29 days in Baja California Itinerary

29 days in Baja California Itinerary

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29 days in Baja California Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly:  30​h
1
Loreto
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
La Paz
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Todos Santos
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Jose del Cabo
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cabo Pulmo
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Canberra

4
nights
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaundó and Richard Jackson Galeria. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get interesting insight from Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mision de Nuestra Senora de Loreto.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Loreto online trip planner .

Canberra, Australia to Loreto is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 17 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Loreto

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto ©
Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Do your shopping at Caktu Souvenirs and GALERIAS SERGIO BUSTAMANTE S.A. DE CV. Explore hidden gems such as Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step out of La Paz with an excursion to Balandra Beach in Los Tecolotes--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Balandra Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Migrino, and make a trip to Malecon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our La Paz day trip planner .

Drive from Loreto to La Paz in 4.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in La Paz can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Todos Santos.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Los Cabos, Balandra Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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. Get some cultural insight at Manos Mexicanas and Galeria de Todos Santos. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Los Cerritos and La Sonrisa de la Muerte. Get out of town with these interesting Todos Santos side-trips: Santiago (Cascada Sol Del Mayo Waterfall & Rancho Ecologico Sol de Mayo). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tortugueros Las Playitas, stop by Chocolates La Laguna, walk around Parque Los Pinos, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Cachora.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Todos Santos visit planner .

Getting from La Paz to Todos Santos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from La Paz in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Todos Santos, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Jose del Cabo.

Things to do in Todos Santos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santiago, Playa San Pedrito
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Playa Los Cerritos ©
Playa Los Cerritos
Tortugueros Las Playitas ©
Tortugueros Las Playitas
Playa La Cachora ©
Playa La Cachora

8
nights
San Jose del Cabo

San Jose del Cabo ©
Underdeveloped and unexplored for most of its history, San Jose del Cabo emerged as a major tourist destination in the 1970s, when a growing number of sun-and-sand visitors discovered the area's appealing beaches.
Take a break from the city and head to Bay of Cabo San Lucas and Fishing Charters & Tours. We've included these beaches for you: Santa Maria Beach and Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose del Cabo: Cabo San Lucas (La Turquesa Jewelry and Art, Divorce beach, & more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Jose, view the masterpieces at Enrique Bascon, Galeria de Arte, shop like a local with Mi Casa Azul Art Gallery, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Jose del Cabo trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Todos Santos to San Jose del Cabo takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Todos Santos in February, San Jose del Cabo is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cabo Pulmo.

Things to do in San Jose del Cabo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Cabo San Lucas
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Divorce beach ©
Divorce beach
Shark Diving
Santa Maria Beach ©
Santa Maria Beach

2
nights
Cabo Pulmo

On the 26th (Wed), explore the gorgeous colors at East Cape Adventures and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cabo Pulmo day trip tool .

You can drive from San Jose del Cabo to Cabo Pulmo in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cabo Pulmo

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

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