10 days in Mexico Itinerary

10 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cozumel
— 2 nights
2
Mahahual
— 1 day
3
Salina Cruz
— 1 day
4
Oaxaca
— 1 day
5
Cabo San Lucas
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Santa Rosa Wall and Submarine Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's lots more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef, relax in the rural setting at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization, and identify plant and animal life at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cozumel online trip maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Cozumel is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Cozumel is 3 hours. In May, Cozumel is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 85°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mahahual.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

1
day
Mahahual

Mahahual ©
A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maya Chan Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mahahual trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Cozumel to Mahahual in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cozumel in May, expect Mahahual to be a bit warmer, temps between 93°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salina Cruz.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Salina Cruz

Salina Cruz
Salina Cruz is a major seaport on the Pacific coast of the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cangrejo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salina Cruz visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mahahual to Salina Cruz. Traveling from Mahahual to Salina Cruz, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Salina Cruz can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oaxaca.

Things to do in Salina Cruz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

1
day
Oaxaca

Oaxaca ©
Capital city of the eponymous state, Oaxaca relies heavily on its colonial charm, its core a maze of tree-shaded alleys flanked by photogenic mansions, government buildings, and old churches.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, then see the interesting displays at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, and finally explore the ancient world of Monte Alban.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Oaxaca trip planner.

You can drive from Salina Cruz to Oaxaca in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Salina Cruz in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Oaxaca, with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Oaxaca

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:
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Monte Alban ©
Monte Alban
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca ©
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman ©
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

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.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Divorce beach and La Turquesa Jewelry and Art. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Chileno Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Amor, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cabo San Lucas journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Oaxaca to Cabo San Lucas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oaxaca to Cabo San Lucas. While traveling from Oaxaca, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Cabo San Lucas, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Divorce beach ©
Divorce beach
Chileno Beach ©
Chileno Beach

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