60 days in Orizaba & Mexico City Itinerary

60 days in Orizaba & Mexico City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Mexico and Gulf Coast itinerary planner

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Orizaba

— 1 night
Orizaba is a city and municipality in the Mexican state of Veracruz. On the 1st (Thu), explore the activities along Los 500 Escalones, get a sense of history and politics at Casa de las Leyendas Orizaba, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral De San Miguel Arcangel, then make a trip to Plaza Bicentenario, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ex Convento de San Jose de Gracia.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Orizaba online holiday builder.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in Orizaba

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Mexico City

— 58 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Visit Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Ocotlan for their historical value. Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Walking tours are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Mexico City side-trips: San Juan Teotihuacan (Reino Animal, Balloon Rides, &more), Zona Arqueologica de Yautepec (in Yautepec) and Tepoztlan (Tepozteco & Lagartija Club Mezcal). Spend the 8th (Sun) spotting exotic species with Bioparque Estrella Mexico. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Popular, explore the ancient world of Cacaxtla - Xochitécatl, and contemplate the long history of Zona Arqueologica de Tula.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orizaba to Mexico City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Mexico City sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips