11 days in Bacalar, Mahahual & Tulum Itinerary

11 days in Bacalar, Mahahual & Tulum Itinerary

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Fly to Cancun, Bus to Bacalar
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Bacalar
— 1 night
Drive
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Mahahual
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tulum
— 6 nights
Fly

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Bacalar

Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with The GAIA Experience and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bacalar.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bacalar online vacation planner.

Austin, USA to Bacalar is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Austin in November, with highs in Bacalar at 88°F and lows at 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mahahual.

Things to do in Bacalar

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:

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Mahahual

A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Banco Chinchorro. There's much more to do: take advantage of the amenities at Maya Chan Beach, stop by Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry, find your balance on the water with UnderToe Mexico, and soothe aching muscles at Costa Maya Yoga.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mahahual trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bacalar to Mahahual takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in November, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:

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Tulum

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Explore Tulum's surroundings by going to Chichen Itza (Las Monjas, Chichen Itza, &more), Playa del Carmen (Zona Arqueologica Playa del Carmen & Xcaret) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of Sfer IK, and kick your exploration up a notch at Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum route planner.

Traveling by car from Mahahual to Tulum takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mahahual in November, plan for little chillier days in Tulum, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 4: