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Authentic Copper Canyon is the premier provider for small group and individual experiences in Copper Canyon. Why is that, and what makes us so special?

Little Copper Canyon towns no one visits: Temoris

Copper Canyon in October This time of year coming up- August through November is an idea time to experience Copper Canyon. When the rains get started in July, things start to green up, the weather cools as the dust settles and the waterfalls flow out their majesty. Early in this season we often encourage people […]

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The best season in Copper Canyon

Let me list the seasons in Copper Canyon according to MY preference: 1. Winter wins first place for me for several reasons. By winter I mean November through mid February. The lowlands are a cool temp and this is a big plus. It is a great season to go to Urique or Batopilas as well […]

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The Birth of the Margarita- Safely

I travel all over Chihuahua as we treat people to our Copper Canyon train trips. Having studied and experienced he various ways of getting in and out of Copper Canyon I have opted out of other options companies use to save money or fill their own hotels. The best way is in and out of […]

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Copper Canyon Running Trips Are My Passion

We do all kinds of trips to Copper Canyon. Our bread and butter is the classic train trip. We keep the groups small and flex the itineraries. People love it. Our new trip there is one I really love. It is a part of our work with the barefoot runners in Copper Canyon. It is […]

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Family Travel

Copper Canyon is family friendly One of the overlooked destinations for family travel is Copper Canyon Mexico and the world renowned Copper Canyon train. Some people don’t consider Chihuahua to be safe. Others are just unaware of the grandeur and “Old Mexico” vibe of this place. For whatever reasons the Sierras ARE on the radar […]

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Four Distinctives of our Copper Canyon Trips

There are some distinctives with Authentic Copper Canyon trips that make what we do not only special, memorable, and fun, but also a deep immersion into the culture of Copper Canyon. We live these distinctives and it is why we lead the pack in providers to Copper Canyon: 1. Our Values. All we do will […]

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How to Get Cash in Copper Canyon

Sometimes in the remote areas of Copper Canyon, it can be hard to change your dollars for pesos.  Also, the ATMs are almost non-existent in many areas.  Here are some pointers: 1.  The El Paso airport has a Travelex and though the rates is never good, in daytime hours, it is a reliable place to […]

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A Copper Canyon Trip Diary

Copper Canyon Trip Last month we took a group of writers, bloggers and tour professionals on a journey through Chihuahua and Copper Canyon and several great articles have been published as a result. One of the best has come out and can be read in full on LASplash.com .  Sophie Brabanec is the author and […]

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Is Mexico Safe…Really?

Lonely Planet has published a very good article recently that brings some reason to this issue of violence in Mexico and how it affects Americans who travel there. We have written about it and have shared our experience, having taken many groups into Copper Canyon and Chihuahua right through these years of the conflict. Here […]

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How to pack for Copper Canyon

Basics to bring for your Copper Canyon Train Trip: It is important to travel light as you will be getting off and on the train and walking some with your luggage. I suggest a small duffel or roller and a fanny pack. You may be responsible to get your gear on and off the train […]

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