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Land & Day Tours

Grupo Fun Baja offers a variety of Land Tours of the magnificent regions of Baja California Sur and Copper Canyon on the Mainland. Please contact us for the current rates and group pricing.

We recommend that on all walking tours you bring comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, hat, sun lotion and a camera.

Todos Santos and Pescadero

Todos Santos

 

Todos Santos

 

El Triunfo

 

El Triunfo

 

Sea Lion on Espiritu Santos

 

La Paz City Tour

 

Cabos San Lucas Day Trip

Whale Watching

Whale Watching in the Pacific

San Mateos Whale Watching

 

Bahia Balandra

balandra

 

Rancho Tour

Ranhco Toyur

 

 

 

 

 

 

Todos Santos is a lovely little pueblo given the official designation of “Pueblo Magico”. With its traditional colonial architecture Todos Santos is located on the Pacific coast and a favorite of North American travelers seeking to experience Baja, outside of the Cabo tourist scene. Just 73 kilometers north of Cabo San Lucas, it is framed by the Pacific Ocean and its splendid beaches with a view of the open sea which has earned it the name of “Window on the Pacific”.

Todos Santos is known for is thriving cultural and arts scene, and is a permanent residence for a number of artist’s galleries exhibiting local and international works. Todos Santos is also hone to the lovely old Hotel California, built in 1928, and a large number of cozy restaurants, cafes, galleries and shops.

Sample Itinerary

8:00AM Leave La Paz and
9:40AM Make a visit to the Strawberry Farm
10:30AM A walking history tour of Todos Santos
12:00PM Visit the beautiful beach in Todos Santos
12:40PM Visit the quiet little town of Pescadero
01:00PM Walk the famous surf beach of Ceritos
2:00PM Lunch at a Todos Santos Restaurant
3:00PM Free time in Todos Santos for shopping and site seeing
3:40PM Leave for La Paz
4:40PM Arrive back in La Paz

Cactus Tour and El Triunfo

El Triunfo is locate 25 miles south of La Paz on Mexico’s Highway 1. The mining of gold and silver near El Triunfo dates back to the late 1800's , and at one time it was the largest city on the Baja peninsula, a mix of native, Italian, French, English north Americans, German and Chinese in a peak time the place had over 14,000 inhabitants. Silver production began to decline in the 1950's and the pueblo nearly vanished by the early 1970's. The town today has a population of 4000 residents and some silver mining still persists in the area.

The tall chimney, symbol of El Triunfo is considered to be to be an engineering wonder, design by Gustave Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame . Much of the red brink that is found in use today across Baja Sur was reclaimed from the smelters after they were shut down. The brick was specially manufactued in England more than a century ago.

The Piano Museum is a must visit in El Triunfo. In the early 1900's piano playing became very vogue in the pueblo and the town boasted the largest population of pianos per capita of any city in Mexico. When you imagine what a trek it was to deliver a piano to this isolated mountain community that fact becomes even more impressive.

Today the pueblo is in renaissance and many original building are being restored. El Triunfo is a step back in time to a slower pave of life and a true example of rural life in Baja. The Pantheon (cemetery) is indicative of the beautiful culture of the area and can be seen from the highway when entering town.

Sample Itinerary

8:30AM Leave La Paz
9:40AM A walking tour of old town El Triunfo
10:20AM Visit the Chimney “la Ramona” and silver smelters
11:20AM Visit the scenic outlook La Fundidora
12:20PM Enjoy the Music Museum tour
1:40PM Lunch at an El Triunfo restaurant
2:40PM Leave El Triunfo
3:40PM Arrive back in La Paz

Day Trip to Isla Espiritu Santos

While in La Paz, enjoy the surrounding natural wonders through one our exciting day trip to the local islands. Visit Los Islotes, a rookery site for the California sea lion, where you will be entertained their playful and graceful acrobatics.  We also provide snorkeling tours to other excellent locations on Espiritu Santo Island and areas in the La Paz region that offer an array of indigenous fish and beautiful rock and coral formations.

Grupo Fun Baja boats are new, fast and full equipped with VHF Radio, depth sounder, GPS, life jackets, insurance, first aid kit, toilet and shade, just perfect for a safe and comfortable boat ride to the best snorkeling and dive sites.

Sample Itinerary
8:00AM Hotel pick up and transfer to CostaBaja Resort & Marina
8:30AM Boat leaves for the Island destination
9:45AM Arrive at the sea lion colony and swim with the sea lions
11:00AM Visit Ensenada Grande beach, just minutes away
12:00PM Enjoy lunch on the beach
12:00-2:300PM Free time to explore the island, swim, snorkel or relax on the beach
2;30PM Board the boat to return to La Paz
3:30PM Arrive at the marina and transfer back to the hotel 

La Paz City Tour

La Paz is more than 400 years old and the capital of Baja California Sur. The largest city in the state of Baja Sur, the city has always fashioned itself the Neapolitan cultural center and is known as Gateway to the Sea of Cortez. Visit some of the colonial architecture and experience the traditonal Mexican feel of this beautify city. The three and a half hour tour includes an English speaking tour guide, transportation and points of interest in the local area.

Sample Itinerary

9:00AM Hotel pick up.
9:00-12:30PM Visit to The Mission of La Paz, Museum, Pottery factory, textile factory and the beautiful beaches of Balandra & Tecolote. Back to Hotel. 

Los Cabos Day Trip

Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo have long been identified as the cities that form the tourist area of  Los Cabos, linked by a scenic splendid seaside highway of 20 miles called the Tourist Corridor. Located in the extreme south of the Baja peninsula visit Los Cabos from La Paz via Todos Santos, you will see the different attractions of the area such as the mission of San Jose del Cabo, the culture house, the municipal palace, the art garden, the blown glass factory and the old light house monument built  in 1890 on the Cerro del Vigia and a number of boutiques, jewelers and art stores that color the streets.

Sample Itinerary
8:00AM Hotel pickup
10:30AM Arrive Todos Santos
12:30PM Glass Bottom Boat ride in Cabo San Lucas
01:30PM Lunch at a famous Seafood Restaurant
02:00PM San Jose del Cabo, Mission Estuary and shopping
03:30PM Tour the Los Cabos Tourist Corridor
05:00PM Return to La Paz

Baja Whale Watching Trips

Whale Watching Day Trip

After spending the summer feeding in Alaska, gray whales begin their incredible migration south to winter in Baja California . They travel for 2-3 months to reach the warmer southern waters where they will mate and birth from mid-January to end of March. Large numbers of grays congregate in 3 bays along Baja's west coast; Laguna Ojo de Liebre, Laguna San Ignacio and Bahia Magdalena (the southernmost bay, only 3 hours drive across peninsula from La Paz). These shallow and highly-salinated bays increase newborn calves' buoyancy and help keep them warm, despite their lack of protective blubber at birth. As fellow mammals, gray whale calves are born live and nurse their mothers' milk, which is 50% fat (the gain 60 pounds per day diet!).

Here, gray whales will sometimes swim near small skiffs and allow themselves to be touched. Concern has grown about the impact of boat traffic around whales, and the number of boats allowed in the breeding lagoons is restricted. Along the migration route, boats' proximity to whales is also limited.

Sample Itinerary

6:30AM Hotel  pick up
09:30AM Breakfast in Cd. Constitución
10:30AM Depart Cd. Constitución
11:30AM Arrive at Puerto López Mateos and depart for 2 hours of whale watching
01:30PM Return to dock
2:00PM Lunch at a local seafood restaurant
03:30:PM Depart Puerto López Mateos
06:30PM Arrive back in  La Paz

Recommendation: Bring wind breaker, tennis shoes, hat, sun lotion and camera.

Whale Watching: Two days, one night in Puerto Lopez Mateos

Sample Itinerary

Day One
6:00AM Hotel pick up (coffee & juice during the driving )
9:00AM Breakfast in Cd. Constitucion.
11:00AM Board the boat for 2 hours of whale watching
01:00PM Return to port and enjoy lunch at local restaurant.
02:00PM Hotel check in at Lopez Mateos .. rest for two hours.
04:00PM Afternoon boat ride for one hour to the dunes.
05:00PM Return to port and take a shower.
06:00-08:00PM Dinner at local restaurant. Stay at Cabania.

Day Two
8:00AM Breakfast at local restaurant.
9:30AM Board the boat for 3 hours of whale watching.
12:30AM Return to port.
01:00PM Lunch at local seafood restaurant
02:30PM Hotel check out and leave for La Paz.
05:30PM Arrive in La Paz and transfer to hotel.

Bahia Balandra Half Day Tour

Guided half day tour to visit Balandra Beach, Gaviota Island, Melito. Visit the natural wonders of one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Baja and enjoy the wonders of the Sea of Cortez.. Tour include boat fee, box lunch with drinks, snorkel set and hotel transfer. Tour hour : 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm

Rancho Tour

Guided tour to visit a Baja Rancho. A slice the rural lifestyle that for decades was the backbone of the Baja economy. Tour includes round trip to working Baja California Sur rancho, breakfast and lunch, goat cheese making, and enjoy some free time at beach. Tour hour : 7am-3pm