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Copper Canyon Tour Mazatlán to Chihuahua

9 Days and 8 Nights

Day 1 – Thursday – MAZATLÁN

Arrive Mazatlán and transfer to Holiday Inn Hotel. Relax this evening by the beach and enjoy a welcome dinner tonight (D)

Day 2 – Friday – MAZATLÁN

Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a Tour of the Historic District Landmarks at the Angela Peralta theater and the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Enjoy the evening at the hotel and opportunity to dine on one of the many restaurants of the “Zona Dorada” (B L)

Day 3 – Saturday – EL FUERTE

Breakfast at the hotel and depart for the city Culiacan (2 hours 138 miles) Traveling North crossing the tropic of Cancer. Stop at Las Labradas to see and interesting spiral shape petroglyphs representing supernatural believes designs made by ancient inhabitants Lunch as we arrive to Culiacan Continue to El Fuerte (4 hours 182 miles including rest stop) for overnight) Dinner at the hotel Posada del Hidalgo or Torres del Fuerte. (B L D)


Day 4 – Sunday – MAYO VILLAGES

Breakfast at the hotel, this morning we will visit the village of Capomos to learn about the Mayo indigenous culture (Cuisine, Medicine plants and festivities). At our return, a walking tour of the City of El Fuerte. Lunch and relaxing evening (B L D)

Day 5 – Monday – COPPER CANYON

After early breakfast at the hotel, we transfer to the train station for our rail journey on the new Chepe Express to Posada Barrancas, Lunch on the train. Tarahumara presentation by your Tour Manager, dinner and overnight at hotel Mirador. Or Divisadero Barrancas (B L D)


Day 6 – Tuesday – COPPER CANYON

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will tour the Copper Canyon Park and descend to the lower canyon on a Gondola ride, we will visit a Tarahumara village, a possible school. Time for shopping and return to the hotel (B L D)


Day 7 – Wednesday – CREEL

After breakfast at the hotel, we depart for the city of Creel driving through the Oteros Canyon, visiting upon arrival the San Ignacio Mission and the interesting rock formations, Arareko Lake and if possible, a time to hike to the Cusarare waterfall. Return to Creel for shopping and lunch on your own. Dinner at the hotel Quinta Mission and overnight (B D)


Day 8 – Thursday – CREEL – CHIHUAHUA

Breakfast at the hotel and depart for the city of Cuauhtémoc to visit the Mennonite community, lunch, and continue to the city of Chihuahua, City tour and if time permits a visit to Pancho Villa Home. Farewell dinner and overnight. Hotel Wingate or San Francisco (B L D)


Day 9 – Friday – ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport. (B)

*Itinerary and hotels subject to change.