Starts & Ends: Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
Group Size: 16 Maximum
Age Group: 6+
Price based on shared accommodations
Single Supplement - Add $600 Pesos
1 Night - Morelia (Not Included)
1 Night - Tlalpujahua (Included)
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATIONS IN MORELIA
$10,000 Pesos Per Person with a minimum group of 10 Guests
For US Currency, divide by 20 for an approximate conversion. For Canadian Currency, divide by 15 for an approximate conversion.
Price includes 5 course tasting menu at Cielo Cocina Fusion in Morelia (drinks + drink tips are separate), lecture by Dr. Jaramillo Lopez, Entrance to the park, guided tour with Dr. Jaramillo Lopez, picnic, wine, return transportation from Morelia. This tour raises funds for Dr. Jaramillo's research in the Monarch Biosphere.
Visit the UNESCO Protected Monarch Butterfly Biosphere with an award winning research scientist, for an educational and rewarding experience. Spend the night in Michoacan's nearby Pueblo Magico Tlalpujahua, which is famed for their hand-blown glass Christmas ornaments. This tour is designed for philanthropists with a passion for protecting nature, and who feel compelled to make a difference.
This tour raises funds for science research in the Monarch Butterfly Reserves, with a focus on soil restoration and solutions to identify lost income through traditional logging practices, by replacing old industries and sources of income with improved education for sustainable avocado production that is organic and profitable for local indigenous communities.
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2023
Our event begins in the evening, so visitors can arrive today. Our dinner party starts at 6:00 with cocktails and wine. Dinner will be served at 6:30, and the lecture will begin at approximately 7:30 PM, following dessert. Dr. Jaramillo Lopez will deliver a fascinating lecture and visual presentation to explain the Monarch butterfly migration, and will also explore the obstacles these fragile insects face, alone with solutions that we can be a part of, in our every day lives. This is a really inspiring lecture, as it is solution based.
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2023
Depart this morning by 8 AM for a noon arrival at the Sierra Chincua Monarch Butterfly Reserve. We will have snacks for the bus and a toast in the park, prior to departing for the short hike to the wintering home of the Monarchs. Upon returning to the park entrance, we will enjoy a lovely charcuterie picnic, complete with lcoal award winning wines from Queretaro State. This elegant afternoon ends with dinner in the Pueblo Magico of Tlalpujahua, where we can browse the local galleries and rest.
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2023
This morning we will have breakfast, then explore the galleries of Tlalpujahua. We will enjoy lunch before heading back to Morelia and Patzcuaro.