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Address: Creel Chihuahua, 33200, Mexico
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We spend few days in Copper Canyon and you are in the sierras Taraurmaras This is their land...The Taraumara Indians are colorful and you can see them walking up and down the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 26, 2016
Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

We spend few days in Copper Canyon and you are in the sierras Taraurmaras This is their land...The Taraumara Indians are colorful and you can see them walking up and down the mountains all day long. You can go and visit them with the guide and know about their way of living. They move usually in winter down to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

Unbelievable as to how these people live in today's world. An interesting sight was a native lying under a table with her wares to sell on top, she was hiding her use of a cell phone!

Thank BigMikeTx
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

No matter where you are, the views of the canyon and the hills beyond are spectacular and almost every view has a Tarahumara walking to or from their remote homes.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016

The tarahumara sierra and all the copper canyon area have endless breathtaking views. It is very impressive to see how a family of ten natives live inside a cave, including the 75 years old friendly grandmother (that does speak spanish ) that tells you she was born there and now three generations live there . Amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015

No fake performances, this was a real view of how the Tarahumara Indians live. My tour included a visit to a woman who was raising her family in a cave. Unbelievable!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Rustic pine mountain vistas, interesting rock formations....endless back-country roads.....Tarahumara women and children walking....packing babies on their backs...selling wooden carvings or dolls....Creel is a sleepy little Mexican town. Lots of live music in the town plaza weekends and evenings. Good home-cooking in several restaurants...easy walking around town. Reasonable lodgings, friendly people....several guides (we used Oscar in front of Cabaña Bertie's just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2015

I had no idea that there was a mountain range in Mexico. We went on a World Cruise and one of our last excursions was a tour going to Copper Canyon. I had no idea that there was anything that rivaled the Grand Canyon of Arizona, USA. The tour would take a bus ride from the coast at Topolobampo to... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2015

We toured the southern portion of this area in mid-March with Superior Tours of Puerto Vallarta. More known as Copper Canyon (for those outside Mexico), this is truly an amazing creation of nature and visiting here should be on your bucket list. The tour lasts a week but 4 days are really only travel days as you need to go... More 

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Tarahumara are a fascinating people. Their crafts are so lovely and they have a great love of their own music. I saw one man playing a violin type instrument. Definitely made the moment his own.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2014

Beautiful countryside and culture. The tarahumara won't talk to you and seemed to not like the tourists, most are unfriendly but the kids loved us. We paid two little girls to take us down to the Cusamare falls. The town is UGLY, we think the ugliest town we have ever seen in Mexico (I am referring to the town of... More 

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