Copper Canyon also called Barranca Del Cobre in Spanish is a lush canyon system in Chihuahua state northwest Mexico. The Barranca Del Cobre canyon system is four times the size of neighbouring Arizona’s Grand Canyon and deeper in some areas. Apart from its natural beauty and breath taking views the Copper Canyon offers a train journey that travels from sea level to 7,500 feet in less than 150 miles; giving it the name “Train in the Sky”.
The ride on the Copper canyon railway is the main attraction of the region because from the train it’s like you are seeing the entire world. The railway system took almost 100 years to build and is considered to be an engineering marvel. The copper canyon rail excursion is voted the most exciting train journey in the world.