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The majestic Monarch butterflies migrate every year from northern U.S. and Canada


Tour Itinerary

The Statue of the Angel of Independence, Mexico CityDay 1 – Friday – Mexico City

Arrive in Mexico City, the nation’s capital, where the contrast between the ancient and the modern is striking. You will be transferred from the airport to the hotel, where you will soon enjoy a welcome cocktail and overnight.

The Casa Azul, house of Frida KahlaDay 2 – Saturday – Mexico City

Breakfast included. Proceed to a Tour of San Angel and Coyoacan. Then we will visit El Bazar del Sabado and the Frida Kahlo museum. Lunch in Coyoacan. Return to the hotel. Welcome dinner. (B, L, D)

The Cosmovitral, the botanical gardens

Day 3 – Sunday – Valle de Bravo

After breakfast, we depart for Valle de Bravo, a beautiful town with whitewashed stucco and red tile roofs houses. We stop first at the city of Toluca and visit the Botanical Museum and the andy market. In Valle de Bravo, lunch on your own and a visit to the downtown area. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Closeup picture of a Monarch Butterfly

Day 4 – Monday – Valle de Bravo

Breakfast in the hotel. Today we will have our first experience with the Monarchs as we visit the Piedra Herrada sanctuary. Time for lunch in the sanctuary. Return to Valle de Bravo for dinner and overnight. (B, Box Lunch, D)

Many Monarch butterflies flying in the airDay 5 – Tuesday – Valle de Bravo

After breakfast we depart for El Rosario sanctuary, for our second Experience with the Monarchs. High elevations and rigorous trial require us to journey into the sanctuary on horseback. Then, a short, rugged hike will lead us into the meadows where trees and trails will be blanketed by hibernating Monarchs, setting the stage for a truly once in a lifetime experience. We will enjoy a lunch box while in the park. Return to Valle de Bravo for a relaxed afternoon. Dinner and overnight. (B, Box Lunch, D)

Picture of the Zocalo, Mexico's CapitolDay 6 – Wednesday – Mexico City

We start the day with a relaxing breakfast before traveling back to Mexico City. In route, we will stop for lunch at La Marquesa, a popular stop located in the midst of a pine forest. We arrive in Mexico City. Hotel check in , farewell dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Return flight home

Day 7 – Thursday – Depart

Breakfast at hotel and then transfer to airport. (B)

*In order to fully enjoy the highlight of this tour, you must be able to travel via horseback and endure short hikes at high altitudes.
**Itinerary and hotels subject to change. Airfare not included.