15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cancun
— 2 nights
2
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
3
Tulum
— 3 nights
4
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 1 night
5
Mexico City
— 3 nights
6
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights

2
nights
Cancun

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.
Swim with Dolphins has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenkick back and relax at Playa Delfines, and then buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cancun online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Cancun is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in October, expect Cancun to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cancun

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

1
night
Chichen Itza

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 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil, explore the ancient world of Las Monjas, explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, thendelve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of the Big Tables.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cancun to Chichen Itza in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Chichen Itza, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary

3
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.
Relax by the water at Paradise Beach and Caleta Tankha Beach. Visiting Akumal Beach and Mayan Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, explore the galleries of Balam Art On Feathers, and Head underground at Gran Cenote.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tulum trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tulum when traveling from Chichen Itza in October, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Akumal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Akumal Beach ©
Akumal Beach

1
night
San Juan Teotihuacan

San Juan Teotihuacan ©
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada, delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, and then delve into the distant past at Palacio de Tepantitla.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Juan Teotihuacan online trip builder.

You can fly from Tulum to San Juan Teotihuacan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palacio de Tepantitla ©
Palacio de Tepantitla

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.
Get outdoors at Bosque de Chapultepec and Ride MB. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo Frida Kahlo. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and admire the landmark architecture of National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mexico City road trip planner.

You can drive from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Zocalo
Zocalo
Museo del Templo Mayor ©
Museo del Templo Mayor

3
nights
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Chileno Beach and Playa del Amor. Get some cultural insight at Church of Saint Luke and La Turquesa Jewelry and Art. Step out of Cabo San Lucas to go to San Jose del Cabo and see Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas travel route planning website.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Mexico City, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cabo San Lucas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
Highlights from your plan
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor

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