Copper Canyon Train Service, Highest Elevation Train Stops, Creel, Divisadero
Creel is a mountain biking, hiking, and climbing base for many travelers while others visit several villages, catching the train each day to the next stop.
This trip should be a dream for train buffs, hikers, bikers, and those interested in the exotic Tarahumara culture.
At Creel you will be just an hours bus ride from the canyon rim at Divisidero, and there is ample bus canyon rims and to hiking, biking, or tours of three canyons: del Cobre, Urique, and Tararequa.
Copper Canyon villages of Creel and Divisadero are common tourist stops that provide lodging and tours. Divisidero has a hotel built on the edge of the cliffs with a great view, while the village of Creel has no view but plentiful bargain hotels and posadas that offer tours to the Tarahumara Indian villages, the 100-foot Cusarare Falls, and tours along the rim of the canyons.
Creel offers the Margarita Hotel (just down the hill from the station near the church) with two daily meals, 250-300 pesos a night.
Getting to Copper Canyon:
From Chihuahua the Estrella Blanca bus serves Creel with 7 departures each day with a 5-hour trip.
The Copper Canyon Train reaches nearly 8000 feet in its climb to the villages of Creel and Divisadero. These are popular tourist stops that offer lodging and Copper Canyon tours.
Divisadero hotels offer great view while the village of Creel offers bargain hotels and hiking and biking tours
The village of Creel offer tours to the Tarahumara Indian villages, the 100-foot Cusarare Falls, and tours along the rim of the canyons.
Copper Canyon Train Service reaches the highest point at the villages of Creel and Divisadero, These are popular tourist accustomed to altitude.
Hiking can be strenuous in the steep terrain.
The Copper Canyon Train stop at Divisadero offers views into three canyons