Journey Mexico Awarded National Geographic Tours of a Lifetime 2011

National Geographic Tours of a Lifetime

Journey Mexico is proud to announce that our Copper Canyon Semana Santa Hiking Trip has been selected as one of National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s 2011 “50 Tours of a Lifetime,” and will be featured in the May/June 2011 issue of National Geographic Traveler. The Copper Canyon Semana Santa Hiking Trip is the seasonal version of our classic, award winning Copper Canyon Hiking Tour, which runs several times each year.

The National Geographic team spends countless hours researching the most authentic, most innovative, most immersive, best-guided, and most sustainable tours across the globe before choosing their 50 Tours of a Lifetime list. “The outfitters we selected continue to find new ways travelers can connect with places and people,” notes senior editor Norie Quintos, who headed up the project. “More and more, it’s about human interaction.

National Geographic Traveler magazine has been surfacing the best tours and outfitters for travelers for the last six years, as part of the magazine’s mission “to propel readers out of their armchairs and into the field.”

Here’s what some of our recent travelers had to say about the Copper Canyon Semana Santa Hiking Trip:

“Urique Canyon was awesome. We would love to explore other regions in canyon system. We loved the hiking, camping, and trips to the Semana Santa celebrations. The trip was very well planned to minimize long car rides, and the train was fun. Our guide Alejandra was excellent with great connections in local towns. She was very professional, patient, and knowledgeable. Everything was wonderful. Great food, great accommodations, great experience!” – Jeanne Bennett

“We had spectacular scenery, great weather, and friendly and informative guides. All of our hotels had unique characteristics and the tour accommodated our varied interests. Alejandra was excellent. Very informative, helpful, flexible, and fun to be with. Our Copper Canyon Semana Santa Trip was a great adventure!” – Anonymous

“Our guide was terrific! She was very knowledgeable about a wide range of topics. Her expertise and thoughtfulness made our trip very enjoyable and fun.” – Penny McLeod

“Holy Week activities were especially enjoyable. I loved learning and seeing the local Indian culture. Campsites offered breathtaking views and Alejandra was always pleasant, friendly, and receptive to our input. She made guiding look easy.” – Barbara Berger

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