Copan Ruins Day Tour Description
Copan day tour from San Salvador will allow you to discover in a day in the most beautiful Mayan city of Central America. Located in the forested area of Honduras, Copan had an occupation of more than 400 years during the classic Mayan period. In this day tour you will enjoy observing the civilization that has generated more sculptures and engravings on its temples, altars and steles. Copan has become a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1980, undoubtedly one of the main attractions of Honduras.
The archaeological site of Copán was a City – State of an important Mayan kingdom between the 5th century and the 10th century with a strong link with Tikal of Guatemala.
After its abandonment, it was rediscovered in 1570 by Diego García de Palacio, If in doubt, due to its characteristics, Copan does not overlook within the Mayan world. The remains of the city preserved by time suggest 3 important construction periods, specifically before the city was desolate. One of the most important attractions of the site is the Hieroglyphic Steps Square, which has an imposing unique staircase within the Mayan culture. On the steps there are more than 1,250 individual glyphs, these glyphs have formed the largest Maya writing so far conceived. All this preserved because of the jungle, which covered the archeological site and preserved it until its discovery.
Our Copan Ruins Day Tour will allow you to have access to this archeological treasure of Central America, if you are in El Salvador, this is your opportunity to visit it.