22 days in Yucatan Peninsula & San Pedro Itinerary

22 days in Yucatan Peninsula & San Pedro Itinerary

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Cancun, Mexico
— 1 night
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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
— 1 night
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Holbox Island, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Valladolid, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Chichen Itza, Mexico
— 1 day
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Uxmal, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Merida, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Campeche, Mexico
— 1 night
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Bacalar, Mexico
— 2 nights
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San Pedro, Belize
— 2 nights
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Tulum, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Cozumel, Mexico
— 2 nights
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 1 day
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Cancun, Mexico
— 1 night

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Cancun, Mexico

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Torre Escenica, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado, and then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica El Meco.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cancun trip itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Cancun is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In November in Cancun, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Cancun

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica El Meco
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Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado ©
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado
Torre Escenica ©
Torre Escenica
Zona Arqueológica El Meco ©
Zona Arqueológica El Meco

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Isla Mujeres ©
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
On the 4th (Mon), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Playa Norte, don't miss a visit to El Malecon, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then make a trip to Crayola House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guadalupe Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Punta Sur and then cool off at Kin Ha (Antes Parque de los Suenos).

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Isla Mujeres trip itinerary website.

Traveling by ferry from Cancun to Isla Mujeres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Kin Ha (Antes Parque de los Suenos) ©
Kin Ha (Antes Parque de los Suenos)
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Shark Diving

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Holbox Island, Mexico

Holbox Island ©
To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Holbox Island trip itinerary planning site.

Explore your travel options from Isla Mujeres to Holbox Island with the Route module. November in Holbox Island sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Valladolid.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Yalahau Lagoon ©
Yalahau Lagoon

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Valladolid, Mexico

Valladolid ©
One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of San Bernardino of Siena, examine the collection at Museo de Ropa Etnica de Mexico - Murem, then explore the striking landscape at Cenote Palomitas, and finally Head underground at Cenote Xkeken. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ek Balam, take in the dramatic natural features at X'Canche Cenote, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Zaci, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Zazil Tunich.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Valladolid trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Holbox Island to Valladolid. Traveling from Holbox Island in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Valladolid. You will leave for Chichen Itza on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Valladolid

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ek Balam Village
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Zazil Tunich ©
Zazil Tunich
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Cenote Zaci ©
Cenote Zaci

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Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza, explore the ancient world of Plataforma de Venus, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil, and finally delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica de Ake.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chichen Itza route site.

You can drive from Valladolid to Chichen Itza in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uxmal.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Zona Arqueologica de Ake
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
Plataforma de Venus ©
Plataforma de Venus

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Uxmal, Mexico

Uxmal ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Uxmal.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uxmal trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Chichen Itza to Uxmal takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Chichen Itza in November, Uxmal is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Merida.

Things to do in Uxmal

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Kabah, Oxkintok, Cenote Kankirixche
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Oxkintok ©
Oxkintok
Uxmal ©
Uxmal
Choco Story uxmal ©
Choco Story uxmal

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Merida, Mexico

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Dzibilchaltún, examine the collection at Gran Museo del Mundo Maya, stroll around Parque de Santiago, then admire the striking features of Plaza Grande, and finally make a trip to Palacio Municipal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a la Patria, contemplate the long history of Mayapan Archaeological Zone, take in the spiritual surroundings of Merida Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Jesus, then see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Montes Molina, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Paseo de Montejo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Merida attractions planner.

You can drive from Uxmal to Merida in 1.5 hours. In November in Merida, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Campeche.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Mangroves of Dzinitun
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Dzibilchaltún ©
Dzibilchaltún
Mayapan Archaeological Zone ©
Mayapan Archaeological Zone
Gran Museo del Mundo Maya ©
Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

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Campeche, Mexico

Campeche ©
Campeche holidays draw a growing number of visitors interested in discovering a historical fairyland that stands in stark contrast with Cancun and the Maya Rivera on the opposite side of the Peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Sea Gate (Puerta del Mar), examine the collection at Museo de Arqueologia Subacuatica Fuerte de San Jose, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Roman, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Independencia.

Start your trip to Campeche by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Merida to Campeche in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bacalar.

Things to do in Campeche

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Campeche
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Iglesia de San Roman ©
Iglesia de San Roman
Campeche Waterfront Promenade ©
Campeche Waterfront Promenade

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Bacalar, Mexico

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bacalar holiday builder tool.

Drive from Campeche to Bacalar in 6 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro.

Things to do in Bacalar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Zona Arqueologica Oxtankah
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Zona Arqueologica Oxtankah ©
Zona Arqueologica Oxtankah
Cenote de la Bruja ©
Cenote de la Bruja

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San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
On the 17th (Sun), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Hol Chan Marine Reserve, stop by Caye Coffee Roasting Co., then explore the gorgeous colors at Shark Ray Alley, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Belizean Arts.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro trip maker app.

Explore your travel options from Bacalar to San Pedro with the Route module. Traveling from Bacalar to San Pedro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in San Pedro sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Shark Ray Alley
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Shark Ray Alley ©
Shark Ray Alley
Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Tulum, Mexico

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
On the 18th (Mon), walk around EcoRanchoMayamar and then don't miss a visit to Plastic Flamingo. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Santa Cruz, then delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, then stroll through Paradise Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Muyil.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Tulum trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro to Tulum takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from San Pedro to Tulum, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Tulum are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Akumal, Muyil
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Cozumel, Mexico

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.
On the 20th (Wed), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then stroll through Cozumel Pearl Farm, then delve into the distant past at San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, and finally partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race. On the next day, head outdoors with Chucho Underwater, examine the collection at The Mayan Cacao Company, then take in the dramatic natural features at Palancar Reef, and finally get in on the family fun at Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cozumel vacation builder site.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. November in Cozumel sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park ©
Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park
The Mayan Cacao Company ©
The Mayan Cacao Company

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Cenote Cristalino, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get in on the family fun at Xcaret.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Playa del Carmen trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. November in Playa del Carmen sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cenote Cristalino ©
Cenote Cristalino

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Cancun, Mexico

Cancun
For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun road trip website.

Drive from Playa del Carmen to Cancun in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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