13 days in Mexico Itinerary

13 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 5 nights
2
San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
3
San Cristobal de las Casas
— 2 nights
4
Tulum
— 3 nights

5
nights
Mexico City

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, and admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mexico City online trip maker.

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Mexico City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

2
nights
San Juan Teotihuacan

San Juan Teotihuacan ©
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Palacio de Tepantitla, thenmake a trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, and then don't miss a visit to Teotihuacan Pyramids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then look for gifts at Galeria Media Luna.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Juan Teotihuacan road trip app.

Drive from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to San Cristobal de las Casas.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Galeria Media Luna
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Palacio de Tepantitla ©
Palacio de Tepantitla
Balloon Rides

2
nights
San Cristobal de las Casas

San Cristobal de las Casas ©
San Cristóbal de las Casas, also known by its native Tzotzil name, Jovel, is a town and municipality located in the Central Highlands region of the Mexican state of Chiapas. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas, examine the collection at Templo de Santo Domingo, and then see the interesting displays at Steps in San Cristobal. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of La Pila and then take in breathtaking views at Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Cristobal de las Casas online driving holiday planner.

Getting from San Juan Teotihuacan to San Cristobal de las Casas by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, subway, and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in San Cristobal de las Casas

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Chiapa de Corzo
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Templo de Santo Domingo ©
Templo de Santo Domingo
Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero
Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero
Steps in San Cristobal ©
Steps in San Cristobal

3
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Car Wash and then get in on the family fun at Xcaret. On your second day here, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then look for gifts at Amore Latino Tulum.

Plan trip to Tulum with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tulum takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tulum due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Cristobal de las Casas in December, expect nights in Tulum to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Theme Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Xcaret
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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