13 days in Mexico Itinerary

13 days in Mexico Itinerary

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13 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Mahahual
1
Mahahual
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Ek Balam Village
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h
3
Punta de Mita
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Ferry + Bus:  6 h 45 min
End: Mahahual

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Mahahual

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 Yaya Beach, Mahahual Beach and Chac Ek Costa Maya. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Mahahual Beach, then head outdoors with Yaya Beach, then gain insight with Chac Ek Costa Maya, and finally kick back and relax at Maya Chan Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mahahual road trip planning app .

In July in Mahahual, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ek Balam Village.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Mahahual Beach ©
Mahahual Beach
Chac Ek Costa Maya ©
Chac Ek Costa Maya
Yaya Beach ©
Yaya Beach

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Ek Balam Village

Ek Balam Village ©
You've now added Ek Balam to your itinerary. On the 30th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Ek Balam and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Maya Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of X'Canche Cenote, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote SAC-AUA, and then explore the striking landscape at Cenote Palomitas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ek Balam Village online travel planner .

You can drive from Mahahual to Ek Balam Village in 4 hours. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Punta de Mita.

Things to do in Ek Balam Village

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valladolid, Iglesia de San Jose
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Cenote Maya Park ©
Cenote Maya Park
Ek Balam
Ek Balam
Cenote Palomitas ©
Cenote Palomitas

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Punta de Mita

Marietas Islands has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): play a few rounds at Punta Mita Golf Course, then step off the mainland to explore Marietas Islands, and then kick back and relax at El Anclote. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Punta de Mita trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ek Balam Village to Punta de Mita. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Punta de Mita

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Destiladeras Beach, Marietas Islands
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands
Destiladeras Beach ©
Destiladeras Beach

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Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta ©
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vallarta Adventures - Las Caletas Beach Hideaway. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and look for gifts at Miralo.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta trip planner.

Drive from Punta de Mita to Puerto Vallarta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Malecon Boardwalk ©
Malecon Boardwalk
Zipline
Swim with Dolphins

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Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
You've now added Playa Palancar to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral and then kick back and relax at Playa Palancar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race, get a new perspective on nature at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cozumel tour planning website .

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cozumel in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Palancar ©
Playa Palancar
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel ©
Museo de la Isla de Cozumel