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El Chepe train ride to the Copper Canyon

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Tour Itinerary

picture of the main square in el fuerteDay 1 – San Carlos to El Fuerte

Transfer this morning to El Fuerte the gateway to the Canyon. This evening is yours to explore the historic and charming town square. Dinner is included at the hotel tonight. The Black Bass is a local specialty. (D)

train on tracks with blue sky aboveDay 2 – El Fuerte to Divisadero

Early morning, we transfer to the Copper Canyon train station in El Fuerte, boarding at 8:00 am. The Copper Canyon Train or “Chepe” is one of the most spectacular train rides in North America, we will be arriving at Divisadero by mid-afternoon. Your lunch and dinner are included with your stay at the hotel tonight. Visit a Tarahumara home this evening enjoying your first views of the Copper Canyon along the way. (B L D)

Day 3 –Divisadero / Adventure Park to Creel

Today we have time to view and interpret Tarahumara Indian arts and crafts. Visit the rim of the canyon and enjoy the surrounding attractions like the balancing rock and suspension bridge. This morning we have the opportunity to visit the new Copper Canyon Adventure Park. (Optional Not Included) Opportunities to fly high along the 2nd longest zip line course in the world ; ride the Zip Rider the Longest Zip Line in the world ; or play it safe and descend into the canyons via the new Copper Canyon Tram.
Return to the train station as we continue to Creel. This afternoon tour to Arareko Lake, San Ignacio Mision, and the Valley of the Mushrooms rock formations. Overnight at the hotel in Creel. (B)

Journey through the Copper Canyon on the famous El Chepe train rideDay 4 – Creel to El Fuerte

Breakfast at the hotel. You will have this morning to yourself to explore the town and artisan shops. Transfer to the station for your return journey to El Fuerte. Now traveling west bound the setting sun offers a beautiful backdrop as the train traverses some of the 32 bridges and 82 tunnels along the line. Dinner included at the hotel in El Fuerte. (B D)

Day 5 – Return Home

Breakfast at the hotel then transfer back to San Carlos. (B)