13 days in Mexico Itinerary

13 days in Mexico Itinerary

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13 days in Mexico Itinerary

Start: Billund
Fly:  20 h
1
Puerto Vallarta
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Cozumel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Playa del Carmen
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Billund

3
nights
Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta ©
Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Get some cultural insight at Old Vallarta and Galeria de Arte Mata Ortiz. Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Nuevo Vallarta Beach. Take a break from Puerto Vallarta with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Sayulita, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Puerto Vallarta tour itinerary maker site .

Billund, Denmark to Puerto Vallarta is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Billund to Puerto Vallarta. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Billund in December; daily highs in Puerto Vallarta reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Puerto Vallarta

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Nuevo Vallarta
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Nuevo Vallarta Beach ©
Nuevo Vallarta Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Old Vallarta ©
Old Vallarta

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Chileno Beach and Playa del Amor. Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with a short trip to Plaza Mijares in San Jose del Cabo (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Diamonds International, and learn about winemaking at Cabo Winery Restaurant at Los Cabos Winery.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cabo San Lucas day trip tool .

Fly from Puerto Vallarta to Cabo San Lucas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Puerto Vallarta in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cabo San Lucas: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Plaza Mijares
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Playa del Amor ©
Playa del Amor

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Palancar Reef and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park and Paradise Beach Cozumel. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Santa Rosa Wall, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Punta Cana, and view the masterpieces at BALAM Art Painted on Feathers.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cozumel trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. December in Cozumel sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Columbia Reef ©
Columbia Reef
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

2
nights
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 2nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Playa del Carmen route maker app .

Drive from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

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