The Mexican airline, as part of promoting national tourism, through its blog recommends the best places for you to explore every corner of Mexico.
Exploring every corner of the country is always a pleasure and more when the destination brings sun, sand, and sea with it, Viva Aerobus in search of promoting national tourism, through its blog this time shares the city of Los Mochis, where it ensures that they represent an obligatory stop on your next adventure.
Located in the Northwest of the Mexican Pacific, Los Mochis, Sinaloa represent a must-stop. The climate that prevails in the state is hot-humid with sporadic rains, so the airline recommends that you do not forget to pack light clothing.
What to do in Los Mochis?
If your intention is to be in contact with nature, you will love tourism in Los Mochis for all it has for you. Sunbathe, fish, and do ecotourism in one place.
We invite you to discover 10 things to do in Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
Get on the “El Chepe” railway
Reserving a seat on the railroad is certainly synonymous with entering the Copper Canyon traveling from Chihuahua to Los Mochis (and vice versa). From your window, you can see the best natural landscapes, for example, waterfalls and a unique view of the canyons.
To travel in it you will have to contemplate the type of ticket that you will acquire (economic or premier express). The train leaves at 6 am in both directions, so our recommendation is to buy your tickets in advance and pack light.
To get to the railway, we recommend you take a taxi from Los Mochis International Airport. In this way, the journey will last 20 to 30 minutes.
Another place to visit in Los Mochis is undoubtedly Topolobampo Bay, which is not only a fishing and commercial port but is also a boarding area where you can move to La Paz, Baja California.
Contemplate the variety of biodiversity, such as dolphins, fish, birds, sea lions, and in the same way, the dunes that decorate the vastness of the Pacific.
To get to the bay from Los Mochis, you can do it by taxi. The tour is 23 minutes and the approximate cost of $ 140 to $ 170 mx.
Climb the Cerro de la Memoria
Before this place of indigenous origin had the name of “Banderacahui” (Hill of the flag). At the top, there is a lighthouse, which guided the locals to locate their deceased relatives. These were buried at the foot of the hill.
Sometime later, the government of the state of Sinaloa built a pantheon to bury the deceased. Today, the Virgin of the Valley (queen of the valley of the fort), protects the town from the heights. Finally, the memory hill is open every day from 7 am to 8 pm.
Departing from Los Mochis International Airport, you can take a taxi that will transfer you, in just 30 minutes, at a cost of $ 130 to $ 170.
Tour the Botanical Garden
Enjoy a moment of tranquility surrounded by 30 hectares of around 700 species of flora and fauna. The Botanical Garden is more than 100 years old and is divided into six areas: French garden, eastern star, avenue of royal palms, ying and yang, golden road, and cactus.
Their hours are from 6 am to 10 am and from 5 pm to 8 pm. In this way, we recommend doing some physical activity such as Zumba or yoga in its large green areas. Without a doubt, you will enjoy a moment of relaxation and peace.
Your transfer from Los Mochis Center will last approximately 10 minutes if you go by car or 15 minutes walking. If you take a taxi from the airport the transfer will be 30 minutes with a cost of $ 110 to $ 140 pesos.
Visit the Valle Fuerte Regional Museum
Also known as “The House of the Cypresses”, this museum houses in six different rooms much of the social, artistic, and cultural history of the region. That is why it represents another of the places to visit in Los Mochis, Sinaloa that you should know.
All the services offered here are free, the hours are from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The easiest way to get there is by taxi. The transfer time is 30 minutes from the Airport with a cost that ranges from $ 110 to $ 140mx. From the city center, it is a 15-minute walk.
Visit San Miguel Zapotitlán
Located north of Sinaloa Mexico, San Miguel Zapotitlán (formerly San Miguel Arcángel) has a warm humid climate most of the year.
In addition, it bears witness to the Río Fuerte that flows into the Sierra Tarahumara and the Valle Fuerte in Sinaloa.
We recommend you admire its architecture since it has several old houses that give it a unique touch. In the same way, we recommend you travel to this destination during Easter to witness the most important tradition of the place.
Departing from Los Mochis Airport, you can transport yourself by taxi ($ 230 to $ 280mx) or car ($ 70 to $ 110mx). Finally, the duration of the tour will be between 30 to 40 minutes.
Walk through the Plazuela 27 de Septiembre
Spend a pleasant time with your family or partner, taking in the fresh air in the Plazuela, undoubtedly another of the places to visit in Los Mochis.
Enjoy the warm light, the green areas, the kiosk, and its outdoor cultural activities. In the Plazuela you will find a very pleasant atmosphere, full of music and snacks that you must try.
La Plazuela is located 30 minutes from Los Mochis Airport, in the same way, you can reach it by taxi at a cost between $ 110 and 140mx.
Enter the Trapiche Interactive Museum
And if it is about spending time with the little ones in the house, the Trapiche Interactive Museum should become a priority when visiting Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
In it, the little ones will be able to enjoy science, technology, art and culture through different facilities. As well as, exhibitions and colorful games that will make them develop their intellect and strengthen motor areas. The cost ranges from $ 50 to $ 70mx.
To get to Trapiche Museo Interactivo, you will have to take a taxi with a cost that ranges from $ 110 to $ 140mx, or if you prefer to travel in your own car, with a cost of $ 30 to $ 50mx, in both it will take you 30 minutes to arrive.
Relax on El Maviri Beach
Feel the breeze on your skin in this place located in the Sea of Cortez and only 6 km from Topolobampo. At the same time, walk and admire the unique landscape that this kind of elongated island offers you.
We recommend you taste local dishes such as: zarendado fish, snails in different presentations, or a delicious scallop cocktail. In the same way, practice water sports such as kayaking, diving, or kiteboarding.
To get there you can do it by taking the Los Mochis – Topolobampo road and the Sea of Cortez towards El Maveri. You can do it by taxi ($ 120 to $ 150mx) or by car ($ 35 to $ 55mx) you will be at your destination in 30 minutes.
Escape to Farallón Island
This island represents another Los Mochis tourism site, which you must visit. Located in the Sea of Cortez, it serves as a natural home for seals, sea lions and dolphins that live and parade through the crystal clear waters.
It is incredible to observe the marine animals stranded in the rock formation that is in the middle of the sea. In the same way, we invite you to practice sport fishing, bird watching and, of course, landscape photography.
You can access the island by traveling 45 minutes by boat from the port of Topolobampo. Also, travel from Los Mochis 25 km along the state highway.
Viva Aerobus also recommends renting a car to travel to the tourist places in the region.
Visit in Los Mochis. Enjoy the Mexican Pacific in the company of your family, friends or partner. You still have a lot to discover in Los Mochis, Sinaloa. Get the best flights to Los Mochis at the best price and have a great experience.