RIDE BACK IN TIME
December - January
Difficulty: medium - high
trip type: adventure, archaeology, desert, camping, historcal
activities: hiking, climbing, mule riding, discover, sight seening
Discover the wild west of Mexico
Ride on a mule down a desert canyon, accompanied by local "charros" (Mexican cowboys) and discover mysterious, ancient cave paintings.
Palm tree Oasis San Ignacio
Steep ride on mules into the deep, beautiful canyon
Thousands of years old cave paintings
Camping in the desert canyon
campfire with real "Rancheros" (Mexican Cowboys)
visit of the wild west town Santa Rosalia
Price per person
Price in Group of 2 people
Price for every additional person
Price includes taxes.
6% booking fee upon online booking
3,8% credit card fee
(December - January)
We can organize this trip anytime between December - January. Please contact us.
in Trip included
visit Loreto, Santa Rosalia, San Ignacio, Muelege
Ride on a mule into the desert canyon of San Francisco de la Sierra
visit of ancient cave paintings
packanimals and park fees
accommodation (4 nights in Camping tent, 4 nights at boutique hotel)
multilingual naturalist guide
meals and non-alcoholic drinks on trips
does not include meals and beverages during stays in hotels
includes all services of Selkie Travels
Into the desert
Pick up at Loreto airport. Transfer into boutique Hotel "Posada de las Flores" or similar.
Drive to San Ignacio
Drive along the coast and visit of the 18th century mining town Santa Rosalia. Arrival in the oasis town of San Ignacio. Night at the Oasis Springs bungalows or similar.
Ride into the canyon
Drive into the San Francisco mountains. Arrival at the farm and packing of the mules. Ride down into the stunning canyon, with its spectacular views. Visit of the first cave paintings.
Setting up camp at the camp site and night in the tent or under the stars.
The biggest caves
Today we ride down the colourful riverbed and visit the biggest cave "la Pintada" which has a huge display of ancient art, with many different styles and painted objects.
off the beaten track
The cave paintings we are searching today are more difficult to access and are therefore visited by very few tourists. This is one of the real off the beaten track travel spots! Night at the campsite.
Today we return to the farm and then to the town of San Ignacio. Night at the refreshing oasis.
Return to Loreto
Return to Loreto. Transfer to airport or Night at boutique Hotel Posada de las Flores or similar.
Transfer to Loreto airport. Departure
Itineraries can change depending on weather, logistics and animal behaviour
No animal encounters can be guaranteed
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Prices are subject to change