7 days in Southern Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Southern Mexico Itinerary

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Oaxaca
— 1 night
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Huatulco
— 2 nights
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Mazunte
— 2 nights
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Puerto Escondido
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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.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Voces de Copal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Soledad, and then contemplate the long history of Monte Alban. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, then take an in-depth tour of Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art, then examine the collection at Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C., and finally stop by El Nahual.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Oaxaca trip itinerary app.

Los Angeles, USA to Oaxaca is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oaxaca: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Huatulco.

Things to do in Oaxaca

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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Voces de Copal ©
Voces de Copal

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Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Site Museum Bocana del Rio Copalita and then identify plant and animal life at Fishing With Tico Huatulco. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Cacaluta, get outside with Bird Guide Cornelio, and then experience the excitement of Maica Silver & Contemporary Bijoux.

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Getting from Oaxaca to Huatulco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oaxaca in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Huatulco, with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mazunte.

Things to do in Huatulco

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cacaluta ©
Cacaluta
Site Museum Bocana del Rio Copalita ©
Site Museum Bocana del Rio Copalita

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Mazunte

Mazunte ©
On the 23rd (Tue), glide peacefully along the water with Sunset Paddle Tours, then kick back and relax at Playa Mazunte, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santuario La Escobilla. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Playa Zipolite and then kick back and relax at Zipolite.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mazunte trip itinerary app.

Getting from Huatulco to Mazunte by car takes about 1.5 hours. November in Mazunte sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Mazunte

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

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Sunset Paddle Tours ©
Sunset Paddle Tours
Playa Zipolite ©
Playa Zipolite
Playa Mazunte ©
Playa Mazunte

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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. On the 25th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Coral and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Bacocho.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Escondido trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Mazunte to Puerto Escondido takes 1.5 hours. In November in Puerto Escondido, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Playa Bacocho ©
Playa Bacocho
Playa Coral ©
Playa Coral