32 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

32 days in Quintana Roo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quintana Roo sightseeing planner
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Cancun
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Isla Mujeres
— 3 nights
Ferry to Puerto Juárez, Fly to Cozumel
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Cozumel
— 6 nights
Ferry to Calica, Drive to Bacalar
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Bacalar
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mahahual
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sian Ka'an
— 1 night
Drive
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Tulum
— 8 nights
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Cancun — 5 nights

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Cancun is known for nightlife, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, observe the fascinating underwater world at Interactive Aquarium, make a trip to El Parque de las Palapas, and delve into the distant past at Zona Arqueologica El Rey.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Cancun journey app.

Venice, Italy to Cancun is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In January, Cancun is much warmer than Venice - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Isla Mujeres.
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Isla Mujeres — 3 nights

Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Isla Mujeres is known for beaches, wildlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Punta Sur, make a trip to Women's Beading Cooperative, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Isla Mujeres online day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Cancun to Isla Mujeres takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Cozumel.
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Cozumel — 6 nights

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.
Spend the 4th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Cozumel Pearl Farm. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn more about the world around you at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, learn something new at Discover Mexico Park Cozumel, and look for gifts at Deja Vu Leather & Jewelry.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cozumel tour planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Isla Mujeres to Cozumel in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Cozumel are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bacalar.
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Bacalar — 4 nights

Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Blanco Municipality) in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, about 40km north of Chetumal, at 18° 40' 37" N, 88° 23' 43" W. In the 2010 census the city had a population of 11,084 people. Change things up with a short trip to Zona Arqueologica De Chaachoben in Chacchoben (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bacalar, get engrossed in the history at Fuerte San Felipe Bacalar, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and delve into the distant past at Pyramid of the Masks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bacalar journey maker tool.

Getting from Cozumel to Bacalar by combination of ferry and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. When traveling from Cozumel in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Bacalar, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mahahual.
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Mahahual — 4 nights

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.
Mahahual is known for beaches, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Maya Chan Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dolphin Discovery Costa Maya, make a splash at Maya, Lost Mayan Kingdom, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mahahual trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bacalar to Mahahual takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sian Ka'an.
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Sian Ka'an — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll through Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve.

Plan a trip to Sian Ka'an easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Mahahual to Sian Ka'an with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tulum.
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Tulum — 8 nights

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Carmen (Skydiving, Xcaret, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, and Head underground at Two Eyes Cenote.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulum trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sian Ka'an to Tulum. February in Tulum sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Quintana Roo travel guide

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One of Mexico's 31 states, Quintana Roo features a long Caribbean shoreline dotted with numerous modern tourist resorts, as well as small settlements preserving their traditional way of life and resisting the pitfalls of mass tourism. Cancun remains one of the most popular places to visit in Quintana Roo, but this area also boasts many less-crowded destinations made for vacationers seeking a bit of tranquility and lots of sunshine. The state also encompasses several islands, sheltering a varied native wildlife and serving as cozy retreats for anyone wishing to spend their Quintana Roo vacation fishing, diving, snorkeling, and basking on pristine sands.
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