Looking for a quick getaway for a holiday incentive or add-on to your California or Mexico program? Lindblad Expeditions just announced short Baja Cruises in December 2017 and January 2018 at very attractive rates!
These 3 or 4-night adventure-packed voyages in Baja California & the Sea of Cortez are just thing for your busy attendees who crave a quick health and wellness break. And with only 31 staterooms, National Geographic Sea Bird is ideal for a private ship charter.
Highlights of Lindblad’s Short Baja Cruises Include:
- Active holiday escape, just a short flight away
- Enjoy yoga on beautiful beaches
- Stand-up paddle board, swim and snorkel
- Savor local flavors with our delicious and sustainable food program
- Baja’s desert islands are a mecca for kayaking – this trip allows you to paddle and still enjoy the comforts of our mobile base-camp, the National Geographic Sea Bird
- Long hikes to the top of island ridges for incredible views of turquoise bays below
Sample Itinerary for Short Baja Cruises
DAY 1: US / SAN JOSE DEL CABO / LA PAZ / EMBARK
Fly to Los Cabos airport and transfer to La Paz, where you’ll embark National Geographic Sea Bird this afternoon.
DAY 2: SAN JOSE CHANNEL / ISLA SAN FRANCISCO
Witness a spectacular Baja sunrise this morning, while searching for marine mammals in the upper San Jose Channel. Hear naturalist talks, and learn photography basics during an early morning at sea. Before lunch, go ashore at Isla San Francisco, where a sweeping arc of white sand beach beckons you to try yoga or qigong with your Wellness Specialist. Explore nearby tide pools with your Naturalists, or spend the afternoon stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling and kayaking. Hike to the nearby ridge for unparalleled views, just before sunset, then return for a beach barbecue dinner followed by a bonfire under the stars.
DAY 3: ISLA ESPIRITU SANTO / LOS ISLOTES
Today we let nature and group interests be our guide. Explore the dramatically eroded shoreline of Isla Partida on a long, one-way kayak journey, or join a challenging hike up a rocky arroyo to the crest of the island. Meander a desert trail with the Naturalists to learn details of the region’s geology and natural history. Then, spend the afternoon snorkeling with playful and curious sea lions, or photograph their antics from expedition landing craft. In the evening, enjoy fresh ceviche and cocktails on deck and enjoy Captain’s Farewell Dinner.
DAY 4: LA PAZ / DISEMBARK / SAN JOSE DEL CABO
Dock in downtown La Paz this morning. Disembark upon returning to the ship, and transfer to Los Cabos airport for flights home.