5 days in Mexico Itinerary

5 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
2
Mexico City
— 2 nights

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Playa del Carmen side-trips: Tulum (Ana y Jose Beach Club, Tulum Archaeological Site, &more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Xcaret, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Playa del Carmen trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Playa del Carmen. In July, daytime highs in Playa del Carmen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Tulum
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Zipline
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, thenadmire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo del Templo Mayor.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mexico City driving holiday site.

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in July, expect Mexico City to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
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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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