6 days in Mexico City, Puebla & Isla Mujeres Itinerary

6 days in Mexico City, Puebla & Isla Mujeres Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico tour planner

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Mexico City
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Puebla
— 1 night
Fly to Cancun, Ferry to Isla Mujeres
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Isla Mujeres
— 1 night
Ferry to Puerto Juárez, Fly to Mexico City

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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mexico City journey planning app.

If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and Santa Lucía Air Force Base / Felipe Angeles International Airport. In April in Mexico City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the shuttle to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Puebla

— 1 night

City of Angels

Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Puebla Cathedra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), and then examine the collection at Museo de Arte Popular Santa Rosa de Lima.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Puebla trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Mexico City to Puebla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites · Museums
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Isla Mujeres

— 1 night
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Guadalupe, then explore the ancient world of Punta Sur, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tortugranja, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Isla Mujeres vacation planner.

Getting from Puebla to Isla Mujeres by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puebla to Isla Mujeres due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Puebla in May, expect much warmer with lows of 28°C in Isla Mujeres. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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