13 days in Mexico City & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

13 days in Mexico City & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

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1
Mexico City
— 9 nights
2
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights

9
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Family-friendly places like Museo Nacional de Antropologia and Zocalo will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mexico City: Grutas La Estrella (in Ixtapan de la Sal), Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 (in San Juan Teotihuacan) and El Nido (in Ixtapaluca). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 20th (Mon) at El Rollo Parque Acuatico. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Museo Frida Kahlo, explore the galleries of Museo del Templo Mayor, appreciate the history behind Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia, and take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Chapultepec.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mexico City online trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major aiports are Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport, Querétaro Intercontinental Airport and General Francisco J. Mujica International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hacienda Panoaya, Grutas La Estrella, El Rollo Parque Acuatico, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5, Zoofari
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Bosque de Chapultepec ©
Bosque de Chapultepec
Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Xcaret and Quinta Avenida will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Cenote Chaak Tun, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Playa del Carmen online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mexico City, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Playa del Carmen, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Nature Parks Theme Parks
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Rio Secreto ©
Rio Secreto

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