10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

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10 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Cancun
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
2
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
3
Akumal
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
4
Tulum
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Cancun
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
6
Tulum
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Chichen Itza
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
8
Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Cancun
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

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Cancun

Cancun
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cancun tour app.

Montreal, Canada to Cancun is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in mars: high temperatures in Cancun hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Cielo.

To find maps and more tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Playa del Carmen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In mars in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Akumal.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Playa El Cielo
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Akumal

Akumal ©
The heart of Mexico's Riviera Maya, small but busy beach town of Akumal represents one of the world's premier diving locations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Akumal trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to Akumal in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In mars, daytime highs in Akumal are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Akumal

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal ©
Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

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Tulum

Tulum
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tulum road trip app.

Tulum is very close to Akumal. In mars, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll set off for Cancun on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Tulum

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Cancun

Cancun
To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun planner.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Tulum

Tulum
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Traveling by car from Cancun to Tulum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chichen Itza as well as Cenote Ik kil. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil and then explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Chichen Itza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Tulum in mars, expect Chichen Itza to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

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Tulum

Tulum ©
You've now added Parque Dos Ojos to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site and then kick back and relax at Mayan Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tulum tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Chichen Itza to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Chichen Itza in mars, things will get slightly colder in Tulum: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Mayan Beach ©
Mayan Beach
Parque Dos Ojos ©
Parque Dos Ojos

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Cancun

Cancun
For more things to do and other tourist information, read our Cancun trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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