9 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

9 days in Oaxaca Itinerary

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Route & dates

— 5 nights
— 2 nights
Puerto Escondido
— 1 night


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.
Spend the 31st (Sat) behind the viewfinder with Mezcal Educational Tours. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, don't miss a visit to Tule Tree, and explore the ancient world of Monte Alban.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oaxaca trip itinerary maker site.

San Francisco, USA to Oaxaca is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oaxaca: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Huatulco.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Maria del Tule
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Mezcal Educational Tours ©
Mezcal Educational Tours
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban


Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the activities along Buceo Scuba Huatulco and then kick back and relax at Cacaluta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with Fishing With Tico Huatulco and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Entrega.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Huatulco trip itinerary maker site.

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 a bit warmer in Huatulco, with lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Puerto Escondido.

Things to do in Huatulco

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Playa La Entrega ©
Playa La Entrega
Buceo Scuba Huatulco ©
Buceo Scuba Huatulco
Cacaluta ©

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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Bacocho and then stroll through Playa Zicatela.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Escondido online road trip planner.

You can drive from Huatulco to Puerto Escondido in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Escondido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Playa Zicatela ©
Playa Zicatela
Playa Bacocho ©
Playa Bacocho