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Copper Canyon Railway and Baja Coast

9 days from £1896pp

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Copper Canyon Railway and Baja Coast

9 days from £1896pp

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This holiday combines the exhilarating train ride along the rim and through the gorges of ultra-photogenic Copper Canyon, in Mexico’s desert interior, with the sun-kissed beaches of Baja California where you’ll find vestiges of colonial Spain and a thriving community of artists.

Inland from Mexico's west coast the seemingly fathomless Copper Canyon cuts a swathe through the barren desert crust. You’ll ride world-famous railway traversing this route, with views of some of the continent's most spectacular mountain scenery. There are a score of ravines and gorges, and an infinite variety of landscape and vegetation from snow-dusted peaks smothered in conifers to sub-tropical citrus groves.

Mexico’s Baja California is a finger of desert stretching 1,300km south from California, separated from the Mexican mainland by the Sea of Cortés. The southern tip, with its chalk-white sands and translucent aquamarine seas, attracts visitors from all over the world, especially the US and Europe. But instead of staying at a large beach resort you will be based in the colonial centre of arty San José del Cabo, where there are plenty of outdoor and cultural activities to choose from.

Copper Canyon Railway departure schedules are subject to change, which could result in alterations to the described itinerary.  Our expert Travel Consultants will be able to advise you if this is the case at the time of booking.   


Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Mexico City, transfer to hotel in the city centre.

Day 2

Fly to Chihuahua in northwest Mexico.

Day 3

Transfer to the Railway station and board the train to Creel

Day 4

Travel by train to Posada Barrancas station. Overnight on the edge of the canyon.

Day 5

Continue by rail to El Fuerte

Day 6

Fly from Los Mochis to Cabo San Lucas, Baja California. Transfer to hotel in San José del Cabo.

Day 7-8

At leisure in Los Cabos.

Day 9

Transfer to the airport for flight home.

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Mexico City
Places visited

Mexico City

Whale watchers
Thing to do

Whale watching in Mexico

Posada del Hidalgo

Posada del Hidalgo


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