Copper Canyon – Pies Ligeros
Arrival at the Chihuahua airport, welcome and transfer to the hotel in the center. During a city tour through the historic city you will discover interesting old buildings, a visit to the cathedral, the government palace with its impressive murals by Aaron Piña and the Pancho Villa hero Museum of the Mexican Revolution are included.
Overnight in Chihuahua
Very early transfer from the hotel to the train station to start the journey aboard the legendary Chepe train to Creel “Gateway to the Copper Canyon”.
In the afternoon guided tour in Creel. Visit to Arareco lake and the enigmatic rock formations in the Valley of the Monks. In a short walk you will be able to appreciate the beauty of this valley composed of natural columns up to 50 meters high.
Overnight in Creel
Today you will enjoy the spectacular views of the Sierra Tarahumara aboard the Chepe Express and in the “Barrancas del Cobre” National Park.
At 7:00 am, your driver will be waiting for you at the hotel reception and will take you to the train station to start the journey to the heart of the Sierra Tarahumara. Between Creel and Divisadero you will cross the famous bridge “El Lazo” that will take you into the Copper Canyon enjoying fascinating views.
Arrival in Divisadero around 9:55 am. Welcome at the Divisadero train station and transfer to the hotel.
At 10:30 am your driver will be waiting for you at the hotel reception to begin activities in the Copper Canyon National Park. You will visit the Balancing Rock lookout point.
In the local market you can find many handicrafts and souvenirs made by hand by the Rarámuris ladies. With your purchase you support the Tarahumara families.
Later visit to the National Park, where different outdoor activities are possible:
- Ride the longest cable car in Mexico (2,750 meters long)
- Ride the Zip Rider. A route of 2,550 meters without intermediate towers
- “Via Ferrata” – rappelling practice
- Zip lines with 7 stations
- Aerial forest or canopy
We recommend you to taste a regional dish at the “Barranco” restaurant (to be paid directly) enjoying the wonderful views that it offers to the Copper Canyon.
The afternoon is free for optional walks along the rim of the Copper Canyon. Visit a Tarahumara cave or enjoy the views of this area from your terrace.
After dinner, enjoy the wonderful tranquility of the night and the starry sky from the room’s balcony or from the hotel’s terrace.
Overnight in the Copper Canyon
From 8:00 am breakfast in the restaurant. Today you have the morning free to explore the nature and the forrest on your own. You can ride a horse or walk along the edge of the canyon.
At 13:00 hrs the driver will await for you at the hotel reception to start the trip back to Chihuahua.
On the way you cross apple and walnut orchards and the nature of the valleys with a desert air that surround the state capital are present. Optional stop in the city of the three cultures “Cuauhtémoc” to visit a Mennonite family. Arrival in Chihuahua in the afternoon.
Overnight in Chihuahua
The morning is free, depending on the departure time, you can take optional walks. For example, a walk to the cathedral or a guided excursion to the “Nombre de Dios” caves. This mysterious stalactite cave is located in the north of Chihuahua, on the “Cerro del Caballo” mountain.
This cave system extends over a length of 1,492 m. In the grotto you can see numerous stalactites and stalagmites of various shapes.
In order to arrange this excursion optimally, you must confirm us two days in advance.
The tour Copper Canyon Pies Ligeros ends with the transfer to the Chihuahua airport.