15 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

15 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Playa del Carmen
— 4 nights
2
Valladolid
— 3 nights
3
Tulum
— 5 nights
4
Tulum
— 1 night

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quinta Avenida as well as Palancar Reef. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Xcaret.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Playa del Carmen trip planner.

London, UK to Playa del Carmen is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Playa del Carmen, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Playa del Carmen reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Valladolid.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Palancar Reef
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cenote Zaci as well as X'Canche Cenote. Change things up with these side-trips from Valladolid: Chichen Itza (Cenote Ik kil & Chichen Itza) and Ek Balam (in Ek Balam Village). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Palacio Municipal and take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of San Bernardino of Siena.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Valladolid day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Playa del Carmen to Valladolid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Playa del Carmen in February: high temperatures in Valladolid hover around °C and lows are around °C. You will leave for Tulum on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Ek Balam Village
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Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tulum Beach as well as Mayan Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in Sian Ka'an (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, stroll through Paradise Beach, and explore the activities along Gran Cenote.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tulum road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Valladolid to Tulum takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Valladolid in February; daily highs in Tulum reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

1
night
Tulum

Tulum ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cenote Azul as well as Two Eyes Cenote. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the gorgeous colors at Two Eyes Cenote, enjoy the sand and surf at Akumal Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Azul.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum day trip website.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cenote Azul, Akumal Beach
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Two Eyes Cenote ©
Two Eyes Cenote
Akumal Beach ©
Akumal Beach
Cenote Azul ©
Cenote Azul

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