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Discovery Tour Itinerary
Our 7-day 6-night Discovery Tour of Lake Chapala
This is the most popular Discovery Tour for those of you exploring pre-retirement, retirement, investing or just checking out the area.
What to expect:
All our 7-day 6-night Discovery Tours start on a Sunday and end on a Saturday.
We will pick you up from the airport and transport you to the hotel where you will be staying during the course of your tour.

Sunday evening
Meet the Go Mexico Way team and get acquainted over dinner and drinks. You’ll meet the other guests as well. At this time, we’ll be handing out informative material to each Discovery Tour member that will make your stay with us over the upcoming week more fulfilling.

After a sumptuous breakfast that starts with tropical fruit or freshly-squeezed juice, Go Mexico Way will introduce you to some of our affiliate specialists who will talk about and answer your questions on:

  • · Immigration
  • · Healthcare
  • · Lifestyle

After your first couple of hours with our affiliate specialists, we take a pleasant break and go on a tour of the Lakeside from Chapala to San Juan Cosala, the home of Monte Coxala, a world class spa.

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We linger over a gourmet lunch at Vita Bella restaurant on the hillside with a breathtaking view of Lake Chapala.
After lunch comes siesta, when our guests may do as they please.
By 8:00 p.m., everyone is ready for dinner at La Casita del Molcajete, serving delicious Mexican style seafood in a lakeside setting.

Tuesday morning, we set out for Guadalajara, capital of the State of Jalisco. This vibrant city dates to 1542 and we explore the downtown historical district with its plazas and colonial architecture.
Then it’s off to the artisan town of Tlaquepaque for some of the best shopping in the area with galleries, handicraft shops and boutiques set in former colonial mansions. Be sure to bring your camera.
Savor a delicious Mexican lunch while mariachi musicians set the mood with a serenade.
It’s been a long day of enjoyment and we return to Ajijic for siesta time.
Be ready for dinner at 8:00 p.m. at Go’ Le Club, where you will enjoy fusion cuisine.

Learning continues with our affiliate specialists who will talk about:

  • · Money & Banking in Mexico
  • · Real Estate
  • · Home Inspection

Afterward, it’s shopping of a different kind at the weekly tianguis, a movable market dating back to pre-Hispanic times. Merchants set up shop at a designated place on a certain day, which is Wednesday in Ajijic. It’s a wonderful place for fresh fruits, veggies and seafood as well as arts and crafts, kitchen gadgets and a dizzying array of items that change with the seasons.
From here, it’s a leisurely walk to the historic center of Ajijic a few blocks away for fine fusion cuisine at Los Telares.
After lunch, we invite you to enjoy explore Ajijic, taking in its art, culture, architecture and colorful boutiques before enjoying a stroll along the lakeside boardwalk
Dinner is served at the renowned Argentine restaurant, Ajijic Tango, where you’ll enjoy exceptional steaks, pastas and salads.

Thursday is about real estate with a tour to see the many neighborhoods and developments first hand. If you decided to take this tour, we will send you a questionnaire prior to your arrival so you can specify your needs and interests. We will arrange a tour based on your response through our affiliate experts. For those who do not want to participate in the Real Estate and Development Tour, we have some other activities you might enjoy:

  • · Golf  $
  • · Spa $
  • · Boat trip to Isla Alacranes $

We all meet at 2:00 p.m. for lunch at Y’ves on the lake in Ajijic.
After lunch, you’ll have free time to spend as you like. For those who want further real estate information, we will make appointments with your respective real estate agents for the afternoon.
As always, 8:00 p.m. is time for dinner time, this evening in Simply Thai, serving authentic Thai and Southeastern Asian specialties.

Friday morning is reserved for appointments with affiliate specialists if you have more questions in certain areas.
Lunch is served at 2 p.m. at Roberto’s, a beautiful garden terrace restaurant with a vast and eclectic menu.
The afternoon is also reserved for appointments with affiliate specialists, or as free time to spend as you choose.
We gather at 7:00 p.m. for our farewell dinner.

Scheduled departures.
We recommend…
At the end of your Discovery Tour, we recommend you stay an extra few days to enjoy the splendor and beauty that lake Chapala has to offer and go discovering on your own. Should you decide to extend your stay, we will arrange the preferential rate from our affiliates.

Please note:
Alcoholic beverages or unscheduled activities and consumptions are not covered by Go Mexico Way. Event schedule is subject to change due to weather or unforeseen events.

All our tours that involve historic sites are supported by a certified guide who is registered with the secretary of Tourism.
Todos los tours que involucran sitios históricos están avalados por un guía certificado por la Secretaría de Turismo.