19 days in Mexico Itinerary

19 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
1
Mexico City
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Patzcuaro
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Puebla
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  3 h 30 min
5
Oaxaca
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Mexico City
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Taxco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 30th (Mon), make a trip to Alameda Central and then wander the streets of La Condesa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): wander the streets of Historic Center (Centro Historico), take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor, then steep yourself in history at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and finally admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City travel app.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Patzcuaro.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo del Templo Mayor ©
Museo del Templo Mayor

1
night
Patzcuaro

Patzcuaro ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stop by House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios), then steep yourself in history at Santa Clara del Cobre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Morelia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan, delve into the distant past at Tzintzuntzan Ruins, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de la Compania de Jesus.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Patzcuaro tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mexico City to Patzcuaro in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Patzcuaro

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tzintzuntzan Ruins, Catedral de Morelia, Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan
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Catedral de Morelia ©
Catedral de Morelia
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud ©
Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sabores Mexico Food Tours as well as Coyoacan. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): wander the streets of Coyoacan, then examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, and then sample some tasty brews at Sabores Mexico Food Tours.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mexico City online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Patzcuaro to Mexico City takes 4.5 hours. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Neighborhoods Tours Museums
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Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Coyoacan ©
Coyoacan
Sabores Mexico Food Tours ©
Sabores Mexico Food Tours

3
nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Puebla Cathedra and Zona Arqueológica de Cholula. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) and Templo San Francisco Acatepec. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado el Parian, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de San Francisco, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de San Cristobal Siglo XVII.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Puebla trip itinerary app.

Take a bus from Mexico City to Puebla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Oaxaca.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

San Pedro Cholula
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)
Puebla Cathedra ©
Puebla Cathedra
Templo San Francisco Acatepec ©
Templo San Francisco Acatepec

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monte Alban and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption. Get some historical perspective at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman and Basilica de la Soledad. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, admire the masterpieces at Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art, get to know the resident critters at Yaguarxoo, and get outside with The Water Boils.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oaxaca trip planner.

You can drive from Puebla to Oaxaca in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Puebla in November; daily highs in Oaxaca reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Mercado Benito Juárez
Mercado Benito Juárez
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

few
hours
Mexico City

Mexico City
To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mexico City road trip planner.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Mexico City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Oaxaca in November, expect nights in Mexico City to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Taxco.

Things to do in Mexico City

Tours Museums Nightlife
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1
night
Taxco

Taxco ©
Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. On the 11th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Teleferico de Montetaxco.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Taxco trip planner.

You can drive from Mexico City to Taxco in 2.5 hours. In November, Taxco is somewhat warmer than Mexico City - with highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in Taxco

Historic Sites
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Santa Prisca de Taxco ©
Santa Prisca de Taxco
Zocalo ©
Zocalo
Teleferico de Montetaxco ©
Teleferico de Montetaxco

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia. Enjoy Mexico City some more: get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Chapultepec, and make a trip to Paseo de la Reforma.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mexico City trip planner.

You can drive from Taxco to Mexico City in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Taxco in November; daily highs in Mexico City reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Zocalo
Zocalo

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