11 days in Mexico Itinerary

11 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Taxi:  2 h
4
Playa del Carmen
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Vallarta online itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Puerto Vallarta is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get much hotter in Puerto Vallarta: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Marietas Islands
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zipline
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands

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 28th (Sat), make a trip to Zocalo, thendelve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, thenexplore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): walk around Bosque de Chapultepec, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mexico City tour planner.

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Vallarta in December, things will get a bit cooler in Mexico City: highs are around 26°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally experience rural life at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, thenstroll through Palancar Reef, and then delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip maker app.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Mexico City in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cozumel, with highs around 31°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Classes Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Xcaret and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Playa del Carmen: La Isla Shopping Village (in Cancun) and Tulum (Kaahal Home Tulum & Tulum Archaeological Site). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Xaman Ha Aviary.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Drive from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Playa del Carmen are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Tulum, La Isla Shopping Village
Highlights from your plan
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

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