10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

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10 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Buenos Aires

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 23rd (Wed): partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Punta Molas Faro.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip itinerary maker site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Cozumel is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Cozumel. Traveling from Buenos Aires in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Cozumel: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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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.
Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site, Kaahal Home Tulum, & more). There's much more to do: cool off at Xcaret Park, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen trip maker site .

You can drive from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tulum, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret Park ©
Xcaret Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
When in Mexico City, make a side trip to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, and stop by Origen Mexico Artesanias.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mexico City, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Playa del Carmen in October, with highs in Mexico City at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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