10 days in Mexico City & Guanajuato Itinerary

10 days in Mexico City & Guanajuato Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Mexico and Gulf Coast travel route planner

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Mexico City
— 6 nights
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Guanajuato
— 3 nights
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Mexico City

— 6 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Popular historic sites such as Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Zocalo are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: Robert Brady Museum (in Cuernavaca) and Puebla (Zocalo, Puebla Cathedra, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and stop by Coyoacan.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Guanajuato.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Guanajuato

— 3 nights
Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museo Histórico Casa de Allende, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of El Jardin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse for treasures at Fabrica La Aurora and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Regional de Guanajuato Alhondiga de Granaditas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Guanajuato trip planner.

Getting from Mexico City to Guanajuato by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

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