34 days in Mexico Itinerary

34 days in Mexico Itinerary

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34 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tulum
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cancun
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6​h
4
Palenque
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
5
Puebla
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
San Miguel de Allende
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Montreal, Quebec

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 outdoors, parks, theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the masterpieces at Galo Art Studio, look for gifts at Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry, and put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cozumel trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Cozumel is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In October, Cozumel is much hotter than Montreal - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site ©

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Playa del Carmen (Xcaret Park, Zipline, & more) and Chichen Itza (Plataforma de Venus & Chichen Itza). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, explore the activities along Gran Cenote, look for gifts at Amore Latino Tulum, and stroll through Paradise Beach.

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Traveling by car from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tulum are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Highlights from your plan
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cancun: Isla Mujeres (Punta Sur & Guadalupe Chapel). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas, play a few rounds at Moon Palace Golf Course, and delve into the distant past at El Rey Archaeological Zone.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun trip maker website .

Getting from Tulum to Cancun by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Palenque.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Isla Mujeres
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Zipline
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

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 parks, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque, admire the sheer force of Welib Ja Waterfalls, examine the collection at Museo de Sitio de Palenque "Alberto Ruz Lhuillier", and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santo Domingo.

Make your Palenque itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Cancun to Palenque by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cancun to Palenque is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puebla.

Things to do in Palenque

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puebla: Tonantzintla (in San Andres Cholula) and Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), see the interesting displays at Museo de Arte Popular Santa Rosa de Lima, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo San Francisco Acatepec, and explore the world behind art at Museo Jose Luis Bello y Gonzales.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Puebla trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Palenque to Puebla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. October in Puebla sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala, Tonantzintla, Templo San Francisco Acatepec
Highlights from your plan
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra

4
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Step out of Mexico City to go to San Juan Teotihuacan and see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Puebla to Mexico City by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Mexico City are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Miguel de Allende: Queretaro City (Museo de Arte Sacro Queretaro & Convento de Santa Clara) and Alhondiga de Granaditas (in Guanajuato). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, browse the collection at Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende, stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, and explore the galleries of Galeria Nepantla.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Miguel de Allende tour app .

Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Mexico City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Miguel de Allende: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Queretaro City, Alhondiga de Granaditas
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery ©
Chapel of Jimmy Ray Gallery
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel
El Charco del Ingenio ©
El Charco del Ingenio

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.
Take a break from Puerto Vallarta with a short trip to Vallarta Botanical Gardens in Cabo Corrientes, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk, look for gifts at Eva's Fine Jewelry, head off the coast to Marietas Islands, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Los Arcos.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from San Miguel de Allende to Puerto Vallarta in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Miguel de Allende in November; daily highs in Puerto Vallarta reach 35°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Vallarta Botanical Gardens, Marietas Islands
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe ©
Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Zona Romantica ©
Zona Romantica

4
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.
Cabo San Lucas is known for parks, beaches, nightlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, stop by La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas vacation site .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. In November in Cabo San Lucas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Tours
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
Fishing Charters & Tours

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