We’ve extended our 11-day
to include a visit and historical tour of Los Mochis plus a boat trip on Topolobampo Bay. We‘ve also added an additional day to our visits to the towns of El Fuerte, Divisadero and Chihuahua to allow more time for exploring and relaxing.
We arrive at the city of Los Mochis and head to the hotel to meet up with our guide and fellow travelers for a welcoming dinner.
This morning we head out for a fantastic day adventure. We visit the Botanical Gardens and take a boat trip on Toplolobampo Bay for a Bird Island and Dolphin Encounter before enjoying a seafood lunch right along the beach. After free time at Marviri’s beach, we arrive at the small colonial city of El Fuerte
, where we spend the next two nights.
Today we tour a Mayo Indian village, then have
the rest of the day free to wander and explore El Fuerte.
Early this morning we board the first-class Copper
Canyon train for one of the most spectacular train rides in the
Western Hemisphere. The train travels through the lowlands of Sinaloa
State and up into the Sierra Madre Mountains, passing through 86
tunnels and crossing 37 bridges. Leaving the train at Bahuichivo
station, we drive to the Paraiso del Oso Lodge (Paradise of the
Bear), located in a beautiful valley a couple of miles from the
little village of Cerocahui
. The lodge is named for a natural rock formation that overlooks
the valley and resembles Yogi Bear.
This morning we travel to the bottom of the canyon
and the town of Urique
. There is plenty of time to explore the village before returning
to the Paraiso del Oso Lodge.
We board the train for the ride to Divisadero
, a very picturesque area where several of the canyons join together. After checking in at our hotel, we hike along the canyon rim and enjoy the magnificent views. Dinner is at the lodge’s dining room.
We have a whole day for hiking to Tarahumara caves, walks along the rim for spectacular canyon views and visiting the Copper Canyon Adventure Park. You may choose to do an optional ride on the Copper Canyon sky tram and/or sail along the zip lines for the most exciting ride.
Enjoy your lunch while taking in the majestic views from the dining room before boarding the train for a short ride to Creel
, a lumber town high in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
We travel from Creel to the little town of Batopilas
,. passing mountains and valleys and, after reaching the
Tarahumara community of Kirare, we head down the long, windy dirt
road that leads to the bottom of the canyon. We spend the next
two nights in a charming little Mexican hotel in this village that
seems suspended in time somewhere in the nineteenth century.
We hike or ride, at our option, to the “Lost
Cathedral" of Satevo and explore Batopilas and the surrounding
Today we travel back up the mountain road taking in many spectacular views and stopping at any sights we might have missed on the way down. We overnight in Creel.
Today we visit the famous Basaseachic Waterfall. This single drop waterfall is the second highest in Mexico and ranks 29th in the world. We continue our journey on to Chihuahua City
, making a brief stop at the Mennonite museum.
This morning we tour Chihuahua City visiting the state capital with its murals, the State museum, and the home of Pancho Villa. The afternoon is free to further explore and perhaps do some last minute shopping. This evening we enjoy a wonderful dinner at a restaurant in Chihuahua’s Golden Zone.
Today we transfer to the Chihuahua Airport for the flight home, sad to leave but taking along wonderful memories of this remote area of Mexico and the unique people who make it their home.
These trips are fully escorted by
our experienced bilingual guides. The price includes transportation;
accommodations: one night in Los Mochis, two nights in El Fuerte, two nights in Cerocahui,
two nights in Divisadero, two nights in Creel, two nights in Batopilas and two nights in Chihuahua; excursions;
tips and most meals.
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||October 21–November 3
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*Note: Prices subject to change without notice.