7 Nights lodging (1 night Chihuahua, 2 nights Creel, 2 nights Cerocahui, 1 night Divisadero, 1 night Los Mochis).
First Class train tickets throughout trip.
City tour of Creel including Mushroom Valley, the Mission, Indian Caves, and Lake Arareko plus the Gallego Lookout tour in Cerocahui.
3 Meals in Divisadero & Cerocahui (B,L,D).
Transfers to and from bus terminals, hotels, and train depots.
Chihuahua Your journey begins when you arrive in Chihuahua and are metp by our English speaking guide. You are then transferred to your Chihuahua City hotel for the evening. There is a five hour bus transfer is available from El Paso that can accommodate an array of flight arrival times.
Chihuahua to Creel Your day begins bright and early at 5:15 am as you are transferred from your hotel to the train station to board the First Class ChePe train bound for Creel. Upon arriving, you will be transferred to your hotel. Later, you will enjoy a tour of the town, and visit majestic places like the Arareko Lake, Mushroom Valley, The Mission, Tarahumara's Cave, and other interesting sites.
Creel Today you will have time to further explore Creel on your own. Creel is the shopping and trading center for the region, offering everything from handmade musical instruments to pottery and jewelry. Creel is also the tourism center of the region, with optional trips to the famous Cusarare waterfall, Basihuare Canyon, the Mission, La Bufa Canyon, and the Recohuata Thermal Springs.
Creel to Divisadero Enjoy a leisurely morning where you have time to do some shopping and sightseeing before catching the 11:26 am train to Divisadero. Upon arriving in Divisadero, transfer to your canyon hotel for the evening. The lodge is situated near the rim of the mighty Urique Canyon, providing wonderful views that extend for miles. Optional side trips available in the area include canyon tours, horseback riding, jeep tours and helicopter rides. We recommend upgrading to the Posada Mirador Hotel, which is situated on the rim of the canyon. The hotels in Divisadero all provide views which overlook the mighty Urique Canyon..
The views of the three Canyons that comprise Copper Canyon make Divisadero ("The Divide") an unforgettable stop on your trip across the mountains. This area is four times larger than the Grand Canyon and gives visitors many memorable vistas of this pristine mountain wilderness.
Dinner is included at your hotel.
Divisadero to Bahuichivo/ Cerocahui Enjoy Breakfast and Lunch at the hotel before you re-board the ChePe train for a short but extremely scenic train ride to Bahuichivo, the jumping off spot for passengers heading to Cerocahui - the most beautiful mountain village in the state. Upon arrival at the Bahuichivo train depot you will be transferred the 45 minute journey to the charming town of Cerocahui, and the amazing Hotel Mision. With the rooms nestled amongst the vineyard, and a sparkling little pool beckoning you for a dip. We suggest that you relax, unwind and enjoy.
Dinner included at hotel.
Cerocahui After breakfast, you can take a breathtaking bus tour of the region. After lunch, you are free to explore the area on your own or participate in one of the many exciting activities offered by the hotel at a modest fee. Our recommendation is a good book and a dip in the sparking pool at the hotel, or a visit to the girls school that is adjacent to the hotel.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is included at the hotel.
Bahuichivo/ Cerocahui to Los Mochis Following breakfast at the hotel, you have a fantastic morning tour the Gallego Lookout. Lunch is included at the hotel before you return to Bahuchivo and the ChePe for the incredible trip down the mountain. This portion of the trip is undoubtedly some of the most scenic, as you descend nearly 5300 feet through rugged mountains and deep canyons. Keep your camera handy - you will need it. The train is scheduled to arrive in Los Mochis at approximately 10:25 pm. You will be transferred to your Los Mochis hotel for the evening.
Los Mochis Today you will be picked up and taken to the bus station, where you will board a comfortable First Class Coach for an interesting five hour journey to Mazatlan. Upon arriving Mazatlan, you will be transferred to your hotel/resort or the airport, as your Copper Canyon Adventure comes to an end.
Dates & Prices
This trip can be booked for any day depending upon availability, That being said, holiday and peak season dates tend to book up well in advance, so we recommend making your reservations six months or more in advance, if possible.
Information & Reservations
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Come join us on one of our unforgettable trips to the Copper Canyon region of Northern Mexico. Trips can be customized to fit any budget or schedule. With key dates in already booking up, we recommend making your 2012 reservations soon by calling us at 1-800-717-0108.