9 days in Mexico Itinerary

9 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Mexico City
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 15 min
2
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

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.
Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bosque de Chapultepec, and get engrossed in the history at Museo del Templo Mayor.

Make your Mexico City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Sydney, Australia to Mexico City is an approximately 23- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Mexico City, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mexico City when traveling from Sydney in October, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

3
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Explore Playa del Carmen's surroundings by going to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba) and Tulum (Kaahal Home Tulum, Tulum Archaeological Site, &more). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, make a trip to Quinta Avenida, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen. Traveling from Mexico City in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Playa del Carmen: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tulum, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling

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