15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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15 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  29​h
1
Cabo San Lucas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
La Paz
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Oaxaca
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
4
Tulum
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Perth

2
nights
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.
Visiting Shark Diving and Playa del Amor will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Whimsical Cabo and Golden Cactus Gallery. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Chileno Beach, ride a horse along Cuadra San Francisco, take a memorable tour with Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Divorce beach.

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Perth, Australia to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Perth to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in July, expect Cabo San Lucas to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cuadra San Francisco
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Shark Diving
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

2
nights
La Paz

It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): make a trip to Malecon, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then kick back and relax at Balandra Beach. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Balandra Beach and then head off the coast to Isla Espiritu Santo.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the La Paz attractions site .

You can drive from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in July, you will find days in La Paz are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Balandra Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Isla Espiritu Santo ©
Isla Espiritu Santo
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach

1
night
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, admire the masterpieces at Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art, then examine the collection at Oaxaca Textile Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Monte Alban. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, get outside with The Water Boils, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria Arte de Oaxaca, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C..

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oaxaca trip planning app .

Getting from La Paz to Oaxaca by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Oaxaca due to the time zone difference. In July, Oaxaca is slightly colder than La Paz - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca ©
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Oaxaca Textile Museum ©
Oaxaca Textile Museum

1
night
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 31st (Wed): Head underground at Grand Cenote, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Balam Art On Feathers, and finally shop like a local with MiNiAtUrE art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Tulum journey builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Oaxaca to Tulum in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Oaxaca to Tulum is 1 hour. Traveling from Oaxaca in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tulum, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Gran Cenote ©
Gran Cenote

3
nights
Cozumel

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Columbia Reef and Palancar Reef. Take a break from the city and head to Santa Rosa Wall and Paradise Beach Cozumel. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Corpus Christi, head outdoors with Water Spout, and explore the world behind art at Galo Art Studio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cozumel road trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. In August in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

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