Welcome to Loreto

Anthropologists believe the Loreto area to be the oldest human settlement on the Baja Peninsula. Indigenous cultures thrived here due to plentiful water and food. In 1697 Jesuit Juan María Salvatierra established the peninsula’s first permanent mission at this modest port backed by soaring mountains.

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Cusco Sightseeing City Tour

CUSCO SIGHTSEEING CITY TOURDEPARTURE: Every day from 9.00Am OR 1:30pmWe will pick you up from your hotel and head to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco to explore and learn the history that involves this amazing square full of important events that changed the history of our country, we will start the tour here Visiting the most remarkable buildings and streets around:  Cathedral of Cusco considered the most important church of Cusco City and Latin America. Is located on the Plaza de Armas. Hatun Rumiyuq Street where we find the famous Twelve-angled stone which is the best example of the Inca’s advanced arquitecture.  San Blas neighborhood that houses local artisans, workshops and a network of narrow streets with beautiful stairs that climbs to the upper part of Cusco to show us Cusco. Loreto Street: Called the “street of the sun”, this important street show the magnificent and highly advance Incan arquitecture. used connect Koricancha and the Plaza de Armas Koricancha: The Most Important  temple during at the high of the Ica Empire, now the Santo Domingo Church is located right on  top  San Pedro Market: Is the oldest, most popular, and largest Market that we have in Cusco. It has many different food stalls and vendors where we can enjoy the fresh Juices, shop for Fruits and souvenirs, and experience Cusco city as a localPLACES WE VISIT • Plaza de Armas  • Cathedral of Cusco • 12 angles stone street • San Blas Square • City View from the upper neighborhoods • Loreto Street • Koricancha • San Pedro market Includes • Pick up and drop off from your Hotel • Professional Native Tour Guide Does Not Include • Entrance fees to places we Visit • Cathedral (8.USD) • Koricancha (5.USD) • Gratuities What you need to take: • Warm Jacket • Comfortable shoes • Extra money For Souvenirs • Camera • Water

$68 Cultural & Theme Tours

Puebla secrets experience

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Biblioteca Palafoxiana, Puebla, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastOn September 5, 1646, Bishop Palafox y Mendoza donated his personal library, composed of five thousand volumes, the seminarians of the Tridentine colleges, ordering that it could be consulted by anyone who would read or study, so it is important first public library of the American continent.Since then, see in the College of San Juan, in the heart of the city of Puebla.Named in 1981, Historical Monument of Mexico for its beautiful emblem of the baroque Novohispano; and in 2005, included by UNESCO as part of the Memory of the World program for its old collection of books; The Palafoxiana Library is nowadays a museum of books and continues its work as a universal library. In addition, it has a living room.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Catedral Basilica de Puebla, Puebla, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastIt is dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Puebla. Its construction dates back to 1539 but it was not until 1690 that it acquired the shape and size it has today. It is of Herrerian style, with Renaissance facades and Baroque interiors. Today, it is considered one of the most beautiful in the world for the many treasures of its interior.Its two towers, flanking the Puerta del Perdón, are among the highest in the country. Inside, there is the Altar of the Kings, the sumptuous Baldaquino or Cypress, the altar of forgiveness and the choir of magnificent stalls, the three organs, the paintings of Miguel Cabrera in the Via Crucis, the Chapel of the Holy Spirit and the Sacristy, where they guard authentic treasures of religious art.Currently on the main facade are projected on weekends, the videomapping "Mosaicos Poblanos", which consists of a show that shows different stages of the history of the State, gastronomy, talavera, textiles and popular festivals.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), Puebla, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThe sumptuous decoration based on onyx, gilded plasterwork, paintings and tiles covered with 22 carat gold plates, make the chapel a unique building of its kind, which has been considered the eighth wonder of the new world and named as "reliquary" of America "by Pope John Paul II in 1979.The sides of the nave contain 6 canvases by José Rodríguez Carnero, with the scenes of the joyful mysteries of the Rosary.It was the first Chapel dedicated to the Virgin of the Rosary that was built in Mexico, as a sign of the great devotion to the rosary of the Dominicans also professed to teach the faithful to pray, promoting visual art to educate the people.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Street of Candies, Puebla, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastAlso called Calle de Santa Clara, because there is the old convent of Clarisas nuns, who since the 18th century elaborate delicious eggnog, sweets and cookies, in different forms and presentations that combine recipes and ingredients.Among the most representative sweets of the state are the sweet potato, the pancakes of Santa Clara and the muégano.Currently, along this street there are numerous shops that offer the popular sweets and make known the Puebla tradition of craft work, domestic creativity and conventual imagination.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Barrio del Artista, Puebla, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastIt is an attractive corner with a baroque fountain adorned with sculptures, where you can take a pleasant walk to know the workshops of painters and artists who work in public view.This bohemian neighborhood of Puebla is perfect for a pleasant walk or sitting in a cafe to look at the colorful atmosphere of the street.During your walk you will find the bronze monuments of José Márquez Figueroa and the authors of the song "Qué chula es Puebla", Rafael Hernández and Bernardo San Cristóbal.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Tuneles de Puebla, Puebla, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastThe historic passage May 5 joins the underground network that together with the Puente de bubas form the "Secrets of Puebla".The 5 de Mayo Historical Passage rescues the ancestral values, in a journey through the depths of colonial Puebla.Tunnels, secret passages, hydraulic works and elements for the defense of the City, make up this network of legends and secrets of history with more than three centuries of antiquity that intertwine in the subsoil of the City of Puebla.The Tunnels network has lighting and audiovisual resources that allow you to know its history, covering a distance of 477 m.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Fuertes de Loreto, Puebla, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastVisit the 5 de Mayo Civic Center, a place to admire breathtaking views of the city, visit the Museum of No Intervention in the Fort of Loreto, Museum of Anthropology, Fort of Guadalupe, Planetarium, Natural History Museum and Exhibition Center where They carry out the most important events of the city of Puebla as the annual May 5th Fair.Duration: 30 minutes

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Baja Beach Daze 14-Day

Our affordable Baja camping holiday departs San Francisco in the evening, with brief stops in Los Angeles and San Diego. Once south of the border the next day, you can sample fish tacos, visit steam baths, and celebrate with fresh lime margaritas at Hussong's Cantina in Ensenada. Kick back on the adventure bus with your new friends and take in the cactus-coated landscape as the Tortoise travels through northern Baja. Wake up to a fresh continental breakfast in the stark desert of central Baja.Take a dip in the fantastic swimming hole, or visit the sleepy town square and the beautiful Mission San Ignacio. We move on to the quaint oasis town of Muleje and the cobblestone streets of Loreto as we continue working our way down the coast of the Sea of Cortez.We head for some big city excitement in La Paz, the capital of Baja Sur. Spend the day on the water with local guides and swim with the docile whale shark, snorkel or scuba dive with playful sea lions, or go deep sea fishing.Later, maybe a fresh lobster dinner, shop for Mexican arts and crafts, and dance the night away in a salsa club in the one and only Cabo San Lucas!After two nights of big city life we'll go ahead and get back into relaxation mode. Camping at Cabo Pulmo is one of kind! A marine preserve with an untouched coral reef near the southern tip of Baja. Relax in the sun, stroll the beach for seashells, book a fishing trip or go diving before we travel northward.After some relaxing beach time we will take a stroll through the galleries and coffee shops that make the Surfer's paradise of Todos Santos.We will work our way north with a special Green Tortoise secret gem near the small fishing village of Agua Verde. A two-hour hike from camp brings you to tidal hot springs nestled in an azure cove. Other optional activities include a coastline boat trip to a small fishing village, sea kayaking to offshore islands, or a mule ride into the surrounding mountains. To wrap up our stay in the area, we enjoy an authentically prepared Mexican meal at Rancho San Cosme. if in season, we may watch whales at Ojo de Liebre before dining under the stars by a freshwater lagoon near San Ignacio.Time to soak up the sun and feel the sand between your toes one more time. Our final beach location puts us on the northern pacific side of the pensinsula before we cross the boarder and say our final goodbyes!