14 days in Mexico Itinerary

14 days in Mexico Itinerary

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14 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  25​h
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Playa del Carmen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 31st (Tue), explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, then don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get all the equipment you need at Ride MB Motorcycle Rental Mexico, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then stroll around Bosque de Chapultepec.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Mexico City trip itinerary builder site .

Adelaide, Australia to Mexico City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in December, expect Mexico City to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Ride MB ©
Ride MB

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tulum (Gran Cenote, Casa Cenote, & more). There's still lots to do: make a splash at Xcaret Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Playa del Carmen online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Playa del Carmen, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Tulum
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the ancient world of San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site. On your second day here, partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, then try out the rides at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, and then look for gifts at Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Cozumel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

3
nights
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Cabo San Lucas is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, take in the exciting artwork at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cuadra San Francisco, and kick back and relax at Playa del Amor.

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

Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Cabo San Lucas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January in Cabo San Lucas, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Cuadra San Francisco
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Cuadra San Francisco ©
Cuadra San Francisco
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Fishing Charters & Tours

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