10 days in Huatulco, Oaxaca & Puerto Escondido Itinerary

10 days in Huatulco, Oaxaca & Puerto Escondido Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Guadalajara
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Huatulco
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Oaxaca
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Puerto Escondido
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Guadalajara

3
nights
Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Garden of Elia Martinez (in Pluma Hidalgo) and Punta Cometa (in Mazunte). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Entrega, admire the sheer force of Magic Falls, explore the activities along Playa San Augustin, and stroll through Cacaluta.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Huatulco planning website.

Guadalajara to Huatulco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Guadalajara in October: high temperatures in Huatulco hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Huatulco

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Garden of Elia Martinez, Punta Cometa
Highlights from your plan
Playa La Entrega ©
Playa La Entrega
Buceo Scuba Huatulco ©
Buceo Scuba Huatulco
Cacaluta ©
Cacaluta

4
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.
Oaxaca is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, see the interesting displays at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado Benito Juárez, and take in nature's colorful creations at Ethnobotanical Garden.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Oaxaca online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Huatulco to Oaxaca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Huatulco in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Oaxaca, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Santa Maria del Tule
Highlights from your plan
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Hierve el Agua ©
Hierve el Agua
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

2
nights
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. On the 13th (Sun), cast your line with a fishing tour, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zicatela, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at El Mercado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santuario La Escobilla, kick back and relax at Playa Carrizalillo, and then kick back and relax at Playa Bacocho.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Puerto Escondido travel route builder tool.

Fly from Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Puerto Escondido. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santuario La Escobilla
Highlights from your plan
Playa Zicatela ©
Playa Zicatela
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Playa Bacocho ©
Playa Bacocho

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