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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. Plan your visit to Romantic Lake Chapala and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Guadalajara holiday planner.
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  • We really enjoy our walk in Lago de Chapala, the weather was just perfect and the lake was beautiful lots of vendors in the board walk very clean place, nice to sit on one of the many restaurants and ...  more »
  • This is a must-see if you visit Guadalajara. The lake are has a very good weather year-round and offers lots of food and entertainment options. Chapala gives you a taste of old Mexico, while Ajijic ha...  more »
  • It is very interesting to walk on the shores of the Lake, either boat-rides. This is the largest lake in Mexico.
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