8 days in Mexico & Puerto Del Carmen Itinerary

8 days in Mexico & Puerto Del Carmen Itinerary

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8 days in Mexico & Puerto Del Carmen Itinerary

Start: Mexico City, Mexico
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Cozumel, Mexico
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h
2
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h
3
Cancun, Mexico
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
4
Izamal, Mexico
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Merida, Mexico
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Mexico City, Mexico

1
night
Cozumel, Mexico

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.
On the 4th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cozumel trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Mexico City to Cozumel is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cozumel, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

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Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel
Zona Arqueológica del Cedral ©
Zona Arqueológica del Cedral

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Spain

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
On the 7th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, go for a stroll along the water at Marina Rubicon, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timanfaya Nationalpark, and finally look for gifts at Arteguise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Cueva de los Verdes, then see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora de los Dolores - Mancha Blanca, and finally meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Puerto Del Carmen trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Cozumel to Puerto Del Carmen with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Cozumel to Puerto Del Carmen is 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cozumel in February: high temperatures in Puerto Del Carmen hover around 24°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Nuestra Senora de los Dolores - Mancha Blanca
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Shark Diving
Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark
Marina Rubicon ©
Marina Rubicon

1
day
Cancun, Mexico

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 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines.

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cancun driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Puerto Del Carmen to Cancun in 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Puerto Del Carmen to Cancun, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Cancun is a bit warmer than Puerto Del Carmen - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Izamal.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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night
Izamal, Mexico

Izamal ©
Izamal is a small city in the Mexican state of Yucatán, 72 km (about 40 miles) east of state capital Mérida, in southern Mexico.Izamal was continuously occupied throughout most of Mesoamerican chronology; in 2000, the city's estimated population was 15,000 people. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for gifts at Hecho a Mano, then explore the ancient world of Izamal Ruins, and then admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Izamal trip planner.

Getting from Cancun to Izamal by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Cancun in February, expect nights in Izamal to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Merida.

Things to do in Izamal

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Hecho a Mano ©
Hecho a Mano
Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal ©
Centro Cultural y Artesanal Izamal
Izamal  Ruins ©
Izamal Ruins

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Merida, Mexico

Merida ©
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia El Jesus,Tercera Orden and then don't miss a visit to Ruta Puuc.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Merida route planning site .

You can drive from Izamal to Merida in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Merida are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites
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Iglesia El Jesus,Tercera Orden ©
Iglesia El Jesus,Tercera Orden
Ruta Puuc ©
Ruta Puuc

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