17 days in Cuba & Mexico Itinerary

17 days in Cuba & Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pinar del Rio, Cuba
— 2 nights
2
Havana, Cuba
— 2 nights
3
Tulum, Mexico
— 3 nights
4
Chichen Itza, Mexico
— 1 night
5
La Paz, Mexico
— 1 night
6
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
— 2 nights
7
Mexico City, Mexico
— 4 nights


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2
nights
Pinar del Rio, Cuba

Pinar del Rio ©
Pinar del Río is a Cuban city, capital of Pinar del Río Province. For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Pinar del Rio trip itinerary website.

Ankara, Turkey to Pinar del Rio is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Cuba Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Ankara in May, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Pinar del Rio: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Havana.

Things to do in Pinar del Rio

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fbrica Dei Sigari, Cueva de los Portales, Guanahacabibes Peninsula
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Guanahacabibes Peninsula ©
Guanahacabibes Peninsula
Cueva de los Portales ©
Cueva de los Portales

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Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary Ceramics and then wander the streets of Vedado. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, thensee the interesting displays at Taquechel Pharmacy Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Havana, and finally wander the streets of Central Havana.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Havana holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Pinar del Rio to Havana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Havana

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi ©
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba ©
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba

3
nights
Tulum, Mexico

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tulum Archaeological Site and Balam Art On Feathers. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret. Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Aktun Chen (in Akumal) and La Playa Xpuha (in Xpu-Ha). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenotes Sac Actun, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cenote Taak Bi Ha, and take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Miniature.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tulum trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Havana to Tulum takes 5.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Tulum are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Aktun Chen, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, La Playa Xpuha
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Shark Diving
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

1
night
Chichen Itza, Mexico

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 7th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil, delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus, thenexplore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, thendelve into the distant past at The Ossuary, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of the Bearded Man.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chichen Itza vacation builder app.

Getting from Tulum to Chichen Itza by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tulum in June, with highs in Chichen Itza at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary

1
night
La Paz, Mexico

It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Paz Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read La Paz trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chichen Itza to La Paz takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chichen Itza to La Paz. While traveling from Chichen Itza, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in La Paz, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in La Paz

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
La Paz Cathedral ©
La Paz Cathedral

2
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Maria Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Whimsical Art Cabo, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia San Jose, and finally view the masterpieces at Enrique Bascon, Galeria de Arte.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas trip builder.

You can drive from La Paz to Cabo San Lucas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from La Paz in June, expect nights in Cabo San Lucas to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

San Jose del Cabo
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Shark Diving
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach
Parroquia San Jose ©
Parroquia San Jose

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nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and La Condesa. Get some historical perspective at Chapultepec Castle and Museo del Templo Mayor. Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Piedra Herrada Sanctuary in Valle de Bravo, about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec, wander the streets of Ciudad Universitaria, and get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip builder tool.

You can fly from Cabo San Lucas to Mexico City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Mexican Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cabo San Lucas in June; daily highs in Mexico City reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, Piedra Herrada Sanctuary
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Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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