22 days in Mexico Itinerary

22 days in Mexico Itinerary

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22 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Tulum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Cancun
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

2
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 National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) and National Palace (Palacio Nacional). Popular historic sites such as Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, brush up on your military savvy at Museo del Ejercito y Fuerza Aerea Mexicanos Bethlemitas, and view the masterpieces at Salon de la Plastica Mexicana.

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Jerusalem, Israel to Mexico City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of bus, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 8 hours. In April in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Chileno Beach and Playa del Amor. There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of El Arco de Cabo San Lucas (Lands End) and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Mexico City to Cabo San Lucas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cabo San Lucas, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve. San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site and Museo de la Isla de Cozumel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cozumel Pearl Farm and enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cozumel road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel is 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Cozumel can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve ©
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa Paraiso and Grand Cenote. Kids will enjoy Xel-Ha and Akumal Beach. Step out of Tulum with an excursion to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá in Coba--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Ruins of Tulum and take in the exciting artwork at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. April in Tulum sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akumal Beach, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

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.
On the 19th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chichen Itza vacation builder .

Getting from Tulum to Chichen Itza by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, Chichen Itza is somewhat warmer than Tulum - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Visit Playa Delfines and Playa Tortugas for some beach relaxation. Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and La Isla Shopping Village make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Quinta Avenida (in Playa del Carmen) and Playa Norte (in Isla Mujeres). There's lots more to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, look for gifts at Plaza Las Americas, and explore the ancient world of El Rey Ruins (Zona Arqueologica El Rey).

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cancun online trip maker .

Getting from Chichen Itza to Cancun by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Chichen Itza in April, things will get little chillier in Cancun: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Playa Norte
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

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