15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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15 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Cancun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Cancun trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Cancun is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cancun is minus 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Cancun hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Beaches Tours
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado ©
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado

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 17th (Wed): delve into the distant past at La Iglesia, take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil, explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus, then steep yourself in history at Chichen Itza, then delve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chichen Itza road trip planning app .

You can drive from Cancun to Chichen Itza in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Chichen Itza, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Temple of the Bearded Man ©
Temple of the Bearded Man

1
night
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sian Ka'an trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Chichen Itza to Sian Ka'an with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

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

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore MiNiAtUrE art Gallery and Balam Art On Feathers. We've included these beaches for you: Paradise Beach and Akumal Beach. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 21st (Sun) at Xel-Ha. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site and look for all kinds of wild species at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tulum tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sian Ka'an to Tulum. In July, daytime highs in Tulum are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Akumal Beach, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Cozumel Pearl Farm. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Palancar, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Rosa Wall, put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, and explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica del Cedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Cozumel trip app .

Drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. In July in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan and Zocalo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo de Frida Kahlo. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center (Centro Historico), and explore the ancient world of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

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Getting from Cozumel to Mexico City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Cozumel to Mexico City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Mexico City is a bit cooler than Cozumel - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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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