12 days in Mexico City & Chiapas Itinerary

12 days in Mexico City & Chiapas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
2
San Cristobal de las Casas
— 5 nights
3
Mexico City
— 4 nights

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), thenstop by Coyoacan, thensee the interesting displays at Papalote Museo del Nino, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Casa Luis Barragan.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City road trip site.

Washington DC, USA to Mexico City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Mexico City is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Mexico City at °F and lows at °F. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Cristobal de las Casas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Papalote Museo del Nino ©
Papalote Museo del Nino
National Palace (Palacio Nacional) ©
National Palace (Palacio Nacional)

5
nights
San Cristobal de las Casas

San Cristobal de las Casas ©
San Cristóbal de las Casas, also known by its native Tzotzil name, Jovel, is a town and municipality located in the Central Highlands region of the Mexican state of Chiapas. You've now added Caminemos Tours to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from San Cristobal de las Casas to Comitan to see Cascada El Chiflon about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo del Ambar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de San Cristobal de Las Casas, look for gifts at Flora Maria Joyas de la Tierra, and get engrossed in the history at Asociacion Cultural Na Bolom.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Cristobal de las Casas online journey planner.

Fly from Mexico City to San Cristobal de las Casas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mexico City in August, things will get somewhat warmer in San Cristobal de las Casas: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You will leave for Mexico City on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in San Cristobal de las Casas

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cascada El Chiflon
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Cascada El Chiflon ©
Cascada El Chiflon
Museo del Ambar ©
Museo del Ambar
Templo del Carmen ©
Templo del Carmen

4
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
When in Mexico City, make a side trip to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, approximately San Juan Teotihuacan away. Explore Mexico City further: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor, step into the grandiose world of Chapultepec Castle, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mexico City trip maker tool.

You can fly from San Cristobal de las Casas to Mexico City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Cristobal de las Casas in August, with highs in Mexico City at °F and lows at °F. On the 17th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec

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