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Address: Guadalajara, Mexico
Phone Number: 303-394-6920
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Lake Chapala and Ajijic Half-Day Tour from Guadalajara
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Lake Chapala!

Well I come here to just check place but I do not see special ! Like normal tourists town lot of shopping and restaurant ! Lake front is nice to walk nicety maintenance my friend... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well I come here to just check place but I do not see special ! Like normal tourists town lot of shopping and restaurant ! Lake front is nice to walk nicety maintenance my friend is wheelchair he doesn't have any Problems!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went early, small town, with walkway with a lake. At the end of the tour they take you down, I guess is the restaurant area with the foreign presence? A getaway for the locals.

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Thank Carlos D
Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a day tour with GDL Adventure. GDLadventure.mx through our Hotel Morales. Ask for the guide Paco; his english is excellent and he took good care of us. Clean, new mini van w/ac. Lots of stops along the way, including a tequila tasting stop. Plan on an 8 hour day. Dinner overlooking the water, then a sunset cruise on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends to visit other friends. Small quaint area. Went to farmers market very nice. Walked out he malecon very interesting. Went to small village in the hills on the other side of the lake interesting drive. On 40 minutes from Guadalajara. Only thing here is traffic is really congested. Only one 2 lane road in and out.

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Thank Warren C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several towns around this very large lake share a lot of local beauty and the climate is a micro one controlled by the vast lake and surrounding mountains.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are spending a few days in Guadalajara, then Lake Chapala is a must. To see the largest lake in Mexico, you can choose from Chapala (more popular, less expensive) or Ajijic (more sophisticated and more expensive) or why not do both. In Ajijic, you starting point should be the Plaza (center of town) there are plenty of Art... More 

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Chapala lake several times. I must say is fun ! They have great ice cream and little dried fishes that you eat them as snacks with salt, lime and chile!

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Thank Karim S
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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 enjoy a drink with the beautiful view.

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Thank Antoniaochoa
Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 has a vibrant ex-pat community. You can also find hot water springs on San Juan Cosalá and take a day off in a spa. Lots... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We went back to Chapala lake after many years, there are many options for lunch or dinner around the lake but it was a little dirty, hopefully soon I can go back and take a boat ride with my family.

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