Butterfly Monarch Tour from Mexico City

Day Trips & Excursions in Mexico City

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Enjoy one of the most amazing shows in Mexico: the migration of the monarch butterfly. Monarch butterflies come from southeastern Canada and northeastern United States and traveling over 2,500 miles to Mexico. The monarch butterflies spend their winter hibernation clustered in small areas of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. In this adventure you will visit the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in Michoacan, where you have a breakfast, after we will start a hike in the mountain to where the monarch butterfly colony is located. To end the day we will visit the Magical Town El Oro, State of Mexico, it known for its mining past, you will know its crafts and typical drinkThe return to Mexico City is between 8:00 pm and 8:30 pm
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sierra Chincua Butterfly Sanctuary, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastYou will enjoy a wonderful natural spectacle, seeing hundreds of monarch butterflies in the trees or flying over youDuration: 4 hoursStop At: EL Oro de Hidalgo Pueblo Magico, El Oro, Central Mexico and Gulf CoastYou will know the mining history of El Oro, Magical Town, you will taste "la chiva", typical and traditional drink of the minersDuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (IMPORTANT: hotels located in Reforma Avenue, Zocalo and Polanco)
  • Entry/Admission - Sierra Chincua Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - EL Oro de Hidalgo Pueblo Magico

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities


  • Lunch included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Family friendly