Pick Up 6:30 am
  Drop Off 3:00 pm



    Private & certified tour guide
    Round transportation
     Entrance fees
     Box Lunch
     Visit to reserve or national park
     Visit to "Sierra Chincua" sanctuary
     Visit to UNESCO site or intangible heritage



   Warming clothes and comfortable shoes
   Bring Binoculars
   Bring trekking poles
      Take cash for services payment




Enjoy a private tour to the monarch butterfly reserve and discover how a natural wonder of Mexico is in the middle of a dreamland. Let this natural show and its views take your breath away and stay forever in your memory.

You will be in the company of a certified tour guide, environmental interpretation and ecotourism specialized, who will explain thoroughly the migration process of the monarch in order to arrive safely to the pine and fir tree forest of Michoacan.

Depart at an early time and avoid big crowds. Watch and enjoy the different process at the monarch butterfly shelter region, since its awakenking at the clusters hanging from the trees and its fly as they are warmed up by the sun*.

*Remember that the monarch activity depends on multiple factors like temperature and weather conditions being favorable for its flight. In case of rain or snow the tour might be cancelled or postponed by the company prior to departure, without responsability or penalty towards the company or the travelers, in which case, booking main traveler will be contacted to reschedule or apply for a reimbursement.



Altitude 11,000 ft/3,300 m a.s.l.

  Irregular paths

  Non accessible



No Smoking  No drones  No Pets
Be quiet    No litter    No bug spray


Credential # E004067

Degree in Touristic Business Administration

Masters in Touristic Marketing

Certified as tour guide specialized in eco-tourism and environmental interpretation

First Aid and CPR certified

Is this a private tour?

Yes. This tour will be booked only for you and your party.

Pick up is inclduded? Where?

Yes. We will pick you at any hotel, Airbnb or private residence in Morelia City. Please note that pick up time may be different to the tour starting time depending on pick up location.

Do I need to be in fit condition for this tour?

Not necessarily, although, you need to consider that may be factors that can affect your tour, like an average hight of 11,000 ft (3,300 m) above sea level and the fact of walking through hills up and down, for which the physical demand could be consider as medium.

Are there any vegan/vegetarian options for my box lunch?

Yes. Please let us know in advance if you need a vegan/vegetarian option.

Is horseback riding service included?

No. This service is hired directly with the horse owners at the reserve. Please consider that the payment will be covered in cash only. The cost per one way ride is $170 MXN per person.

The horses will be guided at all time by their owners, for which you will not need to worry about taking the horse on your own.

Do I need to pay the entrances for every visited place?

No. All entrance fees are covered by the rate you previously paid.

Is it possible to change the points of visit?

No. The places marked to be visited in the itinerary have been proven in time and quality, therefore the itinerary can not be modified.