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Guided walking tour of a monarch butterfly sanctuary in Mexico

Join this day tour and visit the unique monarch butterfly sanctuary in Central Mexico, along a guide from the Mexico Travesias team.

Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelFirst time
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripPrivate and Group


  • Observe the beautiful monarch butterflies in their sanctuary in Mexico

  • Learn about their incredible annual migration from the US and Canada

  • Hike along forested trails accompanied by a local guide


The annual migration of the monarch butterfly from Canada and the United States to Mexico is a unique and spectacular phenomenon. Join us on this guided hiking tour and visit a monarch butterfly sanctuary in the state in Mexico!

Our walk will begin through wonderful typical forests of the area to finally reach these beautiful butterflies sanctuary. Each fall, millions of them travel about 3000 miles in search of a safe place to spend the winter. The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve is a World Heritage Site in Mexico, created to protect the butterfly species and its habitat.

During these day, you will observe the monarch butterflies and learn about them and their incredible migration. After enjoying a hike through forested trails, we will have time to enjoy a well-deserved meal and then return to our starting point.

The sight of the buttterflies is simply beautiful! Bring your camera and get ready to take amazing pictures!

If you want to observe this unique phenomenon, just contact us and book your trip! Come spend a great day with your family and discover a unique monarch butterfly sanctuary. 

We offer many other great hikes and adventures in Mexico. Check them out!

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What to Bring: Windproof top-Complete change of clothes-Mountain coat-Boots or trainers with a treaded sole and which protect the ankles-Comfortable shirt and trousers, preferably made of synthetic fibres and not cotton, including jeans-Water proof jacket-Gloves// Optional: Poles-Hat-Camera.


About the guide

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We are a team of experienced and qualified guides based in Mexico, offering adventure tourism tours in the central region of the country. We promote the sustainable development of the local communities we visit, together with respect for the environment.

We offer a personalized service and look to provide our clients with an enjoyable, safe and harmonious experience. Contact us and we will take you on an unforgettable adventure!

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 68 each

Group of 2

USD 68 each

Group of 3

USD 68 each

Group of 4

USD 68 each

Group of 5

USD 68 each

Group of 6

USD 68 each

Group of 7

USD 68 each

Group of 8

USD 68 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• Prices are per person to join a group of 4 people minimum. Participants should be over 7 years old. The price includes: The loan of a rucksack- Lunch- Accident insurance- Qualified guides- Transport- Safety equipment.

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