8 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

8 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

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8 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h
1
Huatulco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mazunte
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Puerto Escondido
— 1 night
4
Oaxaca
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
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New York City, USA to Huatulco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Huatulco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Huatulco can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mazunte.

Things to do in Huatulco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cacaluta ©
Cacaluta
Site Museum Bocana del Rio Copalita ©

2
nights
Mazunte

Mazunte ©
On the 29th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Zipolite and then get reinvigorated at Hridaya Yoga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Punta Cometa, explore the activities along Laguna Ventanilla, and then kick back and relax at Playa Mazunte.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Mazunte trip planner .

Traveling by car from Huatulco to Mazunte takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Mazunte

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zipolite
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Punta Cometa ©
Punta Cometa
Laguna Ventanilla ©
Laguna Ventanilla
Hridaya Yoga ©
Hridaya Yoga

1
night
Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido ©
Puerto Escondido is a small port and tourist center in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec Distrito 22 in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): kick back and relax at Playa Carrizalillo, then kick back and relax at Playa Bacocho, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at El Mercado.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Escondido driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mazunte to Puerto Escondido takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa Bacocho ©
Playa Bacocho
Playa Carrizalillo ©
Playa Carrizalillo

3
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 1st (Thu): browse the exhibits of Monte Alban, stop by El Nahual, contemplate the long history of Convento de Cuilapam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Soledad, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Hierve el Agua, then don't miss a visit to Amate Books, then get a taste of the local shopping with Voces de Copal, and finally examine the collection at Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C..

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Getting from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Puerto Escondido in July since evenings lows in Oaxaca dip to 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Convento de Cuilapam ©
Convento de Cuilapam
Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C. ©
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