Author Archives: Carlos Alanis
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Mexico is a country today well commuted and theoretically you can get to the Monarch Butterflies from any point in our geography; But the most efficient plan is to stay overnight in a hotel closer to the sanctuaries in towns … Continue reading
This varies between the different sanctuaries: Rosario doesn´t accept horses. Chincua Sanctuary and Cerro Pelon Sanctuary they do. But frankly speaking horses must be secondary for this tour. More important are the butterflies after a nice walk. If you chose … Continue reading
Yes there are, but by these days arrival is just beginning and the nuclei of butterflies in between the trees are yet very unstable. That´s the reason why biologists in charge of the sanctuaries, in coordination with the owners of … Continue reading
That´s a one million dollars question. Every year predators and cold weather kill millions of them. That´s their Nature. Think of this: one female lays 450 eggs as average. In order to keep the level of total population only one … Continue reading
Both hikes take right now between half and one hour. Both steep. Both rocky but small and on the ground: but it´s not a walk on a dry lava bed. Regular tenis shoes or walking shoes will be perfect. Usually … Continue reading
When we went to the Rosario area, I don’t remember too much of a walk. There was one once we entered the actual butterfly area. We had an elderly woman who sat on a bench, while we walked up, but she saw tons of butterflies. Is that correct?
Yes, there are times when the butterflies come down by the thousands to the people right down to the parking areas and even lower. But there are times when they instead of taking this slope, they take the opposite one, … Continue reading
Yes, definitely, but be prepared aswell to protect them from the dust. We think children of 2+ and 4+ can do the Monarch butterflies mountains. We have seen many children in the monarchs mountains. They are not Everests. But aswell … Continue reading
Lots of foreigners envy mexicanos that eat tons of different fruits, and they can´t since they are affraid. It´s very easy to join the world of fruit flavors. Go to any pharmacy or big groceries store and ask for “Mycrodin” … Continue reading
Very simple and delicious. In our tours for the last eleven years, we haven´t received any complain because of diseases. Everything is well done and cooked. Usually grilled steak (carne asada), chiken with mole, different kinds of tacos and quesadillas, … Continue reading