15 days in Mexico Itinerary

15 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Vallarta
— 1 night
2
Mexico City
— 3 nights
3
Oaxaca
— 1 night
4
Tulum
— 3 nights
5
Cozumel
— 3 nights
6
Mahahual
— 1 night

1
night
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Galeria Colectika, browse the exhibits of Galleria Dante, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Vallarta, and finally learn about all things military at The Museo Naval. Puerto Vallarta. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta tour planner.

Saskatoon, Canada to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Saskatoon in March, expect Puerto Vallarta to be warmer, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Swim with Dolphins
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Swim with Dolphins
Old Vallarta ©
Old Vallarta

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palacio de Bellas Artes and Walking tours. Get some historical perspective at Museo del Templo Mayor and Zocalo. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia, don't miss a visit to Alameda Central, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Popular, and examine the collection at Monumento y Museo de la Revolucion.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mexico City online trip planner.

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Puerto Vallarta in March: high temperatures in Mexico City hover around 28°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

1
night
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Galeria Arte de Oaxaca, then take in the exciting artwork at Voces de Copal, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oaxaca trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Mexico City to Oaxaca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Mexico City in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Oaxaca, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Voces de Copal ©
Voces de Copal
Galeria Arte de Oaxaca ©
Galeria Arte de Oaxaca

3
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Cenote Santa Cruz. Escape the urban bustle at Climbing Tours and Cenotes Sac Actun. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, kick back and relax at Mayan Beach, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and stroll through LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Oaxaca to Tulum in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oaxaca to Tulum. Traveling from Oaxaca in April, expect nights in Tulum to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cenote Santa Cruz, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

3
nights
Cozumel

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mayan Cacao Company and Museo de la Isla de Cozumel. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Paradise (Paraiso) Reef. There's lots more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef, browse the exhibits of Galo Art Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Francisco Reef, and explore the striking landscape at El Paso del Cedral Reef.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cozumel holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Cozumel can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
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The Mayan Cacao Company ©
The Mayan Cacao Company
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Thu), stroll through Maya Chan Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then experience the excitement of Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya, and finally stop by Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahahual road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Mahahual in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cozumel in April, expect nights in Mahahual to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya ©
Mayahual Golf Carts in Costa Maya
Spas

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