Todos Santos to Los Cabos Baja Whale Shark Swim

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Days: 8

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The Todos Santos and Baja (Los Cabos) Whale Shark Swim is perfect for beach lovers looking to spend some time with nature.

This trip is the perfect mix of beach, culture, and interacting with nature. The first few days are spent in the Pueblo Magico of Todos Santos to explore the vibrant artist community, surf the waves at Los Cerritos, and hike a magical nature trail. A day trip out to La Paz is highlighted in the middleto swim with the impressive whale sharks and the journey ends with a stay in Cabo San Lucas/ Jose del Cabo for some free time at the beach, a jeep wrangler adventure through the desert.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Todos Santos – Explore the charming fishing village of full and try your hand at surfing at Los Cerritos beach

Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve – Hike into the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere reserve and experience the magic of cascading waterfalls in the spectacular cactus forests of this seldom visited desert wilderness

Cabo San Lucas – Enjoy time  relaxing under the warm sun at your luxury resort and visit nearby attractions

San Jose del Cabo – Visit the charming downtown and art walk

Swim with Whale Sharks  – Venture to the shores near La Paz to swim wit the docile whale shark

Day 1: Arrival to Todos Santos via Los Cabos

Welcome to Mexico! The private transfer to this charming colonial fishing village turned artist colony takes approximately 1:30 hrs  from Los Cabos. Settle into your lovely boutique hotel along the rugged coast outside of Todos Santos.  Stroll the beach and breathe in the desert air and the relaxed atmosphere of the real Baja California.  Overnight: Guaycura Boutique Hotel 

Day 2: Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere

Today  set out to explore the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve and  transfer to the trail to begin walking up the river bed. The landscape changes as the cactus forest thickens and then unexpectedly opens up to  three different waterfalls in the middle of the desert.  Enjoy the opportunity to splash about and take pictures or just relax with a wonderful picnic lunch. Tonight dinner is on your own. Take our recommendations for one of the fine restaurants in the city center, where you can enjoy some of the best Mexican cuisine on the peninsula.
Overnight: Guaycura Boutique Hotel 

Day 3: Swimming with Whale Sharks in Baja California – La Paz

Whale sharks are the true “gentle giants” of the oceans. The largest fish on the planet, these gentle beasts return yearly to the coast just off La Paz. We will meet in the hotel lobby at 8:15 am and head to the operations office to try on our equipment. After a short walk to the tourism pier we will board the boat our head out in search of whale sharks. If you are lucky and feeling adventurous, grab your snorkel and mask and get in the water with your guide to see the whale sharks up close.

After your whale shark experience you will Disembark at the boardwalk pier in downtown La Paz and spend some free time to discover charming town of La Paz. Walk the boardwalk, and enjoy local cuisine for lunch (on your own) before heading back to Todos Santos.
Overnight: Guaycura Boutique Hotel 

Day 4: Todos Santos and Surfing Lessons

This morning you will hit Los Cerritos beach, just outside the Magic Town of Todos Santos. The best season for surfing in Cerritos is from November to March. In this wonderful sand bottom beach, beginners will have all the confidence to practice your techniques and be surfing in the first session. The conditions of this bay are ideal for classes but also to more experienced levels. The journey of an hour and a half to get to this location is very short for the breathtaking views of pristine beaches along with the landscape of cactus and mountains famous Baja. After the action, we will have lunch on the beach to relax and enjoy the best day of the holiday. Have you ever thought of crossing mountains and desert to reach the wonderful magical town of Todos Santos? A visit to the rustic and picturesque village of Todos Santos is like traveling back in time, Todos Santos is truly magical.  The hotel, Hotel California, is steeped in history and contains many original features. The life of the town itself is a slow pace and the locals always give a warm welcome to visitors. Take a stroll through the picturesque streets, which have remained intact for over 50 years, while small local galleries may have some presents waiting to be taken home, be sure to meander the streets and into the bohemian galleries art. Eat at one of the restaurants in the town is an unforgettable experience and one to enjoy the flavors of Baja. Later in the evening, we will transfer back to Los Cabos.
Overnight: One & Only Palmilla 

Day 5: San Jose del Cabo

Today is yours to enjoy at leisure. In the evening, we recommend a stroll around San Jose del Cabo. Overnight: One & Only Palmilla 

Day 6: Jeep Wrangler Rancho La Verdad

Today you have the opportunity to drive during the expedition. This expeditions is designed to be a learning experience, through interactions with the natural surroundings, ensuring the utmost safety while providing the most comfortable riding conditions for participants. The Rancho La Verdad Expedition is an encounter with a working ranch; interacting with the ranch animals, observing the organic produce that grows abundantly in what is seemingly a barren desert, learning about the rich soil that the Baja Peninsula possesses, and monitoring how a natural spring supplies all of the water to the ranch using an elaborate irrigational system. You will also enjoy a great snack. Afterwards, you will again venture into some more remote parts of the Baja desert, completely encompassed by wildlife and hundreds of species of cactus, plants, and rare trees. And finally as a finale you will four-wheel through an enormous arroyo that leads to an immense “sand wall” stretching hundreds of feet upwards.
Overnight: One & Only Palmilla

Day 7: Cabo San Lucas

Spend the day as you like in this jewel of the Baja Peninsula. Build a sand castle, or just hang by the pool and relax under the warm sun. Engage in a variety of optional activities including whale watching, sea kayaking, surf lessons, hiking, ATVs, Desert Hummer Tour, Sailing, Deep Sea Fishing, or relaxing at your luxurious resort’s pool.
Overnight: One & Only Palmilla 

Day 8: Departure from Los Cabos

Today you will be privately transferred to Los Cabos airport for your onward flight home.

Dates

Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.
Note: Whale Shark season runs from October to April. From May to September, please check with our travel planning team as conditions may vary.

Prices

Our custom-tailored journeys start from $800 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.

Please note, our pricing guideline is a starting from price and is not necessarily applicable to the suggested hotels contained within the suggested itineraries on this web site. Itineraries are customized prior to final pricing.