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Basic Hike at Piedra Herrada Sanctuary – Monarch Butterflies

Hosted by the Consul of the Mexico City Hiking & Outdoors Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 26 Feb 07:30 - 16:00

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Basic hike and visit to the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in Piedra Herrada, Valle de Bravo.

We will walk 5 kilometers in total approximately to arrive to the sanctuary which is one of the most beautiful monarch butterfly places in Mexico.

This sanctuary is located in a place called Piedra Herrada, belonging to the community of San Mateo Almomoloa, municipality of Temascaltepec. This place is part of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO in Protected content . It is a unique natural spectacle of its kind worldwide.

You must wear hiking clothes, comfortable shoes, warm clothes for any change in temperature, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm, and something to eat for breakfast on the way. Trekking poles would be of great help for the ascend.

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