Sierra del Nayar

"Sierra del Nayar" is made up of numerous charming mountain towns for an authentic experience of Mexico Explore them at will. Each has something special to see or do, so a driving tour of these towns will make an enjoyable day.


El Nayar

El Nayar is the home of the Huichol and the Cora Indians. Neither the Huichol nor the Cora commonly live in villages but, rather, has households in the countryside clustered in loose groups of 1 to 12; these are called Rancherias. Jesus Maria, Mesa del Nayar, Santa Teresa, Huaynamota and Potrero de la Palmita are the region's most charismatic towns. Don't miss the Holy Week celebrations.

La Yesca

Visit the municipal seat, Puente de Camotlan, Guadalupe Ocotan, El Roble, and Huajimic with its annual Cheese Fair.


See the Virgen de Los Remedios parish church, the Community Museum, and two archeological zones - La Pila de los Monos and Palo Blanco.


Tour the Casa de la Cultura Ali Chumacero, the Vladimir Cora Home-Museum, the Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion church and the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Take a ride through the town aboard the historic 038 Train.
Visit the main square with its church, and Pimientillo for a boat ride through the estuary to Agua Brava Lagoon.


See the Templo de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, the vintage railroad station, the old mining town of Real Mineral del Zopilote and Tenamache swimming spa.


Admire the parish church of San Miguel Arcangel, the Community Museum, the river walk and the Coamiles archeological zone. Feast on pescado zarandeado grilled in restaurants along the San Pedro river shore.

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