Mexico Copper Canyon Train Tours

Mexico Copper Canyon Train Tours
A trip to the majestic Sierra Madre Occidental and Mexico's famed Copper Canyon can be an adventure of a lifetime. With canyons, gorgeous waterfalls and a plethora of untamed plants and animals, Mexico offers a bit of nature virtually untouched by man. Make a once-in-a-lifetime trip even more memorable by experiencing the romance, adventure and nostalgia of exploring nature on an "iron horse."

Real Mexican Adventures

Based in Amarillo, Texas, Real Mexican Adventure Tours offer five-day and seven-day round-trip tours, as well as a six-day one-way trip. The one-way tour gives guests the convenient option of flying directly into Chihuahua (Real Mexican Adventure Tours owns and operates a private plane) and taking the train south to Copper Canyon. Tours are all-inclusive and give travelers the option of taking their trip from either the northbound or southbound train. Real Mexican Adventure Tours also provide four-star accommodations in the canyon and serve guests three meals a day. All tours offer the option of embarking on side visits to the cliff dwellings, bass fishing at Lake Huites Lodge and trips to the canyon base for a nominal fee. Prices for Real Mexican Adventure Tours vary, depending on the size of the group, and are based on the tour you choose. While most parts of the tour allow for independent exploration, knowledgeable tour guides are available at most sites along the tour.

Real Mexican Adventures
6505 Kingsbury
Amarillo, TX 79109
(888) 744-8867
mexicanadventures.com/tour_home.html

Rails NW

With multiple departure cities, including Tucson, Ariz., El Paso, Texas, and Baja California), first-class "ChePe" Rail Tours (run by Rails NW) offers affordable, flexible trips that range from three to eight days. Rails NW runs Copper Canyon tours using the Sierra Madre Express, a luxury train that allows you to take your vacation into your own hands. Tours are affordable (rates start at $462 for two adults on a three-day tour) and all-inclusive, providing accommodations, meals, activities and transportation to and from the train. Rails NW features unguided tours, which offers visitors the security of traveling with a group but allows you the freedom to independently and explore the sites at your own pace. Travelers also have the option of designing their own itinerary or selecting a custom-made adventure based on their interests.

RailsNW
10200 SW Eastridge St.
Suite #210
Portland, OR 97225
(800) 717-0108
railsnw.com

Caravan Tours

Caravan Tours offers flexible dates all year long for a nine-day, professionally guided tour from Phoenix to Copper Canyon, with numerous scenic sites and frequent stops to allow time for pictures and exploration. This all-inclusive trip includes all meals once you reach Mexico, fees for activities and day excursions, as well as transportation to and from the train. With prices starting at $955, guests will enjoy a round-trip adventure, which includes a stay in a first-class chartered train car with single, double, and triple rooms available. Day trips include stops in Creel, Mexico, a trip through Mennonite country, a river float excursion in Divisadero, and a two-night stay in the colonial town of El Fuerte. In addition to professional tour guide accompaniment, Caravan Tours offers guests free parking for the duration of the trip.

Caravan Tours Inc.
401 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(800) 227-2826
caravan.com

Article Written By Ayisatu J. Taylor

Ayisatu J. Taylor is a graduate of Smith College and has been writing for more than six years. She is attending graduate school for a degree in emergency health studies with a concentration on disaster response and recovery management. Taylor's work on travel, health and gardening can be seen on numerous websites.

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