41 days in Baja California Itinerary

41 days in Baja California Itinerary

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41 days in Baja California Itinerary

Start: Saskatoon
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Ensenada
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
San Felipe
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Guerrero Negro
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
San Ignacio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Mulege
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Loreto
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
La Paz
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Todos Santos
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Cabo San Lucas
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Cabo Pulmo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Saskatoon

4
nights
Ensenada

Ensenada ©
Ensenada is a coastal city in Mexico, the third-largest in Baja California. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Rancho Los Bandidos. Get out of town with these interesting Ensenada side-trips: El Cielo Valle de Guadalupe (in Ejido El Porvenir) and Valle de Guadalupe (Casa Magoni & Xecue Vinicola). Dedicate the 18th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de la Sierra de San Pedro Martir. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at El Parque de la Bandera, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Bazar Casa Ramirez, and learn about winemaking at Atp Vinos y Familia.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Ensenada trip itinerary maker site .

Saskatoon, Canada to Ensenada is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Saskatoon in March, with highs in Ensenada at 24°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Felipe.

Things to do in Ensenada

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Valle de Guadalupe
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Xecue Vinicola ©
Xecue Vinicola
Wine Tours & Tastings
Zipline

4
nights
San Felipe

San Felipe ©
San Felipe is a town on the bay of San Felipe in the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) in the Mexican state of Baja California, 190 km south of the United States border and within the municipality of Mexicali. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scammon's Lagoon and Playa Las Palmas. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Magdalena, look and learn at Sierra de San Pedro Martir National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Tecolote, and take in nature's colorful creations at Valley of the Giants Valle de los Gigantos.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Felipe driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Ensenada to San Felipe by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ensenada in March; daily highs in San Felipe reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Guerrero Negro.

Things to do in San Felipe

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Baja California
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Ojo de Liebre ©
Ojo de Liebre
Magdalena Bay ©
Magdalena Bay

1
night
Guerrero Negro

Guerrero Negro is the largest town located in the municipality of Mulegé in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur (BCS). Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get outside with Dunas de Soledad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Reserva de la Biosfera del Vizcaino.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Guerrero Negro trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from San Felipe to Guerrero Negro in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Felipe to Guerrero Negro. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Guerrero Negro

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Reserva de la Biosfera del Vizcaino ©

1
night
San Ignacio

San Ignacio ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Misión San Ignacio Kadakaamán.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Ignacio trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Guerrero Negro to San Ignacio in 2 hours. In March in San Ignacio, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mulege.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Historic Sites
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Misión San Ignacio Kadakaamán ©
Misión San Ignacio Kadakaamán

1
night
Mulege

Mulege ©
Mulegé is an oasis town in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, situated at the mouth of the Río de Santa Rosalía. On the 29th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Baja Sur Prison Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission Santa Rosalia de Mulege, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Concepcion.

Plan my trip to Mulege with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from San Ignacio to Mulege by car takes about 2 hours. March in Mulege sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Loreto.

Things to do in Mulege

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bahia Concepcion ©
Bahia Concepcion
Mission Santa Rosalia de Mulege ©
Mission Santa Rosalia de Mulege

6
nights
Loreto

Loreto ©
Loreto is a city in and municipal seat of Loreto Municipality, located on the Gulf of California in eastern Baja California Sur state, Mexico.The city of 14,724 people is located about 350km north of La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur state.HistoryLoreto was the first Spanish colonial settlement of the Viceroyalty of New Spain on the Baja California Peninsula.The town was founded in 1697 by Jesuit missionaries, who found a steady spring of fresh water on this site, as the Misión Nuestra Señora de Loreto. Explore hidden gems such as Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the exciting artwork at Richard Jackson Galeria, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and step off the mainland to explore Isla Coronado.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Loreto attractions tool .

You can drive from Mulege to Loreto in 2 hours. When traveling from Mulege in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Loreto, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Loreto

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Isla Coronado
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Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto ©
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
La Paz

It's no coincidence that La Paz means "peace" in Spanish, as this tourist center with a small-town vibe offers a tranquil atmosphere and blissfully pleasant weather throughout the year.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from La Paz with a short trip to Balandra Beach in Los Tecolotes, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Playa El Tecolote (Tecolote Beach), head off the coast to Archipielago Revillagigedo, look for gifts at Galeria Casa Parra, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the La Paz trip tool .

You can drive from Loreto to La Paz in 4.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Todos Santos.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Playa Migrino, Balandra Beach
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Todos Santos

Todos Santos ©
Todos Santos is a small coastal town at the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains, on the Pacific coast side of the Baja California Peninsula, about an hour's drive north of Cabo San Lucas on Highway 19 and an hour's drive southwest from La Paz. Explore hidden gems such as Playa Los Cerritos and Sierra de la Laguna Mountains. Step out of Todos Santos to go to Los Barriles and see Fishing Charters & Tours, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 12th (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at La Candelaria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa San Pedrito, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Cachora, and view the masterpieces at Galeria Logan.

Plan my day in Todos Santos using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from La Paz to Todos Santos takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from La Paz in April: highs in Todos Santos hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Todos Santos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa San Pedrito, Fishing Charters & Tours, Sierra de la Laguna Mountains
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Playa Los Cerritos ©
Playa Los Cerritos
La Candelaria ©
La Candelaria
Playa San Pedrito ©
Playa San Pedrito

7
nights
Cabo San Lucas

One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Explore hidden gems such as Shark Diving and Santa Maria Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cabo San Lucas: San Jose del Cabo (Flora Farm, Casa Dahlia Gallery, & more). There's still lots to do: tour or see a game at Wild Canyon Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cuadra San Francisco, play a few rounds at Cabo del Sol Golf Club, and look for gifts at Arte de Origen.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cabo San Lucas online trip builder .

You can drive from Todos Santos to Cabo San Lucas in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cabo Pulmo.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Los Cabos, San Jose del Cabo
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Shark Diving
Mt. Solmar ©
Mt. Solmar
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach

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nights
Cabo Pulmo

Cabo Pulmo ©
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the gorgeous colors at East Cape Adventures and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cabo Pulmo online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Cabo San Lucas to Cabo Pulmo takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cabo San Lucas in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Cabo Pulmo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo Pulmo

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve ©
Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

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