The most widely recognized name of all Mayan archeological sites, Copán is aproximately a 5 hour drive from Tegucigalpa and well worth the trip. Visitors from all over the world are amazed at the ornate details and captivating architecture of this marvelous past civilization. This was a powerfull city ruling this vast region for over 2000 years. The famous ballcourt, and elaborate artisitc sculptures take your imagination back in time to visualize what life may have been like.
The site was discovered in 1570, excavations began in the 19th century. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO it is still being explored by profesional archeologists and historians. You are free to walk all around the ancient ruins and listen to the local guides tell stories of kings.
Our Portal del Angel Hotel in Honduras is very centrally located for convenient access to all the sights in our country. Our staff is very knowledgable in helping our visitors arrange for transportation to various areas in and around Tegucigalpa. We will warmly welcome you to visit our country, and make our Hotel in Tegucigalpa your home base during your stay.