11 days in Yucatan Peninsula & Belize Itinerary

11 days in Yucatan Peninsula & Belize Itinerary

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1
Cozumel, Mexico
— 1 night
2
Cancun, Mexico
— 2 nights
3
Chichen Itza, Mexico
— 1 night
4
Tulum, Mexico
— 3 nights
5
San Pedro, Belize
— 3 nights

1
night
Cozumel, Mexico

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 21st (Fri), delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our Cozumel journey planner.

New York City, USA to Cozumel is an approximately 9-hour flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Cozumel reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Cozumel

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Zona Arqueológica del Cedral ©
Zona Arqueológica del Cedral

2
nights
Cancun, Mexico

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, thencontemplate the long history of Zona Arqueologica El Rey, thenfulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally see where the action happens at Plaza de Toros Cancun. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then whizz through the canopy at Selvatica.

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Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Cancun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December in Cancun, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Selvatica ©
Selvatica

1
night
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Chichen Itza, explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus, explore the ancient world of La Iglesia, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man, and finally delve into the distant past at The Ossuary.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chichen Itza online travel planner.

You can drive from Cancun to Chichen Itza in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Chichen Itza, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary

3
nights
Tulum, Mexico

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Step out of Tulum to go to Playa del Carmen and see Xcaret, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, Head underground at Gran Cenote, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenote Taak Bi Ha, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tulum itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Chichen Itza in December, things will get little chillier in Tulum: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Xcaret
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret

3
nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
San Pedro is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the gorgeous colors at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, look for gifts at Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery of San Pedro.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read San Pedro tour itinerary maker website.

Fly from Tulum to San Pedro in 7 hours. Traveling from Tulum to San Pedro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More ©
Belizean Breezes Soap Co. and More

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