12 days in Mexico Itinerary

12 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Taipei
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Tulum
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h
3
Mazatlan
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Taipei

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Center (Centro Historico) and Zocalo. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo Frida Kahlo. Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City journey app.

Taipei, Taiwan to Mexico City is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Taipei to Mexico City. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Taipei in October; daily highs in Mexico City reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Zocalo
Zocalo

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chichen Itza and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá. Visit Tulum Archaeological Site and Plataforma de Venus for their historical value. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayan Beach, explore the ancient world of Las Pinturas, and view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Miniature.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tulum trip maker app.

Fly from Mexico City to Tulum in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in October; daily highs in Tulum reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mazatlan.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Nohoch Mul, Akumal Beach, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

2
nights
Mazatlan

Mazatlan ©
Fine beaches remain a top reason to take a trip to Mazatlan, a developed resort city with a high concentration of hotels and restaurants.
On the 9th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Olas Altas, thencatch a live performance at Angela Peralta Theater (Teatro Angela Peralta), and then wander the streets of Old Mazatlan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Stone Island (Isla de las Piedras) and then kick back and relax at Playa Las Gaviotas.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mazatlan trip planning site.

You can fly from Tulum to Mazatlan in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulum to Mazatlan, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tulum in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mazatlan, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mazatlan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Old Mazatlan ©
Old Mazatlan
Playa Olas Altas ©
Playa Olas Altas

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