12 days in Mexico City & Cozumel Itinerary

12 days in Mexico City & Cozumel Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Mexico City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Cozumel
— 8 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Mexico City

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Mexico City is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, make a trip to Zocalo, get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional), and explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip app.

Manchester, UK to Mexico City is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Manchester to Mexico City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Mexico City, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo Frida Kahlo ©
Museo Frida Kahlo

8
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.
Cozumel is known for wildlife, outdoors, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, delve into the distant past at San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, head outdoors with Mr Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel, and get in on the family fun at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cozumel online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Mexico City to Cozumel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mexico City in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Cozumel, with highs around 31°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mr Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel ©
Mr Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef

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