11 days in Mexico City, Tulum & Cozumel Itinerary

11 days in Mexico City, Tulum & Cozumel Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico visit planner

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Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tulum
— 3 nights
Drive to Calica, Ferry to Cozumel
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Cozumel
— 3 nights
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Mexico City

— 2 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional de Antropologia.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mexico City road trip planner.

Majorca, Spain to Mexico City is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Majorca to Mexico City is minus 7 hours. While traveling from Majorca, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tulum.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

Tulum

— 3 nights
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Puerto Aventuras Marina and Gran Cenote. When in Tulum, make a side trip to see Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, approximately Playa del Carmen away. Spend the 25th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site and take in panoramic vistas at Tulum Tower.

Before you visit Tulum, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Mexico City to Tulum in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Tulum due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in October: high temperatures in Tulum hover around 84°F and lows are around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Cozumel

— 3 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Mayan Cacao Company and CozuDive Diving & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Paradise Beach Cozumel, explore the ancient world of San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Palancar Reef, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Church (Iglesia de San Miguel).

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cozumel trip app.

Getting from Tulum to Cozumel by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in October, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29: