49 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

49 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Bus:  2 h 45 min
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, make a splash at Kin Ha (Antes Parque de los Suenos), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Norte, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Isla Mujeres driving holiday planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Isla Mujeres is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kelowna to Isla Mujeres, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Isla Mujeres, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow 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
PARROQUIA INMACULADA CONCEPCIÓN ©
PARROQUIA INMACULADA CONCEPCIÓN

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 Puerto Morelos away. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the pleasant sights at Av Kukulkan, and don't miss a visit to El Parque de las Palapas.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cancun trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Isla Mujeres to Cancun takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, and kick back and relax at Playa Palancar.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cozumel holiday planner.

You can drive from Cancun to Cozumel in 3 hours. In October in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sian Ka'an.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve ©
Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve
Chankanaab Reef ©
Chankanaab Reef

2
nights
Sian Ka'an

Sian Ka'an ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sian Ka'an attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cozumel to Sian Ka'an. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Sian Ka'an

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

5
nights
Mahahual

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.
When in Mahahual, make a side trip to see Parque Nacional de Arrecifes in Xcalak, approximately Xcalak away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Maya Chan Beach, don't miss a visit to Malecon, cool off at Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Mahahual trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sian Ka'an to Mahahual. 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 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bacalar.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Arrecifes
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Banco Chinchorro ©
Banco Chinchorro
Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom ©
Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom

4
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Explore Bacalar's surroundings by going to Chetumal (Kohunlich, Dzibanche, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar, explore the ancient world of Pyramid of the Masks, get a taste of life in the country at Num Ka'an Ranch, and get outside with Estromatolitos.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bacalar online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Mahahual to Bacalar in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Bacalar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Tulum.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

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

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), Akumal Natura Rescue (in Akumal) and Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen, &more). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, explore the activities along Casa Cenote, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and Head underground at Tulum Underwater.

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

Take a bus from Bacalar to Tulum in 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 little chillier, 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, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Akumal Natura Rescue
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling