Copan

When to go

Nov-Apr

Ideal length

2-3 nights

Transfer time

4 hr drive to San Pedro Sula

Copanis an undoubted highlight of Honduras and one of the finest sites of the Mayan world.  It is considered to be the ‘Paris’ of Mayan cities with superb quality statues, carvings and decorative features making it the artistic capital.  Copan marks the southern limit of Mayan dominance and is therefore the only site of note within Honduras.

OUR FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN COPAN

COPAN MUSEUM

Unlike other Mayan sites the museum at Copan is excellent, containing some of the best sculptures as well as an impressive full scale replica of the Rosalila temple, brightly painted as it would have been originally

GUIDED TOUR

A guided tour of the ruins will help to build up a picture and insight into this wonderful Mayan city. Of particular importance are the 21 free-standing 3 metre stones or stelae where the passage of time was originally believed to have been recorded, giving an unparalleled insight into the Mayan calendar.

HORSE RIDING

Once you have seen Copan and the museum, it is worth hanging around a little longer and taking a ride into the surrounding area.  here you will discover low lying mountains as well as remains from the Mayan world.

Explore Honduras


HONDURAS

REGIONS


HONDURAS
HOTELS


HONDURAS
ITINERARIES

Talk travel with our expert team

MEET US IN OUR

OFFICES

EMAIL US YOUR

THOUGHTS

Come to our Henley office by the river which is perfect for a private presentation on your holiday.

Get in touch to organize a meeting with us by phone +1 866 724 1590 or email:

We look forward to meeting you!

Belmont House, 23 New Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 2BP

Why we stand out from the crowd

We offer exceptional service and with 24/7 care you’re always in safe hands

Expert advice from a specialist team who live and breathe Latin America

100% financial protection and superb value with access to exclusive rates and offers

Go beyond your imagination – tailor-made down to the finest detail and crafted around you

Handpicked hotels that truly bring a country character and culture to life

We believe it’s the personal touches that make a big difference to a holiday

Follow us

 

  • 1 day ago

    How's this for a wildlife adventure? *** The #Pantanal in #Brazil is considered the world’s biggest #wetland area,… https://t.co/R426Zrydq1

  • 3 days ago

    Have an adventure of a lifetime before you even reach Machu Picchu. 10 fabulous ways to see #Peru:… https://t.co/HLtnEVNPxp

  • 5 days ago

    A cliff edge in the #Andes perhaps? April is perfect in the #Galapagos and it’s the start of the season in #Peru,… https://t.co/eRWbY1jJYG

  • 16 days ago

    April marks the beginning of the season in Peru. Can you guess what’s top of everyone’s to do list here? #ttot ***… https://t.co/Wg4NS1ClCB

  • 20 days ago

    A cliff edge in the #Andes perhaps? April is perfect in the #Galapagos and it’s the start of the season in #Peru,… https://t.co/yIJTP18cmQ

  • 22 days ago

    No, your eyes are not deceiving you. *** Cliff-edge hangout in Peru, anyone...? https://t.co/8vRy5jYPqL

  • 22 days ago

    It's all about the details when planning a trip of a lifetime. #costarica https://t.co/4yN4WzZJq5

  • 23 days ago

    RT @belizevacation https://t.co/Z9GJlpTDJB https://t.co/UzunIWEskv

  • 30 days ago

    Head down to Plaza Dorrego in #BuenosAires for some sultry #tango while the sun sets. #unforgettable #traveltips https://t.co/jMxnm6RVhr

  • 2 days ago

    Is Machu Picchu the perfect romantic setting in which to propose? #love #romance #peru https://t.co/FN5DrA9T5p

  • 6 days ago

    The famous landscape of Torres del Paine will leave you breathless #nowords https://t.co/f5ocbD16Sr

  • 6 days ago

    🐢 The lack of fear shown by the native wildlife is mesmerising. 🦀 Their existence and evolution simply unique. 🐦… https://t.co/jrm1b0yMi5

  • 8 days ago

    Where do you want to ride first in #SouthAmerica? 🇪🇨 Ecuador - around volcanoes and through colonial towns 🇨🇱 Chile… https://t.co/vA6AtMGxJ7

  • 10 days ago

    Something soothing for Sunday: Glaciers, deserts and vineyards. Also known as that enviable holiday in #Chile. ...… https://t.co/FFLBshZEc2

  • 11 days ago

    Did you know that Fernando de Noronha national park in #Brazil is actually off the north east coastline and offers… https://t.co/1gpeMr1HSL

ORDER A BROCHURE

Start planning your adventure with our incredible holiday ideas.

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

Get our latest special offers and inspiring traveller tales.