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Copan Ruins Tour
  • English and Spanish English and Spanish
  • 16 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Immerse yourself in Mayan culture on this full-day tour to the Copan Archaeological Park. Leave Antigua Guatemala behind and explore the historic Honduran ruins.

Copan Ruins Tour

First thing in the morning on the day of our excursion, we'll pick you up from your hotel in Antigua Guatemala and set off on our comfortable bus journey to Honduras. During the drive, you'll enjoy a hearty breakfast to build up your energy for our adventure in Copan.

Arriving in Copan, you'll see one of best-preserved Mayan cities in Central America. We'll embark on a guided tour of the different areas of the archaeological complex, discovering the temples and the sculpted monuments that have been recovered during excavation. One of the most spectacular features of the ruins is the pyramid located in the Patio del Sol, or Sun Courtyard, in the main square, which was used by the Maya to observe the solstices and equinoxes of the sun.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is full of Mayan sculptures representing the reigning dynasties: tree-style statues made of stone which were also used as sundials.

After touring the "Kingdom of the Sun", you'll have free time to continue exploring the Copan archaeological ruins at your own pace or to enjoy lunch in a local restaurant (not included).

We'll return to Antigua Guatemala for around 8 pm, where you'll be dropped back off at your hotel.

Important information

You must bring your valid passport on the day of this tour to Copan, as we'll be crossing the border between Guatemala and Honduras.

Children under 3 years old go free and do not require a reservation.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Adults Children between 3 and 12 years old
US$ 215
US$ 180
  • Adults

    US$ 215
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old

    US$ 180

More Information

Duration

16 hours.

Language English and Spanish

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English and Spanish speaking guide.

Breakfast.

Visit to Copan Archaeological Park.

Not included

Border fees.

Lunch.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 3 days before (Antigua Guatemala local time) if there are still places available.

Bono digital

Te enviaremos un bono que podrás mostrar en tu móvil para realizar la actividad.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 215
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.