Copper Canyon Tour

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Approximately 600 miles south of the Mexican border with the United States, lies a group of canyons collectively referred to as the Copper Canyon. Formed between 30 and 40 million years ago as a result of volcanic activity and river erosion, these six canyons are home to stunning wildlife, indigenous communities, the incredible El CHEPE railway line and one of the world’s longest ziplines!

This region has become a bucket list destination for many visitors to Mexico and is truly worthy of its place as one of Mexico’s greatest natural wonders.

Our tour to the Copper Canyon lets you explore the birthplace of Zorro and designated Pueblo Mágico, El Fuerte; visit the small canyon town of Cerocahui, located just below the incredible viewing point of Cerro del Gallego; stay right on the canyon edge and test your wits at the adventure park in Divisadero; and spend time in and around the working town of Creel.  We also give you the chance to ride the famous CHEPE railway line twice, using it as our main mode of transport to get in and out of the canyon, and even take a trip down to the bottom of the Urique canyon to visit the small community that resides here and see the canyons’ awesomeness from below!

7 Days, 6 Nights

2nd – 8th March, 2025

A 7 day tour to the Copper Canyon including stays in the Pueblo Mágico of El Fuerte, the canyon towns of Cerocahui and Divisadero, as well as two rides on the Chepe Express and a day spent at the bottom of the Urique canyon!

Trip Overview

Day 1: Melaque to El Fuerte

We’ll take a flight from Manzanillo, via Mexico City, into Los Mochis airport before then transferring over to the Pueblo Mágico of El Fuerte, where we’ll spend our first evening.
Accommodation: El Fuerte

Day 2: El Fuerte & Chepe Express Trip 1

After breakfast, we will take a short transfer over to the El Fuerte train station to take our first journey of this trip on the luxurious Chepe Express towards Bahuichivo! Panoramic windows and luxurious seating makes this journey through the canyons truly awesome. Upon arrival at Bahuichivo we will transfer over to the small canyon town of Cerocahui for 2 nights. After lunch, you’ll get a guided tour of this small canyon town including the Rarámuri girl’s boarding school and the opportunity to take a wine tasting class and tour of the hotel’s very own vineyard. A great way to end a long day of travelling!
Accommodation: Cerocahui

Day 3: Cerocahui & Urique Canyon

We’ll spend most of the day out exploring the Urique canyon, first stopping off to take in some breathtaking views at the Cerro del Gallego viewing point, one of the best places to see the Urique Canyon.
We’ll then head down to the bottom of the canyon to the small town located here to learn about how this small community survive in this isolated location.
When we arrive back into Cerocahui for our second evening, you’ll get the chance to simply unwind and relax after a very busy day.
Accommodation: Cerocahui

Day 4: Cerocahui, Divisadero & the Copper Canyon Adventure Park

In the morning after breakfast we then head over to Divisadero to spend the next two nights, staying right on the canyon rim where every room has a spectacular view! We will arrive directly to the Copper Canyon Adventure Park where’ll you’ll get the chance to take a pleasant cable car ride through the canyon or for those who dare, test your wits on one of the heart-racing ziplines that zig-zag down to the cable car base station. After this we check in at the hotel for a late lunch, followed by free time to enjoy the views and the hotel.
Accommodation: Divisadero

Day 5: Creel

We’ll be out for most of the day on day 5, heading further north towards the Pueblo Mágico of Creel. We’ll visit some of the historical and natural sites just outside of the town, including Lake Arareko, the Misión de San Ignacio, and the Valley of the Frogs and Mushrooms. You’ll also get time to visit the town itself and the Rarámuri handicraft stores situated there.
In the afternoon there is the option to take a walk down to some of the nearby caves where the local indigenous population live and meet those that survive and live in this challenging region.
Accommodation: Divisadero

Day 6: Divisadero to Los Mochis: Chepe Express Trip 2

After an early breakfast, we’ll set off back towards Los Mochis, catching the Chepe Express once more from Divisadero to the magic town. Lunch is included on the train and we’ll let you experience the best class tickets Chepe has to offer!
We’ll arrive back into Los Mochis  late afternoon and will check into our hotel for the evening and have a chance to explore some of the nearby attractions.
Accommodation: Los Mochis

Day 7: Los Mochis to Melaque

After breakfast we’ll transfer back to Los Mochis airport to catch our return flight back down to the coast.


2025 Prices:

$42,500 pesos per person (based on double occupancy)

$6,000 pesos single person supplement


7 days, 6 nights

What’s included?

Transport (transfers, bus, train, & return flights to Manzanillo*)

Accommodation (+tips for hotel staff, excl. bar staff)

16 Meals

Local Guides

Entrance Fees

*For other departure points, such as Guadalajara, please contact us



Whilst the level of difficulty on the walks involved is relatively low and the entire tour is taken at a relaxed pace, this trip is at altitude and cold temperatures can have an effect on your mobility. Availability of elevators in hotels is also limited in some of the accommodations.


Mild to warm during the day, considerably cooler at night.

Weather can be temperamental in the canyons and snow has been known to fall between January and March.


El Fuerte – 90m
Cerocahui – 1,600m
Divisadero – 2,050m
Creel – 2,340m

measurements above sea level

Contact us for a full trip itinerary and for further information