Reasons To Visit Guadalajara
Guadalajara is Mexico’s second largest city celebrated as a hub of culture within the country in homage to its many exciting festivals, museums and cultural institutions. There are also many stunning works of architecture dotted around the city such as the Guadalajara Cathedral which is close to 500 years old or the Templo Expiatorio neo-gothic cathedral, making Guadalajara ideal for a sightseeing trip. Along with its flourishing cultural scene, Guadalajara is a fantastic place to sample Mexican cuisine and also offers an endless range of shops and markets to bring home something memorable with you.
Arriving In Guadalajara
Guadalajara International Airport is the third busiest airport in Mexico located around 15 km from the city center of Guadalajara. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Guadalajara, you’ll have to make a transfer somewhere as there are no airlines providing direct flights. The airport has extensive connections in the region and from the United States, so UAE-based travelers can get to Guadalajara with only one stopover.
At Guadalajara International Airport you will find a comprehensive variety of services and facilities to meet the needs of travelers. There are a number of cafés, eateries and fast food outlets on site, while you can also benefit from duty-free shopping during your stay. When you have arrived in the country there are a few ways that you can travel to your destination including by bus if you don’t want to shell out on a taxi. There are also plenty of car rental companies available at Guadalajara airport, so those looking for their own vehicle can rent one immediately.
Guadalajara Travel Information
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UAE nationals flying to Mexico will need to make a visa application first before the trip, so make sure you apply with plenty of time in advance. In Guadalajara the weather is warm throughout the year, with the hottest weather falling between April and June which sees average highs of around 31 degrees. You may want to avoid visiting the city between June and September when it rains frequently, while the coldest time is between November and January. You will need to set your clocks back 10 hours in order to get on local time, while you may find that prices in the city are a bit cheaper compared to those in the UAE for essential things like food and travel.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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