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Category Archives: Special Trips

Each trip focuses on another unique aspect of Mexico’s amazing landscape in Copper Canyon. We can customize trips for groups and since we keep our group size low there is always flexibility. There are also special options for Christmas, Easter and other special occasions.

Trips Can can now leave from El Paso, TX or Chihuahua City, Mexico (with guests flying to and from the airport) to allow you more time time enjoy the Sierra Madre mountains and perhaps the enchanting Sea of Cortez!

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Copper Canyon Trip in August

Copper Canyon in August August is a fine time to experience Copper Canyon and the amazing Copper Canyon train. Usually the weather is quite nice. The special thing about the weather is that the rainy season has been on for a few weeks so about each day or so there is a Colorado type shower […]

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Vision for Copper Canyon

From Dave Hensleigh Authentic Copper Canyon Founder This company – this family of experience providers known as Authentic Copper Canyon – has become the leader in small group culturally rich Copper Canyon tours. Now I am launching new trip experiences to directly involve the indigenous Raramuri with our guests. We have always emphasized the crafts, […]

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Our 2012 trips,including New Years in Copper Canyon

People often ask me what time of year is best for train trips to Copper Canyon. That is a hard one to answer because each season has its own draw. Let me say that I do not recommend June ( both hot AND dry). But all other times of the year are great. Here are […]

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The Ticket for the Sun Bowl

Many people travel to El Paso for the New Year’s Eve Sun Bowl. Who knows which college teams will meet at this year’s game. Whoever it is , you can be sure that Bernie Olivas and his staff at the Sun Bowl office will have a great experience ready for you. The El Paso Community […]

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This Solitary Gringo Will Walk Across Juarez

Is it safe for tourists in Mexico now? Well our experience is that it is and while there are concerns, even northern Mexico is much safer than other tourist destinations people use now- such as South Africa and Beliz. Still during this period, Europeans, Australians, Canadians and of course Mexicans are traveling extemsively in the […]

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Copper Canyon Train Trips Just Announced

Our Classic trip is a small group learning based trip on the world renowned Copper Canyon train. ThisĀ 8 day excursion is a full immersion into the rich culture and geography of the enchanting Sierra Madres featuring the Tarahumaras and Mennonites, the delicious food, an emphasis on local places, the amazing new gondola and ziplines, Mata […]

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Personal Tours to Copper Canyon

Personal Guide to Copper Canyon: Yes…we offer private trips to Copper Canyon and will work with you every step of the way to plan you trip to fit with your interests. There is so much to see and experience- not just the Copper Canyon train. This is an excellent way to make the most of […]

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Where CHEPE Crosses Over Itself

There is a lifetime of wonders along the Copper Canyon train and I keep discovering new fascinating places and people along the magic railway through the Sierras every trip. One if the cool spots that people want to see but usually miss is the spot where the line loops around and goes under itself- if […]

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Pottery Firing at Mata Ortiz

Mata Ortiz pottery is so unique and captivating. Much of the cultural draw is in the fact that it is all produced by local, non-gallery townsfolk in the tiny village of Mata Ortiz, nearCasas Grandes. So you walk from house to house around town-Juan Quezada is realy the only one with a gallery- and get […]

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One More Enthusiatic Guest in Copper Canyon

Time after time people have these life changing experinces in the rich culture of the Sierra Madres.’This is what makes our work so much fun!

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