If you are planning one of the most exciting trips on board on El Chepe Train, you’ve come to the right place! You will enjoy the wonderful view on the road and find the best attractions in Copper Canyon Mexico.

Two types of train: Regional and Express

There are two types of train that cross the Sierra Madre…

On the Regional Chepe, you will travel in first class.

The Chepe Express, whether it’s in Tourist or Executive class, is for anyone who wants to experience the greatest comfort, luxury and unparalleled views of the <<Copper Canyon>>. It has a bar and a restaurant, from which you can have a breathtaking view anywhere.

The best attractions in Copper Canyon

Choose very well which attraction of Copper Canyon route you would like to visit. We recommend you:


A charming magical town where you can buy beautiful indigenous Tarahumara’s crafts. Some places of interest to visit in Creel are the Tarahumara’s Cave, Valle de los hongos, Valle de las ranas, Misión San Ignacio, Lago Arareko, Cascada de Cusárare, Valle de los Monjes, among others.

Divisadero / Posada Barrancas

For many travelers, getting off the Chepe Train in Divisadero is a must stop. Why? Here is the Adventure Park Barrancas del Cobre, where you can do many outdoor activities such as zip-lines, Cable car, Via Ferrata and much more. Besides being one of the stops with the most impressive view towards the Copper Canyon.

El Fuerte

The charming Pueblo Mágico of El Fuerte is also one of the best attractions in Copper Canyon. Here you can take a walk through ”Plaza de Armas”, visit the Sacred Heart of Jesus Temple, the House of Culture.

If you hire|| an all-inclusive tour to Barrancas del Cobre, do not forget to stay at the Hotel Posada del Hidalgo, where it is said that Diego de la Vega was born, better known as ‘El Zorro’.

These are just some of the best attractions in Copper Canyon; although each stop of the Chepe Train has its charm, you must choose wisely which one you want to visit and maybe, spend the night.

If you have arrived here it is because you really want to make this trip in El Chepe. We recommend a site specialized in tours to Barrancas del Cobre and the Chepe Train.