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11 Day Copper Canyon: Mexico & Tucson - Tuesday Departure

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Tuesday - Arrive in Tucson
Arrive in Tucson. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 5 PM
Overnight: Tucson

DAY 2, Wednesday - Cross the Border into Mexico, Arrive in Nuevo Casas Grandes
Depart Tucson early in the morning on a long drive. Cross the border* into Mexico, Bienvenidos! Stop for lunch en route. Drive through parts of the Chihuahua Desert. After a long drive, arrive at the archaeological site of Paquime, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. View the maze-like adobe remnants and the ceremonial mounds. Walk by the House of the Cross, believed to be a temple and observatory, and the House of the Serpent. Visit with potters from the village of Mata Ortiz before continuing to the hotel*May experience delays at border crossing
Overnight: Nuevos Casas Grandes
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3, Thursday - Chihuahua
Travel to the city of Chihuahua, capital of the State, which played a pivotal role in the Mexican revolution. Arrive in the afternoon and tour the downtown "Centro Histórico", viewing Plaza de Armas, cathedral and State Capital Building with its impressive murals depicting the local history
Overnight: Chihuahua City
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Friday - Travel to Posadas Barrancas
This morning, tour the Historical Museum of the Mexican Revolution, once the home of the revolutionary Pancho Villa. Drive to Posadas Barrancas on the rim of the Copper Canyon, stopping for lunch en route. Arrive at the hotel for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Posadas Barrancas
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Saturday - Aerial Tram into the Copper Canyon, Tarahumara Indians
Join the interesting discussion this morning on the interpretation of the unique Tarahumara Indian arts and crafts. Then, visit the rim of the Copper Canyon. Board the aerial tram* that takes you across the canyon, descending almost 4,500 feet into the center to experience its grandeur. The rest of the day is spent exploring this area. Learn about the geological forces that created the seven individual canyons, collectively known as the Copper Canyon or Barrancas del Cobre*Due to local conditions, the order of sightseeing might be altered. Details will be provided locally by your Tour Manager
Overnight: Posadas Barrancas
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Sunday - Scenic Train Ride
Depart Posadas Barrancas aboard a railcar and begin the journey on the Chihuahua al Pacífico railroad. Descend into the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains to El Fuerte, traveling from almost 7,500 feet to sea level, while passing through numerous tunnels and over soaring bridges with panoramic views
Overnight: El Fuerte
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Monday - Navojoa, Travel to Alamos
Today, depart El Fuerte and head to the native Mayo village of Navojoa. During a home visit, learn about the Mayo Indians and their culture. Witness ceremonial dances accompanied by traditional native instruments and participate in a tortilla making demonstration. Next, travel through the farmlands of the Sierra Madre mountains to the town of Alamos. Dinner tonight is highlighted by a music and dance cultural presentation
Overnight: Alamos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Tuesday - Walking Tour in Alamos, San Carlos
Take a morning stroll in the streets of Los Alamos with a local guide who introduces you to the history of this colonial city, a designated National Monument. After lunch, travel through the rich farmlands of Sonora before arriving in San Carlos for dinner and overnight
Overnight: San Carlos
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Wednesday - Cruise on the Sea of Cortez, Pearl Farm
Board a private boat this morning for a scenic cruise on the Sea of Cortez. Conditions permitting, you may see turtles, pelicans, dolphins, or even sea lions. Then, take a tour of the Guaymas Pearl Farm. Learn about the specialized art of pearl oyster farming, grading, and quality selection. Afterward, continue to Mirador, a viewpoint over the Sea of Cortez. Return to the hotel. Spend the afternoon at leisure before dinner tonight
Overnight: San Carlos
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Thursday - Cross the Border into the United States
Today, depart early in the morning on a long drive. Along the way, stop at cosmopolitan Hermosillo. View the colonial Cathedral and the Government Palace, decorated with multicolored murals portraying the history of the Sonoran region. Continue through the Sonoran Desert before you re-enter the USA through Nogales, Arizona. Arrive in Tucson and check into the hotel
Overnight: Tucson
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 11, Friday - Return Home
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Due to the high elevation, travel in the Copper Canyon area may cause some passengers to experience the temporary effects of altitude sickness. If you have any concerns about traveling to higher than your accustomed elevation, please consult your healthcare provider.

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Inclusions

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights Los Angeles-Tucson, Tucson-Los Angeles
    Other departure cities available.
  • 10 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Tucson
  • 1 night Nuevo Casas Grandes
  • 1 night Chihuahua City
  • 2 nights Posadas Barrancas
  • 1 night El Fuerte
  • 1 night Alamos
  • 2 nights San Carlos
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • Train Posadas Barrancas-El Fuerte on the Chihuahua-Pacífico
  • 24 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
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    Special Features

  • Discover the archaeological site of Paquime, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Demonstration of Mata Ortiz Pottery, one of the world's most innovative ceramics
  • Travel on an aerial tramway that descends over 4,500 feet into the Copper Canyon
  • Meet the Tarahumara Indians whose way of life has not changed in centuries
  • A scenic train ride on the Chihuahua Pacifico railroad
  • Travel to picturesque El Fuerte, the "Gateway to the Copper Canyon"
  • Stroll the streets of the colonial city of Alamos, a designated National Monument
  • Scenic private boat cruise on the shimmering Sea of Cortez
  • Tour the Guaymas Pearl Farm, the first cultured pearl farm in the Americas
  • Not Included:
    Transfers and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Passport information for all passengers must be submitted before documents can be issued.

    Passengers arriving on day 1 should select flights that arrive no later than 5 PM.

    For arrival and departure on North America packages with US gateways, transfers are not included with Air & Land packages nor available on an optional basis. See Trip Preparation -> Arrival & Departure for more information regarding options to transfer to your hotel.


    Accommodation Details:
    Accommodations in Alamos will be in either La Mansión, Casa Encantada or Luz del Sol.

    Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.

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    Accommodations

    DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tucson Airport
    This tourist class hotel is a fifteen minute drive from downtown Tucson.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Hacienda
    This budget class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, located in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Los Cedros Hotel Inn
    This tourist class hotel is located in the city of Nuevo Casas Grandes, in the remote region of Chihuahua.

    Courtyard by Marriott Chihuahua
    This first class hotel is located in the city of Chihuahua.

    Hotel Mirador
    This deluxe hotel has magnificent views of Copper Canyon.

    Posada Del Hidalgo Hotel
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in the city of El Fuerte.

    Posada Del Hidalgo Hotel
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in the city of El Fuerte.

    Posada Del Hidalgo Hotel
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in the city of El Fuerte.

    Posada Del Hidalgo Hotel
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in the city of El Fuerte.

    Posada Del Hidalgo Hotel
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in the city of El Fuerte.

    Posada Del Hidalgo Hotel
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in the city of El Fuerte.

    Hacienda De Los Santos Resort & Spa
    This deluxe hotel is located in the city center of Alamos in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains.

    La Mansión, Casa Encantada or Luz del Sol
    These tourist class hotels are located in the town of Alamos.

    Marinaterra Hotel & Spa
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in San Carlos Nuevo Guaymas, nearby the Marina San Carlos.

    DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tucson Airport
    This tourist class hotel is a fifteen minute drive from downtown Tucson.

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    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

    Customer Reviews

    Overall Rating
    3.7
    Accommodations
    3.4
    Itinerary
    4.2
    Professional Staff
    3.8
    Repeat with Operator
    3.8
    Value for Money
    3.4

    Ratings based off 5 reviews - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

    our tour guide Manuel was the best.incredibly well organized,efficient. he made the travelers at ease to relax and enjoy.His knowledge in history,culture and passion of his own country and people was amazing.last day was long,could shorten the paquim visit.overall had a great experience,good food and entertaintment,enjoyed it.

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