9 days in Mexico Itinerary

9 days in Mexico Itinerary

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9 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Medellin
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Oaxaca
— 1 day
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
San Miguel de Allende
— 1 night
3
Mexico City
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Puebla
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Medellin

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day
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Soledad, and finally delve into the distant past at Monte Alban.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oaxaca road trip app .

Medellin, Colombia to Oaxaca is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Medellin to Oaxaca is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Medellin in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Oaxaca, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Miguel de Allende.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites Museums
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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

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San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende ©
A relatively small town in central Mexico, relaxed San Miguel de Allede offers an ideal setting for visitors in search of a bit of history and a great deal of photogenic architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Fabrica La Aurora, then get to know the fascinating history of El Jardin, then make a trip to Zocalo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stroll around El Charco del Ingenio, and then examine the collection at Museo La Esquina.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Miguel de Allende tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Oaxaca to San Miguel de Allende takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in San Miguel de Allende can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mexico City.

Things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Museums Shopping Parks
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Fabrica La Aurora ©
Fabrica La Aurora
Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel ©
El Jardin ©
El Jardin

3
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, and don't miss a visit to Paseo de la Reforma.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mexico City itinerary planner .

Getting from San Miguel de Allende to Mexico City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. While traveling from San Miguel de Allende, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Puebla.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Museo de Frida Kahlo ©
Museo de Frida Kahlo
Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan ©
Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan

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nights
Puebla

Puebla ©
Recognized as a World Heritage Site thanks to its photogenic colonial buildings, Puebla remains one of Mexico's top destinations for architecture enthusiasts.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica de Puebla, see the interesting displays at Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo), then browse the collection at Biblioteca Palafoxiana, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Puebla tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Mexico City to Puebla takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Mexico City in August, Puebla is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puebla

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) ©
Catedral Basilica de Puebla ©
Catedral Basilica de Puebla
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo) ©
Amparo Museum (Museo Amparo)

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