The Ruins at Copan are a must see part of a Central American trip. We hired an onsite guide to explain all the symbolism. Well worth the additional cost.
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Copan is a magnificent world heritage site and a must see! However, the guides can be very hit or miss so be sure to split the guide fee with several people so you don't end up paying a lot for a guide who leaves your...More
Well worth the bad road to get there. Amazing place. Like Tical, but smaller. . They charge extra for tunnel tour. Loved the Macaws flying around. Must have been something to live there in its' heyday.
There are a few places that you have to see at least one in a lifetime. Copán archeological site is one of them. The sacred city is one of Mayan landmarks. Your visit could be more comprehensive if you take a guide, but you have...More
My trip to the ruins began and ended in San Pedro Sula but I understand the trip to the ruins is the same regardless your starting point. There is no nearby airport so you must travel overland to get to the ruins. I begin at...More
A beautiful and stunning Mayan ruins is a must while in Central America. The only thing is you should read up and bring detailed maps so you can understand the purposes behind the statues and monuments before traveling. Some are replicas and reproductions to show...More
The ruins are spiritual and ancient. The energy of the Mayans still resonates. It's easy to get a guide or to wander through absorbing it on your own. Some of the most amazing trees are here. They are huge and so old. Everyone should visit!
A well preserved Mayan archaeology site that has 2 museums inside the park and one in the city about 5-7 min from the park. You find locals ready to give you a personalized tour for about $10.00 per person. There is an entry fee a...More
Our tour guide called this place the Paris of the Mayan world, and we could immediately see why. This is an incredibly well maintained and enormous archaeological site. We have seen other Mayan ruins sites in Belize and Mexico, Copan blew them both away. It...More