10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cancun
— 2 nights
2
Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
3
Tulum
— 1 night
4
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
5
Mexico City
— 2 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zipline, La Isla Shopping Village, Swim with Dolphins, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in a show at Captain Hook Cancun. Here are some ideas for day two: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, thencontemplate the long history of Zona Arqueologica El Rey, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, and finally stroll through Xcacel Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun driving holiday website.

California City, USA to Cancun is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from California City to Cancun. Traveling from California City in July, you will find days in Cancun are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

2
nights
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 4th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, Head underground at Balankanche Cave, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Big Tables, thendelve into the distant past at Las Monjas, and finally Head underground at Cenote Yokdzonot.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chichen Itza vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Chichen Itza takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Chichen Itza are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cenote Yokdzonot
Highlights from your plan
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Yokdzonot ©
Cenote Yokdzonot

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): Head underground at Gran Cenote and then stop by Amore Latino Tulum.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tulum online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Chichen Itza to Tulum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, Tulum is slightly colder than Chichen Itza - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Tulum

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Gran Cenote ©
Gran Cenote

2
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then find something for the whole family at Xcaret. On your second day here, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip builder.

You can drive from Tulum to Playa del Carmen in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Playa del Carmen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Zipline
Skydiving

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, thenlearn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mexico City attractions planner.

Fly from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in July, things will get slightly colder in Mexico City: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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