31 days in Mexico Itinerary

31 days in Mexico Itinerary

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31 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
La Paz
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Cancun
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Temozon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Tulum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Cozumel
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Warsaw

4
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta ©
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Old Vallarta and Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nuevo Vallarta Beach and Zipline. Step out of Puerto Vallarta with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Sayulita--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the fascinating history of Zona Romantica, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and head off the coast to Marietas Islands.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Puerto Vallarta online vacation planner .

Warsaw, Poland to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Puerto Vallarta is minus 7 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in October; daily highs in Puerto Vallarta reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Marietas Islands, Nuevo Vallarta Beach
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Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

4
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Diving and Santa Maria Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Bay of Cabo San Lucas and Playa del Amor. Change things up with a short trip to Parroquia San Jose in San Jose del Cabo (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Luke, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Chileno Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas journey planning tool .

You can fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas. October in Cabo San Lucas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to La Paz.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Parroquia San Jose
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3
nights
La Paz

La Paz ©
It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Balandra Beach and Playa Migrino. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Isla Espiritu Santo, take in the waterfront at Playa El Tecolote (Tecolote Beach), and make a trip to Malecon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the La Paz trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cabo San Lucas to La Paz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cabo San Lucas in October, plan for a bit warmer days in La Paz, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Playa Migrino
Highlights from your plan
Balandra Beach ©
Balandra Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
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 some cultural insight at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Coyoacan. Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Center (Centro Historico) and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe. Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), view the masterpieces at Arto Otra, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Templo Mayor, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de la Ciudad de Mexico.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from La Paz to Mexico City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Mexico City. Expect cooler weather when traveling from La Paz in October: highs in Mexico City hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Coyoacan ©
Coyoacan
Historic Center (Centro Historico) ©

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Punta Sur and Mayan Museum of Cancun. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Swim with Dolphins. Change things up with a short trip to National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos in Puerto Morelos (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip planning website .

You can fly from Mexico City to Cancun in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cancun. Traveling from Mexico City in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Cancun: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Temozon.

Things to do in Cancun

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos, Punta Sur
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Temozon

Temozon ©
Temozón Municipality is one of the 106 subdivisions of the State of Yucatán in Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Hubiku, and then delve into the distant past at Ek Balam. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Xkeken, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of San Bernardino of Siena, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Zaci.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Temozon driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Cancun to Temozon in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Temozon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Temozon

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Valladolid, Chichen Itza, Ek Balam
Highlights from your plan
Cenote Hubiku ©
Cenote Hubiku
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Cenote Zaci ©
Cenote Zaci

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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Climbing Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tulum Archaeological Site and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá. Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an), Aktun Chen (in Akumal) and Chikin Ha (in Playa del Carmen). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Gran Cenote, enjoy breathtaking views from Tulum Tower, explore the activities along Casa Cenote, and take in the exciting artwork at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tulum using our trip planner.

You can drive from Temozon to Tulum in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tulum when traveling from Temozon in October, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Akumal, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Chikin Ha, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours

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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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palancar Reef. Explore hidden gems such as Punta Sur Eco Beach Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Santa Rosa Wall, take in the exciting artwork at Galo Art Studio, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and get outside with Paradise Beach Cozumel.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cozumel planner .

Drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. October in Cozumel sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef

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