Firefly season begins in Tlaxcala


After the visit to the sanctuaries to admire the Fireflies was suspended in 2020, due to the pandemic, this year thanks to the green traffic light in the state, this tourist attraction will be reactivated.

The 2021 firefly season in Tlaxcala begins this June 18 and runs until August 8.

The 2021 firefly season was already announced by the authorities of the state of Tlaxcala, after last year, the sanitary measures applied by the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the sighting of the peculiar insects from being carried out in the different sanctuaries in the entity.

The Tlaxcala Tourism Secretariat urged people who decide to visit the state for the natural spectacle, to visit only the Sighting Centers, as well as to hire packages with operators authorized by the Tourism Secretariat.

In the same way and as part of the gradual return to the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic, it issued a series of recommendations to apply sanitary measures during the visit in the 2021 firefly season in the state.

What are the sighting centers for the 2021 firefly season in Tlaxcala?

    Aires del Bosque
    Las Minas
    Bosques Vista Hermosa
    Ojo del Agua
    Centro Ecoturístico Canto del Bosque
    Centro Turístico Laguna Azul
    Eco-Hotel Piedra Canteada
    Granja Salma
    Hacienda de la Luz
    Las 4-E
    Lluvia de Luciérnagas
    Paraje El Madroño
    Paraje La Cañada, Ejido Lira y Ortega
    Quinta Valentina
    Rancho “El Ciprés” El Nido de la Luciérnaga
    Rancho Buenavista
    Rancho Huertas
    Rancho San José
    Rancho San Pedro
    Santuario El Encanto de la Luciérnaga
    Villas del Bosque Santa Clara

The Tlaxcala Secretariat of Tourism announced the tour operators for the sighting of fireflies in the state:

    El Maguey y la Luciérnaga
    Oactli Tours
    Tour Gusano de Maguey
    Tour Operadora Exhacienda Xochuca
    Tours Xóchitl
    Tujlux Ecoviajes
    Viajero Kangi
    Vía México Tour Operador

If you are going to attend the 2021 firefly season in Tlaxcala, don’t forget the following sanitary measures:

Use of face masks at all times while you are in the sanctuary
Maintain a healthy distance during the visit
Frequent hand washing
Antibacterial gel application upon arrival and before the tour
Do not use sanitizers or spray insect repellants from the moment you enter the sanctuary

Firefly sighting centers only operate at 30% of their capacity, and a reservation must be made prior to visit any of the sanctuaries.

Source: UNO TV

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