5 days in Taxco & Mexico City Itinerary

5 days in Taxco & Mexico City Itinerary

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5 days in Taxco & Mexico City Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Taxco
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Lima

1
day
Taxco

Taxco ©
Taxco de Alarcón is a small city and administrative center of a Taxco de Alarcón Municipality located in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Prisca de Taxco, then examine the collection at Casa Humboldt, and then admire the sheer force of Mil Cascadas.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Taxco trip tool .

Lima, Peru to Taxco is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Peru Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Lima in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Taxco: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in Taxco

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Mil Cascadas ©
Mil Cascadas
Santa Prisca de Taxco ©
Santa Prisca de Taxco
Casa Humboldt ©
Casa Humboldt

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Appreciate the collections at Frida Kahlo Museum and National Museum of Anthropology. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chapultepec Park and Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, get a taste of the local shopping with Arto Otra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Azucar.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Taxco to Mexico City takes 2.5 hours. In April, Mexico City is a bit cooler than Taxco - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan ©
Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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