The treasures of Nanacamilpa


Nanacamilpa and the firefly show

Meet one of the 60 municipalities of the amazing state of Tlaxcala in the Mexican country, Nanacamilpa. Although it has great attractions, undoubtedly the best known is the spectacle of fireflies in midsummer, during the months of June and July. If you and your family have the possibility to book during those dates, you will not regret it.

Fireflies in Nanacamilpa

This incredible event occurs in summer, specifically in the months of June, July and even during some days in early August. It is one of the biggest attractions of the municipality, as its forests become incredible natural scenery whose protagonist literally shines with its own light.

The origin of this spectacle is the breeding season of these insects, and the large territory comprising the different forests of Nanacamilpa are perfect for these tiny flying bugs. It is the females that try to attract the males with their light to fertilize them.

In order to observe them in the sanctuary, you will have to go at about 8 p.m. and be very attentive, since it will only last for an hour. It is advisable to hire the services of a guide, arrange an excursion or similar activities so as not to miss out on details and information.

If you are looking for more experiences of this kind, you will surely like the idea of visiting the hibernation sites or sanctuaries of monarch butterflies in various parts of the country.

Edged Stone in Nanacamilpa

Cabin in the forest in Nanacamilpa

Thanks to the Piedra Canteada ecotourism project, this forest can be visited every day of the year. A special experience for all those who love the countryside, nature and want to enjoy the spectacle of fireflies, among other attractions.

What will you be able to do during your stay? There are several trails in its more than 600 hectares, some more complicated than others, but none of them lacks its beautiful natural attraction. There are specialized guides to accompany all those who need it or even for the most advanced.

Nanacamilpa and the cabins

If you also want to stay in this beautiful territory, there are 17 cabins where you can spend your days with all possible comforts in the middle of the forest. These are divided into 9 triple cabins with a capacity of up to 6 people, 6 double cabins with a maximum of 4 people or 2 cabins for 2 people.

For those who are thinking about family trips, a good option will be to check availability well in advance due to high demand and low supply.

Piedra Canteada also offers its visitors a camping area where they can spend the night in a campaign in the middle of nature. There are games and activities that will appeal to both adults and children.

Lodging in Nanacamilpa

If you have already decided to visit the municipality of Nanacamilpa but do not want to sleep outdoors or in a cabin, you will have to spend your days in the best hotels in the territory. According to the most current opinions of different guests on the web, the Milenio Hotel is among the best resorts, since in addition to having a privileged location close to the center, it has great services.

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