Ceboruco, the active volcano that you can visit in Nayarit
In the municipality of Jala, the Ceboruco volcano represents one of its most important natural attractions, as trucks continually leave with dozens of tourists willing to be captivated by its stones, its landscapes and its fumaroles.
Nayarit, due to its geographical location within the Sierra Madre Occidental, has a network of mountains located in the Transversal Volcanic Axis, El Sangangüey and El Ceboruco stand out as two of the most representative settings of the entity.
Regarding the latter, Ceboruco volcano is located at 2,280 meters above sea level, it is currently active and represents one of the most popular natural spectacles for locals and nationals.
According to some chroniclers from the municipalities south of Nayarit, the name of this mountain could refer to the overcrowding of the stones found there, however, other sources assure that the pre-Hispanic name of the volcano is Tonán, in honor of Tonantzin, mother goddess.
Although it remains active, it’s last recorded eruption was in 1870, when the roar of the volcano caused notable havoc in the neighboring towns. Today, the stones from that time can be seen on the side of the road, offering an unprecedented landscape.
In the municipality of Jala, the Ceboruco volcano represents one of its most important natural attractions, as trucks continually leave with dozens of tourists willing to be captivated by its stones, its landscapes and its fumaroles, which today continue surprise with its warmth.
The tours have an affordable cost for interested people, remember to ask beforehand if your tourist agency includes breakfast and lunch on the same journey.
If your’re interested in traveling the trail by yourselv, there are three options to achieve that goal. First one is in your own vehicle, making a journey of about fifty minutes; while the other options range from two hours, by bicycle, to four hours on foot.
In any way you choose to be part of this experience, you should be careful to hydrate yourself and be covered, in case of any eventuality.
Don’t worry about having fun, that is guaranteed.