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
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.
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 the United States:
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
Tel: 011-52 33-1818-4200
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
Feria de la Capirotada
Venue: Ajijic malecon
Regata de Globos
Hot air balloon event
Venue: Cruz Azul soccer field
Fiestas de San Andres
Venue: Central plaza
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.