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Dave Hensleigh has assembled a team of the best guides on the planet and they work together to give you the best in Copper Canyon trips.

What is the Copper Canyon trip like?

First of all, we really don’t do tours. We do many Copper Canyon tours for people annually—but we don’t really think of them as tours. What I mean is that a “tour” is more of a canned deal –more like a commodity. What we do is more of a personal experience for you that gets […]

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THE trip for street foodies

There are so many ultimately redeeming qualities of the Copper Canyon travel experience for those who truly love to experience other cultures. The Copper Canyon train is in the top seven in the world- everyday it passes through incredible country and has 37 bridges and 86 tunnels. The indiginous people (the Raramuri of “Born to […]

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Our MO in Copper Canyon

Independence and Flexibility I don’t have a room of suits telling us what to do. We don’t got no stinking suits. Your rich cultural experience in Copper Canyon is the result of my team and I combing the streets and back paths of Copper Canyon for the best and richest in hotels, eateries, views, and […]

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Copper Canyon on the Radio

Two days ago I heard local Champaign Urbana radio WDWS hosts Dave Gentry and Elizabeth Hess talking about the new State Department warnings for Mexico. I emailed them and made a shot at shedding a bit of light and truth on the real situation for tours to Copper Canyon and just how safe they are. […]

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Six Secrets for a Great Copper Canyon Trip

I specialize in Copper Canyon train tours- it is my only destination. My team in Copper Canyon is the best. Here are some keys we have learned about travel there: 1. Give it at least 10 days. There is so much to experience. And even with 10 days, you have to choose among many good […]

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Its Halftime, Chihuahua!

Those of us committed to seeing Chihuahua and Copper Canyon emerge from this incredibly difficult time could take a lesson from Detroit. Don’t give up. The slumping economy, swine flu, the perception of danger, and now the drought and starvation issues have all been tough. But the Copper Canyon train still rolls, the little towns […]

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Real music is out there…

“Real music is out there and real people are makin’ it” Webb Wilder Core truth. And the reality with cultural travel is that true experiences are out there. It is what we deliver at Authentic Copper Canyon. Real Guides I tell my experts in Mexico to have fun, experience the trip each time freshly, get […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Travel the Copper Canyon Train

This great place awaits curious travelers now …and what a joy it is to be able to introduce our guests to its wonders: 1. Copper Canyon is so huge. 2. The Rarámuri or Tarahumara– the indigenous people. 3. The train through Copper Canyon– CHEPE. 4. The little towns – the heart of rural Chihuahua. 5. […]

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Sun Bowl trip to Copper Canyon

The Sun Bowl is coming up December 31 in El Paso and who knows now which teams will play there this year. One thing you can know. There is a great way to cap off your Sun Bowl experience. Not far from El Paso is the incredible Copper Canyon (like it is bigger than Grand […]

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Christmas trip to Copper Canyon

People are often asking me about the best season to travel on the train in Copper Canyon. That is a hard one because every season has its draw. Fall is nice because it is usually green and the weather is moderate. Late Summer is nice because it usually rains and is very fresh. Spring is […]

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