17 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

17 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

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17 days in Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Cancun
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cozumel
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Tulum
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Temozon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Uxmal
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Isla Contoy
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Havana, Cuba

3
nights
Cancun

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Playa Marlin. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos. Change things up with a short trip to Captain Dulche's Museum in Isla Mujeres (about 1h 25 min away). There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village and stroll through Xcacel Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun itinerary maker site .

Warsaw, Poland to Cancun is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Warsaw to Cancun due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in June, you will find days in Cancun are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are much hotter (29°C). You will leave for Cozumel on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres, National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
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National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
Fishing Charters & Tours
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

4
nights
Cozumel

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.
Visit Punta Sur Eco Beach Park and Playa Palancar for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Columbia Reef and Paradise Beach Cozumel. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Santa Rosa Wall, partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cozumel trip planner .

You can drive from Cancun to Cozumel in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cozumel are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Punta Sur Eco Beach Park ©
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

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.
Head to MiNiAtUrE art Gallery and LassaH Ethnic Design Made with Lovefor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tulum Archaeological Site and 3D Museum of Wonders. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Puerto Aventuras), Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve (in Sian Ka'an) and Playa del Carmen (Cenote Chaak Tun & Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church). Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cenotes Sac Actun.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tulum online tour planner .

You can drive from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. June in Tulum sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Temozon.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Scuba & Snorkeling, Punta Soliman Beach, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling
LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park ©
LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park

2
nights
Temozon

Temozon ©
Temozón Municipality is one of the 106 subdivisions of the State of Yucatán in Mexico. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, then admire the masterpieces at Casa de los Venados, then explore the ancient world of Ek Balam, and finally delve into the distant past at Ek Balam. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Hubiku, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Servasio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convent of San Bernardino of Siena, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Xkeken.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Temozon journey builder tool .

Getting from Tulum to Temozon by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tulum in July; daily highs in Temozon reach 39°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uxmal.

Things to do in Temozon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valladolid, Ek Balam, Chichen Itza
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Cenote Hubiku ©
Cenote Hubiku

1
night
Uxmal

Uxmal ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get outside with Mirador de Muna, see the interesting displays at Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena, then explore the ancient world of Kabah, then see the interesting displays at Choco Story, and finally explore the ancient world of Uxmal.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Uxmal vacation planning app .

Getting from Temozon to Uxmal by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Temozon in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Uxmal, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Isla Contoy.

Things to do in Uxmal

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kabah, Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena, Mirador de Muna
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Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Museo de Las Momias de Santa Elena ©
Choco Story ©
Choco Story

1
night
Isla Contoy

Isla Contoy ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): head off the coast to Contoy Adventures.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Isla Contoy trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Uxmal to Isla Contoy with the Route module. When traveling from Uxmal in July, plan for slightly colder days in Isla Contoy, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla Contoy

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Contoy Adventures ©
Contoy Adventures

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