7 days in Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  24​h
1
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Xel-Ha.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Playa del Carmen is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to Playa del Carmen, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
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Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Quinta Avenida ©
Quinta Avenida

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, then take a stroll through Alameda Central, then examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), and finally get your game on at Pockets. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Templo Mayor Museum, then delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and finally see the interesting displays at Frida Kahlo Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mexico City vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and tram; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in November, expect Mexico City to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Pockets ©
Pockets
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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