14 days in Mexico Itinerary

14 days in Mexico Itinerary

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14 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
bus + Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Mexico City
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Playa del Carmen
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cozumel
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tulum
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Cancun
— Few hours
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

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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.
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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Mexico City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Mexico City is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Sao Paulo in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Mexico City, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 9°C. You will leave for Playa del Carmen on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Mexico City

Tours Museums Nightlife
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Playa del Carmen

The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Head to Art Gallery Casa Tzutuhil and Amate Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate Yulunga Arte en Tus Manos and Cenote Hubiku. Change things up with a short trip to Ek Balam in Ek Balam Village (about 1h 55 min away). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Parque Los Fundadores, get in on the family fun at Xcaret, and tee off at IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen trip tool .

You can fly from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mexico City in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Playa del Carmen, with highs around 31°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Puerto Aventuras, Ek Balam, La Playa Xpuha, Cenote Hubiku
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Zipline
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ek Balam
Ek Balam

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Cozumel

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.
To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cozumel trip maker website .

You can drive from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will leave for Tulum on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the galleries of MiNiAtUrE art Gallery and then explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site.

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You can drive from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Tulum are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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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 other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cancun tour planner .

You can drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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