7 days in Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  26 h
1
Cozumel
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Chennai

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip itinerary website .

Chennai, India to Cozumel is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Chennai to Cozumel, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in May; daily highs in Cozumel reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

2
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take the plunge with a skydiving experience and then get in on the family fun at Xcaret. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Xaman Ha Aviary and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Playa del Carmen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Skydiving

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally don't miss a visit to Zocalo.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mexico City trip tool .

You can fly from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in May, expect Mexico City to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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