9 days in Mexico Itinerary

9 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Oaxaca
— 3 nights
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Tulum
— 2 nights
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Mexico City
— 3 nights

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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.
Hierve el Agua has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Monte Alban, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de la Soledad, don't miss a visit to Zocalo, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Oaxaca Brewing Company.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Oaxaca attractions planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Oaxaca is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in Oaxaca are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Basilica de la Soledad ©
Basilica de la Soledad
Hierve el Agua ©
Hierve el Agua

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Tulum Tower, explore the galleries of Balam Art On Feathers, and then find something for the whole family at Xcaret.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Tulum takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Oaxaca in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Tulum, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret

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Mexico City

Mexico City ©

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, then learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, and then explore the galleries of Museo Frida Kahlo.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Tulum to Mexico City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tulum in December: highs in Mexico City hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Zocalo
Zocalo
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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