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Firefly Sanctuary Tour

Firefly Sanctuary Tour
Outdoor Activities > 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours > Adventure Tour
$269
Duration: 2 days
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Description

We will venture into the woods for a magical experience where you can witness thousands of fireflies glowing, while wrapped in the fresh, resinous scent of the forest trees.

In this tour to the sanctuary of the fireflies you will encounter these fascinating insects, we all know them and we know of their ability to shine in the dark, but seeing thousands shining is one of the most beautiful experiences of nature.

Day 1

Meet our tour representative at Fiesta Americana Reforma Hotel in Mexico City.

To begin we visit the historical city of Tlaxcala, you'll be surprised by the well-preserved colonial buildings which date back to the 16th century. You have time to have breakfast and after that we enjoy a city tour.

Next in the line is arrive to the Sanctuary of the Fireflies where we stay for a while doing some activities like enjoy a delicious picnic lunch with roast beef, doing a hike  in the forest with a local guide and to know the kingdom of the fungi that grow in this humid forests, have a talk on the fascinating world of fireflies and how to respect them and finally the spectacular moment to hike in total darkness to mix in the natural environment of the fireflies. Time in silence to admire a show that you can never forget.

We return to the city of Tlaxcala where a comfortable hotel awaits us. Dinner on board.

Day 2 

Start your Morning with a delicious breakfast at hotel. Next is a guided walking tour through the historic center of Tlaxcala. Free time for shopping.

You enjoy a Tlaxcala traditional food in old house in the historic center.

Next in the line is travel to Ex Hacienda de Chautla located in Puebla, it has a small 19th century castle, which is located in the center of a lake, surrounded by large English-style gardens and wooded trails. Free time to fish, paddle, relax with the view of the lake or take a walk.

Transfer to Mexico City.

We will venture into the woods for a magical experience where you can witness thousands of fireflies glowing, while wrapped in the fresh, resinous scent of the forest trees.

In this tour to the sanctuary of the fireflies you will encounter these fascinating insects, we all know them and we know of their ability to shine in the dark, but seeing thousands shining is one of the most beautiful experiences of nature.