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Barrancas del Cobre

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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
The royal Barrancas del Cobre meaning the Copper Canyon, a nature park in the state of Chihuahua, spans more than 600 kilometers in length and 250 kilometers in width. Due to the different types of terrain, you will experience intense climates, with cold winds in the high areas and hot weather at the bottom of the canyons, where it can reach up to 40º Centigrade during the summer.
This huge canyon system is deeper than the Grand Canyon at certain points. The average depth is between 1520 to 1879 meters. Among some of the major canyons are the Urique, Batopilas, Sinforosa, Huapoca, Candamena and Septentrion. The inspiring natural atmosphere is the home of an innumerable number of plant and animal species. One of the best ways to see the Copper Canyon’s natural wonders is via train. The Chihuahua-Pacifico train, also known as Chepe, makes numerous stops along the way.
Not only does the park present impressive natural beauty, but it also allows the visitors to take pleasure in ecotourism outings and adventure sports. In fact, it hosts the Festival de Turismo de Aventura that is the Festival of Adventure Tourism, which draws hundreds of visitors from all over the world every year. You can in addition visit various missions in the forests, see fabulous waterfalls and take in matchless views from the many lookouts. If that’s not enough, the rich culture, crafts and cuisine are certain to leave a lasting notion.

Mexico, the country that has it all, beach resorts, colonial cities, archeological sites, and countless natural settings. You can simply relax absorbing their rich cultural heritage and relish the culinary delights that make Mexico a modern country, yet full of customs and tradition.

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