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La Yesca, Nayarit

Come and Visit La Yesca in Nayarit

A municipality located in the mountainous region of Nayarit, La Yesca is where indigenous communities decided to settle during the colonization process around the 17th century.

Due to its extensive territory of 4,328 square kilometers, La Yesca ranks as one of the largest municipalities in all of Nayarit.

Its landscapes, traditions, and neighboring areas make it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and ecotourism enthusiasts.

Points of Interest

Distance from Tepic
82 km
1,411 meters above sea level
Ideal if you enjoy
Nature, Magical Towns

How to Get to La Yesca

The nearest town is located 82 kilometers from the capital of Nayarit, but some regions are more than five or six hours away from the city.

Gastronomy of La Yesca

Like the diet of indigenous communities, the gastronomy of this municipality is primarily based on corn, which, in its diversity of colors, offers visitors a new culinary experience. Dried meat and cheeses are also part of the regional dishes.

Main Attractions

The picturesque towns in this municipality offer visitors a magical experience. From colorful facades to landscapes representing the pinnacle of the state, each town is a must-visit stop along a journey filled with natural attractions.

  • Corn Festival in the town of El Roble.
  • Feast of the Lord of Mercy.
  • Traditional authorities’ staff exchange.

Climate in La Yesca

Due to its location at 1,411 meters above sea level, the climates are temperate and rainy in the higher regions and warm-temperate in the lower ones.

Accommodation in La Yesca

As a mountainous municipality, there is not much demand for hotel accommodations. However, houses and hostels prevail in the area, making visitors part of the communities they visit. During festivals, some shelters are made available for tourists.