23 days in Mexico Itinerary

23 days in Mexico Itinerary

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23 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Poznan
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h 30 min
3
Palenque
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Puebla
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h 30 min
6
San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: Poznan

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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sea views from Punta Molas Faro, stroll through Cozumel Pearl Farm, and get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

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Poznan, Poland to Cozumel is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Poznan to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Poznan in September, you will find days in Cozumel are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Playa del Carmen: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Tulum (Cenotes Sac Actun & Gran Cenote). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Playa del Carmen trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen takes 2 hours. September in Playa del Carmen sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Tulum, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Highlights from your plan
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

3
nights
Palenque

Palenque ©
Palenque remains best known for the nearby ruins of an ancient Mayan city, which probably flourished around the 7th century CE.
Palenque is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire the sheer force of Cascadas de Misol-Ha, examine the collection at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier", and don't miss a visit to Iglesia Santo Domingo.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Palenque trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Playa del Carmen to Palenque takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Playa del Carmen to Palenque is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Palenque

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cascada de Roberto Barrios ©
Cascada de Roberto Barrios
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Aluxes Palenque ©
Aluxes Palenque

3
nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula), Parroquia de San Andres Cholula (in San Pedro Cholula) and Tlaxcala (Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala & Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Ocotlan). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), admire the striking features of La Compania Templo del Espiritu Santo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Puebla Cathedra.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Palenque to Puebla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Puebla can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tlaxcala, San Pedro Cholula, Tonantzintla
Highlights from your plan
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Tonantzintla ©
Tonantzintla

3
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Puerto Vallarta is known for wildlife, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Plaza Lazaro Cardenas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and enjoy the sand and surf at Los Muertos Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta online attractions planner .

You can fly from Puebla to Puerto Vallarta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Puebla in September, you will find days in Puerto Vallarta are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Zipline
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe

2
nights
San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
On the 18th (Fri), stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, examine the collection at Museo La Esquina, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende, then take in the exciting artwork at Fabrica La Aurora, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Jardin.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Miguel de Allende visit planning site .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Puerto Vallarta to San Miguel de Allende in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Puerto Vallarta in September: highs in San Miguel de Allende hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museo La Esquina ©
Museo La Esquina
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mexico City side-trips: San Juan Teotihuacan (Museo Manuel Gamio Centro de Estudios Teotihuacanos, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, &more). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, contemplate the long history of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from San Miguel de Allende in September, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

San Juan Teotihuacan
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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