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Copan's sprawling ruins provide insight into how this fascinating culture once lived. Its massive structures and skillfully carved stonework are impressive reminders of the remarkable and advanced Maya civilization. Today head out on a half day guided tour of the ruins to discover Copan's enormous temples, plazas, and monuments. Ornate stalaes divulge the astronomical and mathematical wisdom of the Maya. Enjoy the peaceful nature trails and wildlife that inhabit the area.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Depart Antigua | Copan Ruinas
Day 2 : Copan Ruins
Day 3 : Return to Antigua

Highlights

  • Explore the cobblestone streets and museums of Copan Ruinas
  • Visit Copan Ruins and discover temples, plazas, and monuments
  • Hike to remote waterfalls and enjoy local hotsprings

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

The Copan ruins in Honduras.

Day 1 Depart Antigua | Copan Ruinas

Embark early this morning to the desirable town of Copan Ruinas. Just over a km from the same-name Maya ruins, today spend your time exploring this inviting town. Your journey takes you across the Guatemalan border and into the lush mountains of Honduras. This afternoon is yours to explore the cobblestone streets and archeology museums - its exhibits include painted pottery, intricate jade carvings, ancient glyphs, and tomb of a Maya priest. You can also take a hike to remote waterfalls, visit local hotsprings, or explore the surrounding coffee plantations.

Day 2 Copan Ruins

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Copan's sprawling ruins provide insight into how this fascinating culture once lived. Its massive structures and skillfully carved stonework are impressive reminders of the remarkable and advanced Maya civilization. Today head out on a half day guided tour of the ruins to discover Copan's enormous temples, plazas, and monuments. Ornate stalaes divulge the astronomical and mathematical wisdom of the Maya. Enjoy the peaceful nature trails and wildlife that inhabit the area.

Day 3 Return to Antigua

  • 1 Breakfast
This morning is free to watch the sunrise over the ruins or explore the area on horseback. Bid farewell to the cobblestone streets, elaborate sculptures, and mysteries of the Maya as you head back to Antigua this afternoon.
Per person starting at
$475

Notes

$95 single supplement

Included

  • 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
  • 2 Nights Accommodations
    • 2 Nights Hotel
  • 1 Day Private Guide Service
  • Park Entrance Fee
    • Entrance fee to the Copan site.
  • Roundtrip group shuttle between Antigua and Copan

Excluded

  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights
  • Optional Excursions
    • Entrance fee to the Copan tunnels are not included and paid locally.
  • Honduras border tax

Recommended Budgeting

  • $60 Meals not Included
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