❖ Explore the Ceboruco Volcano and Admire its Animal Life
Go hiking, mountain climbing or rock climbing inside this crater of mystical beauty.
The volcano as well as its surroundings has become a geological park where you can go mountain climbing and mountain biking. It is over 7,400 feet above sea level and from its peak you can see some nearby towns. It is surrounded by remains of lava and volcanic rock, the products of its last eruption around the end of the 19th century.
You can watch as the volcano’s crater exhales steam. Furthermore, it is home to five endemic plant species, of which three are from Nayarit and two from western Mexico.
Observe the great diversity of animals that live around the crater such as wild cats, deer, hares, skunks, and raccoons.
You can arrive by car, walking or on horseback. It is 5 miles from the centre of Jala.
❖ Live the legend of La Sierpe
Every May 3rd, in Jala a celebration is held around the most famous story of the Magical Town “The Legend of La Sierpe”.
The town is filled with flowers and music. At night, the burning of La Sierpe, a strange creature in the shape of a snake with seven heads, takes place.
On September 8, you can also see the town engaged in the tradition of the burning of La Sierpe, a cardboard figure that descends down the mountain, which makes it a spectacle worthy of admiration.
Take a hike up the Cerro de la Cruz and admire the wonderful view it offers. You can go hiking and then have a picnic surrounded by the oak and cedar forest. Take pictures of the beautiful scenery.
❖ Go on a Canopy Tour
Tour in Ixtlan del Rio
Test your senses in mountain hiking, crossing Tibetan bridges, vertical climbing via ferrata, rappelling and zip lines up to 110 meters. Here they also offer lodging and camping area.