15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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15 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  13 h
1
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
3
Tulum
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Valladolid
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
5
Isla Mujeres
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Cancun
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Stockholm

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cozumel attractions planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Cozumel is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in January; daily highs in Cozumel reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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.
Playa del Carmen is known for theme parks, adventure, wildlife, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and stop by Fernando Rodriguez.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Playa del Carmen attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen takes 2 hours. In January in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tulum.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, explore the fascinating underground world of Gran Cenote, and then delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then explore the galleries of MiNiAtUrE art Gallery, and then stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Playa del Carmen to Tulum takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Tulum sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
night
Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Casa de los Venados, Head underground at Cenote SAC-AUA, then explore the fascinating underground world of Zazil Tunich, and finally make a trip to Palacio Municipal.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Valladolid online day trip planner .

Drive from Tulum to Valladolid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulum in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Valladolid, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich
Casa de los Venados ©
Casa de los Venados
Cenote SAC-AUA ©
Cenote SAC-AUA

1
night
Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres ©
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
On the 30th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Norte, explore the ancient world of Punta Sur, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Guadalupe Chapel.

Planning Isla Mujeres trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Valladolid to Isla Mujeres in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Valladolid in January since evenings lows in Isla Mujeres dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Guadalupe Chapel ©
Guadalupe Chapel

2
nights
Cancun

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Tortugas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip maker app .

You can drive from Isla Mujeres to Cancun in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Playa Tortugas ©
Playa Tortugas

2
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Mexico City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cancun in February, you will find days in Mexico City are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are cooler (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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