Ancient wonders and rich culture await in the charming Honduran town of Copán Ruinas. Long known for its Maya ruins, Copán Ruinas offers scenic views and a quaint setting amid cobblestone streets, outdoor markets, boutique shops and authentic cuisine. Explore a variety of cultural sites and ecological excursions in the surrounding Copán Valley, including coffee plantation tours, horseback riding and bird sanctuary visits. Copán Ruinas also boasts natural hot springs, hilltop yoga, a Maya children’s museum, Spanish language schools and much more.
Copán Ruinas Chamber of Tourism: copanhonduras.org
Hacienda San Lucas: haciendasanlucas.com
Macaw Mountain Bird Park: macawmountain.com
Finca Santa Isabel: cafehonduras.com
Finca El Cisne: fincaelcisne.com
(This video was filmed in July and August 2009, in conjunction with the Honduras Institute of Tourism.)