16 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

16 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cancun
— 3 nights
2
Ek Balam Village
— 1 night
3
Uxmal
— 1 night
4
Mahahual
— 1 night
5
Tulum
— 4 nights
6
Cozumel
— 5 nights

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Delfines and Mayan Museum of Cancun. Family-friendly places like Croco Cun Zoo and Tortugranja will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Punta Sur in Isla Mujeres (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Xoximilco Cancun by Xcaret, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and walk around arte Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Cancun is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Cancun is minus 6 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in February; daily highs in Cancun reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Ek Balam Village.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres, Croco Cun Zoo
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Shark Diving
Croco Cun Zoo ©
Croco Cun Zoo
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

1
night
Ek Balam Village

Ek Balam Village ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at X'Canche Cenote and then explore the ancient world of Ek Balam.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ek Balam Village trip simple and quick.

Drive from Cancun to Ek Balam Village in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cancun in February, expect Ek Balam Village to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Uxmal.

Things to do in Ek Balam Village

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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X'Canche Cenote ©
X'Canche Cenote
Ek Balam
Ek Balam

1
night
Uxmal

Uxmal ©
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena, explore the ancient world of Kabah, head outdoors with Mirador de Muna, thenget engrossed in the history at Choco Story uxmal, and finally delve into the distant past at Uxmal.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Uxmal online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ek Balam Village to Uxmal in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Uxmal when traveling from Ek Balam Village in February, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Uxmal

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mirador de Muna, Kabah, Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena
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Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Choco Story uxmal ©
Choco Story uxmal
Mirador de Muna ©
Mirador de Muna

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maya Chan Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mahahual route planning app.

Getting from Uxmal to Mahahual by car takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Tulum

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Paradise Beach. Attractions like Climbing Tours and Gran Cenote make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Little Bali & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Aktun Chen (in Akumal). There's much more to do: make a trip to Plastic Flamingo, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, admire the landmark architecture of Sfer IK, and take in panoramic vistas at Tulum Tower.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tulum online day trip planner.

Getting from Mahahual to Tulum by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Mahahual in February, expect nights in Tulum to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Aktun Chen
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Climbing Tours
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Aktun Chen ©
Aktun Chen

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palancar Reef and Paradise Beach Cozumel. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park and The Money Bar Beach Club. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Cozumel visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Tulum to Cozumel takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks
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Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park ©
Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park ©
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park

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