7 days in Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + taxi + ferry + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Tulum
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cozumel
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

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 23rd (Sat), explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and then delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mexico City online trip maker .

London, UK to Mexico City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Mexico City

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

2
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Kaahal Home Tulum and then get in on the family fun at Xcaret. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, then contemplate the waterfront views at Casa Cenote, and then explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tulum trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Mexico City to Tulum in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Tulum due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in May, expect Tulum to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Xcaret, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá

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nights
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and then put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cozumel road trip planner.

Getting from Tulum to Cozumel by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Cozumel, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel

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