Mexico

→ Ancient historical landmarks
→ Unique culture
→ Varieties of delicious cuisines

Mexico offers diverse landscapes from deserts to lush forests, the world's second largest barrier reef, fantastic beaches, vibrant culture with unique festivals, varieties of amazing cuisines and booze.

Outdoor Activities Lover

Snorkeling and Scuba diving, Surfing, Wind surfing, Swimming with dolphins, Sea Cruising White water rafting, Trekking/Hiking, Exploring National Parks, Bungee jumping, Sky diving, Sailing, Sea Kayaking, Four-wheel driving, Bike riding, Caving, Paragliding, Water sport activity, Horse riding

Wildlife and Nature Lover

Beaches, National Parks, Forests, Mountains, Scenic Landscapes, Geological Sites, Whale watching

Art, Culture and History Lover

Architecture, Museums and Galleries:
Culture and Traditions:
Festivals and Events:
Archaeological Sites

Recreation and Fun Lover

Amusement Parks:
Theme Parks:
Fun Parks:

 The best months to visit Mexico are between December and April.

top destinations in Mexico

This is the list of top destinations in Mexico where you can have a lot of experience in one trip. This saves your time not only while surfing the internet for the top destinations to travel but also while traveling or exploring that particular location. And of course, this can save your money too.

Mexico City

Best for culture lover

Mexico City

Best for foodies

MERIDA and UXMAL

MERIDA and UXMAL

Cancun

Cancun

PLAYA DEL CARMEN and TULUM

Maya site

PLAYA DEL CARMEN and TULUM

Beach Town

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California sur

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California sur

top activities to do in Mexico

our recommendations

Based on the places and experiences that you will never get in other countries i.e they are uniquely different from other countries.

Must-visit destinations in Mexico:

If you are a beach lover:

  1. Los Cabos (Baja California Sur)
  2. Cancun
  3. Isla Holbox

If you are a water activities lover:

  1. Los Cabos (Baja California Sur)

If you are food lover:

  1. Mexico City

If you are nature lover:

  1. Los Cabos (Baja California Sur)
  2. Isla Holbox

If you are art, history and culture lover:

     For Ancient and Archaeological Sites:

  1. Teotihuacan (Near Mexico City)
  2. Chichen Itza
  3. Uxmal
  4. Merida

     For Cultures and Traditions:

  1. Mexico City
  2. Guadalajara

     For Museums and Galleries:

  1. Mexico City
  2. Guadalajara
  3. Merida

From the above list, you can see that Mexico City and Los Cabos overlap in three categories, whereas Isla Holbox overlaps in two categories. You can make your trip worthy by planning an itinerary according to your priorities and make much out of it by having a lot of experiences in your single trip without having your time and money wasted in traveling and just covering distances in-between.

Our Pick:  Since Mexico is all about tradition and culture; ancient and archaeological sites; beach vacations; varieties of culinary delights, our first pick would be Mexico City, Chichen Itza, and Uxmal. If you want a mesmerizing beach vacation, then our pick would be Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos (Baja California Sur), Isla HolboxZihuatanejo.

Follow these itineraries ideas (below): If you want to make most out of your trip; if you want to have a lot of experiences  in one trip missing almost nothing in your whole trip; if you also don’t want to miss the must-see places and if you also don’t want to miss ‘nowhere-else’ destinations on the planet, then follow these tips.

If this is your first-time visit to Mexico and 


If you have 7-8 days, then we recommend you to choose one from following itineraries depending on your interests:


(If you want to do just cultural and historical tour)

Mexico City (Day 1-3)→Merida (Day 4-5)→Day trip to Uxmal, Chichen Itza then to Cancun (Day 6)→Cancun, Isla Mujeres (Day 7)→Return (Day 8) (Must-do itinerary for first-time visitors)

Or,
(If you want to combine a historical tour with beach vacation)

Cancun (Day 1-2)→Playa del Carmen (Day 3-4)→Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Merida (Day 5)→Cancun (Day 6)→Return (Day 7)

or,
(If you want to combine a cultural tour with beach and water sports activities tour)

Mexico city (Day 1-3)→Cabo San Lucas (Day 4-5)→La Paz (Day 6-7)


If you have 10 days, then we recommend you to choose one from following itineraries depending on your interests:

Mexico City (Day 1-3)→Oxaca (Day 4)→Merida (Day 5-6)→Uxmal, Chichen Itza (Day 7)→Cancun, Isla Mujeres (Day 8-9)→Return (Day 10) (Must-do itinerary for first-time visitors)


If you have 14 days, then you can extend above itinerary.

(You can start your trip from Cancun)

Cancun, Isla Mujeres (Day 1-2)→Playa del Carmen, Tulum (Day 3-4)→Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Merida (Day 5-6)→Mexico city (Day 7-9)→Fly to Cabo San Lucas (Day 10-11)→La Paz (Day 12-13)→Return (Day 14) (Must-do itinerary for first-time visitors)

Or,

(You can start your trip from Mexico City)

Mexico City (Day 1-3)→ Fly to Merida (Day 4)→Uxmal, Chichen Itza (Day 5)→Cancun, Isla Mujeres (Day 6-7)→Playa del Carmen, Tulum (Day 8-9)→Fly to Cabo San Lucas (Day 10-11)→La Paz (Day 12-13)→Return home (Day 14)


If you are on your return visit, then choose another itinerary (from above) which you didn’t do in your first visit.


(Note: Please note that the itineraries mentioned here are focused on the routes or directions to follow for saving time and money and still not missing the ‘must-see’ destinations. The days mentioned here in-between the places is a rough estimation just to give you general itinerary ideas. You can shorten or lengthen this time according to your interests, season, budget and time available. For example, sometimes you might want to experience the nature, activities, and culture in a relaxed manner without any haste and without feeling cramped.)


We’ve covered our recommendations for ‘must-visit destinations’. The list of other wonderful places throughout Mexico can get long. The priorities for a destination to visit can be different from person to person as it depends upon personal preferences and interests. But these are the itineraries covering ‘must-do’ or ‘must-see’ places once in your lifetime.