14 days in Yucatan Itinerary

14 days in Yucatan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Chichen Itza
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Uxmal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Merida
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Paris

3
nights
Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cenote Hubiku (in Temozon), Ek Balam (in Ek Balam Village) and Valladolid (Catedral de San Servasio, Zazil Tunich, &more). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil, explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus, and make a trip to Chichen Itza.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza trip planner.

Paris, France to Chichen Itza is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chichen Itza, with highs around 39°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uxmal.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Valladolid, Cenote Hubiku, Ek Balam
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza

2
nights
Uxmal

Uxmal ©
On the 29th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Kabah, Head underground at Grutas de Calcehtok, thenhead outdoors with Mirador de Muna, and finally steep yourself in history at Uxmal. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Hacienda Yaxcopoil, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Kankirixche, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Yaal Utzil, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Antonio De Padua.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Uxmal vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Chichen Itza to Uxmal takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Chichen Itza in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Uxmal, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Merida.

Things to do in Uxmal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hacienda Yaxcopoil, Cenote Yaal Utzil, Cenote Kankirixche, Kabah, Grutas de Calcehtok
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Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Kabah ©
Kabah
Grutas de Calcehtok ©
Grutas de Calcehtok

7
nights
Merida

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Get out of town with these interesting Merida side-trips: Cuzama (Iglesia de Eknakan & Cenotes Cuzama) and Mangroves of Dzinitun (in Celestun). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Paseo de Montejo, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Museo Casa Montejo, and explore the ancient world of Dzibilchaltún.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Merida travel planning website.

Drive from Uxmal to Merida in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Merida can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merida

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cuzama, Celestun, Mangroves of Dzinitun
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Cenotes Cuzama ©
Cenotes Cuzama
Ruta Puuc ©
Ruta Puuc
Plaza Grande ©
Plaza Grande