49 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

49 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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49 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
+3
Fly + foot + bus + ferry:  9​h 45​min
1
Isla Mujeres
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cancun
— 10 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cozumel
— 10 nights
Travel:  4​h 45​min
4
Sian Ka'an
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Mahahual
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Bacalar
— 4 nights
7
Tulum
— 11 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kelowna

6
nights
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.
Isla Mujeres is known for beaches, wildlife, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tortugranja, and make a splash at Parque de los Suenos.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Isla Mujeres tour site .

Kelowna, Canada to Isla Mujeres is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. October in Isla Mujeres sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Shark Diving

10
nights
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.
When in Cancun, make a side trip to see Spas in Puerto Morelos, approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, tee off at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cancun trip planner .

Getting from Isla Mujeres to Cancun by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Cancun are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Golf

Side Trips

Quintana Roo, Spas
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok ©
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok

10
nights
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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, theme parks, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn something new at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, identify plant and animal life at Palancar Reef, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Palancar.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cozumel road trip planning site .

You can drive from Cancun to Cozumel in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel ©
Discover Mexico Park Cozumel
Chankanaab Reef ©
Chankanaab Reef

2
nights
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
On the 9th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sian Ka'an trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Cozumel to Sian Ka'an with the Route module. You'll set off for Mahahual on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

Parks Wildlife
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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve ©
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

5
nights
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.
Step out of Mahahual to go to Xcalak and see Parque Nacional de Arrecifes, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Maya Chan Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mahahual Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and head outdoors with Tony's Pizza on the Beach.

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Explore your travel options from Sian Ka'an to Mahahual with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Bacalar.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Arrecifes
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry ©
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry

4
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Venture out of the city with trips to Chetumal (Kohunlich, Dzibanche, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, delve into the distant past at Pyramid of the Masks, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take an in-depth tour of Fuerte de San Felipe.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bacalar tour planner .

Getting from Mahahual to Bacalar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Bacalar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tulum.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chetumal, Pyramid of the Masks
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Pyramid of the Masks ©
Pyramid of the Masks
Dzibanche ©
Dzibanche

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba), Playa del Carmen (Xcaret Park, Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen, & more) and Akumal Natura Rescue (in Akumal). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, Head underground at Gran Cenote, get outside with Ana y Jose Beach Club, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulum road trip app .

Traveling by bus from Bacalar to Tulum takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Bacalar in November, expect nights in Tulum to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Akumal Natura Rescue, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xcaret Park ©
Xcaret Park
Scuba & Snorkeling