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Monarch Butterfly Photo Adventure

Capture Stunning Photos of One of the World's Most Amazing Migrations!
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Departure Return Notes
02/02/2015 02/02/2015 02/08/2015
02/08/2015 02/08/2015 02/14/2015
02/07/2016 02/07/2016 02/13/2016
Custom Departures: Customized private departures can be arranged for this destination. Please contact us for more information and we'd be happy to assist you.

Other Departure Options: Click here for non-photo tour departures.
Pricing
2015 Fees (mouse over departure dates to view specific trip prices)
$3,495 - $3,695
Single Supp.: $745
Deposit: $500

Dates & Pricing Notes
Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in US Dollars. Dates for 2016 are tentative and will be allocated to guests on a first-come-first-serve basis. 2016 fees may change slightly. Guests who reserve their space prior to final pricing confirmation will receive the lowest rate within the range offered.
Location of Adventure
Mexico
Group Size Limit
Approximately 14 Travelers
A very important feature of this adventure is the limited group size, as nature photography expeditions are best experienced with a small group of travelers.
Our Specialized 4x4 Land Rovers and Land Cruisers
Our Private Leaders
Included
Accommodations, meals from dinner on Day 1 to dinner on Day 6, purified drinking water, soda and beer with meals, services of NHA Expedition Leaders, airport transfers on Day 1 (and early arrival transfers if extra hotel night(s) are booked through NHA) and at the end of the tour, horseback riding option at Chincua and Piedra Herrada, most gratuities, all permits, entrance fees and taxes.
Not Included
Travel to and from start and end points of trip, early arrival transfers if you book your own extra hotel night(s), meals on Day 7, alcoholic beverages (except beer with meals), some gratuities, items of a personal nature (phone calls, laundry, internet, etc.), optional travel insurance.
Physical Requirements
Moderate / Flexible
Visiting the butterfly sanctuaries requires walking about two miles at altitudes up to 10,660 feet, on very steep inclines, sometimes over rough terrain, and can be considered strenuous for people who are less active. Generally, trips later in the season tend to be less strenuous since the butterflies move down the mountain. Horses are available to ride for some portions of certain trails at the sanctuaries. Due to the small stature of the horses local to the Mexican highlands, the maximum rider weight each horse can carry is 260 pounds. Travelers concerned with their physical capabilities should contact our office for further details on the exact physical requirements of this trip, and their personal physician for his/her opinion. Our Expedition Leaders are adept at handling groups with widely varied ability levels so that all travelers are accommodated.
Important Information About This Trip
The monarch butterfly sanctuaries in central Mexico are a wonder that no nature lover or photography enthusiast should miss! Observing and photographing the movements of the monarchs is a truly moving experience. This trip can be more strenuous than most, however, so please read carefully the section on 'Physical Requirements' above.
Mandatory Insurance
Getting There & Getting Home
Arrive in time for the 7:00 pm welcome dinner on Day 1. You are free to depart anytime on the final day. We can best serve you if our Natural Habitat Adventures Travel Desk makes your reservations, as our staff is intimately familiar with the special requirements of this program and can arrange the most efficient travel. Please call us at 1-800-543-8917. Note that while we offer you the best possible rates available to us on airfare and additional nights' accommodations, you may find special web rates or better fares online.

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