Enjoy the spectacular Copper Canyon on one of the world’s most exciting train rides! After a flight to Los Mochis we travel to the colonial town of El Fuerte for a guided walk to learn about the history of the area. Our journey along the famous Copper Canyon Railway begins early the following day, boarding in El Fuerte and disembarking in the town of Bahuichivo for transfer to Cerocahui; the base for our trip to see the breathtaking Urique Canyon and to visit a Tarahumara boarding school.
On day three we take in more stunning views from the train as we travel from Bahuichivo to Barrancas, followed by a visit to traditional Tarahumara cave dwellings. Here we enjoy two nights in the spectacular Posada Barrancas hotel on the edge of the canyon, each room with a first class view! From here we visit the Piedra Volada (flying rock) viewpoint and offer optional extras such as a cable car ride, zip lining or the Zip Rider, the world’s longest zip line!
From Barrancas we continue on to the view point at Divisadero, before travelling to Chihuahua for a city tour and an overnight stay, before flying back the following morning.
DATES & PRICES
ALL DEPARTURE POINTS:
12th – 18th January 2018 – full.
9th – 15th February 2018 – full.
2nd – 8th March 2018 – full!
15th – 21st March 2018 – full.
Please note: departures from Gdl/Chapala are on 2nd day of the above dates (as day 1 is travel from PV/Melaque to Guadalajara).
MELAQUE & PV DEPARTURES:
$20,400 Pesos per person based on double occupancy. Includes 1 night in Guadalajara.
GUADALAJARA & CHAPALA DEPARTURES:
$19,800 Pesos per person based on double occupancy. Starts on day 2 of itinerary (not including night in Guadalajara).
SINGLE PERSON SUPPLEMENT:
Transport (including flights), accommodation, 12 meals, train ride, guide & tips for bell boys, waiters & hotel staff.
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Tips* for guides, drivers and waiters for bar bills.
*Tip suggestions given on your itinerary, or check-out ‘tipping’ in our FAQs.
Low* – slow pace walking tour in el Fuerte and Chihuahua, optional walk to Tarahumara cave homes (down steep stairs) and around short section of canyon, but sights can be appreciated without taking this option.
Optional zip lining: for series of 7 zip lines difficulty level is medium, including walks between zip lines, for world’s longest zip line difficulty level is high, including 45 minute walk uphill to cable car station for return to meeting point.
Sun screen, warm clothing for evenings, comfortable walking shoes.
Warm during day time, considerably cooler in evenings from Cerocahui onwards.
*Please note that each of our tours is tailored to the needs of the over 50s and our difficulty levels are simply comparative to our other tours. If you are in doubt as to whether or not this tour is suitable for you, please contact us for more information.