15 days in Chichen Itza, Riyadh & Tauranga Itinerary

15 days in Chichen Itza, Riyadh & Tauranga Itinerary

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Fly to Licenciado Manuel Crescencio Rejon Int Airport, Drive to Chichen Itza
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Chichen Itza, Mexico
— 3 nights
Drive to Licenciado Manuel Crescencio Rejon Int Airport, Fly to Riyadh
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
— 4 nights
Fly to Auckland International Airport, Drive to Tauranga
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Tauranga, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Drive to Auckland International Airport, Fly to Riyadh

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Chichen Itza, Mexico

— 3 nights
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
On the 7th (Mon), Head underground at Cenote Yokdzonot, delve into the distant past at Las Monjas, and then contemplate the long history of Chichen Itza. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Balankanche Cave, explore the activities along Cenote Ik kil, explore the ancient world of La Iglesia, then delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, and finally delve into the distant past at The Ossuary.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Chichen Itza travel route planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Chichen Itza is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Riyadh in June: high temperatures in Chichen Itza hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Riyadh.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

— 4 nights
As the nation's capital, Riyadh represents a hub of commerce, culture, and transport.
Riyadh is known for shopping, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Museum, shop like a local with Kingdom Centre Tower, take an in-depth tour of Al Masmak Palace Museum, and browse the different shops at Al Nakheel Mall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Riyadh trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chichen Itza to Riyadh. The time zone difference when traveling from Chichen Itza to Riyadh is 8 hours. Traveling from Chichen Itza in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Riyadh: highs are around 48°C and lows about 36°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tauranga.

Things to do in Riyadh

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Tauranga, New Zealand

— 4 nights
The largest city in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga features extensive sandy beaches, well-maintained hiking paths, and a good range of accommodations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hobbiton Movie Set (in Hinuera), Taupo (Huka Falls Walkway & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and Rotorua (Horseback Riding Tours, Te Puia, &more). The adventure continues: trek along Mount Maunganui Base Track, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Maunganui Summit Track, kick back and relax at Pilot Bay, and pause for some photo ops at Hairy Maclary & Friends Tauranga Waterfront Sculpture.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tauranga trip builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Riyadh to Tauranga with the Route module. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in June: high temperatures in Tauranga hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tauranga

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips