16 days in Mexico City, Villahermosa & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

16 days in Mexico City, Villahermosa & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 5 nights
2
Villahermosa
— 1 night
3
Playa del Carmen
— 7 nights

5
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Popular historic sites such as Zocalo and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, see the interesting displays at Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan, admire the striking features of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mexico City trip maker.

Bogota, Colombia to Mexico City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bogota to Mexico City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Villahermosa.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Tours

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

1
night
Villahermosa

Villahermosa ©
Villahermosa is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Tabasco, and the municipal seat of the Centro municipality. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Museo de Historia Natural, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Regional de Antropologia Carlos Pellicer Camara, thensee the interesting displays at Drupa Museo Interactivo del Chocolate, and finally explore the ancient world of Comalcalco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral del Senor de Tabasco, thenget engrossed in the history at Casa Museo Carlos Pellicer, thenget a new perspective on nature at Parque Museo La Venta, and finally stroll around Parque La Choca.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Villahermosa trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mexico City to Villahermosa. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in January: highs in Villahermosa hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Villahermosa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Drupa Museo Interactivo del Chocolate, Comalcalco
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Parque Museo La Venta ©
Parque Museo La Venta
Drupa Museo Interactivo del Chocolate ©
Drupa Museo Interactivo del Chocolate

7
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tulum Archaeological Site and Art Gallery Miniature. Visit Paradise Beach and Akumal Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Playa del Carmen: Cancun (Playa Delfines & La Isla Shopping Village), Tulum (Spas & Wellness, LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). On the 8th (Tue), enjoy an adventurous day among the treetops at Xplor Park by Xcaret. There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida, and find something for the whole family at Xcaret.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Playa del Carmen trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Villahermosa to Playa del Carmen in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Villahermosa to Playa del Carmen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

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