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
Drive:  2​h
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chichen Itza trip planner .

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 somewhat warmer in Chichen Itza: highs are around 39°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can 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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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Casa de los Venados ©
Casa de los Venados

1
night
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sian Ka'an day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chichen Itza to Sian Ka'an. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time 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.
Appreciate the collections at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery and Balam Art On Feathers. Visit Tulum Archaeological Site and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá for their historical value. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Fri) at Xel-Ha. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akumal Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tulum road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sian Ka'an to Tulum. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Akumal Beach, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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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 enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, and then browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Tulum to Cancun by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Cancun, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the world behind art at Galo Art Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Cozumel Pearl Farm and then look for gifts at Sergio's Silver from Taxco.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cozumel online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Cancun to Cozumel takes 3 hours. July in Cozumel sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Galo Art Studio ©
Galo Art Studio

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.
Museo Nacional de Antropologia and National Palace (Palacio Nacional) will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan and Museo de Frida Kahlo. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, don't miss a visit to Zocalo, view the masterpieces at Arto Otra, and delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

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Fly from Cozumel to Mexico City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cozumel in July: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for 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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