5 days in Mexico City, Oaxaca & Huatulco Itinerary

5 days in Mexico City, Oaxaca & Huatulco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mexico City
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Oaxaca
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Huatulco
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Mexico City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mexico City: Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan) and Convento Agustino (in Malinalco). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, don't miss a visit to Museo Frida Kahlo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mexico City trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mexico City. In August, daytime highs in Mexico City are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, Convento Agustino
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

1
night
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the striking features of Basilica de la Soledad, see the interesting displays at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, and finally delve into the distant past at Monte Alban.

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Traveling by flight from Mexico City to Oaxaca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Mexico City in August, expect nights in Oaxaca to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Huatulco.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums
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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption

1
night
Huatulco

Huatulco ©
A short flight from Mexico City, scenic Huatulco features nine picture-perfect bays on the Pacific coast.
You've now added Cacaluta to your itinerary. On the 19th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Cacaluta, thenkick back and relax at Playa La Entrega, and then explore the activities along Buceo Scuba Huatulco.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Huatulco visit planning tool.

You can fly from Oaxaca to Huatulco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oaxaca in August since evenings lows in Huatulco dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huatulco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Buceo Scuba Huatulco ©
Buceo Scuba Huatulco
Playa La Entrega ©
Playa La Entrega
Cacaluta ©
Cacaluta

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