60 days in Mexico & Cyprus Itinerary

60 days in Mexico & Cyprus Itinerary

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
— 5 nights
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
— 6 nights
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Mexico City, Mexico
— 6 nights
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Tulum, Mexico
— 7 nights
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Chichen Itza, Mexico
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Cancun, Mexico
— 6 nights
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Cozumel, Mexico
— 5 nights
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Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 6 nights
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Pedoulas, Cyprus
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Paphos, Cyprus
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico — 5 nights

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Change things up with a short trip to El Beer Shop in San Jose del Cabo (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, take in the exciting artwork at La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, contemplate the long history of Church of Saint Luke, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cabo San Lucas trip maker.

Toronto, Canada to Cabo San Lucas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Cabo San Lucas is warmer than Toronto - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Puerto Vallarta.
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico — 6 nights

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Vallarta: Vallarta Botanical Gardens (in Cabo Corrientes) and Parroquia Nuestra Senora de la Paz (in Bucerias). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get outside with Chicabal.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Puerto Vallarta trip planner.

Fly from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cabo San Lucas to Puerto Vallarta due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Puerto Vallarta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mexico City.
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Mexico City, Mexico — 6 nights

City of Palaces

Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Take a break from Mexico City with a short trip to Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5 in San Juan Teotihuacan, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, examine the collection at Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan, and get a sense of history and politics at National Palace.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Puerto Vallarta in October: highs in Mexico City hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Tulum.
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Tulum, Mexico — 7 nights

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Get out of town with these interesting Tulum side-trips: Playa del Carmen (Xcaret, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more) and Zona Arqueologica de Coba (in Coba). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, stroll through Paradise Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Samula Cenote, and make a trip to Tulum Tower.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tulum trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Mexico City to Tulum in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in October, expect Tulum to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Chichen Itza.
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Chichen Itza, Mexico — 2 nights

Featuring the largest archeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza remains one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mexico.
On the 26th (Wed), delve into the distant past at The Ossuary and then explore the ancient world of Chichen Itza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Plataforma de las Aguilas y los Jaguares, take in the dramatic natural features at Cenote Ik kil, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cenote Yokdzonot, and finally Head underground at Tsukan Santuario de Vida.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Chichen Itza itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Tulum to Chichen Itza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tulum in October since evenings lows in Chichen Itza dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Cancun.
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Cancun, Mexico — 6 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.
When in Cancun, make a side trip to see Aqua Nick in Playa del Carmen, approximately Playa del Carmen away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, kick back and relax at Playa Delfines, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and stroll through Playa Chacmool.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cancun sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Chichen Itza to Cancun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Cozumel.
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Cozumel, Mexico — 5 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 3rd (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Cozumel Pearl Farm. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Chankanaab Reef, experience rural life at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization, and explore the world behind art at Galo Art Studio Cozumel Art.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cozumel itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Cozumel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Cozumel are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Ayia Napa.
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Ayia Napa, Cyprus — 6 nights

Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
Venture out of the city with trips to Famagusta (Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Salamis Ancient City, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Konnos Bay, get interesting insight from Tours, take some stellar pictures from Sea Caves, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fig Tree Bay.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ayia Napa trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Cozumel to Ayia Napa takes 17.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cozumel to Ayia Napa is 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cozumel in November: high temperatures in Ayia Napa hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Pedoulas.
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Pedoulas, Cyprus — 6 nights

Take a trip inland and visit the village of Pedoulas, a scenic destination tucked in the Troodos Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Pedoulas side-trips: Timios Stavros Monastery (in Omodos), Agros Safari (in Agros) and Koilani Village (in Koilani). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Panagia (Monastery) of Kykkos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Caledonia Waterfalls, and get to know the fascinating history of Palia Kakopetria.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pedoulas online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ayia Napa to Pedoulas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In November in Pedoulas, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Paphos.
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Paphos, Cyprus — 9 nights

The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Akamas Peninsula National Park (in Neo Chorion), Camel Park (in Mazotos) and Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement (in Choirokoitia). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, take a memorable excursion with Paphos Wine Tours, delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Aphrodite’s Rock Microbrewery & Brewpub.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paphos online trip builder.

You can drive from Pedoulas to Paphos in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Paphos can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Mexico travel guide

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Ruins · Zipline · Beaches
Tailor-made for anyone seeking that traditional sun-and-sand experience, Mexico vacations allow visitors to explore nearly 10,000 km (6,200 mi) of picturesque coastlines. Idyllic beaches and favorable year-round weather aside, this diverse country with a rich pre-Colombian history allows tourists a chance to discover a fascinating cuisine, numerous archaeological sites, state-of-the-art museums, colonial-era haciendas, and outstanding examples of 21st-century architecture. Most visitors get to know the country by its cities, but if you want a well-rounded Mexico tour, spend some time exploring its jungles, cloud forests, Caribbean reefs, snowcapped volcanoes, vast deserts, and tranquil lagoons. Life is lived outdoors in Mexico, so wherever you go, don't forget to dine alfresco and stroll the country's colonial streets.
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Cyprus travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.
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