Romantic Lake Chapala, Guadalajara

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See Mexico’s largest lake on a tour with Romantic Lake Chapala. Sail on the vast natural lake, take a boat tour to Scorpion Island, and enjoy the scenic landscapes that surround it. Pay a visit to small lakeside towns, such as Chapala or Ajijic, and stroll the charming cobblestone streets lined with colonial era buildings and rustic shops. During the tour of the lake, you can take a relaxing walk on the shore, spot seagulls and other local birdlife, purchase souvenirs, or sample delicacies such as charales, a dish of dried fish with chili and lime. You can plan Guadalajara trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Town approximately 20 minutes from the exit of Guadalajara, if you leave the airport take the road to Chapala on the right hand side. The Road is in good condition and there are no collection booths. The attractiveness of the town is the Malecon area, you can see it in one afternoon, I do not consider it necessary to stay there. There Are Several seafood restaurants, and many places to buy snacks, snow, tequila and Micheladas prepared in many ways. In These positions there is a wide variety of handmade ornaments, toys, clothes and "souvenirs". The Lake is not nice, however there are boat rides and piers for taking pictures. It Has a church in the Malecon area and the classic giant letters for the photo. You Can Park Freely if you find place, otherwise it advances to the end of the Malecon and there is a large parking lot in a land where they charge 30 pesos.
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  • My wife and I came to Chapala to visit some long-time friends who have lived for seven years in this very large expat community on the north shore of Lake Chapala, the largest lake in Mexico, an hour ...  more »
  • Lake Chapala is very polluted but they are working getting it cleaned up. Looking at the lake from mountainside is beautiful. There are boats that will take you to the two small islands. People don't ...  more »
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