15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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15 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h
1
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Tulum
— 4 nights
4
Cancun
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chichen Itza journey builder website .

Toronto, Canada to Chichen Itza is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in July, things will get a bit warmer in Chichen Itza: highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casa de los Venados
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Casa de los Venados ©
Casa de los Venados

1
night
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sian Ka'an road trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Chichen Itza to Sian Ka'an with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

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

4
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.
Visit Paradise Beach and Akumal Beach for some beach relaxation. Tulum Archaeological Site and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá will appeal to history buffs. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Fri) at Xel-Ha. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Kaahal Home Tulum, take in the exciting artwork at Balam Art On Feathers, and get a taste of the local shopping with MiNiAtUrE art Gallery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tulum using our trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Sian Ka'an to Tulum with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Akumal Beach
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): look for gifts at Plaza Las Americas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, and then buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village. On the next day, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun visit planning site .

You can drive from Tulum to Cancun in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Cancun, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Plaza Las Americas ©
Plaza Las Americas

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 10th (Wed), get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then shop like a local with Galo Art Studio. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Cozumel Pearl Farm and then stop by Sergio's Silver from Taxco.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cozumel attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Cancun to Cozumel takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Sergio's Silver from Taxco ©
Sergio's Silver from Taxco

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get some historical perspective at Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan and Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo de Frida Kahlo. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, get a taste of the local shopping with Arto Otra, view the masterpieces at Yawi Arte Tradicional, and get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip builder website .

Getting from Cozumel to Mexico City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cozumel to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cozumel in July; daily highs in Mexico City reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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