Sensing the strong flow of the river coupled with exceptional rafting, could be the choice activities that could be adrenaline. You want to try? Copper Canyon is a mountainous area located in Chihuahua, Mexico. Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit it every year.The incredible natural scenery became one of the attractions of the tourist destinations. There are many outdoor activities that we can do such as rock climbing, repelling, hiking, camping and more. Well, that is a favorite activity is rafting down the river which divides the mountains.
Rafting is one of the main attractions in Copper Canyon. Papigochi River, Chihuahua offers some incredible rafting. It is located in the northern region of the valley, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the city of Madera. The volume of water is abundant and heavy. That’s why Cooper Canyon rafting included in category 3 means that the raft can reach a maximum speed that requires good control.
In topography, Copper Canyon consists of six canyons that have a different height. The overall canyon system is larger and deeper than the Grand Canyon in Arizona. The canyon is formed by several rivers flowing from the western side of the Sierra Tarahumara (a part of the Sierra Madre Occidental). All rivers converge in the area and flows into the Sea of Cortez. The visitors can see the canyon walls are green, it happens because the content of copper contained in the rock. Well, this is the background why it is called the Copper Canyon.
June to September is the best time to down this river. We can see the most beautiful view of the panorama of towering canyon walls and a vast desert.
If you want to feel the thrill of rafting in Copper Canyon, you can rent rubber boats and other rafting equipment. The management had prepared it. If you are still a beginner, do not worry because there is a guide in every boat that will maintain the safety of the visitors. The price offered to enjoy rafting in the Copper Canyon is approximately $ 400 – $ 1000 for a 10 day package including rental equipment. For more info you can visit the http://www.sierrarios.org/index.html. Anyway, just information, before put through these activities, we recommend that you went to the hospital to avoid a fatal injury.
During a visit to Mexico, a time also to visit other tourist destinations such as Cenote Ik Kil sacred by the local population, or along the white sands of Cuixmala and Isla Navidad.