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MEXICO & TARAHUMARA TRAIN

DETAILED PROGRAM

 

DAY 01: MEXICO CITY

Reception and transport to the hotel. Free afternoon. At night we recommend a Mexican night at Garibaldi, where you can enjoy a folkloric show (optional).

 

DAY 02: MEXICO CITY – BASILICA OF GUADALUPE – TEOTIHUACAN

At 9 a.m., transport to the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Time to visit and pray at the shrine, where the painting of the virgin is kept. Afterwards, the tour continues towards the archeological site of Teotihuacan, also known as the City of the Gods. Upon arrival, the guide will take us to the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon.  We will also visit the pottery factory. Finally, we will return to Mexico with a previous stop at the famous Garibaldi Plaza, where we will enjoy a panoramic view. Transport to hotel.

 

DAY 03: MEXICO CITY – XOCHIMILCO – MUSEUM OF FRIDA KAHLO

Panoramic tour by the ancient and modern streets of the Mexican capital, like La Reforma Avenue, until we reach the historical center, where we will find the cathedral and the national palace. We will also visit the remains of the ancient Tenochtitlan (the Azteca capital) as well as the palace of beaux arts and other important buildings. Afterwards, we will go by the Insurgentes Avenue (the longest in America), where we will see the bull ring (the largest in the world), the theatre Los Insurgentes with its mural paintings, until we reach the University City (UNAM). Afterwards, we will arrive at Xochimilco, also known as the “Venice of America” due to its canals, which we will sail on a “trajinera” (typical boat). Finally, we will return with a previous stop at Coyoacan, where we will visit the house of Frida Kahlo, now a museum. Back to the hotel. Includes lunch without beverages. Free afternoon.

Included meals: Breakfast.

 

DAY 04: MEXICO CITY – CHIHUAHUA

Transport to the airport to board an airplane towards Chihuahua (flight not included). At Chihuahua, transport to hotel. City tour to visit the Cathedral, the University Cultural Center – former Quinta Gameros, Pancho Villa’s house – today the Museum of the Revolution, the colonial aqueduct, and the murals of the Palace of Government.

Included meals: Breakfast.

 

DAY 05: CHIHUAHUA – CREEL

At 5.30 a.m., transport to the Chihuahua train station, breakfast included in the train. Arrival at Creel at 11.20 hrs. Transport to hotel.

In the afternoon, we will walk around Creel, visiting the Lake of Arareco, rthe Mission of San Ignacio, the Valley of the Mushrooms, the Valley of the frogs and the Cave of Tarahumara.

Included meals: Breakfast.

 

DAY 06: CREEL – BARRANCAS

Free morning to rest and go to the handicraft stores of Tarahumara. We recommend a visit to the Art Museum. At 11.20 hrs. we will board a train towards the famous gullies of copper. We arrive at 13.05 hrs. and have lunch (included). In the afternoon, we will walk by the different viewpoints.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

 

DAY 07: GULLIES – LOS MOCHIS

In the afternoon we recommend a tour to the cable car (optional). At 13.05 hrs. we will go by train to the city of Los Mochis, arriving at 21.30 hrs approximately. Transport to hotel.

 

DAY 08: LOS MOCHIS

Transport to the airport of Los Mochis to fly back to Mexico city and connect to your flight (not included).

Included meals: Breakfast.

 

Included:

  • Transport in touristic vehicles
  • Guide with credentials of the Ministry of Tourism
  • Tickets to the sites to be visited
  • Meals specified in the program
  • Breakfasts include juice, coffee or tea
  • When included, lunches and dinners without beverages
  • All taxes