10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico trip itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site. On the next day, stroll through Cozumel Pearl Farm and then partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cozumel trip itinerary maker website .

New Delhi, India to Cozumel is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cozumel. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New Delhi in January, with highs in Cozumel at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

3
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Playa del Carmen: Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site, MiNiAtUrE art Gallery, & more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Xcaret Park, don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Playa del Carmen are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tulum, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Zocalo, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally don't miss a visit to Museo Frida Kahlo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, and then examine the collection at Museo del Azucar.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip planning app .

You can fly from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in January, you will find days in Mexico City are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Zocalo ©
Zocalo
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

Similar Plans

14 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM IRELAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM HUNGARY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 55 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM ROMANIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM BELGIUM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Central America & Mexico BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United States, Canada & Mexico BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM ECUADOR October, relaxing, beaches, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans