9 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

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9 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Cancun
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Tulum
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  15 h
End: London

2
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Plaza Las Americas and then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cancun trip planning app.

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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get much hotter in Cancun: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

1
night
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 10th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, explore the ancient world of Temple of the Big Tables, then delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Ik kil.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chichen Itza holiday maker website.

Drive from Cancun to Chichen Itza in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. September in Chichen Itza sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

5
nights
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.
Tulum Archaeological Site has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Amate Gallery & Xcaret). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Kaahal Home Tulum, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and admire the striking features of Sfer IK.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Chichen Itza to Tulum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Chichen Itza in September, things will get a bit cooler in Tulum: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks

Side Trip

Playa del Carmen
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling

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