Are you looking to travel to Mexico and don’t know where to go? We give you 5 ideas of 10-day travel itineraries in different places in Mexico. You can travel and get to know new places to get full of experiences and memories, with your friends, partner, or family.
Mexico is magical, full of nature, beaches, culture, crafts, and lots of delicious food.
The first idea we want to share is in Oaxaca, one of the places in Mexico where you will find a mix of peace, culture, gastronomy, and warmth of its people.
10 days in magical Oaxaca:
Here we give you a 10 day trip to Mexico, Oaxaca, where you can do different activities.
Day 1: Arrival in Puerto Escondido to settle in and get to know the place.
Day 2: Learn to surf in Puerto Escondido.
A distinctive feature of this place is the magnitude of its waves, and it is ideal for surf lovers. Do not let go the experience of learning and let yourself be carried away by the rhythm of the waves.
Day 3: Time to get to know Puerto Escondido.
Enjoy a free day to relax on the turquoise beaches. Or stroll along the main avenue ‘El adoquín,’ where you can find souvenirs, restaurants, and more.
Day 4: Stay in a cabin.
Enjoy a kayak ride on the lagoon.
Take a horseback riding tour through the jungle and a trail along the corn river.
At the end of the tour, you will cross by canoe to Puerto Suelo, a virgin beach with amazing sunsets.
Day 5: Kayaking in the Manialtepec Lagoon, where you will tour the mangrove area and see birds and reptiles.
Then a transfer to Mazunte, which is a magical town. It has several beaches that stand out for its crystal clear waters and its turquoise green and deep blue tones.
Day 6: A day to connect with nature, where you can rescue and release sea turtles in La Escobilla. You will be part of one of the most amazing phenomena that Oaxaca offers, you will visit one of the most protected natural areas worldwide to preserve adult turtles.
In the afternoon, enjoy the sunset at Punta Cometa.
Is located at the highest point of Mazunte. This place gives you a 180 degree visibility to contemplate the sea.
Day 7: Explore Mazunte at your leisure.
We recommend visiting the sea turtle sanctuary and aquarium, also visit the community factory of natural and ecological cosmetics.
Day 8: It’s time to explore a new place, from Mazunte to Huatulco, where you can have the whole day free to get to know and stroll around the town, walk through the emblematic streets or relax on the beach.
Day 9: Hike along a trail to the sea.
First, you start with a walk along the trail to contemplate the nature.
Finally, you will arrive at the heart of the National Park, where you will fall in love with the turquoise blue sea, and there you can take a boat tour to visit the coral reefs and see whales, dolphins and turtles.
Day 10: Farewell, a rich hike among the waterfalls and coffee plantations in the middle of the jungle, discovering the Copalitilla River, distinguished by its crystal clear waters until you reach the main waterfall, and then end up in a cave behind it and enjoy a natural jacuzzi.
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Another option we want to give you a 10 day trip to Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, where you will be able to visit several regions such as Playa del Carmen, Holbox, Tulum, Valladolid, and Puerto Morelos.
Travel the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, in 10 days:
A 10 day trip to the Yucatan, a place to connect with nature in Mexico
Day 1: Arrival in Playa del Carmen to visit Chemuyil, a small beachfront village with white sand and shallow waters. You will be assigned a bicycle so you can get to know the town. In that same tour, you will visit three cenotes of different shapes and sizes. The first one is called ‘La Cuevita,’ it is a closed cenote, and your guides will tell you stories of the place.
Then you will go to an open cenote where you can observe the abundant nature, and to close, another open cenote with spectacular beauty. All are part of a system fed by the largest subway river in the world.
Day 2: Learn to scuba dive in Playa del Carmen. It is an exciting experience.
Where you will enjoy the crystal clear waters of the beach and explore the underwater world in a safe way, next to a professional, first you will practice in an open cenote, and then you can go to the open sea.
Day 3: Enjoy a free day and explore Playa del Carmen, located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, we recommend taking the ferry to Cozumel, a small island.
Day 4: From Playa del Carmen to Tulum.
When you arrive at the destination, you can explore it at your leisure. This place has become very popular in recent years thanks to its turquoise water beaches.
Day 5: Free day to visit the magical Tulum. A place where you can enjoy the beach, its nightlife, and many restaurants to discover.
Day 6: Visit the biosphere reserve of Muyil Sian Ka’an, which means ‘place where the sky is born, your first stop will be the archaeological site of Muyil, then you will arrive at the shore of the Chunyaxche lagoon to reach a small dock, where you will find a lazy river and have an incredibly relaxing experience in contact with nature.
Day 7: From Tulum to Valladolid.
Where you can explore Coba by bicycle or bicycle cab and visit Nuevo Xcan. While riding the ancient white roads that were built by the Mayan ancestors, which connect to the settlements of the main pyramid called Nohoch Mul, which is the largest pyramid in the Yucatan Peninsula.
Finally, go for a swim in Xibalba, the Mayan underworld.
Where you can have a great experience contemplating the ceremony where you ask the gods that take care of the jungle and the cenotes to enter the cavern.
Day 8: From Valladolid to Holbox.
On the way, you can visit the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. Which is one of the seven wonders of the modern world, its main attraction is the stepped pyramid of Kukulkan (the castle).
Day 9: Kayaking through the mangroves of Holbox, enjoy the beauty of nature.
You can witness magical landscapes, and if it is your lucky day, there is a chance to see crocodiles and flamingos.
Day 10: A free day in Holbox for you to enjoy at your leisure. Such as going to witness its turquoise water beaches, walking through the unpaved streets, enjoying the delicious food, taking a bike ride and at night, watching the starry sky.
Finally, we want to show you a trip to Mexico, Chiapas, 10 days where we include the most iconic places, such as the Sumidero Canyon and Palenque, as well as little-known paradises in this state.
Get to know in 10 days the fantastic places of Chiapas:
10 days in a trip to Chiapas, a magical place in Mexico
Day 1: From Tuxtla to San Cristobal de las Casas.
On the way, you will go on a tour of the Sumidero Canyon. Which reaches 800 m high, you will enjoy a boat ride on the Grijalva River. Enjoy the waterfalls and the caves made by nature over the years.
Day 2: Visit the towns of San Juan Chamula and San Lorenzo Zinacatán; they are two indigenous towns.
In San Juan Chamula, you will learn about the Tzotzil community.
In San Lorenzo Zinacatán, you can admire the church San Lorenzo, of colonial origin but remodeled in the early twentieth century. You can also taste a traditional drink, the pox (corn distillate).
Day 3: Visit one of the most colonial places in Chiapas, San Cristobal de las Casas. A magical town with exuberant architectural beauty and great cultural diversity.
We recommend a delicious café de olla and a stroll through the colorful neighborhoods of the place.
Day 4: From San Cristobal de las Casas to Tziscao.
Where you will stay in very comfortable and picturesque cabins, near the Tziscao lagoon, enjoy a tour of the Montebello Lagoon by raft.
In the afternoon, you will experience with your five senses all about the production of organic coffee, which is one of the best export products in the world, here you will learn how to make a coffee seedbed, plant, and harvest.
Day 5: From Tziscao to Selva Lacandona.
You will stay in an ecotourism hotel located in front of the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve. It is designed for you to comfortably enjoy the Selva Lacandona.
At night enjoy a delicious dinner to the sound of the tropical birds of the jungle.
Day 6: Enjoy and walk along the Lacantun River. Let yourself be surprised by the magic of the place.
Be attentive not to miss anything. You might see the scarlet macaws flying into the trees.
When you are back, the sky will be at the exact moment for you to enjoy the sunset.
Day 7: From the jungle to Nahá.
Your first stop will be Frontera Corozal, an indigenous Chol village.
Then you will take a boat on the Usumacinta River. Until you reach the first Mayan city, Yaxchilan, a place of the green stones, enjoy.
Day 8: Behold the Nahá reserve, where you will feel connection and peace with nature. A local guide will accompany you and share with you his knowledge about the local flora and fauna.
The tour will take you to yellow lake, where you will find turtles and crocodile hatchlings.
At the end of the day, you will experience one of the ancestral rituals of the Hach Winik culture. The objective of the ritual is a state of protection for you and your loved ones.
Day 9: From Nahá to Palenque, enjoy the beautiful and little-known waterfalls of Roberto Barrios.
Day 10: In Palenque, you will visit the archaeological site. One of the least explored but most beautiful areas.
Here you will know the soul of the Mayan world, its myths, rites, and beliefs.
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Enjoy Mexico City in 10 days:
Day 1: From the Centro Ecoturístico Olintlalli (CEO), which is a set of chinampas covering just over 3 hectares, where you can breathe an atmosphere of peace and tranquility in a trajinera.
Day 2: Barium bees on a walk in Xochimilco to learn about the world of bees, about their importance for pollination and life.
Day 3: Encourage the restoration of the Xochimilco area through chinampera agriculture, traditional and artisanal planting free of chemical pesticides. We seek fairer trade practices that benefit the Chinamperos, the small producers of these areas and local consumption.
Day 4: Organization that arises from the concern to preserve the country’s Lake Zone, recognizing the ecosystem services that wetlands provide to the population and the close and complex relationship between man and these ecosystems. In Humedalia we will learn the importance of wetlands in general and Xochimilco in particular for Mexico City. These ecotourism tours provide the opportunity to learn about the canals of Xochimilco, its history, biodiversity and environmental problems, encouraging visitors to learn how their actions can conserve and restore the ecosystem.
Day 5: Enjoy the Ecocamp Ajusco, Tio Luis’ cabin where you can enjoy activities such as rappelling, putting aside fears and taboos, and working together.
Day 6: In Mexico there are more than 2000 volcanoes and that is why the Country of volcanoes was born, where they will be in charge of the development of your activities, transportation and lodging.
Day 7: At San Bernabé Ocotepec Ecotourism Park you will find the perfect place for activities that will keep you in constant movement, and encounter meaningful experiences in your free time.
Day 8: Enjoy Sehuaya Ecotourism where you can enjoy activities such as camping, swimming, food gathering and delicious food.
Day 9: Papanuhya Santa Elena Ecotourism Park, located in the glens of Los Dinamos in the Magdalena Atlitic communal area of the Magdalena Contreras Delegation. Characterized by the variety of services offered, the natural landscapes of the place and the beauty of the only living river in Mexico City, the Magdalena.
Day 10: Tlayecanqueh, enjoy your last day in Mexico City in this place where you can enjoy activities before your departure.
10 days in Puebla
Day 1: At Finca Sierra Magica, a coffee farm in the heart of the northern highlands of Puebla. We offer experiences for travelers who want to get to know coffee from its sowing to the cup. We also offer a gastronomic experience, as well as being able to enjoy the archaeological zone, Karmidas caves, Zapotitlán river and La Olla waterfalls.
Day 2: Teziutlán is known as the pearl of the sierra, it is characterized by its beautiful mountain scenery, its climate with abundant fog and has a lot of history and culture.
Day 3: Enjoy Zapotitlán de Méndez in Morelos, it welcomes you with open arms and invites you to know the natural beauty it hides, enjoy an incredible experience.
Day 4: Ecological cabins in Zacatlán Puebla, we share the planet, its space and our heart with our guests, enjoy a glimpse of the stars and planets near us.
Day 5: The Water Museum seeks to recover two fundamental elements of the history of the Tehuacán – Cuicatlán Valley and the Mixteca: water and amaranth. The Water Museum is an educational space that aims to raise awareness among visitors about the general problem of water.
Day 6: The project is located in the municipality of San Pedro Cholula in a small hacienda 30 minutes from the historic center. It is a place of nature and wide green fields. They are given a tour of the hacienda and then an explanation of the mezcal process.
Day 7: El Santuario de la Luciérnaga, is an ecotourism center located in the state of Puebla whose main attraction is the sighting of fireflies during the months of June, July and August. We are an institution that cares about the preservation of the environment and your safety. We put at your disposal the 11 trails we have as well as camping areas for you to enjoy the Brilliant Experience.
Day 8: Cascadas Tulimán is an ecotourism park located in Zacatlán, Puebla. Its main attraction is the waterfall with a spectacular waterfall of three bodies, currently ranked as the highest waterfall in Puebla and the second highest in the Mexican Republic which gives visitors an unparalleled experience.
Day 10: The Xoxoctic Botanical Garden is a space to appreciate the richness of nature that the cloud forest in the mountains of Puebla. We are a research center that allows the community to protect their traditions and learn about the flora and fauna.