Chihuahua medical tourism guide and specialists

Chihuahua city is the capital of the largest state in Mexico. Its extensive territory is surrounded by natural areas like mountains, rivers, copper canyons, and dunes.
Local weather: 15.57 °C
Due to its proximity to the united states, the city played a key role during the Mexican revolution and become a central battleground leaded by Pancho Villa and its Northern Division. Today, Chihuahua City and its Historical Center tell stories of the battles and give a glimpse into the life and work of important personalities such as Benito Juarez, Miguel Hidalgo, Ignacio Allende, and Pancho Villa.

The handicrafts in Chihuahua are produced by the Raramuri, Mata Ortiz, and Paquime artisans and are recognized for their artistic and complex designs. The Raramuri work with elements provided by the Sierra Tarahumara (wood, leather, and stool leaves) while the Mata Ortiz and Paquime artisans produce beautiful clay pottery.

If you are interested in adventure, ecotourism, and outdoor sports, Chihuahua is the best place. Its geographical location will allow you to explore dunes, mountains, rivers, and copper canyons. The most iconic natural areas in Chihuahua are The Samalayuca dunes, and Las Barrancas del Cobre (Copper Canyon). Additionally, each year the Chihuahua government plans an International Adventure Tourism Festival (FITA), which involves competitions in MTB Cycling, bikes, ATVs, marathons, ultra-marathons, and fishing.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
Top medical specialists in Chihuahua
Bariatric surgery
Medical spa
Ophthalmology

Chihuahua general information

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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez
Paseo de la Victoria #3650 Fracc. Partido Senecú Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico C.P. 32543
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 334-624-2102
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Consulate of Canada in Monterrey
Torre Gomez Morin 955 Ave. Gomez Morin No. 955, Suite 404 Col. Montebello 66279 San Pedro Garza Garcia, N.L. - Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 81-2088-3200
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-81-2088-3200
Safety tips
Like any other city, we recommend to avoid walking alone after dark or travel on remote roads during the night.
Arriving by air
General Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Airport or Chihuahua International Airport serves national and international routes. Upon arrival, authorized taxi and van services are available, rates are based on type of vehicle, number of passengers and distance. But if you prefer to rent a car with companies located in the airport.
Common flights to Chihuahua. (Approx.)
Dallas - 1:57 hrs.
Denver - 2:13 hrs.
Mexico City - 2:20 hrs.
Monterrey - 1:30 hrs.
Tijuana - 1:52 hrs.
How to move around the city
Public and private transportation is very affordable and it will take you to most places. Due to the size of the city, traffic can be a little bit crowded so we recommend taking a taxi or an uber.
Where to stay?
Chihuahua has many hotels and motels with prices ranging from $80 - $120 USD per night.
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Additional information
Chihuahua attractions
Chepe Express
Centro Cultural Universitario Quinta
Museo Historico de la Revolución
Palacio de Gobierno
Templo San Francisco de Asis
Places you can drive from Chihuahua (Approx.)
Cuauhtémoc - 64.3 miles
Parral - 140 miles
Creel - 160 miles
Casas Grandes - 184 miles
Copper Canyon - 242 miles
Ciudad Juarez - 223 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
Medical Tourism in Chihuahua
Medical Tourism in Chihuahua
Medical Tourism in Chihuahua
Events
Events for medical tourism in Chihuahua
Feria de Santa Rita
Food festival
Date: Between May and June
Venue: Foro Santa Rita
Events for medical tourism in Chihuahua
Festival Internacional Chihuahua
Cultural festival
Date: Between August and October
Venue: Varies per event
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.