5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

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5 days in San Juan Teotihuacan & Mexico City Itinerary

Mexico City
Drive:  45​min
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Mexico City

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San Juan Teotihuacan

Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Pyramid of the Sun, then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, and then stop by Comercializadora Artesanal Teotihuacan. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Ex Convent of Acolman, then explore the ancient world of Tecoaque (Sultepec), and then look for all kinds of wild species at Reino Animal.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan Teotihuacan trip itinerary planner.

Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tecoaque (Sultepec), Ex Convent of Acolman
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Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
Pyramid of the Sun
Ex Convent of Acolman

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Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, sightseeing, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), explore the ancient world of Templo Mayor Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center (Centro Historico), and steep yourself in history at Chapultepec Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City trip builder.

You can drive from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from San Juan Teotihuacan to Mexico City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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