11 days in Mexico City, Tulum & Cozumel Itinerary

11 days in Mexico City, Tulum & Cozumel Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mexico sightseeing 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.
Keep things going the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Nacional de Antropologia.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mexico City itinerary maker app.

Majorca, Spain to Mexico City is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Majorca to Mexico City. When traveling from Majorca in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Mexico City, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Tulum.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tulum Tower and Gran Cenote. Change things up with these side-trips from Tulum: Puerto Aventuras Marina (in Puerto Aventuras) and Xcaret (in Playa del Carmen). Spend the 1st (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Mexico City to Tulum by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Mexico City, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Tulum, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Mayan Cacao Company and CozuDive Diving & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: get outside with Paradise Beach Cozumel, don't miss a visit to San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cozumel trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Cozumel can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature · Parks