As you descend from the top of the Sierra Madre, you may see cascading waterfalls. Before dinner, enjoy a colorful and festive Mexican ballet folklorico.Sheer canyon walls give way to rolling hills and tropical farmlands. BLD This morning, see a demonstration of Paquimé pottery-making, made famous by the Casas Grandes Indians. After lunch, continue to Hermosillo, the capital of the state of Sonora. BLD Drive north this morning through the vast Sonora Desert with sweeping views of the Sierra Madre. B About The Copper Canyon Train The Chihuahua-Pacifico Railway, completed in 1961 after 90 years of construction, is a modern marvel of engineering.Copper, that reddish-orange metal that has been used to benefit civilization since 8000 B. is one of the most important metals used by modern industry.Prized for its ability to conduct heat and electricity, it is an element that helps facilitate the world as we know it, and is a focus of Vale’s investment.Located in Beautiful Llanduno North Wales Uncovered in 1987 during a scheme to landscape an area of the Great Orme, the copper mines discovered represent one of the most astounding archaeological discoveries of recent times.
For your safety, the seats in your train car are only available to Caravan clients and are not open to the general public.Your Copper Canyon tour is all inclusive with all meals in Latin America, all activities, all hotels, a great itinerary, all airport transfers, all transportation and excursions. Then journey through the Sonora Desert to Obregon for overnight. El Fuerte has been named a “Pueblo Magico” (“Magical Town”) by the Mexican Government because of the plaza’s beautifully preserved colonial architecture, romantic atmosphere and festive shows. BLD This morning, “All Aboard” for your Copper Canyon train trip, considered one of the top scenic rail journeys in the world. The entire railroad passes through 86 tunnels and 38 bridges in the 25,000 square mile canyons of the Sierra Madre.A professional Tour Director accompanies you for the entire Copper Canyon vacation. Drive south through Tucson and Green Valley to Nogales. The five major canyons are collectively known as Copper Canyon.Sightseeing drive of the government palace and Asuncion Cathedral. The Sonora’s ecosystem includes a unique variety of plants and animals. This afternoon, re-enter the United States at Nogales, Arizona. Please do not schedule flights for this evening as there are often long delays crossing the border. Transfer to the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport by hotel courtesy shuttle. The same rails are used by all trains going through the Canyon.With Caravan you travel both the south and north route in a spacious air-conditioned chartered first class train car. Both of your Copper Canyon train rides are scheduled in the daytime for the best lighting for views and photography.