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
SILVER PROGRAM BY PRIVATE CAR
|Copán (Honduras)||2||Don Udo's||Standard Room|
|Guatemala City||1||Biltmore Express||Standard Room|
GOLD PROGRAM BY PRIVATE CAR
Features: All Touring and Sightseeing via Private Car and Private Guide.
|Copán (Honduras)||2||Hacienda San Lucas||Standard Room|
|Guatemala City||1||Camino Real||Standard Deluxe Room|
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