6 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

6 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quintana Roo travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tulum
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mahahual
— 2 nights
Drive to Calica, Ferry to Cozumel
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Cozumel
— 1 night
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Tulum

— 2 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Take a break from Tulum with a short trip to Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, take in panoramic vistas at Tulum Tower, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum day trip planning website.

New York City, USA to Tulum is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In November, Tulum is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mahahual.

Things to do in Tulum

Theme Parks · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahahual

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom. On the 5th (Fri), cool off at Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom and then look for gifts at Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): catch some excitement at Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Chan Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mahahual trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tulum to Mahahual by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Tulum in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mahahual: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mahahual

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Parks

Cozumel

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cozumel trip maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Mahahual to Cozumel in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Mahahual in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cozumel: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 69°F at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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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.