8 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

8 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

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Puerto Escondido
— 2 nights
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Huatulco
— 2 nights
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Oaxaca
— 3 nights

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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 13th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zicatela, and then kick back and relax at Puerto Angelito Beach. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Playa Bacocho and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Puerto Escondido trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Puerto Escondido is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Puerto Escondido, with lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Huatulco.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Playa Zicatela ©
Playa Zicatela
Playa Bacocho ©
Playa Bacocho
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Huatulco

A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
On the 15th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa La Entrega and then explore the activities along Buceo Scuba Huatulco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience the excitement of Maica Silver & Contemporary Bijoux, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the masterpieces at Europa Galeria De Arte.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Huatulco trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Puerto Escondido to Huatulco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Huatulco are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Huatulco

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Playa La Entrega ©
Playa La Entrega
Europa Galeria De Arte ©
Europa Galeria De Arte

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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.
Let the collections at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca and Oaxaca Textile Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman and Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Benito Juárez, examine the collection at Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C., take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Soledad, and make a trip to Zocalo.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Oaxaca route planner.

Traveling by flight from Huatulco to Oaxaca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Huatulco in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 58°F in Oaxaca. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oaxaca

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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca ©
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman