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Patzcuaro without a car?

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Patzcuaro without a car?

We're thinking of taking a few days to see Patzcuaro and some of the small towns/villages on the lake. Is this doable without a car - ie. is there a local tour guide who will take you to the towns once you're in Patzcuaro? Does the bus go from SMA to Patzcuaro directly? Any recommendations on who could do this and what towns are "must-sees"? Thanks.

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canchick: There is no direct route from SMA to Patzcuaro. You can take first class buses from SMA to Leon and Leon to Morelia, and then second class on to Patzcuaro. When in Patzcuaro, I have seen guides who'll take you to the surrounding villages, or you can circumnavigate Lago de Patzcuaro as a passenger in "micros" or "combis" (think VW microbus). While in the area, a trip to the Parque Nacional in Uruapan is worth the time. Check out Don Rafa's restaurant in Patzcuaro for sublime Sopa Tarasca. Nicho 44

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Having been there many times, I would not go without a car.


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3. Re: Patzcuaro without a car?

You can hire a cab for a hour $11 a hour on 4 hours or more bases.

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I have taken a private tour there. They ahve cars and vans. The tour company is located upstairs over a restaurant right off the Jardin in san Miguel. Tour guides are knowledgeable and very nice. It is a more personal and fun way to go if you don't have a car. Better than bus or taxi.

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contact Jaime for transport. go for 2 days to morilla and patz. Jaimieolade@hotmail.com great command of history and english.

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