7 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

7 days in Cancun & Mexico City Itinerary

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1
Cancun
— 3 nights
2
Mexico City
— 3 nights

3
nights
Cancun

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Step out of Cancun with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, and kick back and relax at Playa Delfines.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cancun trip itinerary planning website.

Mexico City to Cancun is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City to Cancun, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mexico City in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cancun: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

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.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Mexico City itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Mexico City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cancun to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cancun in December, plan for little chillier days in Mexico City, with highs around 26°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Zocalo
Zocalo

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