Creel, Chihuahua - Copper Canyon - Mexico

CANYON SPECIAL TRIP

An Express Trip Through The Canyons
DESTINATION PACKAGE DETAILS

6 Nights
3 Magic Towns, Batopilas, Chepe Train

This trip is for those that do not have sufficient time to hit all the highlights in the Copper Canyon, which requires more time. However, you still get to ride the best section of the line on the Chepe Train and travel to the bottom of several canyons. You'll also visit the old silver mining village of Batopilas on a shorter program.

Duration: 6 nights – Private
Start location: Los Mochis, Sinaloa
End location: Chihuahua City, Chihuahua

DETAILS

6 nights/7 days – easy and relaxing vehicle supported trip including light day hiking at elevations from sea level to just over 7,000 feet. This trip includes 6 meals per person.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Private, historian guide & deluxe vehicle
  • Chepe Train ride through Septentrion Canyon - best part of the line
  • The Divisadero Adventure Park – optional rides on the cable car &  ZipRider
  • Cusarare Waterfall
  • Two nights at the canyons only Eco Hotel
  • The Lost Cathedral in Satevo
  • An old silver mining town at the bottom of the canyon and a Magic Town
  • Beautiful alpine villages and a visit to 3 Magic Towns
  • Drive through Copper, Humira, Basihuare and Batopilas Canyons
  • Enjoy an outdoor and stylish picnic

Private transfer from Los Mochis Airport El Fuerte, a colonial Magic Town just 1.5 hours away through the fertile El Fuerte Valley. Rest of day at leisure. A guided river float tour is available as an optional activity if you arrive by a morning flight (recommended).

All meals on your own

Private morning transfer to the train station. 1st class Chepe train tickets from El Fuerte to the Divisadero train station.

Your guide will meet you at the Divisadero Train Station and take you on a vehicle driven Divisadero Area Tour of the best overlooks in the area, including the seldom seen Oteros Canyon overlook. We’ll also head into the Divisadero Adventure Park and give you a chance to ride the Cable Car into the middle of Urique Canyon as an optional activity. Time permitting, you may be able to squeeze in an optional ride on the ZipRider, a seat style zip line that travels over 8,000 feet at about 400 meters above the canyon floor.

Afterwards, we’ll drive you onto the alpine village of Creel, a Magic Town, just one hour away over a scenic, paved road. We’ll drop you off at your hotel in Creel at the end of the day

Meals on own

Today you’ll be exploring the far reaches of the canyons that few tourists ever get to see. You’ll be driven down paved roads through 4 different canyons and through a wondrous variety of scenery; culminating in a series of switchback roads into the amazing Batopilas Canyon towards the end of the day; arriving  in the Magic Town of Batopilas, an old silver mining village from the 16th century, around sunset.

An outdoor and stylish picnic lunch is included along the way today for your comfort and immersion into the canyons.   You’ll be dropped off in Batopilas at the end of the day at the incredible Riverside Lodge Hotel; an old hacienda from the silver mining days that features private gardens, murals on the ceiling in the main salon, and claw foot bathtubs in each room.

**Please be advised that this tour to Batopilas is for the adventurous at heart only. We will be traveling along steep canyon roads, and through remote areas of the canyons. This section of the trip is for those wishing to see authentic Mexico and immerse themselves into the culture and people of the canyons. A visit to Batopilas is best described as ‘stepping back in time’ and is an unforgettable experience. 

Continental breakfast included at hotel, deluxe picnic lunch included during tour

Today is a full day in Batopilas to visit the local sights. You’ll be driven to the Lost Cathedral of Satevo, and will have some time to walk a bit in the canyon bottom. You have a choice of doing two different hikes today;  one of them along the old aqueduct, which is part of the old Silver Trail that goes along the river. Or one to an old mine with views of Batopilas from above. You’ll also visit the Batopilas museum, which is very interesting and features photos about the annual reenactment of the Silver Trail Ride where the arrieros load the silver onto mules and drive the mule train to Chihuahua to bank the silver.

Continental breakfast included at hotel

You’ll return to the upper sierra today, driving through Humira, Basihuare, Copper and Batopilas Canyons, arriving back in Creel in time for lunch. Free time in the afternoon to unwind from your canyon adventure and to enjoy any optional activities such as horseback riding, renting a bike, scooter or doing a guided CAN AM ATV tour.

Continental breakfast included at hotel

Transfer from Creel to Chihuahua City this morning with a stop to visit the Mennonite Museum in Cuauhtemoc if desired. There is a small entrance fee to the Mennonite Museum if you decide to make a stop there. We’ll drop you off at your hotel in Chihuahua upon arrival to the city. You can have lunch at your hotel and rest up a bit to enjoy the city tour in the afternoon.

The guided City Tour of Chihuahua will allow you to enjoy the history of this amazing city and see such sights as; Pancho Villa’s house, Quinta Gameros, the Federal Building with Hidalgo’s Dungeon and the main Cathedral.

Breakfast included at hotel

You’ll be driven to the airport this morning for your flight out. We recommend an afternoon flight out so you have time to enjoy the two pools, Jacuzzi and steam room at your hotel this morning.

Breakfast included at hotel

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