Mexico tour between Baja California and Sea of Cortez
A wonderful tour to discover the incredible landscapes of Baja California in Mexico, exploring towns with a unique Latin flavour and semi desert landscapes right down to the ocean.
Arrive at the port (or airport) in La Paz in the early morning, meeting with the local representative and transfer to the hotel. Tour of the beaches of La Paz with visit to Laguna Balandra, Playa El Tecolote and Playa PIchilingue, with time available to swim and sunbathe. Return to La Paz and city tour visiting the old town center, the cathedral, the museum of history and anthropology of Baja California, Casa del Artesano ending the day with a walk on the busy "malecón" (promenade). Return to the hotel and free evening.
Breakfast in the hotel and departure to the north of the peninsula, towards Loreto, the historic capital of the Californias. En route stop at Mision de San Javier, an ancient Jesuit mission situated in the middle of Sierra la Garganta. Visit a typical rancho (farm) where you can learn how to make homemade tortillas and queso (cheese). Continue to Loreto and check in to the hotel in the old town center. Free time available for a relaxing walk on the malecón to admire the sunset and have dinner in some of the local restaurants where you can try Almejas Chocolatas (giant clams). Return to the hotel and free evening.
Breakfast in the hotel and boat tour of Isla Coronado, part of the archipelago with the same name made up of 4 little deserted islands, where you can see natural formations of black and red lava, immersed in the turquoise blue sea. You may even see sea lions, dolphins and pelicans, among the 160 species inhabiting the area. Return on the mainland and city tour of the old quarter, Mision de Loreto (cathedral) and the history museum. Continue to La Paz, arrival ande check in to the hotel. Free evening.
Breakfast in the hotel and tour of Isla Espiritu Santo, the closest to La Paz coast where there are many deserted bays with much sea life, land reptiles, birds and amphibians. This desert of over 9,000 hectares represents one of the best preserved ecosystems of all Baja California and Central America in general. During the excursion snorkeling with sea lions and visit to Playa Ensenada Grande are scheduled, with lunch on the beach and free time for sunbathing and swimming. Return to the hotel in La Paz and free evening.
Breakfast in the hotel and visit to the little villages of Los Cabos coast (El Triunfo, San Bartolo, Los Barriles, Santiago and San José del Cabo). Arrive in San Jose del Cabo and check in. Free time to eplore the historic center and have a walk on the tourist mirador.
Breakfast in the hotel and departure to Todos Santos, a small typical village of the area, made famous by the song by the Eagles, since here is the world famous Hotel California, right in the city center. Continue to the marina of Cabos San Lucas, for a boat tour of Arco de San Lucas, a rock formation which marks the southernmost point of the South Californian coast as well as the natural division between Sea of Cortes and Pacific Ocean. En route stop at Love Beach to sunbathe and swim. Return to the mainland and transfer to the hotel. Dinner available for a walk in the touristy area and enjoy the nightlife.
Breakfast in the hotel and free time. Transfer to the airport.