7 Day Amazing Monarch Butterfly and Wildlife Tour in Mexico
Majestic Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico
Butterfly Safari Mexico
Join this tour in Mexico and experience an amazing natural event, which is the breathtaking migration of monarch butterflies. These butterflies have made a long journey to escape the harsh winters in the USA and Canada. You will also go to the Piedra Herrada, a monarch butterfly sanctuary which is one of the most important reserves in the world. To go hiking in this fantastic and magic place will be a unique opportunity! You will get the opportunity to visit beautiful colonial towns, such as the Valle de Bravo in the State of Mexico.
Children policy: Children from the age of 1 year are allowed to participate under the supervision of a parent or guardian.
Starting point and ending point: Mexico City International Airport (MEX)
Languages spoken: English. The guides also speak German, Portuguese, and Spanish
The organizer also speaks: German, Portuguese, Spanish
Airport transfer included:
Mexico City International Airport
During this holiday, you will spend the first and last night at Majestic Hotel in Mexico City. The other four nights in between will be spent at Mesón de las Leyendas in Valle de Bravo.
Day 1: Arrival in Mexico City
You will arrive in Mexico City and be welcomed by your professional naturalist tour guide. You will be transferred to Majestic Hotel. Once at the hotel, you will get a briefing. Your guide likes to tell you more about the activities and security. Besides, your guide will tell some fun facts about the monarch butterfly tour in Mexico.
Day 2: Anthropology Museum of Mexico
First you will visit the Anthropology Museum, one of the world’s finest archaeological museums with a huge collection of artifacts in 23 exhibition halls. Its most famous exhibit is the Aztec sun stone, a cosmological calendar. Afterwards, you will depart to Valle de Bravo. This magical town surrounded by mountains is considered the most important tourist destination thanks to its excellent hotels, restaurants, equestrian club, beautiful golf courses, and a manmade lake. You will check in at the Mesón de las Leyendas hotel.
Day 3: Piedra Herrada Sanctuary
You will visit the Piedra Herrada Sanctuary, the newest spot to watch the monarch butterflies. Horses will take you there most of the way, to the spot where the monarch butterflies are located. This area is wilder than the other sanctuaries and often provides a more remote nature experience. You will be part of the ecotourism in Mexico. Overnight stay will be at Mesón de las Leyendas hotel.
Day 4: Capulin Sanctuary
On this day, you will visit the Capulin Sanctuary. In this sanctuary, you can watch the largest and most beautiful prairie of the monarch butterfly region, called Los Tres Gobernadores ("the three governors"). Because of its access position and the hibernation colonies location, it is possible to watch an amazing transition of vegetation, which is an attractive site for those who enjoy nature. Afterwards, you will go back to the Mesón de las Leyendas.
Day 5: Valle de Bravo
This will be a free day to enjoy the area of Valle de Bravo. Life here is built around the lake. The waters of Valle de Bravo are calm and ideal for sports like sailing, water-skiing or kayaking. Enjoy your free afternoon and pick an activity which you like. At night, you will stay at Mesón de las Leyendas.
Day 6: Mexico City
Take your time and relax in the morning. Later, you will go back to Mexico City and check in at the Majestic Hotel.
Day 7: Transfer to the airport
This is the last day of the monarch butterfly tour in Mexico. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight back.
This holiday will take place in Mexico City and Valle de Bravo, Mexico.