan (Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 & Teotihuacan Pyramids). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Mexico City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Oaxaca in November, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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.
Go for a jaunt from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo Corrientes to see Vallarta Botanical Gardens about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Galeria Colectika, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Vallarta, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Vallarta trip builder website.

Fly from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in December; daily highs in Puerto Vallarta reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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Danisha Sport Fishing ©
Danisha Sport Fishing
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zipline

3
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.
Cabo San Lucas is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, ride a horse along Cuadra San Francisco, take in the exciting artwork at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and kick back and relax at Playa del Amor.

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You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Puerto Vallarta in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cabo San Lucas: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Cuadra San Francisco ©
Cuadra San Francisco
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Swim with Dolphins

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