Monarchs in Mexico 10 days January 28-February 8, 2025

Description

How far do the butterflies have to fly to get to this spot in Mexico? Why are butterflies important to the ecosystem? Why was Chapultepec Castle important? What is the significance of the Avenue of the Dead in Teotihuacan? Who is Frida Kahlo and why is she famous? Discover the answers to all these questions and more by joining us on a family group tour to Mexico City and Cerro Pelon to experience the annual butterfly migration!

On our family-oriented tour, you will:
Hear what the wings of millions of monarch butterflies sound like.
Explore three butterfly sanctuaries in Mexico.
Learn about the migration patterns of the monarch butterfly.
Tour an avocado farm and learn about the challenges facing farmers.
Learn how to cook an authentic Mexican dish.
See floating gardens at Xochimilco.
Visit the Frida Kahlo Museum.
Walk through one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Mexico City.
Experience Teotihuacan, a pre-Aztec city including pyramids.

Itinerary

Experience the end point of migration for millions of monarch butterflies on guided tours through three different sanctuaries.

Experience the end point of migration for millions of monarch butterflies on guided tours through three different sanctuaries.

Experience the end point of migration for millions of monarch butterflies on guided tours through three different sanctuaries.

Learn about how the locals support themselves through cottage industries.

Find out all about avocado farming and the challenges facing the farmers who grow them.

Learn how to cook an authentic Mexican dish from a local.

Take a guided horseback ride through the foothills surrounding the village of Macheros and learn about the life of the people who live there.

Enjoy a guided tour through one of only two royal castles in all of Mexico and learn about its history and it's connection to the US military.

See the floating gardens and take a colorful trajinera boat ride.

See her artwork and discover the inspiration behind her paintings.

Visit this pre-Aztec city and its pyramids and walk down the Avenue of the Dead.

In your free time, there is plenty more to see and do if you so desire. Just ask for suggestions and directions, and we will be more than happy to point you toward many of the other great sites this part of Mexico has to offer.

 

Tour Info

Duration
10 days
Group Size
8 to 20
Price starts at
$3,599
Languages
English

Why take this tour?

Family-friendly itinerary – Our itinerary is thoughtfully designed to be engaging for all ages, so no need to worry about how to keep guests of multiple ages engaged. Younger guests will be too busy and having too much fun to have time to drive each other crazy – and that’s a win-win for everyone!

Balance of free time and group time – We want you to go home refreshed and relaxed, so with a few hours of free time built into most day’s schedule, you will have plenty of time to explore on your own, shop, eat a snack, grab a coffee, or just take a nap without missing anything!

Small group sizes – Our group sizes are at least 8 adults with a maximum of 20 people. The average group size is 15 guests. These small groups allow us flexibility and the ability to see and do things bigger groups can’t. Plus, it’s easier to make new friends in a smaller group!

Tour-inclusive pricing – When we say tour-inclusive, we mean it. From your arrival to departure, the only expense during your time with us will be your souvenirs to remember your trip by. All tour pricing is clearly stated and you can see exactly what is included. The only thing not included is your transportation to and from the destination.

Great Tour Guarantee: We want you to go home with only positive memories and our trained professional guides and staff will go above and beyond to make that happen. If you are not satisfied with your tour for any reason, please contact us so we can make it right.

Included

  • Professional tour leader

  • Hotel

  • Transportation during tour

  • Airport transfers

  • All meals

  • Travel insurance

  • Any entrance/activity fees

  • All gratuities

Excluded

  • Transportation to/from Mexico City

  • Souvenirs

Things to know

Dates

January 28-February 8, 2025
OR
Contact us to choose a date for your group!

January 28-February 8, 2025
OR
Contact us to choose a date for your group!

Price

$3599 per adult (over 16) $2599 per child (ages 3-16) under 2 free

$3599 per adult (over 16) $2599 per child (ages 3-16) under 2 free

Room Alone

Prices are based on double occupancy of adults, so if you would like your own room, there will be an additional charge of $650 added to the price.

Prices are based on double occupancy of adults, so if you would like your own room, there will be an additional charge of $650 added to the price.

Deposit Info

Deposit of $359/adult and $259/child will hold your spot(s). Balance is due 90 days prior to departure date. Payment plans are available upon inquiry.

Deposit of $359/adult and $259/child will hold your spot(s). Balance is due 90 days prior to departure date. Payment plans are available upon inquiry.

Refund and Cancellation Policies

Free cancellation up to 90 days prior to departure - full refund OR transfer of full amount toward another date/trip within 12 months. 90 days to 45 days prior to departure - 75% refund 44-14 days prior to departure – 50% refund 13 days to 48 hours prior to departure – 25% refund 48 hours or ...

Free cancellation up to 90 days prior to departure - full refund OR transfer of full amount toward another date/trip within 12 months. 90 days to 45 days prior to departure - 75% refund 44-14 days prior to departure – 50% refund 13 days to 48 hours prior to departure – 25% refund 48 hours or less before departure - no refund, but may be covered by included travel insurance, see coverages.

Great Tour Guarantee

We want you to go home with only positive memories and our trained professional guides and staff will go above and beyond to make that happen. If you are not satisfied with your tour for any reason, please contact us so we can make it right.

We want you to go home with only positive memories and our trained professional guides and staff will go above and beyond to make that happen. If you are not satisfied with your tour for any reason, please contact us so we can make it right.

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