7 days in Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tulum
— 3 nights
2
Mexico City
— 1 night
3
Cancun
— 2 nights

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Paradise Beach and Mayan Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tulum Archaeological Site and Balam Art On Feathers. Step out of Tulum with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Tulum Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Tulum Tower, take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos, and stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulum trip planner.

Glasgow, UK to Tulum is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Glasgow to Tulum, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Glasgow in September: high temperatures in Tulum hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

1
night
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 9th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museo Frida Kahlo, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, thenadmire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip planning app.

Getting from Tulum to Mexico City by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tulum to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tulum in September, with highs in Mexico City at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Cancun.

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

2
nights
Cancun

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa Tortugas and then stroll through Playa Delfines.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cancun travel route app.

Getting from Mexico City to Cancun by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City to Cancun, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in September, expect Cancun to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Playa Tortugas ©
Playa Tortugas

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