15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Taxi:  24 h
1
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Cancun
— 5 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get in on the family fun at Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park, head outdoors with Paradise Beach Cozumel, and pick up some new knowledge with Discover Mexico Park Cozumel.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cozumel trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Cozumel is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. In February in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Carmen (Xcaret & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, explore the fascinating underground world of Gran Cenote, look for gifts at Kaahal Home Tulum, and browse the exhibits of Art Gallery Miniature.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tulum road trip planner.

Getting from Cozumel to Tulum by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus, delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, explore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man, then delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Ik kil.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chichen Itza trip planning website.

You can drive from Tulum to Chichen Itza in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tulum in February; daily highs in Chichen Itza reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cenote Yokdzonot
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Yokdzonot ©
Cenote Yokdzonot

5
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Spas in Puerto Morelos (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, go for a walk through Av Kukulkan, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip app.

Traveling by car from Chichen Itza to Cancun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chichen Itza in February: high temperatures in Cancun hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Spas
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

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