15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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1
Cancun
— 3 nights
2
Holbox Island
— 2 nights
3
Tulum
— 2 nights
4
Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
5
Chichen Itza
— 2 nights
6
Valladolid
— 2 nights
7
Cancun
— 2 nights

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica El Meco. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, stroll through Xcacel Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Cristo Rey.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cancun visit planning website.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Cancún International Airport and Cozumel International Airport. In September in Cancun, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica El Meco
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Xcacel Beach ©
Xcacel Beach
Zona Arqueológica El Meco ©
Zona Arqueológica El Meco
Playa Gaviota Azul ©
Playa Gaviota Azul

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Holbox Island

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Punta Mosquito, browse the exhibits of La Choza de Fito, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Refugio Holbox. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Holbox Island day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Cancun to Holbox Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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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.
On the 18th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, kick back and relax at Mayan Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, Head underground at Cenote Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tulum travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Holbox Island to Tulum. In September in Tulum, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church, Cenote Santa Cruz
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz
Mayan Beach ©
Mayan Beach

1
night
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sian Ka'an online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tulum to Sian Ka'an. You will leave for Chichen Itza on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

Wildlife · Parks
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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Dzibichaltun, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica de Ake, delve into the distant past at La Iglesia, delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus, then delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of the Bearded Man. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the gorgeous colors at Chinchorro Reef, explore the striking landscape at Cenote Ik kil, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chichen Itza online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Sian Ka'an to Chichen Itza with the Route module. In September in Chichen Itza, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Valladolid.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Yucatan Peninsula, Zona Arqueologica de Ake, Cenote Yokdzonot
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Zona Arqueologica de Ake ©
Zona Arqueologica de Ake
Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man

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Valladolid

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Cenote Xkeken has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): Head underground at Cenote Xkeken, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo y Ex Convento de Santiago Domingo, Head underground at Cenote Xux Ha, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Palomitas, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Zazil Tunich.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Valladolid trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Chichen Itza to Valladolid in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Valladolid sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Valladolid

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich
Cenote Xkeken ©
Cenote Xkeken
Cenote Palomitas ©
Cenote Palomitas

2
nights
Cancun

Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado and La Isla Shopping Village. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Shark Diving. See even more of Cancun: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Marlin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Chacmool, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip maker website.

You can drive from Valladolid to Cancun in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Shark Diving
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Shark Diving
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado ©
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado

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