Around 8:00 AM, we depart from the capital heading north on the road that leads to San Pedro Sula, we will drive up and down the valleys and mountains having the opportunity to admire the spectacular scenery, along the way we will visit Comayagua, colonial town and former capital city of Honduras, also, we will tour the beautiful Lake Yojoa area including Pulhapanzak waterfall, we will grab lunch near San Pedro Sula prior to continuing our trip this time heading west toward the border with Guatemala, arriving at Copan late afternoon; The evening is free to get acquainted with the charming town of Copan Ruinas and explore the cobble stone streets and the numerous cafes, handicraft shops and restaurants that are found here. Accommodations at Hotel Camino Maya
Today our Maya exploration takes place, after breakfast, we will head to the main archaeological site located just one mile away from town, at the visitors’ center, we will see a miniature replica of the ruins and review the places we will visit, then, our guided tour begins including the great plaza, the hieroglyphic staircase, the ball court and the famous stelas among many other structures; in the afternoon we will tour the Museum of archaeology located in town near the hotel, this museum features many artifacts found at the ruins like pottery and jade objects, we will see some stone carvings like the Maya Calendar and an actual Maya burial, later, we will visit the Museum of Maya Sculpture, located next to the ruins, where we will admire a Maya monument collection and a real size replica of the mummified temple “Rosalila” in what is thought was its former aspect and color. Evening is at leisure. Hotel Camino Maya.
After breakfast and before our return trip, we will have a guided visit of the site “Las Sepuluras” believed to have been a residential area of the Maya royalty and noble, mid morning, we depart from Copan back to Tegucigalpaand shall arrive at the Capital before sunset, in route rest and lunch stops will be allowed.
Tour duration: 3 Days, 2 Nights
Includes: 3 star hotel accommodations, 2 breakfast, 1 Lunch, transportation, guide and entrance fee
Rates per person:
2-3 people: $ 450.00 USD 4-6 people: $ 425.00 USD