13 days in Mexico Itinerary

13 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Manchester
Fly:
19​h 30​min
Valladolid
— 2 nights
Drive:
1​h 30​min
Tulum
— 4 nights
shuttle + ferry + taxi:
3​h
Cozumel
— 4 nights
Fly:
3​h 45​min
Mexico City
— 1 night
Fly:
18​h
Manchester

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2
days
Valladolid


One of the gateways to the ruins of Chichen Itza, Valladolid boasts plenty of historic charm and offers a range of tourist-oriented services that ensure pleasant holidays in this area.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Ecopark Xtut. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Casa de los Venados, explore the ancient world of Ek Balam Cenote, and then delve into the distant past at Ek Balam Mayan Ruins.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Valladolid holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Valladolid is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Valladolid, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in March; daily highs in Valladolid reach 37°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Valladolid

Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Parks, Nature
SIDE TRIPS : Chichen Itza, Ecopark Xtut, Ek Balam Mayan Ruins, Cenote Yokdzonot
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4
days
Tulum


The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Grand Cenote. Visiting Playa Paraiso and Akumal Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Ruinas Mayas de Tulum, get in on the family fun at Xel-Ha, get a taste of the local shopping with MiNiAtUrE art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Plastic Flamingo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Tulum travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Valladolid to Tulum in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Valladolid in March; daily highs in Tulum reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks, Beaches, Adventure, Tours
SIDE TRIPS : Akumal Beach, Xel-Ha
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3
days
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Palancar Reef and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Columbia Reef. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Discover Mexico Cozumel Park and see the vivid underwater world at Santa Rosa Wall.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cozumel itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. March in Cozumel sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Cozumel

Nature, Parks, Adventure, Tours
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2
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Mexico City


Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan, examine the collection at National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia), and then examine the collection at Frida Kahlo Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), explore the ancient world of Templo Mayor Museum, then steep yourself in history at House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos), then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Cozumel to Mexico City in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cozumel in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mexico City, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums, Historic Sites, Sightseeing
SIDE TRIP : Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan
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