5 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cozumel
Fly:  2 h 15 min
1
Cancun
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Cozumel

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado 28.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cancun sightseeing planner.

Cozumel to Cancun is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Cancun are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Mercado 28 ©
Mercado 28

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, admire the landmark architecture of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Mexico City trip planner.

Getting from Cancun to Mexico City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Cancun in January, plan for little chillier days in Mexico City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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