8 days in Cancun & Tulum Itinerary

8 days in Cancun & Tulum Itinerary

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1
Cancun
— 2 nights
2
Tulum
— 5 nights

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 8th (Wed): make a trip to Parroquia Catolica de San Jose and then explore the gorgeous colors at National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica El Meco, then stroll through Xcacel Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Scorpion’s Temple.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Cancún International Airport and Cozumel International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Morelos, Zona Arqueológica El Meco
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National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
Zona Arqueológica El Meco ©
Zona Arqueológica El Meco
Xcacel Beach ©
Xcacel Beach

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ek Balam and Scuba & Snorkeling. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tulum Archaeological Site and Convent of San Bernardino of Siena. Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Zona Arqueologica Playa del Carmen (in Playa del Carmen) and Chichen Itza (in Chichen Itza). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Cenotes Sac Actun, admire the striking features of Sfer IK, explore the activities along Gran Cenote, and browse the exhibits of Balam Art On Feathers.

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You can drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in April, and nighttime lows around 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Tulum

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Zona Arqueologica Playa del Carmen, Cenote Santa Cruz, Convent of San Bernardino of Siena, Ek Balam, Chichen Itza
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Scuba & Snorkeling

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