10 Days in Mexico: Mexico City, Cancun, Tulum and Much More

Flight: San Diego -> Mexico City -> Cancun -> Mexico City -> San Diego
CancunDuration: 10 days
Mileage: ~350 in Yucatán area
Starting point: Mexico City
Countries: Mexico
Budget for 2 people: $2930 ($1500 flights, $215 hotels*, $275 car rental, $125 gas and taxis, $50 buses, $420 food, $90 tickets, $140 snorkeling, $115 airport parking)

  • Day 1: fly to Mexico City, visit Museo Nacional de Antropología
  • Day 2: explore Chapultepec park, dinner with local family
  • Day 3: visit Teotihuacan, explore CDMX Zócalo
  • Day 4: visit Tepoztlán
  • Day 5: explore CDMX Xochimilco
  • Day 6: fly to Cancun, drive to Chichén Itzá, swim in Ik Kil cenotes, drive to Tulum and enjoy local food

  • Day 7: explore Ruins Of Tulum, swim in Gran Cenote, relax in Playa Paraiso
  • Day 8: swim with turtles in Akumal, visit Playa del Carmen, drive to Cancun center, try local food
  • Day 9: snorkeling with underwater sculptures MUSA, fly to Mexico City
  • Day 10: final relaxing walks and food, fly back to San Diego and drive home

* We stayed at our friend’s place in Mexico City thus we needed hotels only for 3 nights in Tulum and Cancun