6 days in Mexico City & Morelia Itinerary

6 days in Mexico City & Morelia Itinerary

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6 days in Mexico City & Morelia Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
2
Morelia
— 2 nights
3
Mexico City
— 1 night
End: Mexico City

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nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City route planner .

If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major airports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Morelia.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

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Morelia

Morelia ©
Morelia is a city and municipality in the north central part of the state of Michoacán in central Mexico. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Morelia, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Morelia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guadalupe Sanctuary, and finally make a trip to The Aqueduct. On the next day, walk around Jardin de las Rosas, ponder the design of Tarascas Fountain, then make a trip to Museo Michoacano de las Artesanias en Exconvento de San Francisco, and finally admire the striking features of House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Morelia attractions app .

You can fly from Mexico City to Morelia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in October: highs in Morelia hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Morelia

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios)
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Centro Historico de Morelia ©
Centro Historico de Morelia
Catedral de Morelia ©
Catedral de Morelia
Guadalupe Sanctuary ©
Guadalupe Sanctuary

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Chapultepec Castle, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and then look for gifts at Origen Mexico Artesanias. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de la Ciudad de Mexico, then delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, and finally make a trip to Paseo de la Reforma.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Morelia to Mexico City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Morelia in November, plan for little chillier days in Mexico City, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Chapultepec Castle ©
Chapultepec Castle
Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe ©

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