6 days in Quintana Roo & Chichen Itza Itinerary

6 days in Quintana Roo & Chichen Itza Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Playa del Carmen
— 1 night
2
Tulum
— 1 night
3
Chichen Itza
— 1 night
4
Isla Mujeres
— 1 night
5
Cancun
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then find something for the whole family at Xcaret.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Playa del Carmen online road trip planner.

New York City, USA to Playa del Carmen is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Playa del Carmen, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Skydiving

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get outside with Ana y Jose Beach Club, look for gifts at La Llorona, then explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tulum tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Playa del Carmen to Tulum in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tulum can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Chichen Itza.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Spas
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Spas
La Llorona ©
La Llorona

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Chichen Itza, then delve into the distant past at Plataforma de Venus, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil, and finally explore the ancient world of The Ossuary.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chichen Itza trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Tulum to Chichen Itza in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Tulum in July; daily highs in Chichen Itza reach 92°F and lows reach 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Chichen Itza

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Chichen Itza ©
Chichen Itza
Cenote Ik kil ©
Cenote Ik kil
The Ossuary ©
The Ossuary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Isla Brewing Company, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Norte.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Isla Mujeres road trip website.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Chichen Itza to Isla Mujeres in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Isla Brewing Company ©
Isla Brewing Company

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): meet the residents at Interactive Aquarium and then buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cancun trip itinerary app.

You can ride a ferry from Isla Mujeres to Cancun in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Cancun are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Interactive Aquarium ©
Interactive Aquarium

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