36 days in Huatulco, Puerto Escondido & Oaxaca Itinerary

36 days in Huatulco, Puerto Escondido & Oaxaca Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Huatulco
1
Huatulco
— 30 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Puerto Escondido
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Oaxaca
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
End: Huatulco

30
nights
Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Huatulco Activities, Huatulco Photo Walks, Dolphin & Whale Watching, and other attractions you added. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huatulco: Mazunte (Santuario La Escobilla, Hridaya Yoga, &more), Garden of Elia Martinez (in Pluma Hidalgo) and Puerto Escondido (Puerto Angelito Beach, Perez Gasga, &more). Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Huatulco National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Buceo Scuba Huatulco, admire the sheer force of Magic Falls, cast your line with a fishing tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Entrega.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Huatulco online visit planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Bahías de Huatulco International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Huatulco can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Huatulco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Puerto Escondido, Mazunte, Puerto Angel, Cascadas Magicas de Copalitilla, Playa Zipolite
Highlights from your plan
Buceo Scuba Huatulco ©
Buceo Scuba Huatulco
Playa Zicatela ©
Playa Zicatela
Playa La Entrega ©
Playa La Entrega

2
nights
Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido ©
Puerto Escondido is a small port and tourist center in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec Distrito 22 in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. You've now added The Mexykan Cooking Classes & Market Tours. to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Bacocho and then indulge in some culinary diversions at The Mexykan Cooking Classes & Market Tours.. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Carrizalillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Zicatela, and then look for gifts at Central Surf Shop.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Escondido sightseeing tool.

Traveling by bus from Huatulco to Puerto Escondido takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Playa Zicatela ©
Playa Zicatela
Playa Carrizalillo ©
Playa Carrizalillo
Playa Bacocho ©
Playa Bacocho

3
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Monte Alban, then make a trip to Zocalo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, and finally examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Benito Juárez, then make a trip to Santa Maria de la Asuncion, and finally don't miss a visit to Hierve el Agua.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Oaxaca journey planner.

Fly from Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Puerto Escondido in December since evenings lows in Oaxaca dip to 11°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Maria de la Asuncion
Highlights from your plan
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Hierve el Agua ©
Hierve el Agua