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 30​min
2
Isla Mujeres
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
Holbox Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Merida
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Uxmal
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Chichen Itza
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
Valladolid
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
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:  4​h
12
Ek Balam Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Puerto Morelos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Tulum
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  15​h
End: London

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Chacmool, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica El Meco. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of El Rey Archaeological Zone and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cancun, use our trip itinerary 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. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Cancun reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive 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

2
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Isla Brewing Company. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalupe Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shark Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Isla Mujeres trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Cancun to Isla Mujeres in 1.5 hours. November in Isla Mujeres sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 3:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Shark Beach ©
Shark Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Holbox Island

Holbox Island ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Punta Mosquito, view the masterpieces at La Choza de Fito, then stroll through Refugio Holbox, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the next day, look for gifts at Papa Rana Holbox Logo Shop and then stroll through Yum Balam Reserve.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Isla Mujeres to Holbox Island. In November in Holbox Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to 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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Xcambo, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Casa Museo Montes Molina, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Progreso Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Jesus, and then appreciate the history behind Monumento a la Patria.

To find out how to plan a trip to Merida, use our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Holbox Island to Merida with the Route module. In November in Merida, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Uxmal.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Xcambo
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia de Jesus ©
Iglesia de Jesus
Spas
Museo Fernando Garcia Ponce Macay ©

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hours
Uxmal

Uxmal
For where to stay and tourist information, read our Uxmal vacation planner.

Drive from Merida to Uxmal in 1.5 hours. In November in Uxmal, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Uxmal

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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hours
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 8th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot, explore the ancient world of Las Monjas, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, then explore the ancient world of The Ossuary, and finally delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus.

Make your Chichen Itza itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Explore your travel options from Uxmal to Chichen Itza with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chichen Itza when traveling from Uxmal in November, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Valladolid.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cenote Yokdzonot
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary
Plataforma de Venus ©
Plataforma de Venus

2
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 8th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Candelaria and then stop by KUXTAL Mexico. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Mayapan Traditional Agave Distillery, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Xux Ha, then stroll through Cenote Palomitas, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Zazil Tunich.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Valladolid trip app .

Traveling by car from Chichen Itza to Valladolid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Valladolid are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Campeche.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
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 11th (Mon): tee off at Campeche Country Club, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Bonita, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ciudad Amurallada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: 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 examine the collection at Museo Historico de San Jose el Alto, and finally walk around Ecoturismo Ich Ha Lol Xaan.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Campeche trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Valladolid to Campeche. Traveling from Valladolid in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Campeche, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to 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
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Campeche Country Club ©
Campeche Country Club
Iglesia de San Roman ©
Iglesia de San Roman
Museo Historico de San Jose el Alto ©

1
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 13th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at El Malecon de Chetumal and then make a trip to Kohunlich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): head outdoors with Estromatolitos.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Bacalar trip itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from Campeche to Bacalar with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Bacalar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coba.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Chetumal
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:

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nights
Coba

Coba ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): delve into the distant past at 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.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coba road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bacalar to Coba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Coba when traveling from Bacalar in November, with lows around 29°C. On the 16th (Sat), 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
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Multum Ha Cenote ©
Multum Ha Cenote
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): view the masterpieces at BALAM Art Painted on Feathers, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Francisco Reef, then examine the collection at The Mayan Cacao Company, then have some family-friendly fun at Clear Lounge Cozumel, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Chucho Underwater, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yucab Reef, and finally stop by Sergio's Silver from Taxco.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Cozumel tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Coba to Cozumel in 3 hours. Traveling from Coba in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Cozumel. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ek Balam Village.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
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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nights
Ek Balam Village

Ek Balam Village
On the 19th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Fantasma, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de los Santos Reyes, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Jose. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Ek Balam and then explore the activities along X'Canche Cenote.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Ek Balam Village trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cozumel to Ek Balam Village. Traveling from Cozumel in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ek Balam Village, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) 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
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
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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nights
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 20th (Wed), look for gifts at Super Casa Martin. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Cenotes Kin-Ha, kick back and relax at Ojo de Agua Beach, and then sample the fine beverages at Tequila Factory Cancun.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Puerto Morelos trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ek Balam Village to Puerto Morelos. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ek Balam Village in November since evenings lows in Puerto Morelos dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Santa Cruz, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the exciting artwork at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayan Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tulum trip planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Morelos to Tulum takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cenote Santa Cruz, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz

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