7 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

7 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

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7 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

Start: Montego Bay, Jamaica
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h 45 min
1
Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cancun
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h
End: Montego Bay, Jamaica

3
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cenote Taak Bi Ha, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Two Eyes Cenote, and other attractions. Step out of Tulum with an excursion to Xcaret in Playa del Carmen--about 56 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, make a trip to Plastic Flamingo, and stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tulum trip planner.

Montego Bay, Jamaica to Tulum is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Montego Bay, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tulum, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Xcaret
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Cancun

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Can Cook in Cancun. On the 13th (Wed), pick up some new kitchen skills with Can Cook in Cancun. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monumento a los Ninos Heroes, then delve into the distant past at El Rey Archaeological Zone, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cancun trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cancun are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Swim with Dolphins
Zipline
Can Cook in Cancun ©
Can Cook in Cancun

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