We are entering one of the most beautiful times of the year, December is coming and with it the posadas, punch, carols and of course Christmas, which is dressed in light and color thanks to the decorated pine trees that we place in our homes. year with year. If you don’t have yours yet and want to live the experience of choosing a natural one, and going directly to the forest for it, Michoacán has excellent options for you.
According to a press release from the Michoacán Secretary of Tourism, the best thing about the Michoacán forest plantations that offer the sale of Christmas trees is that they are authorized by the Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources of the Federal Government (Semarnat), so you can rest assured that the region is protected. An example of this is that each year double or triple the number of trees that are cut and cared for from six to eight years are planted, until they are ready for you to take home and enjoy with your family and the process repeats itself. .
To carry out this activity you can go to the municipalities of: Indaparapeo, Zitácuaro, Zacapu and Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro. If you come from CDMX, some places like Zitácuaro or Indaparapeo will be 2 hours 40 minutes away, the first and the second 3 hours 40 minutes, so they are excellent options. Here are the exact points where you can book to go for your little tree:
· Indaparapeo, town of La Arpita with Magdalena Delgado Cortés on the phone: 4433896789.
· Zitácuaro, property known as La Dieta, with Ricardo García García on the phone 7151621140.
· Zacapu, Bosque Montaña with Xicoténcatl García Ordaz, on the phone 4432168108.
· Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro, with Gregorio Anguiano, on the phone 4521206887.
· Cocucho-Charapan Highway, with Mary Sapichu, on the phone 4525252443.
From the moment you go to the plantation areas you will feel surrounded by a Christmas atmosphere, we suggest that you go warm and wear comfortable clothes so that you can fully enjoy the experience. During your visit you will be able to appreciate species such as: Pinus ayacahuite, Abies religiosa and Pseudotsuga mensiessi, which are the ones grown in the region, all of them meet the appropriate characteristics to be considered as a Christmas decoration; They are distributed in the Oriente region, Purépecha and near the city of Morelia.
On the price side, we guarantee that there is something for all budgets, since the Forestry Commission of the State of Michoacán (Cofom) indicated that the prices of the trees will be determined based on the location of the point of sale and the characteristics of the tree. ; that is, species, height, shape, among others, and can range from 400 to 1,200 pesos per specimen.
Or, you can go to the capital of Michoacán and visit the Seventh Christmas Tree Bazaar 2022 from December 2 to 4, at the Cofom facilities, with free admission and in a one hundred percent family atmosphere, with a schedule from 10 a.m. :00 to 19:00 hours.
Finally, to complement everything you need for your pine tree, we suggest you take a tour of the Magic Town of Tlalpujahua, also known as “the town of eternal Christmas”, in it you will find spheres of all colors, sizes and shapes made by hands of local artisans at the Sphere Fair and you can even take a tour of the Christmas Village and appreciate the monumental tree.
For more information, you can consult the official Tourism page of the Michoacán Secretary of Tourism: https://michoacan.travel/