18 days in Mexico Itinerary

18 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Guayaquil
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Mexico City
— Few hours
Shuttle:  7 h 30 min
2
Oaxaca
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  7 h
3
Mexico City
— 7 nights
Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Morelia
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Guayaquil

few
hours
Mexico City

Mexico City
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mexico City trip itinerary planning site.

Guayaquil, Ecuador to Mexico City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Guayaquil in October: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. You will leave for Oaxaca on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Mexico City

Tours Museums Nightlife
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3
nights
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Monte Alban and then make a trip to Hierve el Agua.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Oaxaca trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Mexico City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Oaxaca, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Hierve el Agua ©
Hierve el Agua

7
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala (in Tlaxcala), Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) (in Puebla) and Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan). Enjoy Mexico City some more: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, make a trip to Zocalo, and take a stroll through Historic Center (Centro Historico).

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mexico City day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Mexico City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Oaxaca in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mexico City: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Morelia.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Tlaxcala, Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 30:
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

4
nights
Morelia

Morelia
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Get out of town with these interesting Morelia side-trips: Templo de la Compania de Jesus (in Patzcuaro) and Uruapan (Telares Uruapan & Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Centro Historico de Morelia, make a trip to The Aqueduct, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Morelia, and examine the collection at Museo Del Dulce.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Morelia trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Morelia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in October: highs in Morelia hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Uruapan, Templo de la Compania de Jesus
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 3:
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Centro Historico de Morelia
Centro Historico de Morelia
Catedral de Morelia ©
Catedral de Morelia
Telares Uruapan ©
Telares Uruapan

2
nights
Mexico City

Enjoy Mexico City some more: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Palacio Postal, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the history behind Monumento y Museo de la Revolucion.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City itinerary builder.

You can fly from Morelia to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Morelia in November: highs in Mexico City hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Tours Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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Walking tours
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia ©
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia

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