22 days in Guatemala, Mexico & Havana Itinerary

22 days in Guatemala, Mexico & Havana Itinerary

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22 days in Guatemala, Mexico & Havana Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem, Israel
+2
Fly + Drive + shuttle:  20​h 30​min
1
Antigua, Guatemala
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + bus + ferry:  6​h 45​min
2
Cozumel, Mexico
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Tulum, Mexico
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Chichen Itza, Mexico
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cancun, Mexico
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Havana, Cuba
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Jerusalem, Israel


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1
night
Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Casa Santo Domingo Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Francisco, and then look for gifts at Casa de Artes. Keep things going the next day: stop by Los Colores de la Tierra, delve into the distant past at Convento de las Capuchinas, then stop by Nim Po't Centro de Textiles Tradicionales, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Antigua trip planning tool .

Jerusalem, Israel to Antigua is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Antigua is minus 8 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Convento de las Capuchinas ©
Convento de las Capuchinas
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

1
night
Cozumel, Mexico

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Punta Morena and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Clear Lounge Cozumel and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Palancar.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip maker app .

Getting from Antigua to Cozumel by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Antigua to Cozumel, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Antigua in August, expect Cozumel to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar
Punta Morena ©
Punta Morena

3
nights
Tulum, Mexico

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Visiting Playa Paraiso and Grand Cenote will get you outdoors. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 3rd (Fri) at Xel-Ha. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Ruins of Tulum, kick back and relax at Akumal Beach, and look for gifts at La Llorona.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tulum tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Cozumel to Tulum by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Tulum, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Akumal Beach
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
night
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the ancient world of El Castillo, make a trip to Chichen Itza, and then Head underground at Cenote Yokdzonot.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chichen Itza visit planner .

Traveling by car from Tulum to Chichen Itza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tulum in August: high temperatures in Chichen Itza hover around 39°C and lows are around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cenote Yokdzonot
Highlights from your plan
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Yokdzonot ©
Cenote Yokdzonot

2
nights
Cancun, Mexico

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Mercado 28, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, and then buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Playa Tortugas, then stop by PLAZA PARTY, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Cancun attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Chichen Itza to Cancun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Cancun, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Playa Tortugas ©
Playa Tortugas

2
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
On the 9th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of El Malecon, contemplate the long history of El Morro, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Havana. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabana, kick back and relax at Playas de Este, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon).

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Havana trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cancun to Havana in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Havana can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana ©

3
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) and Frida Kahlo Museum. Let the collections at Museo del Templo Mayor and National Palace (Palacio Nacional) capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, take in the exciting artwork at Salon de la Plastica Mexicana, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, and get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center (Centro Historico).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip builder site .

Getting from Havana to Mexico City by flight takes about 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Cuba Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Havana in August; daily highs in Mexico City reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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

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nights
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

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.
Get in touch with nature at Chileno Beach and Playa del Amor. Do your shopping at Caboholic Store & Activity Center and Feinstein Jewelry. Go for a jaunt from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo to see Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Medano Beach, look for gifts at Arte de Origen, take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas (Lands End), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Maria Beach.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Mexico City in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Cabo San Lucas, with highs around 37°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)
Highlights from your plan
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

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