Los Mochis means “place of turtles” in the native language and is third most important city in the Sinaloa state.
A young city located in the north of the state of Sinaloa. It was founded by Benjamin Johnson in 1903.
In this destination you can practice ecotourism and enjoy its exquisite gastronomy based mainly on fresh seafood. However, the meat cuts are also very tasty.
If you visit the center of the city you will see the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Plazuela 27 and the kiosk. The Botanical Garden founded by Benjamin Francis, who brought to the city a great diversity of exotic plants.
This destination does not have a beach, but only 30 minutes away is the third largest natural bay in the world, after Sydney and San Francisco. In Topolobampo Bay, in the vicinity of the Sea of Cortez, fishing, diving and snorkeling are practiced; you can take a boat, raft or yacht ride, or visit the Dolphin Sanctuary, the Island of Birds, the Bat Cave and Maviri Beach.
If you enjoy sunrises or sunsets, we recommend you visit Farallon Island, where in addition to relaxing, you will enjoy the most beautiful views as the sun rises or sets.
Another destination you can visit on your trip on the Chepe train in Sinaloa is El Fuerte.
Is a fundamental part of the Barrancas del Cobre-Mar de Cortés Corridor, better known as Baja-Barrancas, which is why Los Mochis is known as the gateway to the Barrancas del Cobre, one of the 13 wonders of Mexico. Discover this magical place aboard our mythical Chepe Express train and start an adventure through the highlands of our country.