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Re: Nature and Cultural Tour of Comala and Volcano

Posted by Dave Collins on February 3, 2012, 5:55 pm, in reply to "Re: Nature and Cultural Tour of Comala and Volcano"

Here´s the itinerary, costs, etc. for the upcoming Nature and Cultural Tour of Comala / Colima and the volcano. It´s a 6-person max., and 3-person minimum. Looks like I already have 3:

Day 1—Thursday, Feb. 9:
8:00 a.m.—Depart from La Manzanilla for Comala (morning snack included)
11:00 a.m.—Arrive at ex-Hacienda Nogueras, view botanical gardens / eco-park and the University Museum of Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo.
2:00 p.m.—Lunch at los portales in the center of Comala
3:30 p.m.—check into accommodations
4:30 p.m.—depart for other cultural activity (TBA depending on happenings) and dinner in Colima

Day 2—Friday, Feb. 10:
8:30 a.m.—Depart from Comala to Laguna La Maria and Yerbabuena. Birding, light walking around base of volcano (3-4 hours) and natural and cultural history (morning snack included).
1:00 p.m.—Depart from Yerbabuena for Colima
2:30 p.m.—Lunch in Colima
4:00 p.m.—Depart from Colima for La Manzanilla
7:00 p.m.—Arrrive in La Manzanilla

Price per person: $2,000 pesos

• Included: all ground transportation and guiding services, 2 snacks, binoculars, spotting scope, highway tolls
• Not Included
o Accommodations: Your guide will reserve your accommodations for you at your request, at one of the noted “hostales” (B&Bs) of Comala. Plan on $700 (without breakfast)-$800 (with breakfast) pesos per couple
o Restaurants: Your guide will pick good restaurants. For two lunches and one dinner, a reasonable budget to plan is $600-$700 pesos, including tip.

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