Botanical Garden

Images of the area surrounding Guanajuato Images of the area surrounding Guanajuato

El Charco del Ingenio is over 167 well-maintained acres of nature reserve. Its name derives from a spring-fed pool nestled in an impressive canyon. A reservoir forms permanent wetlands with birds and wildlife. A new children's garden is open. Guided 2.5 hour tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Full moon ceremo-ny monthly. Non-members 80 pesos entrance fee. A ten-minute taxi ride from el Jardín.