14 days in Mexico City, Holbox Island & Oaxaca Itinerary

14 days in Mexico City, Holbox Island & Oaxaca Itinerary

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14 days in Mexico City, Holbox Island & Oaxaca Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  18​h
1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Holbox Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Oaxaca
— 3 nights
4
Mexico City
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: London

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take a stroll through Polanco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Palacio de Cortes and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tepozteco.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip planner .

London, UK to Mexico City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Mexico City. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Mexico City reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Mexico City

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Side Trips

Tepozteco, Palacio de Cortes
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San Angel ©
San Angel
Ciudad Universitaria ©
Ciudad Universitaria
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia ©
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia

5
nights
Holbox Island

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Papa Rana Holbox Logo Shop. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Yalahau Lagoon.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Mexico City to Holbox Island. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Holbox Island is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in September: high temperatures in Holbox Island hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing
Yalahau Lagoon ©
Yalahau Lagoon

3
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica de la Soledad and Pueblos Mancomunados. Do some cultural sightseeing at Convento de Cuilapam and Voces de Copal. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C., wander the streets of San Antonio Arrazola, hunt for treasures at Mercado de Abastos, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca (MACO).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oaxaca trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Holbox Island to Oaxaca. The time zone difference when traveling from Holbox Island to Oaxaca is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Holbox Island in September since evenings lows in Oaxaca dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Museums Outdoors Trails
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Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C. ©
Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca, A.C.
Convento de Cuilapam ©
Convento de Cuilapam
Pueblos Mancomunados ©
Pueblos Mancomunados

1
night
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec and then explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle.

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Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Mexico City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Oaxaca in September: highs in Mexico City hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec
Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle

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