A Renaissance in the Sierra Madre Hotel Mision waterfall adventure tour
mexico eco-adventure package
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Cerocahui, Chihuahua, Mexico
  By Horseback or Foot

Trek to Cerocahui Waterfall. "Huicochi" in Tarahumara means "place of many trees." Experience this five miles round-trip-walk along the river to a beautiful waterfall at the end of a box canyon. Enjoy swimming in the summer. Moderate to difficult hike.

The old Sangre de Cristo gold mine is named for the red soil. There is an abundance of natural beauty along the way. Moderate to difficult hike, 3 1/2 miles round trip.

Walk to Las Cascaditas (the Little Waterfalls) in rainy season. Along the way see a sawmill, some Tarahumara ranchos and an old cemetery. There are nice swimming holes at the waterfalls. Moderate hike, aproximately 2 miles round trip (90 minutes).

Hike to the overlook of El Valle del Leon (the Valley of the Lion). This moderate hike provides magnificent views of the town and valleys (2 miles or 2 hours round trip).

The Jesuit Mission of San Francisco was founded by Father Juan Maria de Salvatierra in 1694. Salvatierra was the first white man to reach the bottom of the canyon in 1695. The Mission church is in front of the hotel.

Enjoy a private tour to the Tarahumara Indian Girls Boarding School next door to the hotel. The girls will sing in Tarahumara for groups.

Visit a Tarahumara home dwelling and see how these very private people live. (view images)

chihuahua adventure tour
copper canyon tour
  By Bus

Ride to Cerro del Gallego Urique Outlook, providing the most sweeping view of Copper Canyon sytem readily available for tourists.


Standing at 7,500 ft. elevation look into Urique Canyon, the deepest canyon in the system. The mining town of Urique is nestled below, along the river.


Also included in the tour is a cave home — now serving as "The Basket Shop" — a Tarahumara rancho and the «Virgencita» (Litle Virgin) spring. 22 miles round trip (3 1/2 hours). This is a must!

Visit the 1724 gold and silver mining town of Urique. Tropical fruit, corn, peanuts and coffee abound. See the old kiln, church, cemetery and plaza with spectacular views along the way. Urique is 1590 ft. elevation.

Travel by bus, van or train to Posada Mirador Hotel on the rim of the actual Copper Canyon. It takes about 4 hours by bus and 1 hour by train from the nearby station of Bahuichivo.

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