The Great Adventure in B.C.
This trip is for those who love nature, the discovery of new and exciting places that the peninsula of Baja California has to offer. A contrast of landscapes like dunes, beaches, deserts, palm trees, sunsets, ecotourism, adventure and wonders.
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This Experience Includes:
- Round trip transportation in our comfortable vehicles
- Certified tour guide, who will liven up and accompany you on your trip
- 8 days and 7 nights in highly ranked hotels
- Tour of Bahia de Los Angeles
- Hiking tour of rock and cave paintings at Sierra de San Francisco
- Tour of San Javier mission trail
- Visit to the Christian missions at Santo Tomas, San Vicente Ferrer, El Rosario de Abajo, San Borja, San Ignacio, Santa Rosalia de Mulege and Loreto
- Visit to the Valle de Cirios, Biosfera del Vizcaino and Sierra de la Giganta reservoirs
Visit the Whole Peninsula of Baja California
From the end of the 17th century to the 19th century, Jesuit, Franciscan and Dominican priests founded many missions in California that were one of the institutions that the Spanish crown used to colonize these territories, where their dominion hadn´t reached yet.
The Christian Missionary Route in Baja California used to connect the north of the peninsula. It was a long trail through the desert and on other roads it was but a short path that was barely visible. This road used to take a long time to traverse while keeping in mind its religious establishments and the native farms that focused on hunting, gathering and fishing, who weren´t always welcoming of the messages brought by the missionaries.
In this tour we´ll take you through that missionary trail and some of the rock and cave paintings made by the native Californians, which will surprise you from day one.
Day 1: Cataviña
With a reception and a small welcome, at the designated time we´ll transfer to San Vicente Ferrer, visiting the mission and museum, followed by San Quintin and El Rosario to finally get to Cataviña and visit the rock paintings that represent the state.
Day 2: Bahía de los Ángeles
At the designated time, we´ll go to Bahia de Los Angeles, a small and precious town near the seaside of Mar de Cortes, which is surrounded by the Virgin Islands. We´ll enjoy of a trip through some of the islands and you´ll have the afternoon free to visit the museum or go watch the turtle farms.
Day 3: San Ignacio
At the designated time we´ll move on to San Ignacio, but before that, we´ll visit the dunes near the small town of Guerrero Negro, we´ll continue our path to finally get to an oasis in the middle of the desert, a town surrounded by palm trees. We suggest you go for a walk through its calm streets and enjoy a delicious margarita, visit a mission trail and the museum at San Ignacio.
Day 4: Sierra de San Francisco
At a scheduled hour we´ll go around Sierra de San Francisco to look at the giant murals and other paintings. We´ll take a 5 km walk.
Day 5: Loreto
We´ll continue our adventure by visiting a French inspired town called Santa Rosalia, where you can visit a church designed by Mr. Eiffel, a mining museum and then move on to Mulege, take a break at Bahia Concepcion to enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the peninsula followed by Loreto, you´ll have the rest of the day free.
Day 6: Loreto
A free day, we suggest you take a trip to Isla Coronado or the mission trail at Sierra de San Javier. You can also enjoy a relaxing day at the mission trail, the boardwalk or buying souvenirs.
Day 7: La Paz
At the designated hour we´ll transfer to La Paz, where you´ll have the day off to enjoy the city.
Day 8 and 9: Los Cabos
At the scheduled hour we´ll go to Cabo San Lucas with a rest stop at Todos Santos, where you can find the hotel that inspired the famous song Hotel California by The Eagles. You´ll have the afternoon free to walk through Cabo San Lucas or Jose del Cabo.
Free day, we suggest you go for a stroll by the arc, enjoy the beautiful beaches or visit a mission trail at San Jose del Cabo.
Day 10: The Return
At the scheduled hour we´ll go back to the airport at San Jose. End of the tour.
See for 2 day extension
- Transfer on ground to Tijuana
- Supplement: 2 day extension to visit Cabo del Este
Day 1: We´ll move from Los Cabos to Cabo Pulmo to visit yet another beautiful beach in the peninsula, you can go diving or snorkel in the only place in Baja California with a coral reefm in the afternoon we´ll go to Buena Vista.
Day 2: At a designated time we´ll have a brief tour of El Triunfo and San Antonio and at a convenient time for you we´ll transfer to the airport to take your flight.
Does Not Include
Visits and/or activities not mentioned; optional purchases such as: souvenirs, bread, olives, etc. Food prices, tips for the guide and/or chauffer.