BAJA BACKROADS ADVENTURE
Join us on a one-week loop featuring the best on- and off-pavement roads in northern Baja. This ride starts in the Los Angeles area and officially ends in San Diego. Riders wanting to return to Los Angeles on their rental bikes may do so at no additional cost. This is a great way to experience Baja on and off the pavement and explore little known gems off the beaten track in northern Baja.
*WARNING* This trip features paved and dirt surface roads. Some sections of road may be sandy and challenging. Be ready for adventure riding. This is not a couples-style two up trip. If you want to explore Baja as a couple on one motorcycle, check out our Best of Baja Southbound and Best of Baja Northbound adventures.
Road Conditions: This ride features paved and dirt surfaces appropriate for large displacement dual-sport motorcycles.
|Arrival||Departure||*Double Occupancy||*Single Occupancy||*Couples Package|
|October 26, 2019||November 05, 2019||$4,250||$5,200|
|October 24, 2020||November 03, 2020|
*Double Occupancy - Base Bike with a Shared Room
*Single Occupancy - Base Bike with Your Own Room
*Couples Package - Two Participants on One Base Bike in One Private Room
|Own Bike||Suzuki V-Strom 650||BMW F700 GS||BMW F800 GS||Honda Africa Twin||BMW R1200 GS|
DAY 1 - Arrival in Los Angeles County. Hotel check-in and welcome dinner this evening. Stay in Long Beach near our rental facility.
DAY 2 - Long Beach, California to Julian, California
Ride the paved back roads and discover the best-kept secrets of San Diego County. Savor serpentine tarmac as we stage the group close to the Mexican border in anticipation of a smooth crossing in Tecate. Stay in Julian.
DAY 3 - Julian, California to San Felipe, Mexico
Cross into Mexico today and enjoy a full day of paved riding through open desert countryside. Arrive on the Sea of Cortez shores at the town of San Felipe. Stay in San Felipe.
DAY 4 - San Felipe to Bahia de Los Angeles
Ride along the Sea of Cortez on paved and unpaved roads. Stop by Iconic Coco's Corner. Stay in the sleepy fishing village of Bahia de Los Angeles on the shores of the Sea of Cortez.
DAY 5 - Bahia de los Angeles - Free Day
Take the day to relax, or explore to Mission San Bora. Why not have a little adventure? Stay in Bahia de Los Angeles.
DAY 6 - Bahia de Los Angeles to Cataviña
Today features paved riding through breathtaking desert landscapes. For the adventurous, explore around Cataviña after arriving at your hotel.
DAY 7 - Cataviña to San Quintín
Enjoy a mostly paved ride today with optional Sea Lion cave and beach ride. Stay near San Quintín.
DAY 8 - San Quintín to Coyote Cal's
Ride along the Pacific Ocean. Part beach, part road, all adventure! Stay at Coyote Cal's on the Pacific Ocean.
DAY 9 - Coyote Cal's to Mikes Sky Ranch
Go from one rustic and unique destination to another. This time, change the ocean views for open desert landscape as you ride dirt and paved roads to famed Mike's Sky Ranch. Stay at Mike's.
DAY 10 - Mikes Sky Ranch to San Diego, California
Ride the last stretches of dirt roads in Baja's back country before crossing back to the USA and arriving at San Diego. Farewell dinner tonight. Stay in San Diego.
DAY 11 - Departure Day
Fly or ride home from San Diego, or stay in the saddle for a self-guided final leg back to Los Angeles.
THE GEAR TO BRING
MotoQuest guides wear Scorpion helmets, jackets, pants and gloves, and we outfit our motorcycles with luggage and accessories from Twisted Throttle. You can view and download our complete MotoQuest packing list here.
MotoQuest Staff on Tour
Included With the Tour
- Lodging Accommodations
- Premiere Welcome and Farewell Dinners
- Professional MotoQuest Guide(s)
- Support Vehicle
- Support Vehicle Driver
- Staff Trained in First Aid with Satellite Phone
- MotoQuest Swag Bag
- Photos Taken on the Trip
- Custom Photo Book
- Automatic Enrollment in Global Rescue
- Travel Accommodations
- Meals on the Road
- Alternative Tours
- Travel Insurance
- National Park Entrance Fees