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Guatemala City

Discover Copán, one of the most impressive and important sites of Mayan civilisation. Journey from Guatemala City on this full day tour to the most influential Mayan city in Copán, and be amazed by its archaeological beauty and significance.

Leave Guatemala City early in the morning to travel to Copán, enjoying breakfast en route, and arrive in time to fully appreciate the magnificence of the ‘Kingdom of the Sun’. Take a tour around the archaeological site that was once the capital city of the Classic period kingdom, which was not excavated until the 19th century. At every corner you’ll discover the vast treasures of Copán and with every step you take, you’ll step back in time. Marvel at the Acropolis and important plazas encircling it, including the Ceremonial Plaza, the Hieroglyphic Stairway Plaza (one of the most outstanding structures of the Mayan culture with a 100m wide stairway) and Eastern Plaza. Uncover its special connection with Quirigua and how it also became the capital of a New Mayan kingdom under the Yax Kuk Mo dynasty. You also have time to have lunch in the quaint village and discover the more modern side to Copán.

A fascinating and inspiring tour, you’ll also discover how its legacy left its mark on behaviour and traditions in western Honduras. At the end of the tour, we make our way back to Guatemala City, arriving back at your hotel for approximately 7pm. Discover Copán, one of the most impressive and important sites of Mayan civilisation. Journey from Guatemala City on this full day tour to the most influential Mayan city in Copán, and be amazed by its archaeological beauty and significance. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at hotel.

Start/opening time: At 5am.

End/closing time: At 7pm.

Languages: English and Spanish.

Others: The tour includes border procedures, migration payments, vaccines and visa.