Ajijic medical tourism guide and specialists

Ajijic will quickly turn into one of your favorite destinations for Medical tourism; its traditional streets and architecture only help to highlight the natural beauty of Chapala Lake and its surroundings, turning this small city into the ideal vacation destination for patients looking to get the best medical treatments in Mexico in a magical town where relaxation is part of your trip.
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In this “Pueblo Mágico,” you’ll find some of the most extensive and multicultural art galleries in the region, combining classical Mexican techniques with the creativity of many talented artists. There are also festivals to enjoy all year long, like February’s Carnaval, “Día del Charro” or “Día de Muertos”, which are full of color and amazing food, giving you a firsthand look into Mexico’s diverse culture, and you don’t have to worry about missing out, most businesses are able to speak English and will make sure you’re having an amazing experience.

Visit Ajijic and get the most relaxing medical vacations with a friendly staff, several locations to discover and plenty of food to enjoy; what more could you ask for?

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
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Ajijic general information

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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the nearest embassy, consulate or consular agency.
U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara
Progreso 175 Col. Americana, Codigo Postal 44160 Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 334-624-2102
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Consulate of Canada in Guadalajara
World Trade Center Av. Mariano Otero 1249 Piso 8, Torre Pacífico Col. Rinconada del Bosque 44530 Guadalajara, Jalisco - México
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 33-1818-4200
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52 33-1818-4200
Safety tips
Ajijic is no more of a risk to your safety than any other city in the world and you’re likely to enjoy a safe trip. Providing you exercise common-sense precautions as you would do in any other unfamiliar city.
Arriving by air
The Guadalajara International Airport offers easy transportation into Ajijic via the many buses, taxis, and shuttle. If you request an Uber, the driver could ask you to walk one block away from the entrances. Uber and taxis rides from the airport to most locations within the city range from $10 – $30 US dollars.

Ajijic is located about 24 miles from Guadalajara International Airport.
Common flights to Guadalajara, Jal. (Approx.)
Atlanta 3:00 Hrs.
Chicago 4:00 Hrs.
Houston 2:00 Hrs.
London 11:30 Hrs.
Los Angeles 3:30 Hrs.
Miami 3:00 Hrs.
Montreal 5:00 Hrs.
New York 5:15 Hrs.
Toronto 4:30 Hrs.
Vancouver 4:30 Hrs.
How to move around the city
Public and private transportation is very affordable and due to the high traffic and the size of the city, we would recommend using public transportation, taxi or uber.
Where to stay?
You can find a wide selection of hotels and motels with a price range of $30 - $80 USD per night.
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Additional information
Ajijic attractions
Malecon Ajijic
Tepalo waterfalls
Street Markets
Places you can drive from Guadalajara (Approx.)
Teuchitlan Mexico - 37 miles
Tequila Mexico - 40 miles
Puerto Vallarta - 190 miles
Mexico City - 340 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
Cobblestone street with palm trees and lake view
Park with green bench’s and pants
Warm colorful sunset over the lake
Events for medical tourism in Ajijic
Feria de la Capirotada
Capirotada contest
Date: April
Venue: Ajijic malecon
Events for medical tourism in Ajijic
Regata de Globos
Hot air balloon event
Date: September
Venue: Cruz Azul soccer field
Events for medical tourism in Ajijic
Fiestas de San Andres
Cultural festival
Date: November
Venue: Central plaza
Events for medical tourism in Ajijic
Day of the Dead
Date: November 2
Venue: Central plaza and cemeteries
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media. Photos by Dane Strom.
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