46 days in Mexico Itinerary

46 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cancun
Drive:  1 h
1
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Tulum
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
3
Isla Mujeres
— Few hours
Ferry:  45 min
4
Cancun
— 42 nights
End: Cancun

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nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then hunt for treasures at Puerto Morelos Flea Market. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Ambarte, browse the exhibits of Riviera Art Gallery, thenexplore the galleries of La 5ta Hacienda, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Esmeralda.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Playa del Carmen day trip planner.

Cancun to Playa del Carmen is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Puerto Morelos
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Puerto Morelos Flea Market ©
Puerto Morelos Flea Market
Shark Diving
La 5ta Hacienda ©
La 5ta Hacienda

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at La Llorona, stroll through Paradise Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Miniature. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then stroll through Mayan Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tulum trip planner.

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Tulum by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. September in Tulum sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Tulum

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Mayan Beach ©
Mayan Beach
Spas & Wellness

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Isla Mujeres

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.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Isla Mujeres trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Tulum to Isla Mujeres takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September in Isla Mujeres, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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42
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Playa Delfines. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and La Isla Shopping Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cancun: Nativa Park (in Solferino) and El Cuyo Beaches (in El Cuyo). Spend the 16th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Ventura Park. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Tortugas, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

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Ride a ferry from Isla Mujeres to Cancun in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cancun are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tankah Beach, Kukulcan Plaza, Zona Arqueológica El Meco, Nativa Park, Yollotl Artesanias
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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