Copan Ruinas and west Honduras

Field for Ball Maya
Copán Ruinas Archeological Park

Copán is a collection of monuments of extraordinary individual value and a monument in itself (World Cultural Heritage, UNESCO). The richness, style and finishes of its sculpture and architecture are unique among known Mayan sites.This political and...

Crafts
Copán Ruinas

Since 2,000 years ago, people in the Copán Valley have farmed the same land, washed by the same rivers. Life today revolves around the archaeological treasures of the ancient ruins of a major Maya city-state and the natural beauty that surrounds it...

Rosalila Temple
Sculpture Museum

The Sculpture Museum is an attraction in itself, inside the archaeological site of Copán Ruinas. Built on two levels, it opens to the sky and enters into the ground, to house 3,000 pieces of sculpture in its 59 exhibits, in an area of 4,000 sq. m/43...

Los Sapos Archaeological Site
Los Sapos Archaeological Site

In the hills on the other bank of the Copan River, in a very small site where you see the whole valley, you find Los Sapos Archaeological Site. It is made of several rocks carved with the shapes of toads that you can reach after a 45 minute walk...

Rastrojón
Rastrojón

From this archaeological site, newly opened to the public, you have a panoramic view of the Copán Valley, including the Acropolis and all the buildings of Copán Archaeological Park. It was a religious place, but above all a lookout spot and defense...

Archaeological Park Río Amarillo
Río Amarillo Archaeological Park

There are more than 50 structures organized in a series of plazas, courtyards and terraces covering about 9 acres of land.It takes its name from the valley in which it is located, about 18 km/11 mi northwest of the Copán Archaeological Park. This...

Archaeological Park View El Puente
El Puente Archaeological Park

El Puente Archaeological Park is a Mayan city, a satellite to Copán from the sixth century to the tenth. It is in a strategic position at the confluence of the Chinamito and Chamelecón rivers, between the valleys of Quimistán, Sula and Copán. This...

Lake Yojoa

Lake Yojoa
Lake Yojoa

Thanks to its biodiversity, this lake is a fountain of natural life. It is the largest reservoir of fresh water in Honduras, a mirror of landscapes.Jungle-covered peaks surround this 285 sq.km/110 sq. mi lake. There are 2 spectacular national parks...

Los Naranjos Eco Archaeological Park trail
Los Naranjos Eco-Archeological Park.

Los Naranjos is the place where nature and the remains of a pre-Columbian city from 2,800 years ago are found down trails, among birds and trees, on the shores of Lake Yojoa.You take a 3 km/2 mi detour very near Peña Blanca and at the end of it you...