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
Cozumel
— 2 nights
5
Mexico City
— 3 nights
6
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights

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.
Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, and then buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cancun trip itinerary builder app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Cancun is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Zurich to Cancun, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in July, with highs in Cancun at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Spas

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 7th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man, delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, delve into the distant past at Temple of the Big Tables, thendelve into the distant past at La Iglesia, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Ik kil.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chichen Itza road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Chichen Itza takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Chichen Itza, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) 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
Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Paradise Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. For shopping fun, head to Balam Art On Feathers or Sfer IK. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Kaahal Home Tulum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Akumal Beach.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Tulum trip maker tool.

Getting from Chichen Itza to Tulum by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chichen Itza in July; daily highs in Tulum reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Akumal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Galo Art Studio, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then see the vivid underwater world at Santa Rosa Wall. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Palancar.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cozumel online itinerary planner.

Getting from Tulum to Cozumel by combination of bus and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Zocalo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Center (Centro Historico) and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, walk around Bosque de Chapultepec, and browse the exhibits of Museo del Templo Mayor.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City trip builder app.

Fly from Cozumel to Mexico City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cozumel to Mexico City. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cozumel in July, with highs in Mexico City at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Zocalo
Zocalo

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.
On the 16th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Amor, thenget the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then look for gifts at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Mi Casa Azul Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), and finally kick back and relax at Chileno Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cabo San Lucas visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas. Traveling from Mexico City in July, you will find days in Cabo San Lucas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much hotter (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
Highlights from your plan
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery ©
Ivan Guaderrama Art Gallery
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

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