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Copper Canyon Bus Tour

Phoenix – Mexico’s Copper Canyon Bus/Rail Trips

10-Day Monthly Group Bus Tours, $1395/person double room (add $300 single room)

  • 2018 Dates– Jan. 7-16, Feb. 4-13, March 4-13, April 5-14, Sept. 2-11, Oct. 7-16, Nov. 4-13, Dec. 2-11
  • 2019 Dates TBA.
” I loved the trip!!!   The food was outstanding, the hotels excellent…and the whole experience was wonderful!  I have recommended the tour to several friends. Thanks again for such a wonderful trip”  K.S, AZ


Day l —Arrive in Phoenix, Sleep Inn at the Phoenix Airport. (upgrade available)Divisadero Overlook
Day 2—Phoenix to San Carlos,Mexico by bus. Marinaterra Hotel & Spa. B, L, D included.
Day 3—San Carlos to El Fuerte, Mexico by bus. Posada del Hidalgo Hotel.  B, L, D included.
Day 4—Day in El Fuerte, Walking Tour, Posada del Hidalgo Hotel.  B, L, D included.
Day 5— Train Journey  to Cerocahui, a rural village in the deepest canyon of the systems.  B,L,D included.
Day 6—Journey to the Copper Canyon area. Mirador on the Rim Copper Canyon Hotel  B, L, D included.
Day 7—Day on the Rim includes a Morning Bus Tour with the option of taking a Cable Car Ride across the Canyon. Mirador on the Rim Copper Canyon Hotel  B, L, D included.
Day 8—Posada Barrancas to Casas Grandes. Hotel Hacienda, Chihuahua.  B, L, D included.
Day 9—Casas Grandes to Phoenix, AZ by bus.  Sleep Inn at the Phoenix Airport.  B & L included.
Day 10—Depart Phoenix—B included.

10-Day tour package price includes:  9 nights of hotels as mentioned in the itinerary (or similar), most meals included (as mentioned in the itinerary), complimentary airport shuttles from Phoenix hotel, all transfers between train stations and hotels, first class express train tickets, tour to the Urique Canyon & Copper Canyon Overlook, normal tips such as luggage, maid and meals.  Does Not Include:  Airfare to Phoenix, trip insurance, tourist visa (approx $25 usd),  river float in El Fuerte, cable car ride or zip lining in Divisadero, bar bills, guide and driver tips.

Registration and Payment Schedule:  A $300 non-refundable trip deposit per person is due to confirm reservation along with your completed and signed Registration-Form.  The remaining trip balance is due 60 days before departure date.  (Note:   A minimum of 20 passengers required to make the trip a “go”. Usually the 50 passenger bus is filled. Deposits will not be charged or cashed until we have confirmed the tour and you have been notified. Before booking airfare please confirm with our office that the trip is effective.)

Refund Policy:  The deposit is non-refundable.  60% of the trip balance (after the deposit) will be refunded 60-30 days prior to travel; 0% will be refunded less than 30 days prior to travel.  A cancellation must be made in writing; the date received determines the fees charged.

S & S Tours in association with Balderrama Hotels now offers an innovative 10-Day; 20-50 passenger monthly scheduled group bus tours departing from Phoenix/Tucson/Green Valley  to Mexico’s Copper Canyon. tara-indian-girl-hitting-pinata

This fascinating tour is suitable for those in good health that are prepared and able to climb a few steps to board the train and at some hotels (no elevators); walk on rocky paths at high altitude (optional walks at 7000 feet elevation) and who have a spirit of adventure to enjoy off-the-beaten-track places. You will have four bus ride days to and from the Canyon. (If you have a challenge with motion sickness, please bring your medication for it. We have seat rotation on the bus.) As long as you are prepared for this adventure you will experience a wonderful time!

 If you cannot fit into our scheduled bus tour dates, we offer other options for visiting Mexico’s Copper Canyon.