Monarch butterflies Sanctuary

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Tour Number

Activity Level

158303


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Because the trip is long I don't recommend it for children under 10 years old.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Private tour to see the Monarch butterflies


Every year Monarch butterflies come from the Rocky Mountains and the Great Lakes to the temperate forests in Mexico. They fly up to 5, 000 km (about 3, 000 mi) for the winter in Mexico.
The season is from November to March, when they go back to the north.
Going there is a beautiful experience that is available a few months every year.

Itinerary

Starting from San Miguel or Queretaro.
Visit to the Sanctuary
Lunch.
Return to starting point.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your place in San Miguel or Queretaro.

End location: Same as meeting point or where you indicate.

Duration: 11 hours

This tour is available from November to March.

Transportation

Sedan 2014 or newer, in excellent condition. With air conditioning. This is a tour for up to 3 people, if your group is larger than that I can arrange a bigger vehicle.

What’s Included

Other: My guiding and driving services.
Round transportation.
Entrances fee to the Sanctuary.
Horse riding in the sanctuary to see the butterflies. If you don't like horse riding it's possible to hike.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 Pesos - For food and drinks.
You can rent a horse to get to the Sanctuary for 200 pesos approx.

What’s Extra

Other: Food and drinks.

Restrictions

My tour guide credential allows me to guide all over the country.

A Recent Review of this tour

This was an excellent excursion with Aaron. We drove from San Miguel to the Sanctuary. The time went by quickly as Aaron filled the time with history of the region, commentary and pertinent information. Once we were there, it was clear that Aaron is passionate about the butterfly sanctuary (and Guanajuato in general). The interaction with the monarchs was astounding and something we'll never forget. Recommendation: Take the horses! We'll certainly contact Aaron next time for the Queretaro tour.
Douglas Guthrie

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