Curated Road TripsCurated Road Trips
    31 Activities

    The Beauty and Adventure of Baja Mexico: Whales, Turtles, and More

    The Beauty and Adventure of Baja Mexico: Whales, Turtles, and More
    Starts from

    La Paz

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    31

    Duration

    4 days

    Length

    364 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    La Paz

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    4 days

    Length

    364 mi

    Natural Attractions
    Map preview

    Created By:

    Highlights

    • Spot migrating whales as they travel up the Pacific Coast.
    • Swim with sea lions in Cabo San Lucas.
    • Snorkel in a pristine coral reef exploring the Sea of Cortez.
    • Explore the silver mining history of El Triunfo.
    • Discover a hidden oasis and swim under a waterfall.
    • Indulge in the best innovative and fresh Baja Mexican cuisine.
    This adventurous journey will first guide you through the interior of Southern Baja, as you explore the hidden treasures that lead to the coastal regions of both the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez.
    You'll learn about a pueblo with a curious tie to the Eiffel Tower, swim in natural pools, slide down sand dunes, and explore all the hidden marine treasures with this four-day road trip. Every day, outdoor opportunities abound to soak up the Baja sun and indulge in the freshest seafood, as you experience magnificent sunsets over stunning vistas.
    While there's never a bad time of the year to visit Baja Mexico, from December to March the whales migrate up the Pacific Coast, and you'll have the best chance of seeing the most marine life during these months.
    There's no requirement to drive a 4x4 for this curated trip, but having one will give you more opportunities to explore hidden roads, should you desire.
    Compare different car rental companies conveniently online via the TCS car rental platform. Whether in Switzerland or abroad, whether on holiday or on business trips. With TCS, you remain mobile and flexible and benefit from the best rental car offers, including many advantages and services.
    Book Car Rental Now

    Categories

    This adventurous journey will first guide you through the interior of Southern Baja, as you explore the hidden treasures that lead to the coastal regions of both the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez.
    You'll learn about a pueblo with a curious tie to the Eiffel Tower, swim in natural pools, slide down sand dunes, and explore all the hidden marine treasures with this four-day road trip. Every day, outdoor opportunities abound to soak up the Baja sun and indulge in the freshest seafood, as you experience magnificent sunsets over stunning vistas.
    While there's never a bad time of the year to visit Baja Mexico, from December to March the whales migrate up the Pacific Coast, and you'll have the best chance of seeing the most marine life during these months.
    There's no requirement to drive a 4x4 for this curated trip, but having one will give you more opportunities to explore hidden roads, should you desire.
    Compare different car rental companies conveniently online via the TCS car rental platform. Whether in Switzerland or abroad, whether on holiday or on business trips. With TCS, you remain mobile and flexible and benefit from the best rental car offers, including many advantages and services.
    Book Car Rental Now
    TCS Roadtravel

    TCS Roadtravel

    • Spot migrating whales as they travel up the Pacific Coast.
    • Swim with sea lions in Cabo San Lucas.
    • Snorkel in a pristine coral reef exploring the Sea of Cortez.
    • Explore the silver mining history of El Triunfo.
    • Discover a hidden oasis and swim under a waterfall.
    • Indulge in the best innovative and fresh Baja Mexican cuisine.

    Travel itinerary

    Exploring Lower Baja's Mining History and a Hidden Oasis
    11 Activities

    Day 1

    151 mi2 mi

    Exploring Lower Baja's Mining History and a Hidden Oasis

    Are you ready to explore Mexico's Baja California Peninsula? Starting from La Paz, you'll be heading south towards the interior known as the "Cape Region” as today's adventures take you through old mining towns, hidden swimming pools with waterfalls, and your first glimpse of the Pacific Ocean as you drive to your destination of Cabo San Lucas. Cap the day off with a gourmet dinner as the sun sets over the marina of Cabo.
    Uncovering the Treasures of Cabo San Lucas
    7 Activities

    Day 2

    97 mi1 mi

    Uncovering the Treasures of Cabo San Lucas

    Cabo San Lucas. The name conjures up a glitzy, glamorous A-list destination and, while it is all of that and more, you're going to experience an authentic marine adventure filled with more excitement than spotting movie stars. Prepare yourself for a day of exploration on both land and sea as you discover the best that Cabo San Lucas has to offer. Later, you'll drive to a hidden, wild beach and end your day with an exquisite sunset in Todos Santos.
    Todos Santos: Where Art and Culture Meet the Sea
    9 Activities

    Day 3

    91 mi0.5 mi

    Todos Santos: Where Art and Culture Meet the Sea

    Todos Santos is a jewel along the Baja Pacific Coast. Long hailed as an artist's colony and home to the famous "Hotel California", this area is also one of the best places to spot marine life. From its many wild beaches and hilltops, you'll have the chance to see migrating whales. Whether you choose to take a hike or take a boat, today is a day filled with nature and excitement in Todos Santos. Later, a drive to the Sea of Cortez will leave you filled with wonder as you gaze upon the sand dunes of Mogote.
    Discovering Espiritu Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    4 Activities

    Day 4

    24 mi

    Discovering Espiritu Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Ah, the Sea of Cortez! It's the last day exploring the Baja Peninsula, and this will be a day to remember as you dive into the marine sanctuary surrounding Espiritu Island. The rewards today are bountiful, with exquisite islands, coral reefs bursting with colourful fish, and up-close encounters with marine life of all kinds. You'll snorkel, swim, kayak and, later, enjoy a well-deserved rest as you relax on a gorgeous beach.
    Map preview
    Curated Road Trips

    © 2023 Touring Club Switzerland