25 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

25 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quintana Roo tour planner

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Fly
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Cozumel
— 4 nights
Ferry to Calica, Drive to Tulum
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Tulum
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
Drive
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Mahahual
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bacalar
— 3 nights
Bus to Puerto Juárez, Ferry to Isla Mujeres
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Isla Mujeres
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Cancun
— 5 nights

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Cozumel

— 4 nights
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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, partake in some friendly competition at The Amazing Cozumel Race, take in the exciting artwork at Galo Art Studio Cozumel Art, and delve into the distant past at San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cozumel trip itinerary planner.

Cancun to Cozumel is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:

Tulum

— 6 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Zipline, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, view the masterpieces at Balam Art On Feathers, look for gifts at Kaahal Home Tulum, and Head underground at Cenotes Sac Actun.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tulum route maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Tulum in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:

Sian Ka'an

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sian Ka'an trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tulum to Sian Ka'an. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:
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Mahahual

— 2 nights
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 9th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Chan Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Banco Chinchorro.

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Explore your travel options from Sian Ka'an to Mahahual with the Route module. July in Mahahual sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bacalar.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Bacalar

— 3 nights
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Blanco Municipality) in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, about 40km north of Chetumal, at 18° 40' 37" N, 88° 23' 43" W. In the 2010 census the city had a population of 11,084 people. Step out of Bacalar to go to Chetumal and see Zona Arqueologica de Dzibanche - Kinichna, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, get a taste of life in the country at Num Ka'an Ranch, explore the ancient world of Pyramid of the Masks, and get outside with Estromatolitos.

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Drive from Mahahual to Bacalar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bacalar are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Bacalar

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Isla Mujeres

— 3 nights
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.
Isla Mujeres is known for beaches, wildlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and join in the after-dark buzz at Isla Brewing Company.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Isla Mujeres trip itinerary planning tool.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Bacalar to Isla Mujeres in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bacalar in July, expect nights in Isla Mujeres to be about the same, around 76°F, while days are slightly colder, around 88°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Cancun

— 5 nights
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.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, get outside with Outdoor Activities, tee off at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip maker app.

Getting from Isla Mujeres to Cancun by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Cancun are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Golf
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 21:

Quintana Roo travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Zipline · Theme Parks
One of Mexico's 31 states, Quintana Roo features a long Caribbean shoreline dotted with numerous modern tourist resorts, as well as small settlements preserving their traditional way of life and resisting the pitfalls of mass tourism. Cancun remains one of the most popular places to visit in Quintana Roo, but this area also boasts many less-crowded destinations made for vacationers seeking a bit of tranquility and lots of sunshine. The state also encompasses several islands, sheltering a varied native wildlife and serving as cozy retreats for anyone wishing to spend their Quintana Roo vacation fishing, diving, snorkeling, and basking on pristine sands.