27 days in Mexico Itinerary

27 days in Mexico Itinerary

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27 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Cancun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Isla Mujeres
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 45​min
3
Holbox Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Merida
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Uxmal
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Chichen Itza
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
Valladolid
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Campeche
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Bacalar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
10
Coba
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Ek Balam Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Puerto Morelos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Tulum
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  15​h
End: London

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Cancun

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.
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Chacmool, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica El Meco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at El Rey Archaeological Zone and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cancun online journey maker .

London, UK to Cancun is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Cancun, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Cancun hover around 33°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica El Meco
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Playa Chacmool ©
Playa Chacmool
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Zona Arqueológica El Meco ©
Zona Arqueológica El Meco

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Isla Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalupe Chapel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Isla Mujeres online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Cancun to Isla Mujeres takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Shark Beach ©
Shark Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
Holbox Island

Holbox Island ©
On the 14th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Mosquito, explore the galleries of La Choza de Fito, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Refugio Holbox, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Papa Rana Holbox Logo Shop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yum Balam Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Holbox Island trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isla Mujeres to Holbox Island. In November, daily temperatures in Holbox Island can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Merida.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Papa Rana Holbox Logo Shop ©
Papa Rana Holbox Logo Shop
Spas

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nights
Merida

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Xcambo, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Montes Molina, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Progreso Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Jesus, and then pause for some photo ops at Monumento a la Patria.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Merida day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Holbox Island to Merida. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Uxmal.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Xcambo
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Iglesia de Jesus ©
Iglesia de Jesus
Spas
Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay ©
Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay

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hours
Uxmal

Uxmal
To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Uxmal driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Merida to Uxmal takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Uxmal are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Uxmal

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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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.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot, explore the ancient world of Las Monjas, then explore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man, then delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and finally delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus.

For maps and tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza trip planner .

You can drive from Uxmal to Chichen Itza in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Uxmal in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chichen Itza, with lows of 29°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Valladolid.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cenote Yokdzonot
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Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary
Plataforma de Venus ©
Plataforma de Venus

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nights
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Candelaria and then explore the galleries of KUXTAL Mexico. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at Mayapan Traditional Agave Distillery, Head underground at Cenote Xux Ha, then stroll through Cenote Palomitas, and finally Head underground at Zazil Tunich.

Plan trip to Valladolid with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Valladolid in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Valladolid are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Campeche.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich
Cenote Palomitas ©
Cenote Palomitas
Iglesia de la Candelaria ©
Iglesia de la Candelaria

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nights
Campeche

Campeche ©
Campeche holidays draw a growing number of visitors interested in discovering a historical fairyland that stands in stark contrast with Cancun and the Maya Rivera on the opposite side of the Peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): play a few rounds at Campeche Country Club, then kick back and relax at Playa Bonita, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Amurallada. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Roman, take an in-depth tour of Baluarte de San Carlos/Museo de la Ciudad, then see the interesting displays at Museo Historico de San Jose el Alto, and finally walk around Ecoturismo Ich Ha Lol Xaan.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Campeche driving holiday app .

Drive from Valladolid to Campeche in 4 hours. Traveling from Valladolid in November, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Campeche. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bacalar.

Things to do in Campeche

Outdoors Fun & Games Golf

Side Trips

Baluarte de San Carlos/Museo de la Ciudad, Ecoturismo Ich Ha Lol Xaan
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Campeche Country Club ©
Campeche Country Club
Iglesia de San Roman ©
Iglesia de San Roman
Museo Historico de San Jose el Alto ©

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night
Bacalar

Bacalar
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at El Malecon de Chetumal and then don't miss a visit to Kohunlich. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Estromatolitos.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bacalar online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Campeche to Bacalar takes 5.5 hours. November in Bacalar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Coba.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Chetumal
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nights
Coba

Coba ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Spider Monkey Reserve, and then steep yourself in history at Multum Ha Cenote. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Sac Ac Tun.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coba trip planner.

Getting from Bacalar to Coba by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bacalar in November since evenings lows in Coba dip to 29°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Coba

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Spider Monkey Reserve
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Multum Ha Cenote ©
Multum Ha Cenote
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

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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.
On the 27th (Wed), view the masterpieces at BALAM Art Painted on Feathers, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Francisco Reef, examine the collection at The Mayan Cacao Company, then get your game on at Clear Lounge Cozumel, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Chucho Underwater, learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, then explore the gorgeous colors at Yucab Reef, and finally stop by Sergio's Silver from Taxco.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cozumel trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Coba to Cozumel by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Coba in November since evenings lows in Cozumel dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Ek Balam Village.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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San Francisco Reef ©
San Francisco Reef
The Mayan Cacao Company ©
The Mayan Cacao Company
Sergio's Silver from Taxco ©
Sergio's Silver from Taxco

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Ek Balam Village

Ek Balam Village
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Fantasma, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de los Santos Reyes, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Jose. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Ek Balam and then take in the dramatic natural features at X'Canche Cenote.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ek Balam Village tour builder website .

Getting from Cozumel to Ek Balam Village by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Cozumel in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ek Balam Village, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Morelos.

Things to do in Ek Balam Village

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cenote Fantasma, Santuario de los Santos Reyes, Iglesia de San Jose
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Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Iglesia de San Jose ©
Iglesia de San Jose
Santuario de los Santos Reyes ©
Santuario de los Santos Reyes

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Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos ©
A small seaport at the tip of Yucatan Peninsula, pleasant Puerto Morelos offers a good alternative for visitors seeking a quieter beach vacation with plenty of tourist amenities.
On the 30th (Sat), stop by Super Casa Martin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): stroll through Cenotes Kin-Ha, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ojo de Agua Beach, and then sample the fine beverages at Tequila Factory Cancun.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Morelos trip planner .

You can drive from Ek Balam Village to Puerto Morelos in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ek Balam Village in November, plan for little chillier nights in Puerto Morelos, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Cenotes Kin-Ha ©
Cenotes Kin-Ha
Ojo de Agua Beach ©
Ojo de Agua Beach
Cenote La Noria ©
Cenote La Noria

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Tulum

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Santa Cruz, then see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, and then view the masterpieces at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, then kick back and relax at Mayan Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tulum route tool .

Drive from Puerto Morelos to Tulum in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tulum are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cenote Santa Cruz, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz

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