Tours in Creel, Chihuahua
We put within your reach a variety of tours to discover the best tourist attractions of Chihuahua, Mexico. Review them and in your upcoming stay in Best Western The Lodge at Creel book don’t forget to book your favorite.
Tour in Lake Arareko
It is a tour of easy access for the whole family, where the sections are short hike. It is a tour lasting about 3 hours where visitors will notice the lifestyle of the Tarahumara; By accessing the San Ignacio Ejido visitors must pay an entrance fee and Tarahumara cave visit, rock formations and the Mision of San Ignacio (the church is not always open and this is beyond our scope). This tour ends with a view from the Arareko Lake (Distance from hotel: 8 km).
Tour in Situriachi Dam
In San Juanito you can visit the Situriachi Dam, located 5 kilometers from the town. It’s an eco-resort with rest areas, lookouts, two bridges, parking areas, camping area and 38 miles of footpaths.
It is a tour of easy access and for those who have no problem walking up to a mile (seniors and young children with difficulty walking and visiting this waterfall must pay a premium for carrying them to the halfway). In this tour that lasts approximately 4 hours, visitors will notice the lifestyle of the Tarahumara; by accessing the Ejido Arareko visitors pay an entrance fee and visit the waterfall drop 45 mts. Passengers at their own risk can be lowered to the bottom of the waterfall. We recommend that only people with good physical health make this extension, since in rainy season is very slippery. This tour includes a visit to the Mission of Cusarare, optional visit to the sacred museum of San Ignacio de Loyola located next to the Church. (Distance from hotel: 16 Km).
Humira is a village in the municipality of Guachochi. It is situated at an altitude of 2147 meters above the Sea level.
The old mining town of Batopilas or Acanasaina was the first town to have electric light in the republic. Located at the bottom of the Barranca del Cobre to 500m. above sea level with semi-tropical climate, visitors can admire the majesty of the canyon, crossing the natural path of the mules that carried the mineral, visitors will travel approximately 140 km in 2 hours by road and 3 through dirt, crossing the river canyon and the Bufa, stopping to photograph these landscapes, the visitor will spend the night in one of the local hotels; at an additional cost you will visit the old mission of Satevo, with its beautiful orange dome. Access for hiking. (Tour duration: 2 days).
It is located about 10 miles south of the municipal head of Bocoyna. Sisoguichi was founded in the year 1676 by Jesuit priest Antonio Orena as a mission to evangelize and to settle the Tarahumara Indians who populated the region. Soon became one of the main missions of the area, giving it the eminently religious character that has until these days, where the Jesuit mission is a main part of town. After the departure of the diocesan headquarters, the importance of Guachochi Sisoguichi decreased in some level, nevertheless, it remains as the main Jesuit headquarter of the area, even when the order no longer has the responsibility of the diocese administration. For this, the population has diversified its economic activities, being the first one the tourism. Other activity that made Sisoguichi famous, even outside the country, is the artisanal manufacturing of wooden furniture.
Divisadero station 45 km from Creel. It is a tour accessible for the whole family. Visitors will have access, in just one hour (with a fee to enter the trails), to the paths, the suspension bridges to Piedra Volada in Divisadero, with access to enjoy the scenery before the three canyons: the Copper Canyon, Urique and Tararecua. (Total distance from the hotel: 45 Km).
Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua, Mexico. Zooming down the road, and only 15 kilometers, there is a sign that says: Mennonite fields, indicating to turn right into a wide dirt road. It seems as if time had stopped. Spread around the farm fields, austere houses in the style of those built centuries ago in Russia, you won’t see much public lighting or and television antennas. They came to the brewery in 1922 after its leaders signed an agreement with President Alvaro Obregon in which the authorities agreed to respect their customs. Currently, there are two types of school: the one that is incorporated into the Ministry of Education, and the Conservatives, in which they receive four degrees and practically dedicate to read the Bible. Although the separation is not radical, most liberals live in Cuauhtemoc, conservatives in Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, and others have even migrated to various countries in Latin America.
Tour to the Recowata hot springs. This tour is not suitable for the whole family, only for those in physical fitness and good health, with the highest degree of difficulty. The visitor can access the tubs or pools of thermal waters down up to 700 mts. the bottom of the river on a trail in good condition. Visitors can enjoy a delicious hot spring bath, just to start their climb back to the hotel. It is recommended buying a Lunch Box at the reception, since there are no services on the river below. (Tour duration: 6 hrs).
The city of Chihuahua has a different way to attract and trap their visitors. Its growth as a modern industrial metropolis has integrated to its great historical heritage, architecture and culture, so evident and abundant in its streets, squares and buildings. Admire legendary houses temples, museums and marvel at cultural centers; enjoy the happiness of its plazas. These are everyday activities that have been reserved for tourism.
Highest waterfall of the Republic, with a drop of more than 360mts. Of easy access for the whole family up to the lookout, visitors will travel approximately 150 km of road stretches of forest and dirt, came to admire this beautiful fall mainly in the rainy season. Not recommended for visits in the months of May and June as a drought. There’s opportunity to descend to different viewpoints, with caution as there’s a high degree of difficulty to the bottom of the chute. The client at his own risk may go down to the level of the river to its assessment in May, without departing from the roads identified for easy and secure access. Getting out of these paths can be fatal and a very bad experience. Bring food and water. (Tour duration 8hrs).
The archaeological zone is located 363 km from Paquime and 282 of Chihuahua and Ciudad Juarez, spreading over 50 hectares that have not been fully explored. Looking at the multi-story buildings or ceremonial chambers, large and functional water systems, as well as their squares, we conclude that Paquime was urbanized and built by a people culturally developed.
Most important pottery town in northern Mexico; to the southwest of Nuevo Casas Grandes, going through a stretch of good dirt track, lays the village of Juan Mata Ortiz. Style rediscovered by Juan Quezada. At the beginning of last century it was called Pearson Station, being one of the stops the train. It received its current name in 1925 in honor of Juan Mata Ortiz, one of the bravest lieutenants of the Colonel Joaquin Terrazas, and one of the most tenacious fighters in the war against the Apaches.
Cueva de las 40 Casas take its named from Cabeza de Baca: In the XVI century Spanish explorer Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Baca moved through these sites and shipwrecks and in his book he posts: ¨the mountains we went poking for inland more than 50 leagues and after that we found forty houses¨. These cliff-houses are by decree of the INAH, a patrimony of humanity because of the anthropological and archaeological importance that hold, being the most developed site of Casas Grandes, right after the colossal Paquime.