Spring Programme: The giants’ caress

Air temperature: min 15°C, max 30 – water 22 – 23C°

Water visibility: medium to good.

This is the programme richest in Cetaceans because it includes the possibility of going out to meet the gray whales, which are only present on the Pacific coast during this period. To see these whales come seeking the caresses from the visitors aboard a boat is an incredible and magical experience! Going into the water is prohibited, but considering the water’s turbidity and temperature, we are not missing out on much. The other half of the trip takes place on the Sea of Cortez on a comfortable cruising boat (28m) equipped with sea-kayaks. During the 5-day cruise between La Paz and Loreto, the boat sails the sea from island to island looking to meet the whales dolphins and swim with the seals. When possible, the kayaks provide for a more silent and more ecological approach of the cetaceans. Of course, the time will always be devoted to snorkeling and free-diving seront omnipresents.

THE PROGRAMME

Day 1:
Pick-up at the airport of La Paz – Transfer to the marina and boarding of the boat. At night: journey to the island of Espiritu Santo.

Day 2:
Wake up in a dream-like inlet of turquoise waters. Morning: trying out the swimming materials, flipper, mask and snorkel and introduction to sea-kayaking. Afternoon, swimming with the seals and sea lions.

Days 3 to 5:
Sailing to other dream-like islands between La Paz and Loreto where we continuously look for dolphins, whales and sea lions. Time will also be reserved for going onto land, kayaking and snorkeling. Fishing lines are also on board for fishing during the trip.

Day 6:
After breakfast, leaving for Loreto and transfer to Baya Magdalena (3hours). After lunch, the first, approximately two-hour excursion is organized on “Pangas” (big rapid crafts) to go encounter the gray whales of Lopez Mateos. BBQ dinner on the beach near the whales. Night in a bungalow.

Day 7:
After breakfast, second sortie to go watch the gray whales.
Afternoon, transfer in the direction of La Paz (3h ride) to the hotel. Night at the hotel

Day 8:
Free day in La Paz. Night at the hotel.

Day 9:Depending on flight times, transfers to the airport, In general, the flights are overnight, arriving the next morning in Europe (D-10)

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