One of the eight towns of the Yaqui ethnic group, a place with history and tradition, which over time has preserved, valued and defended its historical, cultural and natural heritage. Its name is derived from the Yaqui Ko’okoi language, which means chili, pepper or spicy.
In an old guest house built in 1890, is the Yaquis Museum, one of the five ethnographic museums that exist in the world and was recognized by National Geographic for being one of the few destined for the preservation of indigenous culture.
Attractions: Dance of the Deer, Yaqui clothing, musical instruments, exhibition hall, sale of books.
When walking through the streets of Cócorit you can admire the colorful ecological murals of beautiful birds on the facades of the houses or, if you prefer, you can take a tour in the YaquiTour.
Attractions: variety of local and migratory birds.
It has a neo-Gothic style and dates from evangelization.
Meeting point and where the traditional dances of the population are commonly done.
Attractions: carved trees over 300 years old, dances.
Cultural center with an opening for the expression of culture and art, in addition to activities related to health care, promotes personal and community development. It has a delicious coffee – restaurant inside called Los Chanates.
Attractions: art workshops, presentations, exhibitions, talks.
There is a great variety of coffee shops and restaurants ideal for spending the afternoon having something refreshing, typical and healthy. A famous place is La Komunila, a Yaqui ramada, formerly military headquarters and school, which today has two restaurants and a bar with craft beers.
Attractions: restaurants, coffee shops.
January 79 – 50 ºF
February 82 – 52 ºF
March 86 – 55 ºF
April 93 – 59 ºF
May 97 – 64 ºF
June 102 – 75 ºF
July 102 – 80 ºF
August 102 – 80 ºF
September 102 – 79 ºF
October 97 – 70 ºF
November 89 – 56 ºF
December 80 – 52 ºF
March to June and December
Type of tourism:
Cultural / Historic / Gastronomic
Distance from HMO:
155.3 mi (3 huors)
Taxi / Bus / Uber