6 Days / 5 Nights: Chihu-Creel-Divis/ Barrancas-Cerocahui-Los Mochis: Day 1 Chihuahua
Arrival to the international airport of Chihuahua where you will be received by Viajes Dorados staff and transferred to your hotel. You will receive your travel documents that contain hotel coupons, train tickets and your itinerary.
Later (your tour will be scheduled at your arrival) you will enjoy a guided City Tour of Chihuahua visiting Pancho Villa museum (closed on Mondays), the Cathedral, the State Capitol and its famous murals of the Chihuahua state history, the colonial Aqueduct and the residential districts.
Day 2 Chihuahua-Creel
Breakfast included at the hotel. This morning at 9:00 am your tour guide/driver from Viajes Dorados will contact you at your hotel front desk to take you to a van transfer to Creel, on the way we will visit a Mennonite Community where we will enjoy a traditional light lunch (included) based on Mennonite cheese, jam, pickles, bread, cookies, tea and coffee; elaborated by the Mennonites, also we will visit a Mennonite Camp, then we will continue to Creel. On the arrival we will be visiting a Tarahumara Community, the Arareco Lake, the Mushroom Valley (rock formations), the San Ignacio old Mission (a Tarahumara church) and a Tarahumara cave. Later afternoon, we will get to the hotel. Rest of the afternoon free to enjoy this picturesque Tarahumara village a “Pueblo Magico”.
Today: Breakfast and Mennonite light lunch included.
Day 3 Creel- Divisadero/Posada Barrancas
Today at 10:30 am approximately you will be transferred by the hotel staff to the train station. The train leaves Creel at 11:15 am and arrives to Divisadero/Posada Barrancas at 2:00 pm approximately. Upon arriving you will be transferred by the hotel staff. After you check in, you will have your first encounter with the majestic Canyon while you enjoy your included lunch at the hotel restaurant.
In the afternoon, enjoy a guided walking tour along the rim (please check schedules at the reception, they will provide the tour) and enjoy the Tarahumara sunset from the hotel balconies.
Today: Lunch and Dinner included
This afternoon enjoy the wonderful sunset that the Copper Canyon gives to us. The breathtaking view from the balconies of your hotel will let you appreciate the beauty of the place and understand the immensity of the Tarahumara world.
Day 4 Divisadero/Posada Barrancas –Cerocahui
Breakfast included at the hotel, then free morning for walking tours on your own to different views points like Mirador Piedra Volada, challenge your spirit of adventure in the hanging bridge that crosses a small canyon or ride in the aerial Tram or zip line (optional-not included) or simply buy nice crafts from the Tarahumaras.
In the afternoon you will be transferred to the train station by the hotel staff to board the train Chepe at 2:00 pm approximately to Bahuichivo and arrives at 3:00 pm approximately. In the journey enjoy the comfort of the train that offers a dining room and reclining seats for passengers. Upon arriving you will be transferred by the hotel staff and transferred to the hotel located in Cerocahui. After you check in, the afternoon is at leisure to visit on your own the most important point of interest of the village as the Old Jesuit Mission and the Tarahumara Girl Orphan School located them near to the hotel. Dinner included at the dining room at the hotel.
Today: Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 5 Cerocahui-Los Mochis
This morning after breakfast included at the hotel you will enjoy by the hotel staff a guided tour to the sightseeing view of the Spectacular Urique Canyon called “Cerro del Gallego”, where you can observe the river and the mining town of Urique; also on the way, you will be able to see beautiful views of the Canyon and valleys. Return to the hotel for included lunch and then you will be transferred by the hotel staff to the train station. The Chepe train departs to Los Mochis at 1:00 pm approximately. Arrival at 9:00 pm approximately and transfer to the hotel by its staff.
Today: Breakfast and lunch included
Day 6 End
This morning if your flight permits, walk through the cobbled streets, visit its colonial church, the town hall, the market, the local museum, also make a relaxing walk along the river that runs along one side of the hotel or just Enjoy the beautiful facilities of the hotel. We also recommend that delight your palate with rich seafood dishes that offer various local restaurants or your own hotel; Our recommendation: Cauque or prawn!
Then transfer to the airport in Los Mochis by Mr. Pedro Bernal (transfer person), please consider two hour transfer by road and two hours prior registration request.
Meeting/pick-up point: Chihuahua International Airport.
Duration: 6 days, 5 nights.
Languages: Spanish, English