21 days in Mexico Itinerary

21 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cabo San Lucas
— 4 nights
2
Cozumel
— 4 nights
3
Tulum
— 4 nights
4
Mahahual
— 1 night
5
Mexico City
— 4 nights

4
nights
Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas ©
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa del Amor and Chileno Beach. La Turquesa Jewelry and Art and Church of Saint Luke are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas trip planning website.

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 16.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November: highs in Cabo San Lucas hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor
Shark Diving
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach

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.
Visiting Punta Sur Eco Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Rosa Wall and The Amazing Cozumel Race. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Columbia Reef, kick back and relax at Playa Palancar, head outdoors with Paradise Beach Cozumel, and experience rural life at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cozumel online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel. In November in Cozumel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

4
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ek Balam and Climbing Tours. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Gran Cenote. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Carmen (Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church & Spas), Chichen Itza (in Chichen Itza) and Casa de los Venados (in Valladolid). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, Head underground at Cenotes Sac Actun, take in the exciting artwork at Balam Art On Feathers, and take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mahahual.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ek Balam, Chichen Itza, Casa de los Venados
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Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours

1
night
Mahahual

Mahahual ©
A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
On the 16th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Chan Beach.

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You can drive from Tulum to Mahahual in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Tulum, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mahahual, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Coyoacan and Historic Center (Centro Historico). Step off the beaten path and head to Palacio de Bellas Artes and Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe. Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), explore the galleries of Arto Otra, and get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Mexico City online tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mahahual to Mexico City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mahahual to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mahahual in November, you will find days in Mexico City are little chillier (°C), and nights are cooler (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Coyoacan ©
Coyoacan
Historic Center (Centro Historico) ©
Historic Center (Centro Historico)
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

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