10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  11 h 45 min
1
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  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.
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 look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Punta Molas Faro.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cozumel day trip site.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Cozumel is an approximately 14- hour combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. 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) to allow enough time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Playa del Carmen: Tulum (Tulum Archaeological Site, Kaahal Home Tulum, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Xcaret, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Playa del Carmen are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Tulum, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
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.
Step out of Mexico City with an excursion to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Playa del Carmen in October: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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