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Charco Del Ingenio

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"The Charco del Ingeniero is a nature reserve located just outside of San Miguel de Allende, about a 10-15 minute drive. The only reason it takes so long is because of the cobblestone streets, which slows down the taxi rides. A ride in a DiDi cost me 50 pesos each way. This nature reserve features a diverse range of local flora and fauna, including cacti, wildflowers, and migratory birds. There are several trails around the 67 hectares of land and they are not all clearly marked. However, they will give you a map when you first enter which you can use to find your way around. It is best to go here as early as possible in the morning (they open at 9 am) since it is a wide open space with very few shady areas. Bring spf, a hat, good walking shoes, and water. Cost to enter: 50 pesos. "
"A Botanical Garden & extraordinary Nature Reserve that has an extensive collection of cacti and other succulent plants from Mexico, many of them rare, threatened or in danger of extinction. You can walk around and watch wonderful fauna and flora plus there's a wonderful museum on it. Open every day from 9am to 6pm. And the cost for entrance is $50MXN/$3USD."
"A nice 60 minute hike around a botanical garden featuring a canyon, wetlands and an arrid landscape. "

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