11 days in Mexico Itinerary

11 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
La Paz
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Mexico City
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Taxi + Ferry + Bus:  6 h
4
Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Brussels

2
nights
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, view the masterpieces at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and then kick back and relax at Chileno Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Amor.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Brussels to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in September, with highs in Cabo San Lucas at 35°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
La Paz

La Paz ©
It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): cast your line with a fishing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Balandra Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our La Paz holiday planner.

You can drive from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cabo San Lucas in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in La Paz: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
On the 5th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then don't miss a visit to Zocalo.

Plan trip to Mexico City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from La Paz to Mexico City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mexican Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from La Paz in September, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Mexico City: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo del Templo Mayor ©
Museo del Templo Mayor

3
nights
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 and Balam Art On Feathers are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Gran Cenote. Change things up with a short trip to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá in Coba (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach and take in panoramic vistas at Tulum Tower.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum online holiday builder.

Getting from Mexico City to Tulum by combination of flight, ferry, and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in September: high temperatures in Tulum hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
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.
On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Rosa Wall and then explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Cozumel visit site.

You can drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

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