Caravanas de Mexico Staff
Gabriel Romero Chagoya
Gabriel is the owner of Caravanas de Mexico. He is a licensed tour guide and speaks several languages fluently (English, Spanish, French & Italian). Gabriel has worked for several Caravan companies based in several countries over the years. He has been university educated in Archaeology , Anthropology & Tourism and has also been an adult education teacher. Gabriel personally leads most of our tours, both ones associated with caravans and also stand alone bus tours of Copper Canyon and Colonial city routes.
Gabriel has been providing services for RVers and other RV Caravan companies (mainly Quebec based) for many years and is well known and respected in the industry. Gabriel has written articles on RVing in Mexico for Canadian Magazines. He lives in Xochicalco, Morelos and can be reached at (011 52) 967-147-3333 .
Gabriel can also be reached by email though the contact form on this site.
Vagabundos del Mar is a non-profit RV & Boat club based in Rio Vista, California. They have been around since 1966, concentrating mainly on Baja California. Vagabundos & Caravanas de Mexico have now partnered up to run RV caravans through Mainland Mexico. Caravanas provides all the tours, logistics, and arranges the RV park stops for these Vagabundo del Mar Caravans.
Paul assists our company by helping our customers get the paperwork involved in order and answering questions. He is not an employee of Caravanas de Mexico and has no official connection with the company, its finances, or its trips. He is a member of Vagabundos del Mar. He maintains this web site for us, and contracts as a wagon master for us. Paul lives in Abbotsford, BC, Canada in summer & Jalisco, Mexico in winter and is retired from Telus, a major Telecom. Paul attended Simon Fraser University where he co-founded CJSF-FM, and was its Program Director in the 1970’s. After retiring, he co-founded NATCOA, the North American Truck Camper Owners Association, a club & manufacturers organization. Paul has written several magazine articles on RVing in Mexico for publications like RV Life, RV Times & RV Snowbirds. He has led caravans in The Pacific Northwest & Mexico.
Paul has helped organize the RV shows and also presents seminars on RVing in Mexico. Paul is a world traveler and has traveled to over 60 countries and done foreign aid work for Habitat for Humanity. Paul can be reached at 604-852-1342 or via the contact form on this site.
We maintain an extensive network of bilingual tour guides, many of which have worked for us for many years. The often travel with the caravan for segments of the trip.
We have several sets of Wagon Masters, some more experienced than others, some that only do certain routes. This Page contains pictures and bios of most of them. We try to obtain new wagon masters from previous customers, however we have utilized some that have had experience with other companies. Although many of our wagon masters speak at least passable Spanish, this is not a requirement, due to the extensive infrastructure of tour guide support we have throughout Mexico. Not included on our wagon Master page, are the French Canadian Wagon Masters we use for our French trips
We are a registered Mexican Tour Company and have been in business for almost 25 years, mainly organizing tours for American & Canadian Caravan companies, and tourists to Mexico in general. Our specialty is working with RVers. We organize many tours for other Caravan companies, besides running our own. We know Mexico, and we know what our customers will enjoy. We specialize in Mexico, and only Mexico. We are eager to promote RVing here. Our goal is to convince Americans & Canadians that Mexico is both a safe destination for RVers and the perfect Snowbird getaway. We hope that once you get your feet wet with a caravan you will become a regular winter visitor to Mexico. In Mexico, family is everything and we try to treat both our customers & the owners of the RV parks we use, as if they were family. We are always accessible on a personal basis by both email or phone. You talk to us, not a secretary. When you sign up for one of our caravans we deal with you personally to ensure you have your paperwork in order, have your questions answered, and are prepared. We successfully ran our first west coast caravan in Spring 2014. We priced it very low as it was somewhat a trial run and we have modified our offering for future seasons based on feedback from that caravan.