Mexico's Copper Canyon Train

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Tour Operator
Caravan Tours
Offer valid through 12/31/2023
8 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1El PasoEl Paso, Texas : Welcome to Mexico's majestic Copper Canyon. Enjoy a thrilling round-trip train ride through the Copper Canyon, one of the top scenic rail journeys in the world. Caravan has chartered a private train car for both legs of your round-trip journey. Fly into El Paso International Airport (ELP) in El Paso, Texas. This city is the closest American gateway to the Copper Canyon, taking just 7 1/2 hours overland. Transfer from the airport using your hotel's courtesy shuttle. If you prefer driving to El Paso, you can park for free at the hotel for the length of your tour. Rooms are available for check in after 3:00 p.m. Dinner is on your own. Join Caravan for an 8:00 p.m. welcome briefing.
Day 2CreelCreel : This morning, cross the Rio Grande and enter Mexico. Drive by the Samalayuca Sand Dunes. See vast rangelands and pecan groves. Lunch. Then, journey through Mennonite communities where hard work, patience, and ingenuity transformed arid soil into fertile farmland. Continue past apple orchards. Arrive in Creel, a mountain town in the Sierra Tarahumara region. At 7,700 feet, Creel is the highest overnight elevation on your tour. Your lodge has an onsite spa. Dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3El FuerteCopper Canyon Train Ride, Creel to El Fuerte : Today a grand adventure by train through the Copper Canyon. Your privately chartered train car is reserved for the exclusive seating use of Caravan. Shortly after you board in Creel, the train will circle back in a complete loop known as 'El Lazo' (The Loop). Lunch on board the train. As your train descends down the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range, steep canyon walls give way to rolling hills and tropical farmlands. See palm, banana, papaya, and mango trees. Copper Canyon sunsets are a delight. Arrive in the colonial town of El Fuerte. Enjoy a relaxing two-night stay at your hotel. Dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4El FuerteEl Fuerte, River Float Trip : Morning float trip on the El Fuerte River (river and weather conditions permitting). Look for parrots, kingfishers, cormorants, and Great Kiskadees. Next, a walking tour of El Fuerte, designated a 'Pueblo Magico' (Magic Town) by Mexico for its history and beauty. Visit the 18th century church and government palace. After lunch, enjoy a private Caravan show featuring the traditional Yaqui Deer Dance. The rest of your afternoon is at leisure. You'll have time to stroll the main plaza and shop for jewelry, pottery, and other handicrafts. Dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5Copper CanyonCopper Canyon Train Ride, El Fuerte to Barrancas : Experience, for a second time, the breathtaking magic of the Copper Canyon. Your privately chartered train car is reserved for Caravan's exclusive seating use. The return segment of your round-trip train ride gives you the opportunity to see canyon vistas from both sides. The train passes through 86 tunnels and 38 bridges. For generations, the Tarahumara Indians have called the Copper Canyon and the Sierra Madre's 25,000 square miles their home. Lunch. As your train passes through the town of Temoris, you can see the three ascending levels of train tracks overhead. Disembark in Barrancas. Overnight at your spectacular hotel on the rim of the Copper Canyon. Your overnight elevation is approximately 7,300 feet. Dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6ChihuahuaCopper Canyon, Chihuahua : Morning at leisure. Enjoy stunning views from your room overlooking the Copper Canyon. Mingle with local Tarahumara artisan vendors. Lunch. Continue to your hotel in the modern and vibrant city of Chihuahua. Farewell dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7El PasoChihuahua, El Paso, Texas : Morning sightseeing drive of Chihuahua. See the Government Palace and the historic center. Pass by an aqueduct, built in 1751. Next, drive north through the Chihuahuan Desert. Box lunch en route. Cross over the Rio Grande and return to the United States. Continue to your hotel in El Paso, Texas. Dinner is on your own.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8El PasoEl Paso : Hotel courtesy shuttle transfer to El Paso International Airport (ELP) in El Paso, Texas. Breakfast starts at 6 a.m. Thanks for vacationing with Caravan. Muchas Gracias!

Meals: Breakfast


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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
12/03/2023$1,295.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
12/04/2023$1,295.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
12/07/2023$1,295.00* (USD) / DoubleQuote
El Paso, Texas : Wyndham El Paso Airport
Creel : The Lodge at Creel Hotel and Spa
El Fuerte : Posada del Hidalgo
Copper Canyon : El Maravilloso
Chihuahua : Ramada Encore by Wyndham
El Paso, Texas : Wyndham El Paso Airport

Plus Tax & Fees: Double $165; Triple $151; Single $215

Hold Space Free up to 3 Days

Then, $300 deposit per person. Full payment due 60 days prior to start of tour.

Airfare is not included or sold by Caravan.


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