BAJA WHALE WATCHING feb 10-17, 2020

$1875.00 pp (double occupancy)

     

Tour   Itinerary

DAY 1- PHOENIX -YUMA – SAN   DIEGO
  Arrive in San Diego via motorcoach with pickups in Phoenix, Casa Grande, and   Yuma. Join your tour manager this evening for a welcome cocktail and briefing   at the hotel.


DAY 2 – SAN DIEGO – SAN   QUINTIN
  Depart this morning for Northern Baja California, Mexico. Bienvenidos!   Welcome to Mexico, crossing the border into Mexico via Tijuana, the world’s   busiest land border crossing. Visit Tijuana’s bustling Mercado Hidalgo before   continuing on scenic Highway 1 to Ensenada for lunch at a local restaurant.   After lunch, return to Highway 1 traveling south through Northern Baja’s   tomato, strawberry, and pepper fields along the way to San Quintín and   tonight’s Welcome Dinner. (B, L, D)


DAY 3 – SAN QUINTIN –   GUERRERO NEGRO
  Continue on Highway 1 to Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur, through the   Desierto Central de Baja California with its unique desert vegetation. Stop   in
  Cataviña along the way to take a short walk through this fascinating desert   with rock formations and granite boulders to nearby caves to view cave   paintings
  that offer a glimpse into the indigenous human and animal life that once   populated the region. After lunch at a local restaurant, continue to Guerrero   Negro,
  which will serve as base camp for our next days’ whale watching. Dinner this   evening at the hotel. (B, L, D)


DAY 4 – GUERRERO NEGRO –   WHALE WATCHING
  Early this morning depart for Guerrero Negro’s nearby lagoon, Ojo de La   Liebre. These lagoons serve as the magnificent Gray whale’s first calving   stop on the journey from the Bering Strait. Aboard small, non-intrusive boats   captained by local guides, experience an up-close encounter with these gentle   and
  curious giants. Lunch at a local restaurant after today’s excursion before   returning to the hotel for a short relaxing time before taking an afternoon   excursion to the salt works, the largest evaporative salt production facility   in the world. Back to the hotel. Dinner is on your own this evening. (B, L)


DAY 5 – GUERRERO NEGRO –   CATAVIÑA
  Mid-morning departure back to Ojo de La Liebre, also known as Scammon’s   Lagoon, for the second time to experience this unique opportunity to enjoy   close encounters with these magnificent and curious sea creatures. Home to   more than just our giant friends, the nearby lagoons are teeming with sea   life, such as dolphins, sea lions, and seals, as well as surrounded by giant   osprey nests, and frequented by a variety of other migratory birds. Return to   town to board the motorcoach, returning north for an overnight in the village   of Cataviña. Dinner this evening at the hotel. (B, BOX LUNCH, D)


DAY 6 – CATAVIÑA -ENSENADA
  This morning, continue north to the bustling port city of Ensenada. Lunch   along the way, arriving this afternoon to your hotel and after checking time   permitting join your Tour Manager for an orientation walk of downtown   Ensenada. This evening is yours to relax or explore the charming shops,   cafes, and taquerias this charming town has to offer. (B, L)


DAY 7 – ENSENADA – GUADALUPE   VALLEY WINE COUNTRY
  Today after breakfast we will travel to the famous La Bufadora (Blowhole),   the world’s 2nd largest marine geyser. After this picture stop continue to   the heart of Mexico’s premier wine country, the Guadalupe Valley and its   wineries that nowadays rival those of Napa Valley in the USA, here we will   visit a locally
  owned and operated winery. After lunch return to Ensenada. This evening join   your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B, L, D)


DAY 8 – ENSENADA – YUMA –   PHOENIX
  After breakfast, return to the USA crossing through Los Algodones Port of   Entry. Next stop will be in Yuma. After an optional lunch, continue on the motorcoach   to your pick up point.  (B)
        

Price:   


$1875.00 Per     Person  (based on double) Call for single price

     

Tour subject to changes

 

    

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