15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Saskatoon
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Puerto Vallarta
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Oaxaca
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  7 h 15 min
4
Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Cozumel
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Ferry + Bus:  6 h 45 min
6
Mahahual
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Saskatoon

1
night
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Galeria Colectika, browse the exhibits of Galleria Dante, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Vallarta, and finally learn about all things military at The Museo Naval. Puerto Vallarta. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta tour planner.

Saskatoon, Canada to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. Traveling from Saskatoon in March, expect Puerto Vallarta to be warmer, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Swim with Dolphins
Old Vallarta ©
Old Vallarta

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palacio de Bellas Artes and Museo del Templo Mayor. Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Walking tours are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Museo Frida Kahlo, examine the collection at Museo De la Tortura, walk around Alameda Central, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Mural Diego Rivera.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mexico City online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Puerto Vallarta in March; daily highs in Mexico City reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Galeria Arte de Oaxaca, then take in the exciting artwork at Voces de Copal, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Oaxaca trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Mexico City in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Oaxaca, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Voces de Copal ©
Voces de Copal
Galeria Arte de Oaxaca ©
Galeria Arte de Oaxaca

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Climbing Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Cenotes Sac Actun and Gran Cenote. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Santa Cruz, kick back and relax at Mayan Beach, stroll through LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, and explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip builder app.

Getting from Oaxaca to Tulum by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oaxaca to Tulum. Traveling from Oaxaca in April, expect nights in Tulum to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cenote Santa Cruz, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mayan Cacao Company and Museo de la Isla de Cozumel. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and El Paso del Cedral Reef. There's much more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef, browse the exhibits of Galo Art Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Francisco Reef, and get outside with Buccanos Grill & Beach Club Cozumel.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Cozumel tour itinerary site.

Drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. In April in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Mayan Cacao Company ©
The Mayan Cacao Company
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Mahahual

Mahahual ©
A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
On the 9th (Thu), stroll through Maya Chan Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then experience the excitement of Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya, and finally stop by Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahahual road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Cozumel to Mahahual in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Traveling from Cozumel in April, expect nights in Mahahual to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya ©
Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya
Spas

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