Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Destinations > Mexico
Register Forgot Password?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old October 1st, 2004, 03:42 PM
Member
Passenger
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 93
Default Copper Canyon excursion

Has anyone gone on the Copper Canyon excursion? I note that HAL offers one on the Mexican Riviera/Sea of Cortez cruise. It is quite expensive and I was wondering if it is worth the money. Thank you.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old October 1st, 2004, 08:07 PM
Senior Member
Admiral
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 3,003
Default Re: Copper Canyon excursion

I suggest you take some time and go on the train from Los Mochis or Il Fuerte all the way through the canyon doing several overnight stopovers along the canyon rim. A one way trip ending in Chihuahua is probably the best way to see the canyon.

This is not something to see in one day from a cruise ship.

The canyon is amazing and there is much to see and do. The Tarajumara people are a fascinating culture of Native Americans still living in caves on the walls of the canyon itself. We awoke each morning listening to fellow tribesmen speaking to other by drum, across the canyon, just as the sun was rising. Wow!This is a fabulous land cruise by train that really requires 7-10 days to get a good look.

We did this trip three Christmases ago and it was an incredible vacation to say the least. Feel free to e-mail me if you have further questions.

Post Edited (10-02-04 11:48)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Copper anniversary ssweb All Things Cruising 3 August 12th, 2010 11:40 AM
Copper Canyon shore excursion lemenos Shore Excursions 0 September 22nd, 2009 01:50 PM
Cruise with Copper Canyon Rondo Chit - Chat for Cruisers 6 May 31st, 2005 08:19 PM
copper head duct_tape_pro Teen Cruisers 0 August 4th, 2004 11:42 PM
Copper Rail Depot Ronald Simpson Alaska 1 May 29th, 2002 06:20 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:13 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1