12 days in Mexico Itinerary

12 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  21 h
1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  7 h
3
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Bucharest

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
When in Mexico City, make a side trip to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, approximately San Juan Teotihuacan away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City vacation planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Mexico City is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Mexico City is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Bucharest in March, plan for much hotter days in Mexico City, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan ©
Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

3
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.
Take a break from Puerto Vallarta with a short trip to Art in Amber in Bucerias, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Vallarta route tool.

Getting from Mexico City to Puerto Vallarta by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City in March, Puerto Vallarta is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Art in Amber, Marietas Islands
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins
Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Playa del Carmen: Tulum (Kaahal Home Tulum, Tulum Archaeological Site, &more), Chichen Itza (in Chichen Itza) and Cozumel (The Mayan Cacao Company & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, and explore the ancient world of Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Playa del Carmen trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Puerto Vallarta to Playa del Carmen in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Playa del Carmen is 1 hour. In March in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tulum, Cozumel, Chichen Itza, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

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