Just outside Copán Ruinas is an extensive private reserve and conservation project for Central American macaws. As well as Macaws you will find toucans, motmots, parrots, kingfishers and orioles. At the 'Encounter Center' you can interact more closely with these colourful birds. Before you return to your hotel for the night, enjoy a dip in the local hot springs of Aguas Calientes. These Mayan style thermal baths & spa is said to purify the body and shed any bad vibes created by stress. This natural spa leave’s guests feeling renewed and revitalised.
Today, you'll travel to the Copan archaeological site for a privately guided, three-hour tour. Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980, and one of the ancient Maya's most lavish cultural centres, Copan is well-known for its intricately carved stelae and incredible hieroglyphic stairway; you'll also visit the on-site sculpture museum. Afterwards head for lunch in the town of Copan Ruinas. Entrance fees included.…Read more