23963
Mexico

Mexico for Women: The Great Gray Whale Migration & Natural Wonders

Witness the gray whale migration and observe them up-close in the heart of their breeding grounds on this learning adventure just for women along the Baja Peninsula.
Program No. 23963RJ
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,049

At a Glance

On this learning adventure just for women, observe one of the most miraculous natural phenomena on the planet: the 5,000-mile winter migration of gray whales to the Baja Peninsula. Trace the migration and life cycle of the gray whale and plunge into Mexico’s natural landscape. From beautiful deserts where unique flora thrive to a tranquil hike through an art cave in Valle de los Cirios, there are endless opportunities for you and your new friends to gain a unique perspective of Baja’s natural environment.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking short distances on varied terrain. Boarding small fishing boats from pier and beach, possibly wading into water knee high. Driving on graded road one hour. Driving time on bus from 1.5-5 hours daily. Elevations up to 3,500 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Bond with your group of fellow women as you all share the incredible experience of boarding a fishing boat and getting within an arm’s length of a gray whales.
  • Visit the Scripps Institution of Oceanography to learn about whales with marine biologists.
  • Examine the bizarre boojum tree, towering cardon cactus, contorted elephant tree and other endemic plants in the deserts of Baja.
Featured Expert
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Veronica (Luka) Rangel
Born in Mexico City, Veronica Luka Rangel adopted Ensenada as her home in 1994 when she settled there to study Oceanography at the State University. Her passion to protect the environment inspired her to continue in the university as an environmental education teacher. Her enthusiasm has helped fuel the development of remote villages in Baja California, organizing cultural and environmental events, as well as participating in summer programs with the Kumeyaay and Paipai native communities.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Veronica (Luka) Rangel
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