Off-road Tour Baja California South

Escape from everyday life and experience pure adventure and the beauty of the Baja California South. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes and unique spectacles, partly untouched off-road tracks. Besides the driving challenge enjoyment and adventure are part of the tour, Wild romantic bonfires form a relaxed social space. Wherever possible we follow routes far off the main travel routes. Intimate insights in the world of this unique desert paradise as well as insights in the life of the local population can be discover in these untouched landscapes.

The Baja California off-road tour has an expanded expedition character. It can happen that one of the yearly storms affects the travel route and that some planned destinations are unreachable. But we will inform on time if the route has any changes.

Day 1: Arrival at LaPaz.

Arrival at the airport of La Paz – Baja California Sur. Transfer to the Hotel in La Paz.

2 nights Hotel Posada de las Flores or similar

Day 2: La Paz

This day is for the acclimatization or if you arrive very late the day before. At midday is a briefing with the guide for the off road tour.

Day 3: Drive towards North – Camping on a remote beach (80 km)

Vehicle takes over in the morning. Checking the equipment and last preparation of the vehicles. During lunch, you get instructions and rules for the off-road trip. After you head towards North along the rarely visited, breath taking East Coast. Camping at the soft sand beach of the Coyote. Dinner at the bonfire. Camping at the beach of the Coyote.

Day 4:  Drive into the mountains of the Sierra La Giganta (90 km)

Passing San Evaristo you drive on the field paths uphill in to the Sierra la Giganta in the Primera Bosque (first forest). Here you see remote but immaculate farms where farmers are descendants of Spanish conquerors and soldiers. Dinner at the bonfire. Camping in the mountains at the Beach San Pedro

Day 5: Mission San Luis Gonzaga – Constitucion Town – Agua Verde Beach (150 km)

Drive from the Mission San Luis Gonzaga to the city of Constitucion. Here we get petrol and there are shopping possibilities. The drive continues on a gravel road to San Jose de la Noria back to the Sierra la Giganta and over an extreme mountain pass (best off-road) to the dream bay called Agua Verde. This Bay is located south of Loreto. In the evening, you can camp on the beach. Dinner at the bonfire. Camping at the beach of Agua Verde.

Day 6: Agua Verde Beach – Loreto (85 km)

During breakfast, you can experience a pelican ballet right on the beach. At lunchtime, drive to Loreto. This wonderful route takes you again through the mountains and then down to the coast. In the restaurant Vista al Mar (sea view) you can enjoy a traditional regional lunch. Arrival in Loreto. The rest of the day, you can explore the historical center with beautiful shops and souvenirs.

Day 7: Loreto – Mission San Javier – Mulege – Beach of Santa Ines (150 km)

After refilling the tanks and shopping the drive starts towards the Mission San Javier, the best maintained Mission of the Baja. After you head to the Concepcion Bay, where you can find the most beautiful beaches in this side of Baja. A quick stop for refreshment before taking a city tour through Mulege with lunch in the best restaurant. The drive continues to the empty beaches of the Santa Ines Bay. Dinner again at the bonfire. Camping at the beach of Santa Ines.

Day 8: Santa Ines – Santa Rosalia – Beach El Aluminante (170 km)

After breakfast, you drive to Santa Rosalia, a former French mining town (copper) from the turn of the century. Visit of the Eiffel Church and the North Plate where at the time engineers and leader of the mining had their homes. Early breakfast in Santa Rosalia. Drive by the volcano “3 Virgins” (three virgins) to the Bonfil village and it continues over a gravel road heading towards Santa Maria. On a seldom-visited path, a stony street takes you to the beach of La Trinidad. The drive continues past faked salt dunes on tight paths. Here you can experience the pure all-wheel drive feel. Officially, this road does not even exist. We reach the beach of El Aluminante. Dinner at the bonfire. Camping at the Beach of El Aluminante.

Day 9: El Aluminante – Deserts / Off-road adventure – Barriles Beach (65 km)

In the morning, you drive along the coast towards North on paths that you cannot find on any road maps. Lunch break on the way in the middle of the desert. Then the route takes you over extreme off-road slopes to the Barriles Beach. Dinner at the bonfire. Camping at the beach of Los Barriles.

Day 10: Barriles Beach – Cactiforests – El Arco – Guerrero Negro (135 km)

Drive into the mountains passing through one of the most beautiful cacti forests of Baja California, pass the former gold digger town El Arco to Guerrero Negro. Nowadays is unknown why this place called Guerrero Negro. After refilling petrol and shopping, drive to the Hotel El Caracoles. Dinner at the restaurant Mallarimo.

Day 11: Guerrero Negro – Whale watching (only in season) – Viscaino Desert – El Datilon sand dunes. (250 km)

During the whale season, there is a boat trip of approximately three hours. After that, the drive continues through the Viscaino Desert to San Ignacio. San Ignacio is a beautiful dreamy place. After this visit, the route continues to the endless salt lakes to the dunes of El Datilon. The camping for the night is in the middle of the dunes. Dinner at the bonfire.

Camping at the dunes of El Datilon

Day 12: San Ignacio – Ciudad Constitucion – La Paz (400 km/ 9 hrs.)

On a shaky gravel road, the drive continues to San Ignacio. After you will drive 50 km on a paved street to La Paz. On the way, you will eat at a nice taco stall and better get some more petrol in Ciudad Constitucion. Arrival in La Paz. Dinner at the restaurant La Boheme.

Day 13: The Final of the adventure

Last communal breakfast. Return of the vehicles. Transfer to the airport for flying to Mexico City or beach holidays in Los Cabos or La Paz

Service included:

Good middle class and typical Hotels during the Tour

Breakfast and Dinner included

Private Guide and private vehicle with A/C

All entrance Fee’s

24/7 emergency contact

Not included:

Meals not mentioned

Personnel expenses

Tips for guide and driver