Mexico in 15 days for independent travellers
Day 1: Arrival in Cancun
Arrival at Cancun International Airport. Transfer to Playa del Carmen. Night in Playa del Carmen.
Day 2: Isla Mujeres
Transfer to Isla Mujeres (Women Island). Visit to the Lighthouse. Relax on the beach. Night in Playa del Carmen.
Day 3: Cozumel
Transfer to Cozumel, another beautiful island in front of Puerto del Carmen. Great for beaches and diving. Night in Playa del Carmen.
Day 4: Visit to Tulum Ruins
Visit to Tulum ruins. Placed right next to the Caribbean Sea, Tulum is one of the most beautiful ruins in Mexico. Transfer to Playa del Carmen. Night in Playa del Carmen.
Day 5: Merida
Transfer to Merida by bus. Walk through the historic centre of this beautiful colonial city. Night in Merida.
Day 6: Chichen Itza
Visit to Chichen Itza Archaeological Ruins, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Visit to Uxmal ruins on the way back. Return to Mérida. Night in Merida.
Day 7: Transfer to Palenque
Transfer to Palenque by bus. This city hosts Palenque Archaeological Site. Walk through the city. Night in Palenque.
Day 8: Palenque Archaeological Ruins
Visit to Palenque, a beautiful ruined city set among the steep foothills and dense jungles at the base of the Chiapas Highlands. Night in Palenque.
Day 9: Transfer to San Cristóbal de las Casas
Transfer by minivan to San Cristobal de las Casas, stopping at Misol Há and Agua Azul waterfalls. Night in San Cristobal de las Casas.
Day 10: San Cristóbal de las Casas and San Juan Chamula
Walk through the city centre. Visit to San Juan Chamula and the San Juan Bautista Church, where you will be able to observe the pagan and Christian rituals of the area. Night in San Cristobal de las Casas.
Day 11: Sumidero Canyon and flight to Cancun
Boat trip through El Cañón del Sumidero, a 40km canyon excavated by the Grijalva River. Flight to Cancun.
Day 12: Holbox
Transfer by bus to Holbox, one of the few Mexican paradises that are not crowded with tourists (yet). Night in Holbox.
Day 13: Holbox: Whale Sharks
Boat trip to watch the whale sharks, the biggest fishes on Earth. They wander Holbox coast from June 1st to September 15th. Night in Holbox.
Day 14: Holbox
Relax on Holbox beaches: sunbathing, biking along the shore, sailing, kayaking... Night in Holbox.
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