El Paso to Chihuahua
Depart El Paso by bus. Busses leave hourly all through out the day and is a five hour transfer time. (Transfer from airport, bus station, or El Paso area hotel and all accommodated to the bus depot.) Upon arriving in Chihuahua you will be met by an English speaking driver who will transfer you to your hotel for the evening. If you arrive in Chihuahua early enough, take some time to explore the city and take in the sights of this historic location.
Chihuahua to Creel
Yyour Copper Canyon One Way Odyseey begins in earnest today as your driver/guide picks you up from the hotel at 9 am for your van transfer to Creel. On the way, stopping at a Mennonite community where you will enjoy a traditional light lunch consisting of chees, jame, pickles, break, cookies, tea and coffee. Followed an interesting stop at a Mennonite Camp. After that, we will continue to Creel. Upon arriving, we will visit a Tarahumara community, the Arareco Lake, Mushroom Valley, the San Ignacio Mission, and a real tarahumara cave.
After that, we will drop you off at your hotel. Rest of the afternoon is open, allowing you to enjoy this interesting city on your own.
If you are interested in extending your already magnificent journey by traveling to the canyon floor please click here
for information about the Batopilas Extension
Creel to Divisadero
Enjoy a leisurely morning where you have time to do some shopping and sightseeing before catching the 11:26 am train to Divisadero. Upon arriving in Divisadero, transfer to your canyon hotel for the evening. The lodge is situated near the rim of the mighty Urique Canyon, providing wonderful views that extend for miles. Optional side trips available in the area include canyon tours, horseback riding, jeep tours and helicopter rides. We recommend upgrading to the Posada Mirador Hotel, which is situated on the rim of the canyon. The hotels in Divisadero all provide view’s which overlooks the mighty Urique Canyon.
The views of the three Canyons that comprise Copper Canyon make Divisadero ("The Divide") an unforgettable stop on your trip across the mountains. This area is four times larger than the Grand Canyon and gives visitors many memorable vistas of this pristine mountain wilderness.
Dinner is included at your hotel.
Divisadero to Bahuichivo/ Cerocahui
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at the hotel. With plenty of time for walking tours on your own to different viewpoints like the balancing rock. spEnjoy Breakfast and Lunch at the hotel before you re-board the ChePe train for a short but extremely scenic train ride to Bahuichivo, the jumping off spot for passengers heading to Cerocahui - the most beautiful mountain village in the state. Upon arrival at the Bahuichivo train depot you will be transferred the 45 minute journey to the charming town of Cerocahui, and the amazing Hotel Mision. With the rooms nestled amongst the vineyard, and a sparkling little pool beckoning you for a dip. We suggest that you relax, unwind and enjoy.
Dinner included at hotel.
Bahuichivo/ Cerocahui to Los Mochis
Following breakfast at the hotel, you have a fantastic morning tour the Gallego Lookout overlooking the canyon. Lunch at the hotel before you will transfered to Bahuichivo for your incredible trip down the mountain to Los Mochis. Which is undoubtedly some of the most scenic train rides in the World as you descend nearly 5300 feet through rugged mountains and deep canyons. Keep your camera handy - you will need it. The train is scheduled to arrive in Los Mochis at approximately 10:25 pm. You will be transferred to your Los Mochis hotel for the evening.
The tour comes to a close as you are transferred to the airport for your trip home and we say “adios!”. Transfer to the Los Mochis bus station or to Topolobampo Bay can also be accommodated.