Extension to Copán

  • Copan, the archeological site of Mayan civilization, Honduras
  • Guatemala City Cathedral
  • Honduras, Mayan city ruins in Copan, Central America
  • Woman photographing ancient Mayan ruins in Copan. Honduras

Itinerary

 COPÁN| GUATEMALA CITY

DAY 8 | COPÁN (HONDURAS)
Transfer across Guatemala to the border with Honduras and the pretty colonial village of Copán. If Tikal is the New York of the Mayan world, then Copán is the Paris, just 7 miles past the Honduran border. Declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980, Copán is the longest known and best researched Mayan city. Seventeen rulers governed this Classic period during its 400-year existence. Overnight in Copán. (B).

DAY 9 | COPÁN (HONDURAS)
Morning drive to the archeological site at Copán, famous for its intricate carvings and amazing hieroglyphic stairway; visit the Copán museum which is located on the main square of Copán ruins and houses a selection of artifacts found at the site, including the burial of a scribe. The onsite Museum of the Mayan Sculpture houses a full size replica of the Rosalila Temple, a series of reconstructed temple façades with fine sculptures, and some original sculptures. Return to Copán for lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon at leisure in Copán to discover this charming city on your own. Overnight in Copán. (B, L)

DAY 10 | 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. Guatemala City, home to one-fourth of the country’s entire population and the capital of Guatemala, features restaurants, hotels, and shopping facilities. Guatemala City is the country’s commercial, financial, and cultural center, as well as the hub of the nation’s transportation. The main sites in the City include the museums of Ixchel, Popul Vuh and the Archaeology Museum, the national palace, the cathedral and the relief map. Overnight in Guatemala City. (B)

DAY 11 | GUATEMALA CITY | USA
Morning transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner

Hotels

PROGRAMS

SILVER PROGRAM BY PRIVATE CAR
CITYNIGHTSHOTELROOM TYPE
Copán (Honduras)2Don Udo'sStandard Room
Guatemala City1Biltmore ExpressStandard Room


GOLD PROGRAM BY PRIVATE CAR
Features:
All Touring and Sightseeing via Private Car and Private Guide.

CITYNIGHTSHOTELROOM TYPE
Copán (Honduras)2Hacienda San LucasStandard Room
Guatemala City1Camino RealStandard Deluxe Room

Land Package Prices Per Person*

Daily Departures
Valid through August 2017
SILVER PROGRAMTWINSINGLE
Starting From$1,570$1,804
GOLD PROGRAMTWINSINGLE
Starting From$1,799$2,200

*Please call for International Airfares in Economy or Business Class.
Prices are not valid during certain holidays and are based on a minimum of 2 persons traveling together.

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