Copán Day Trip from Antigua

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Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

Copán is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala. It was the capital city of a major Classic period kingdom from the 5th to 9th centuries AD.

You will pick up from Antigua Guatemala at early on the morning and transfer to...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

Copán is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala. It was the capital city of a major Classic period kingdom from the 5th to 9th centuries AD.

You will pick up from Antigua Guatemala at early on the morning and transfer to Guatemala City to meet your driver. Then, you will transfer to Copán, Honduras, our transfer will take aproximately of 6 hours, below a brief summary of what to expect on your way.

Stop At: HOTEL Y RESTAURANTE SANTA CRUZ, 00101, Rio Hondo, Guatemala

We will take our breakfast on route (Included), at Zacapa.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: EL FLORIDO, Guatemala

Pass by the border of Guatemala with Honduras. You'll make the border payments and inmigration procedure to get to Copan Ruinas. (The procedure will vary on time depending on group size).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Copan Ruinas Honduras

Upon at our arrival to Copán we will meet our local guide an expert in the area which will fill you with all your knowledge of one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the Maya World: Copán, declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.

We will begin with a soft walking into the park, Copán is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala. It was the capital city of a major Classic period kingdom from the 5th to 9th centuries AD. The city was located in the extreme southeast of the Mesoamerican cultural region, on the frontier with the Isthmo-Colombian cultural region, and was almost surrounded by non-Maya peoples.

The Plaza of the Hieroglyphic Staircase has a monumental staircase, one of the exceptional structures of the Mayan culture. On the 10-meter-wide steps, there are more than 1,250 individual glyphs, which constitute the longest known Mayan inscription.

The Main Ensemble and the Cemetery Ensemble are located at the core of the site and are connected to the Sepultura Ensemble to the northeast by means of a road, the site is known for a series of stelae with portraits, most of which were placed along processional paths in the central plaza of the city and on the Acropolis, a large complex with pyramids, plazas and palaces, also has a long field for the Mesoamerican ball game.The field of play is between two parallel buildings that frame a rectangle of exact dimensions.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Copan Honduras, Honduras

You will have free time to take lunch in Copán town (Not included)

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala - Tours & Experiences, 8A Avenida 20-10, Guatemala 01011, Guatemala

At the end of the tour return to Guatemala City, From here you will be transfer to Antigua Guatemala.

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Important Details

Included
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance to Copan Archeological Site
  • Entry/Admission - Copan Ruinas
  • Roundtrip shared transfer from Antigua Guatemala to Copan, Honduras
  • Professional English- and Spanish-speaking guide upon arrival in Copán
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - EL FLORIDO
  • Entry/Admission - Copan Honduras
  • Entry/Admission - HOTEL Y RESTAURANTE SANTA CRUZ
  • Border fee ($5 to $10 depending on nationality) between Guatemala and Honduras
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
These are our pick up points for our excursion. Please select your pick up point and be 15 minutes prior the starting time.

4:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • It is recommended that you bring walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, and a camera. You must also bring any medication and water if necessary for your health or by a medical note that indicates it.
  • Please Note: During holy week ( April 17 – 21, 2019) we do not pick up on hotels, you will be request to move to our meeting point where we will pick up you. Please be ready on the meeting 15 minutes prior the start time of the tour. Our meeting points are: Casa Santo Domingo Hotel or Soleil Hotel.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Please contact local provider if you need a guide in any other language. French, German and Italian in private services, subject to additional costs and guide availability.
  • For groups of 10 persons or more, please contact local provider to arrange.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Minimum of 2 passengers (adults) is required for the tour to run. If the minimum size is not reached, the tour is subject to cancellation and all tickets are refunded or rescheduled.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.