[4 NIGHTS, 5 DAYS] Copán Archaeological Ruins (Mayan Ruins) – Gracias Lempiras (part of route Lenca) – Sta. Rosa de Copán
From archaeological ruins to an indigenous community, from the ancient to the present, discover how the past has manifested itself in its colonial buildings and its beautiful handicrafts.
Welcome to Copan Ruins! This artistic city of the Mayan Route is one of the most welcoming of Honduras! Once you have crossed the Border, known as the “border of the flowers”, you will have time to rest at your hotel, Hotel Marina Copan, where you will stay overnight.
Today, we will explore the famous ruins of Copán, known as the artistic city of the Mayan world. We will begin at the Archaeological Park where we will view the Hieroglyphic Stairway (Escalinata Jeroglifica) which is the longest of the Mayan world, the place of the Mayan Ball Game (Juego de la Pelota) which was considered the social center of the city, and the Great Plaza, famous for its stones and altars. We will visit the Acropolis and the entrances to the Rosalila tunnel as well as the Jaguar tunnel. We will then go to the Bird Park where you can interact and take pictures with various birds in the park and where you will be able to enjoy a delicious lunch in a natural environment.
Includes: Accommodation at the Hotel Marina Copan, breakfast, lunch, visit of the archaeological park and bird park, breakfast, entrance fees, lunch, transfers and accommodation at the Hotel Marina Copan
After breakfast, we will take a tour of a coffee farm located 30 minutes from the Copan Ruins. The transfer is done by micro bus which will take you to the place where the tour starts. The walking trails on the farm are designed to take 1 hour 30 minutes. You will be accompanied by a guide who will provide explanations on the cultivation and processing of the coffee bean. After this tour, we will go to the restaurant to have lunch and savor a fresh cup of coffee in the natural ambience of trees and birds. In the afternoon, you will tour the town of the Copan Ruins where you will have the opportunity to do some souvenir shopping.
Includes: Breakfast, entrance fees, lunch, transfers and accommodation at the Hotel Marina Copan
After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to go for a walk on the streets of Gracias before transferring to the next city of Santa Rosa de Copan to experience the charm of this historical town. It is known for some of the most beautiful handicrafts in the world! You will then be taken to the Border to continue on your journey of Central America.
Includes: Transfer from Border to Copan Ruins, Three nights' accommodation at the Hotel Marina Copan (Includes breakfast and use of facilities), Archaeological Tours and Nature Tours (Includes local transfers, bilingual guide, tickets to the archaeological park, museum of sculpture, ceramics museum, entrance to tunnels Rosalila and Jaguars, Ticket and guide, Visit to bird park (lunch in restaurant), Visit to coffee farm of Santa Isabela (Includes transportation, entrance fee, guide, lunch, and a cup of coffee). Transfer to Gracias Lempira on the Lenca Trail, Transfer and guided tour of the community of La Campa, Visit churches, the Fort of San Carlos, and Museum of Galeano (Includes tickets and guides), Transport to Santa Rosa de Copan, Tour of the historic, coffee factory.
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