This tour is an extension of our Highlights of Central America Tour. Please review that program for information for the previous days.

Copán

Highlights:

  • Tour the archeological site at Copán – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the Copán Museum and Museum of the Mayan Sculpture

ACCOMODATIONS

CITYNIGHTSHOTELS
Copán (Honduras)2Don Udo's (Standard Room)
Guatemala City1Biltmore Express (Standard Room)
DAY 1
Arrive in Copán

Cross the Guatemala-Honduras border and arrive at the pretty colonial village of Copán, a UNESCO World Heritage site. If Tikal is the New York of the Mayan world, then Copán is the Paris. Copán is the longest known and best researched Mayan city.(B)

DAY 2
Copán

Morning drive to the archeological site at Copán, famous for its intricate carvings and amazing hieroglyphic stairway. Visit the Copán Museum which houses a selection of artifacts found at the site, including the burial of a scribe. Continue to the Museum of the Mayan Sculpture houses a full-size replica of the Rosalila Temple. After lunch, you are free to discover this charming city on your own. (B, L)

DAY 3
Copán | Guatemala City

Day at leisure in Copán, or if you wish transfer earlier to Guatemala City where you will have time to explore and shop. (B)

DAY 4
Depart Guatemala City

Morning transfer to the airport for your return flight. (B)

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