22 days in Mexico Itinerary

22 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Mexico City
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
2
Oaxaca
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  9 h
3
San Cristobal de las Casas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Tuxtla Gutierrez
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h
5
Cancun
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Tulum
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  5 h
7
Mexico City
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
San Miguel de Allende
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Guanajuato
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Mexico City
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Paris

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.
To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mexico City day trip planning tool.

Paris, France to Mexico City is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Paris to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in March, expect nights in Mexico City to be a bit warmer, around 12°C, while days are much hotter, around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Oaxaca.

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monte Alban as well as Hierve el Agua. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman and Mercado Benito Juárez. You'll explore and learn at Porfirio Gutierrez and Casa Don Taurino. Explore Oaxaca's surroundings by going to Explora Huatulco (in Huatulco), Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles (in San Martin Tilcajete) and Yagul (in Tlacolula). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, view the masterpieces at Nuun, admire the landmark architecture of Templo de la Compania de Jesus, and explore the galleries of Galeria Arte de Oaxaca.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Oaxaca attractions planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in March: highs in Oaxaca hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to San Cristobal de las Casas.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Teotitlan del Valle, Explora Huatulco, Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles, Yagul
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Templo de la Compania de Jesus ©
Templo de la Compania de Jesus
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban

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nights
San Cristobal de las Casas

San Cristobal de las Casas ©
San Cristóbal de las Casas, also known by its native Tzotzil name, Jovel, is a town and municipality located in the Central Highlands region of the Mexican state of Chiapas. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Agua Azul Waterfalls, Zona Arqueologica de Palenque and Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero. On the 11th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Agua Azul Waterfalls and then make a trip to Zona Arqueologica de Palenque.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Cristobal de las Casas day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Oaxaca to San Cristobal de las Casas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Oaxaca in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Cristobal de las Casas, with lows of 22°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tuxtla Gutierrez.

Things to do in San Cristobal de las Casas

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palenque, Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero, Chiapa de Corzo
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Agua Azul Waterfalls ©
Agua Azul Waterfalls
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque ©
Zona Arqueologica de Palenque
Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero
Embarcadero Cañón Del Sumidero

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hours
Tuxtla Gutierrez

Tuxtla Gutierrez
Tuxtla Gutiérrez is the capital and the largest city of the Mexican southeast state of Chiapas. For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tuxtla Gutierrez trip maker website.

You can drive from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutierrez in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Tuxtla Gutierrez are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for Cancun on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Tuxtla Gutierrez

Tours Parks Outdoors
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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.
To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cancun trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Tuxtla Gutierrez to Cancun is 1 hour. While traveling from Tuxtla Gutierrez, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cancun, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Riviera Maya Experiences, Laguna Kaan Luum and Batey Mojito & Guarapo Bar. Head to Tulum Bazaar and Art Gallery Miniaturefor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Paradise Beach and Gran Cenote. When in Tulum, make a side trip to see Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá in Coba, approximately Coba away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, enjoy the sand and surf at Akumal Beach, and stop by La Llorona.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Tulum takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Akumal Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

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hours
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the activities along Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mexico City vacation planner.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight from Tulum to Mexico City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tulum in March, expect Mexico City to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Mexico City

Nature Parks
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Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Lago del Bosque de Chapultepec

2
nights
San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
On the 20th (Wed), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fabrica La Aurora and then see the interesting displays at Mask Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Miguel de Allende trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. March in San Miguel de Allende sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Guanajuato.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Fabrica La Aurora ©
Fabrica La Aurora
El Jardin ©
El Jardin
Mask Museum ©
Mask Museum

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night
Guanajuato

Recognized as a World Heritage Site, Guanajuato spills over hilly terrain in central Mexico, luring visitors with its pleasant tree-shaded plazas and friendly sidewalk cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): look for gifts at Corazon de Plata, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de Cristo Rey, take in the awesome beauty at Cerro del cubilete, then admire the striking features of University of Guanajuato, and finally make a trip to Alhondiga de Granaditas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Guanajuato trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from San Miguel de Allende to Guanajuato in an hour. In March in Guanajuato, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Guanajuato

Tours Museums Nature

Side Trip

Cerro del cubilete
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Food Tours
Alhondiga de Granaditas ©
Alhondiga de Granaditas
Santuario de Cristo Rey ©
Santuario de Cristo Rey

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coyoacan, Bosque de Chapultepec and La Condesa. Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 and Historic Center (Centro Historico) will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Polanco and Mercado De Artesanias La Ciudadela. Explore Mexico City further: admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), examine the collection at Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, and take a stroll through San Angel.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Guanajuato to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Guanajuato in March, plan for slightly colder days in Mexico City, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, Colonia Roma
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La Condesa ©
La Condesa
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes