8 days in Mexico City & San Juan Teotihuacan Itinerary

8 days in Mexico City & San Juan Teotihuacan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Mexico and Gulf Coast visit planner

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Mexico City
— 5 nights
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San Juan Teotihuacan
— 2 nights
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Mexico City

— 5 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Popular historic sites such as Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) and Historic Center (Centro Historico) are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Museo del Templo Mayor. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, examine the collection at Museo Dolores Olmedo Patino, don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Reforma, and step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle.

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San Francisco, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Mexico City. In October, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Juan Teotihuacan.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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San Juan Teotihuacan

— 2 nights
Home to perhaps the most impressive of Mexico's archaeological sites, San Juan Teotihuacan provides easy access to the World Heritage-listed "City of Gods," the largest pre-Columbian urban center in the Americas.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Piramide de la Serpiente Emplumada and then explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ex Convent of Acolman.

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You can drive from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Juan Teotihuacan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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