GLOBUS 2018: Mexico's Copper Canyon (YM)
11 days from Phoenix to Phoenix
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- Offer valid through 12/31/2017
- 11 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Phoenix||Welcome to Phoenix! At 6 pm, meet your fellow traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming Copper Canyon adventure.|
|Day 2||San Carlos||This morning, we cross into Mexico. See large saguaro cacti and huge expanses of ranchland and pecan tree orchards. Continue through the Sonora Desert to San Carlos, located on the beautiful Sea of Cortez. (B,L,D)|
|Day 3||San Carlos||After breakfast, board a private boat for a CRUISE on the Sea of Cortez and the chance to see dolphins, seals, and exotic birds, such as the blue-footed booby and great blue heron. Next, visit a PEARL FARM, where you'll learn about the indigenous rainbow-lipped pearl oyster and the unique colors of pearls it produces. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Enjoy a relaxing stroll along the beach, shop for a favorite souvenir, or enjoy a cool drink while watching the swaying palm trees. (B,L)|
|Day 4||El Fuerte||After breakfast, board a private boat for a CRUISE on the Sea of Cortez and the chance to see dolphins, seals, and exotic birds such as the blue-footed booby and great blue heron. We then continue to the picturesque colonial town of El Fuerte, founded in 1564. See the beautifully preserved colonial architecture and enjoy the festive atmosphere. El Fuerte is also famous for being the birthplace of the legendary Senor Diego de la Vegas, also known as Zorro. You'll learn the history of Zorro and perhaps have a chance to meet him at tonight's [LF] MEXICAN PARTY. (B,L,D)|
|Day 5||El Fuerte||This morning, enjoy a WALKING TOUR of the historic city center. Later, there is time to join an optional float trip on the river, meet members of the local Mayo Indian tribe, or perhaps just relax in the hotel's beautiful gardens. After dinner this evening, enjoy a folkloric DANCE SHOW. (B,L,D)|
|Day 6||Cerocahui||This morning, we board the train for your rail adventure through El Canon de Cobre (Copper Canyon). Experience some of North America's most magnificent scenery as your TRAIN winds its way along the rim of steep chasms, descends from mountain passes reaching 7,000 feet, and crosses canyons and rivers. Arrive in the beautiful valley of Cerocahui. After lunch, visit a local [LF] SCHOOL to interact with the children who call this part of the world home. We'll also visit a local MISSION, founded in 1556. Before dinner this evening, enjoy a tour of the hotel's winery, along with a TASTING. (B,L,D)SPECIAL FEATURE: Spend the night at the impressive Hotel Mision. Located near Urique Canyon, you'll enjoy a peaceful atmosphere, along with beautiful Spanish architecture. Stroll through the lush gardens and orchards, explore the quaint village, or perhaps enjoy a taste of delicious Tarahumara apple pie.|
|Day 7||POSADA BARRANCAS (COPPER CANYON)||We start today with a visit to impressive URIQUE CANYON, the deepest canyon in the western Sierra Madre Mountains. Enjoy spectacular views as your guide explains the history and culture of this region. We continue to Posada Barrancas, located on the rim of Copper Canyon, for a 2-night stay. Before dinner this evening, enjoy a [LF] PRESENTATION on the Tarahumara Indians and their culture. (B,L,D)SPECIAL FEATURE: Your home for the next two nights is the Mirador Hotel. Located at the canyon's edge near the highest point of the canyon, the Mirador is the premier hotel on the canyon rim and is the only hotel where each guestroom has a spectacular view overlooking the canyon.|
|Day 8||Posada Barrancas||This morning, immerse yourself in the peaceful beauty of Copper Canyon. After area sightseeing, you may want to take an optional excursion on the new Aerial Tramway that descends into the canyon and affords great views. Cameras are a must! During free time this afternoon, you may wish to join a hike along the canyon's rim, try an exciting zipline ride, go horseback riding, discover the local Tarahumara Indians' arts and crafts, or just relax in the magnificent surroundings. (B,L,D)|
|Day 9||NUEVO CASAS GRANDES||Today, we cross the Chihuahuan Desert and the fertile valley of Nuevo Casas Grandes. Enjoy a festive farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Director this evening-the perfect ending to your Copper Canyon adventure! (B,L,D)|
|Day 10||Phoenix||After breakfast this morning, visit Mexico's northernmost archaeological site of PAQUIME. Once an important trading center, it combines elements of the Pueblo Indian civilization from the Southwestern United States with Mesoamerican influences. See the pyramids, the adobe-style apartments, and learn about why these ruins are such a mystery to scientists, even today. Then, travel through the plains and cattle country of Chihuahua. Cross the border and re-enter the United States. Arrive in Phoenix early this evening. (B)|
|Day 11||Phoenix||Your tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. (B)|
- US$ Price Details
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. A Mexico Tourist Card is required for this vacation. This is obtained when crossing the border from the United States into Mexico. The cost at time of print is approximately $30 USD and is not included in the pricing and is to be paid directly.Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single Room Supplement: $405 to $520Triple Room Reduction per person: $185 to $225Extra Nights per person in Phoenix: January-March: in single room $191; in twin room $101; in triple room $67April: in single room $152; in twin room $82; in triple room $54May-October: in single room $116; in twin room $64; in triple room $42January-March (2019): in single room $205; in twin room $108; in triple room $722019 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in July 2018.
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