19 days in Mexico Itinerary

19 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Cancun
— Few hours
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Merida
— 3 nights
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Holbox Island
— 2 nights
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Isla Mujeres
— 1 night
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Playa del Carmen
— 1 night
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Cozumel
— 1 night
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Tulum
— 2 nights
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Bacalar
— 2 nights
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Cancun
— 2 nights
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Chichen Itza
— 3 nights

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Cancun

Cancun
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cancun trip itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from Peru, the closest major aiports are Cancún International Airport and Cozumel International Airport. In April in Cancun, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. You'll set off for Merida on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Cancun

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Merida

Merida
Yucatan's busy capital, Merida remains a mid-sized urban center offering an impressive list of cultural activities, eclectic nightlife, and a chance to see tropical examples of French and Italian architecture.
Merida is known for historic sites, museums, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Plaza Grande, stop by B&G Atelier, and steep yourself in history at Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Yucátan.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Merida tour builder website.

You can fly from Cancun to Merida in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Cancun, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Merida, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 26°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Merida

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Plaza Grande ©
Plaza Grande
B&G Atelier ©
B&G Atelier

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Holbox Island

Holbox Island ©
Holbox Island is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Refugio Holbox, head off the coast to Holbox Island, make a trip to Punta Mosquito, and kick back and relax at Punta Coco Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Holbox Island road trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Merida to Holbox Island. When traveling from Merida in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Holbox Island: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Holbox Island ©
Holbox Island
Kayaking & Canoeing
Yalahau Lagoon ©
Yalahau Lagoon

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Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres ©
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the ancient world of Punta Sur, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Norte.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Isla Mujeres trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Holbox Island to Isla Mujeres. In April, daily temperatures in Isla Mujeres can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon ©
Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon

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Playa del Carmen

The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Chaak Tun and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Isla Mujeres to Playa del Carmen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Playa del Carmen sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Cozumel.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cenote Chaak Tun ©
Cenote Chaak Tun

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Galo Art Studio and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cozumel travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cozumel are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tulum.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 24:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Galo Art Studio ©
Galo Art Studio

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tulum day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Tulum takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Bacalar.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Bacalar

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 27th (Mon): do sightseeing your way with Private Tours and then explore the activities along Lake Bacalar. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Cocalitos and then get engrossed in the history at Fuerte de San Felipe.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bacalar holiday planning website.

Getting from Tulum to Bacalar by shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tulum in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Bacalar, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Cancun.

Things to do in Bacalar

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cocalitos ©
Cocalitos

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Cancun

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado 28, delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica El Rey, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines. Keep things going the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cancun online vacation planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Bacalar to Cancun takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bacalar, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cancun, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Zona Arqueologica El Rey ©
Zona Arqueologica El Rey
Mercado 28 ©
Mercado 28

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza ©
Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
Templo de Kukulkan has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, explore the activities along Cenote Ik kil, explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot, and see the vivid underwater world at Chinchorro Reef.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Chichen Itza trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Chichen Itza takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Cancun in April, expect nights in Chichen Itza to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Yucatan Peninsula, Cenote Yokdzonot
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Templo de Kukulkan ©
Templo de Kukulkan
Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil

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