13 days in Mexico City & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

13 days in Mexico City & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

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Mexico City
— 9 nights
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Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Family-friendly places like Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Bosque de Chapultepec will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: Grutas La Estrella (in Ixtapan de la Sal), El Nido (in Ixtapaluca) and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 20th (Mon) at El Rollo Parque Acuatico. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Museo Frida Kahlo, explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia, and get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary site.

If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. January in Mexico City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Zoofari, Parque Ecologico Chapultepec, Parque Nacional Grutas de Cacahuamilpa, El Rollo Parque Acuatico, Grutas La Estrella
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Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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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.
Family-friendly places like Xcaret and Quinta Avenida will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Cenote Chaak Tun, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Playa del Carmen online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Playa del Carmen, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Rio Secreto ©
Rio Secreto

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