The low california peninsula
Baja California, the other secret face of Mexico
This tongue of land stretching over 1300 km, from Tijuana in the north to Los Cabos in the south, is accessible by a single route, the Transpeninsular, which takes place over 1700 kms.It allows to discover spectacular sierras culminating in more 3000 meters and immense deserts sheltering large protected and protected wilderness, vertiginous canyons and countless sinuous tracks lined with giant cacti.
One of the largest biosphere reserves on the planet with 25,000 km2
Its Vizcaino biosphere reserve, located in the central desert in the heart of the peninsula, one of the largest on the planet with 25,000 km2, contains nearly 5000 varieties of plants, most of which are endemic.In this dense vegetation and atypical, there are no less than 110 species of cactus often spectacular size including the famous cardoon cactus that can measure up to 17 meters high.
Baja California Peninsula (Mexico): a travel idea for this winter.
Swimming with whale sharks at sea
of Cortez, strong emotions guaranteed.
In winter, far from the cold, snorkelling with whale sharks in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of California, this is one of the many activities possible with an experienced guide during your stay in Baja California. With nearly 15 meters long, weighing more than twelve tons, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is the largest fish in the world.
Devoid of any aggressiveness towards the man, this giant of the seas is perfectly harmless and can easily be approached and followed while ensuring the charter recommended by your guide to respect this protected species.