BAJA WINTERS

2018 CARAVAN SEASON

SNOWBIRD FREEDOM TOUR

Baja 2000 mile caravan to Los Barriles and Back

DEPARTURE DATE: JAN. 07, 2018

 

Jan. 07: Rancho Sordo Mudo RV Park. Cross the border at Tecate, BC and drive south through Baja’s Wine Country. We will be camping at an RV park that is run by a school for the hearing and speaking impaired. We will visit the Wine Museum of Northern Baja. After which we will set up camp and relax. Those who wish may take their tow vehicles and ride share to the L.A. Cetto winery for wine tasting. This evening we will enjoy a pot-luck dinner, Baja Winters will provide rotisserie chicken. Full hook-ups.

3 hour drive

 

Jan. 08: El Pabellón. Camp on a beautiful Pacific Ocean beach. Get to know each other with Margaritas and tamales (furnished by BAJA WINTERS) and pot-luck dinner. DRY camp.

Full hook-ups, limited availability, small extra fee.

4 hour drive

 

Jan. 09: Cataviña. Drive to a mountain 'ranch' arrive early to enjoy, hiking, cave painting tour and relaxing, we will experience an original Mexican ‘bunk-house’ dinner (optional). Bring your plates and utensils. You may bring your own wine if you choose. Dry Camp

3 hour drive.

 

Jan. 10: San Ignacio. Next camp is at the first oasis that we will encounter in Baja. Prior to our next day’s departure we will explore the town and the most photographed mission church in Baja. Full hook-ups, WiFi available*.

4 hour drive.

 

Jan. 11 & 12: Bahía de Concepción. Dry camp on a beautiful white sand beach with turquoise water similar to the Bahamas, in Bahía de Concepción. Baja Beach Party: beer & wine and barbequed chicken furnished by Baja Winters. Each rig to bring a pot-luck dish. Dry Camp

4 hour drive.

 

Jan. 13 & 14: Loreto. RV Park with full hook-ups. Visit historic mission and stroll the unique shopping 'mall'. For those who want to experience an off-road trip, we will journey to the mountain town of San Javier and visit its historic mission and enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch.

Full hook-ups, WiFi available*.

2.5 hour drive

 

Jan. 15: Cd. Constitucion:.

Full hook-ups, WiFi available*.

4.5 hour drive

 

Jan. 16: Los Barriles. We head south through the city of La Paz, BCS to Los Barriles.

The town of Los Barriles will be your ‘jumping-off’ point to travel to the RV Park you have made reservations with for your ‘Freedom-Time’.

5 hour drive.

Full hook-ups, WiFi available*.

 

Jan 17 thru Feb 15-FREEDOM TIME! Refer to the list of campgrounds in this pre-departure packet for your Freedom Time stay.

 

 

RETURN SCHEDULE

 

Feb. 15: Rendezvous in Mulegé. We will meet you at the Pemex gas station south of the town of Mulegé. We will depart from the Pemex at 8:00 a.m.

 

Feb. 15 & 16: Guerrero Negro. We are camping in Guerrero Negro for 2 nights in order to go whale watching. Here we will be able to enjoy one of the best seafood restaurants in Baja.

RV Park has full hook-ups, WiFi available*.

5 hour drive

 

Feb. 17: El Pabellon. Camp on the beach. Dry camping. Full hook-ups for an extra fee.

6 hour drive

 

Feb. 18: Santo Tomas Vineyard & Winery. We will dry-camp in the vineyard and go on a unique tour of the vineyard and enjoy “sensory wine tasting”. Wine tasting optional. Dry Camping

3 hour drive

 

Feb 19: Cross the border at Tecate, BC. Adios! Time to say good-by. We will be crossing the border at Tecate, BC. You will have time to get to your camping destinations in the U.S.A.

Today's travel time approximately 4 hrs. plus a 1 hr. wait at the border. About 110 miles.

 

WiFi* is available as of this writing. No guarantees that it will be there when we arrive.

Definition of WiFi in Baja: speed of dial-up, available close to the RV Park office (not in your rig). Embrace the ‘mañana’ attitude of Baja…..take your time and slow down.

 

BEACHES, WINES & WHALES CARAVAN

2020

JAN. 26, 2020: Sunday. DAY 1 ~ GUADALUPE RV PARK.   We will cross the border at Tecate, BC and drive south through Baja's wine country.  We will camping tonight in an RV park in the Guadalupe Valley.  After we set up camp, we will take our tow vehicles and ride share to the Adobe winery where we will enoy lunch at the Adobe Gourmet Food Truck.  Next we will visit the DOMECQ winery, here we will tour their museum and winery and enjoy wine tasting.  This evening enjoy dinner in your rigs and get to know you new 'caravan' friends.
Full hook-ups.
3 hr. drive.
JAN 27: Monday. DAY 2 ~ EL PABELLÓN.  We will camp on a beautiful Pacific Ocean beach.  We will enjoy a 'pot-luck' dinner with Margaritas & tamales furnished by BAJA WINTERS.
WiFi available*
Dry camp.  (Full hook-ups limited availaility for a small extra fee.)
4 hr. drive.
JAN 28: Tuesday. DAY 3 ~ CATAVIÑA. We will journey to a mountain ranch. We will arrive early in order to enjoy hiking, cave painting tour and relaxing.  We will experience an original Mexican 'bunk-house' meal.  The cave painting tour and dinner paid for by BAJA WINTERS.
Dry camp.
3 hr drive.
JAN 29: Wednesday. DAY 4 ~ SAN IGNACIO. Our next camp is at the first oasis we will encounter in Baja.  Prior to our next days' departure, we will explore the town which has the most photographed mission church in Baja.  And enjoy an ice cream at our favorite ice cream shop in Baja.
WiFi available*
Full hook-ups
4 hr. drive
JAN 30 & 31: Thursday & Friday. DAYS 5 & 6 ~ BAHÍA DE CONCEPCIÓN.  After our tour of the town of San Ignacio we will travel to Santispac Beach.  We will camp on a beautiful white sand beach with turquoise water, similer to the Bahamas.
Dry camp.
4 hr. drive.
FEB 01: Saturday. DAY 7 ~ LORET0. We will camp in an RV park with full hook-ups.  You can visit the historic mission and stroll the unique shopping 'mall'.  For those who want to experience an out of the way day-trip, we will journey to the mountain town of San Javier and visit its historic mission and enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch.
WiFi available*
Full hook-ups
2.5 hr. drive

FEB 02 THRU FEB 17 - FREEDOM TIME! 

This is your time to experience and enjoy the reason you chose to come to Baja. You can RELAX and ENJOY the people, their customs and WEATHER. AVOID packing up and MOVING to a new campground every day or two.

CLICK HERE FOR THE LIST OF CAMPGROUNDS FOR YOUR FREEDOM TIME. 

RETURN SCHEDULE

FEB 18 & 19: Tuesday & Wednesday. DAYS 24 & 25 Rendezvous in Mulegé. ~ GUERRERO NEGRO.  We will be camping in Guerrero for 2 nights in order to go whale watching.  On the RV parks property is one of the best seafood restaurants in Baja.
WiFi available*
Full hook-ups
5 hr. drive

FEB 20: Thursday. DAY 26 ~ CATAVIÑA.  We will return to the 'ranch' and enjoy the peace and quiet of Catavina.  
Dry camp.
3 hr. drive
FEB 21: Thursady DAY 27 ~ EL PABELLÓN.   Camp again on the beach.  Tonight we will enjoy an authentic clam cook-out on the beach, providied by BAJA WINTERS.
WiFi available*
Dry camp (Full hook-ups available for an extra fee.)
3 hr. drive
FEB 22 & 23: Saturday & Sunday. DAYS 28 & 29 ~ GUADALUPE RV PARK.  We will be returning to Guadalupe RV Park.  Tonight we will relax in camp and enjoy dinner in your rig or get together with your caravan friends.  Tomorrow we will vist a winery for wine tasting and a tour.  Afterwards we will visit Mexico's largest winery.  Her we will take a tour of the wine making facilities and tast wine. Wine tasting paid for by BAJA WINTERS.
Full hook-ups
2 hr drive.
FEB 24: Sunday. DAY 30 ~ CROSS THE BORDER AT TECATE, B.C.  Adios!  Time to say good-by.  We will be crossing the border at Tecate, B.C.  You will have time to get to your camping destinations in the U.S.A.
1 1/2 hr.  Possible 1 hour wait at the border.
*WiFi is available as of this writing.  No guarantees that is will be there when we arrive.
Definition of WiFi in Baja:  speed of dial-up, available close to the RV park office (not in your rig).  Embrace the mañana attitude.....take your time and slow down.