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From Mexico City: Private Tour to Monarch Butterfly Reserve & Angangueo

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
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  • 12 hr

OVERVIEW During this private 12h tour you will see a marvelous natural show performed by thousands of butterflies in UNESCO-listed Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve and visit charming Angangueo – a classic example of a Mexican mining town with large churches, tiled-roof houses, and verdant mountains. HIGHLIGHTS Enjoy an extraordinary natural show performed by thousands of monarch butterflies. Take an easy hike to enjoy the fresh air and picturesque panoramic views of surrounding mountains. Walk down cobbled streets and enjoy the Alpine views of “Magic Town’ of Angangueo. WHY GO WITH US The time of the tour is spent purely on sightseeing: no visits to souvenir shops/restaurants (unless you ask). We are flexible: departure time & itinerary can be adjusted while the duration of the tour can be always extended for an extra fee.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sierra Chincua Butterfly Sanctuary, Mexico

After a pick-up from your accommodation, take a picturesque drive through Valley of Mexico to reach Sierra Chincua – one of five official monarch butterfly sanctuaries that is famous for its exceptional natural beauty and impressive landscapes. This place is the final (and the only) destination for annual monarch butterfly migration (November to March) which is considered one of nature’s greatest spectacles and is currently a top-class attraction for visitors from all around the world. Once there, we will take a short walk (or a horse ride if you prefer) to the colony of those amazing animals enjoying beautiful mountainous landscapes and clean air on our way.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Angangueo, Angangueo, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast

Afterward, we will go to a nearby “Magic Town” of Angangueo. Known as “the capital of Monarch Butterfly Reserve”, it also used to be one of the most important mining towns in the region and is currently known for its cultural and natural riches. After an optional lunch and a walking tour around the town, return to your vehicle and relax on your way back to Mexico City.

Duration: 2 hours