20 days in Mexico Itinerary

20 days in Mexico Itinerary

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20 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Cancun
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tulum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
4
Ciudad Valles
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h
5
Cabo San Lucas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Puerto Vallarta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Mexico City
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Krakow

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Wed), get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cancun tour itinerary planner .

Krakow, Poland to Cancun is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Krakow to Cancun due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Krakow, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cancun, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Cancun

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Zipline

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, view the masterpieces at Balam Art On Feathers, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and stop by Kaahal Home Tulum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum trip planner.

Drive from Cancun to Tulum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tulum are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Playa del Carmen
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

3
nights
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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, theme parks, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, stroll through Cozumel Pearl Farm, and put a fun spin on your tour with The Amazing Cozumel Race.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cozumel trip tool .

You can drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. July in Cozumel sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Ciudad Valles.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

1
night
Ciudad Valles

Ciudad Valles is the second-largest city in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí. On the 10th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva en Taninul and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ciudad Valles online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cozumel to Ciudad Valles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cozumel to Ciudad Valles is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Ciudad Valles

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Luke and then explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cabo San Lucas road trip site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ciudad Valles to Cabo San Lucas in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ciudad Valles to Cabo San Lucas due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Vallarta.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Shark Diving
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Puerto Vallarta is known for wildlife, adventure, nightlife, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stop by Eva's Fine Jewelry, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and take in the waterfront at Malecon Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Puerto Vallarta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Marietas Islands
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Zipline
Marietas Islands ©
Marietas Islands
Swim with Dolphins

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.
Go for a jaunt from Mexico City to San Juan Teotihuacan to see Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, get to know the fascinating history of Zocalo, stop by Origen Mexico Artesanias, and explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexico City trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Puerto Vallarta, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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