Mexico City - Four times bigger than the Grand Canyon, Mexico's spectacular Copper Canyon is the backdrop for part of this extraordinary trip along with the picturesque, historic landscapes and cobblestone streets of Colonial Mexico.
To help immerse guests in this destination Trafalgar has two exceptional hotels on offer through their authentic accommodation insider experiences. These hand-picked hotels are chosen based on special criteria: architecture, history, décor and the 'wow factor'.
The sophisticated Hotel Posada del Hidalgo perfectly situated and very close to the Museo Mirador El Fuerte and the Rio Fuerte. With grand Spanish Colonial styling and said to be the site where the young Diego de la Vega (Zorro to you and I) was born.
Guests will appreciate the wooden trim made from 285 Canadian red pine beams that help create a sense of romance and intrigue. The hotel was built in 1890 by a wealthy and influential mayor Senor Rafael Almada, and is filled with historical documents and artefacts.
The foothills of the Western Sierra Madre plays home to another exquisite hotel on this guided holiday. The Hacienda De Los Santos is over 300 years old and set in no less than three Spanish Colonial mansions and a sugar mill. The hotel features stone floors and hand-crafted artefacts that reflect the architecture of Old Mexico.
On their guided holidays, guests will board the world-famous Chihuahua al Pacifico “El Chepe” train when heading off to the mountainous and rugged terrain of Ceracahui.
Voted one of the most exciting train journeys in the world guests will ride along the precipitous Septentrion and Urique Canyons from sea level to 5 900 feet in less than 170 kilometres.
Guests will also enjoy a spectacular cable car ride, one of the highest in the world, in Posada Barrancas to enjoy the magnificent views of three of the main canyons including the majestic Copper Canyon.
Priced from R40 400 per person twin share this 10 day guided holiday offers Authentic Accommodation, Be My Guests dining, Local Specialists who will uncover the behind the scenes stories and sightseeing and more.
Book and pay before November 25 to enjoy an early payment discount of 10 percent which can be combined with other Trafalgar discounts.
To find out more information call Trafalgar on (011) 280 8440 or visit www.trafalgar.com