58 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

58 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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Fly to Chetumal International Airport, Drive to Bacalar
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Bacalar
— 5 nights
Drive
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Xcalak
— 1 night
Drive
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Mahahual
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
Drive
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Tulum
— 16 nights
Bus to Puerto Juárez, Ferry to Isla Mujeres
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Isla Mujeres
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Cancun
— 8 nights
Fly
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Cozumel
— 14 nights
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Bacalar

— 5 nights
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Blanco Municipality) in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, about 40km north of Chetumal, at 18° 40' 37" N, 88° 23' 43" W. In the 2010 census the city had a population of 11,084 people. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bacalar: Chetumal (Dzibanche, Malecon de Chetumal, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, delve into the distant past at Pyramid of the Masks, relax and rejuvenate at Masajes Txape, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bacalar trip planner.

Riohacha, Colombia to Bacalar is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Riohacha in March, Bacalar is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Xcalak.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Xcalak

— 1 night
Xcalak is a village of 375 inhabitants in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Acocote Wellness, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll through Parque Nacional de Arrecifes.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Xcalak holiday website.

Traveling by car from Bacalar to Xcalak takes 2.5 hours. March in Xcalak sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Mahahual.

Things to do in Xcalak

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Mahahual

— 6 nights
A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
Mahahual is known for beaches, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch some excitement at Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya, look for gifts at Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry, enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Chan Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mahahual road trip planning app.

You can drive from Xcalak to Mahahual in 1.5 hours. March in Mahahual sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Sian Ka'an

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sian Ka'an trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mahahual to Sian Ka'an. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Tulum

— 16 nights
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: EcoRanchoMayamar (in Akumal), Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Playa del Carmen (El Acuario de Playa, Xcaret, &more). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Tulum. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, try out the rides at Parque De Cenotes Yax-Muul, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cenotes Sac Actun.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tulum attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sian Ka'an to Tulum. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres

— 6 nights
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Isla Mujeres is known for beaches, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Guadalupe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Norte, and explore the gorgeous colors at El Farito.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Isla Mujeres trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Tulum to Isla Mujeres takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Cancun

— 8 nights
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.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, play a few rounds at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Tortugas.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cancun journey builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Isla Mujeres to Cancun takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Cancun are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Cozumel

— 14 nights
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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Palancar Reef, learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and get outside with Playa Azul.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cozumel day trip planner.

Getting from Cancun to Cozumel by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Cozumel sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Quintana Roo travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Zipline · Theme Parks
One of Mexico's 31 states, Quintana Roo features a long Caribbean shoreline dotted with numerous modern tourist resorts, as well as small settlements preserving their traditional way of life and resisting the pitfalls of mass tourism. Cancun remains one of the most popular places to visit in Quintana Roo, but this area also boasts many less-crowded destinations made for vacationers seeking a bit of tranquility and lots of sunshine. The state also encompasses several islands, sheltering a varied native wildlife and serving as cozy retreats for anyone wishing to spend their Quintana Roo vacation fishing, diving, snorkeling, and basking on pristine sands.