Discover Honduras
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Discover Honduras

Overview

Home of outstanding Mayan Ruins, lush and biodiverse jungles and national parks teeming with wildlife, this central american country is a traveler’s paradise that assuredly fulfills your dream holiday.  This amazing Honduras tour package will take you to climb ancient Mayan temples, be lying on sunny beaches, sailing, diving in the Caribbean Sea or even seeing jaguars in their natural habitat. 

On the coast, you have the chance to go on guided tours for scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, or simply soak up the beauty of the beaches.  Beyond the breathtaking beaches, with this budget tour package you will enjoy all the adventure Honduras has to offer, including the astonishing Mayan ruins of Copán; thrilling zipline tours that allow unique views from above the rainforests and exploring the misty green mountains of Pico Bonito National Park.

With an incredible weather year round, an overflowing nature beauty and world-class diving adventures, you will certainly can’t go wrong when you choose to visit Honduras.

❂ Highlights

  1. The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Copán Ruins
  2. Macaw Mountain Reserve
  3. Hot Springs Luna Jaguar
  4. Hike to Pico Bonito National Park
  5. Snorkeling tour to the biggest Coral Barrier Reef of the Western Hemisphere

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Discover Honduras

Discover Honduras

Itinerary

Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Copán.  The modern and charming town of Copán is about a kilometer from the ruins and is connected by a shaded stone path.  This small quaint community has a tidy selection of excellent restaurants attended by very friendly locals. Its cobblestoned streets and pictorial countryside around offer plenty of things to do and see.

Today your Honduras tour package will take you to one of its top destinations: The Mayan Ruins of Copan, where you will spend an delightful day full of Mayan history, stimulating nature and exceptional relaxation

 

Mayan City of Copan: Copán is one of the most important sites of the Mayan civilization.  The archeologists consider Copán to be the cultural center “The Paris” of the Mayan World.  It also has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.  Copán, with its temples, plazas, & terraces, comprises a type of architectural complex among the most characteristic of the Mayan civilization, you will certainly enjoy the visit of this breathtakingly beautiful Mayan site.

 

Tour in Macaw Mountain Reserve: This Bird Park & Nature Reserve is an innovative tropical bird reserve in western Honduras that cares for rescued and endangered birds of the American tropics.  Listen to a parrot talk while it is sitting on your shoulder!   Walk into a large flight aviary and feel the rush of the wind on your face as many scarlet macaws take flight. Relax and view the decks as flocks of wild parakeets chatter in nearby trees.  At the end of this tour, taste a cup of some of the best coffee in the world!

 

Hot Springs Luna Jaguar:  To end this exciting day with a well-deserved relaxation, you will enjoy the natural thermal waters at this eco spa set in the middle of a protected nature reserve in the highlands of Honduras.  The jungle environment, it's hot springs and its Mayan architecture will lead you to relax and enjoy in human-made pools or venture into a wide natural pools area, fit for Mayan kings!

You will leave Copan town today and be transferred to La Ceiba, a paradise for the fans of the outdoors, it is surrounded by lush jungles, breathtaking mountains, challenging rivers and sandy beaches.

After breakfast, you will depart to Pico Bonito National Park. This sprawling national park is a heaven for natural adventures such as hiking,  white-water rafting, ziplining or wildlife watching.  Its lush tropical jungles, waterfalls and pristine rain and cloud-forest are home to monkeys, kaleidoscopic poison dart frogs, more than 425 species of birds like toucans and 20 varieties of Hummingbirds, is also home of several endangered species like jaguars.  

 

Today's tour will take you to hike through this natural paradise with misty lookout points and swim in crystal clear water ponds under beautiful waterfalls, this is certainly a visit you shouldn't miss.  After this exciting day you will be driven back to your accommodation in la Ceiba.

The day begins with a transfer to the ferry station, your ferry to Roatan Island departs in the morning. The island is located in front of the Honduras Barrier Reef, the longest barrier reef in the western hemisphere and the second largest in the world. Roatan is renowned for its sparkling sands and beautiful clear waters.

With stunning diving spots surrounding it, the pristine reefs of Roatan Island are undoubtedly a paradise for water adventures.  Your snorkeling guided tour today will lead you to explore the uncrowded, pristine sites in the island, famous for the largest variety of sponges and gorgeous coral reef in the Caribbean! 

 

Let yourself dazzle by Roatan crystal clear water and experience the breathtaking underwater life of the blue channel and aquarium reef.  Besides the beautiful corals, this snorkeling tour will allow you to spot the brilliant parrotfish, colorful sponges and tons of tropical fish. There are also turtles, stingray, or even dolphins and with a bit of luck you will also be able to watch them closely.  In sume, this will be a day to remember, after this lovely adventure, you will be driven back to your hotel.

The discover Honduras journey ends today, and you will be transferred to Roatan International Airport for your departure flight.  If you want to add more days and destinations to your Honduras tour package, get in contact to us and we will be happy to help you.

Extension ⇢

Wildlife sanctuary and ATV excursion

Visit a wildlife reservoir in order to see sloths, monkeys and more wildlife endemic to the Honduran jungle canopy but uncommon on the island of Roatan. Natural admirers are able to reach out with sloths and take photos with the delightful fellows. The excursion goes on with an ATV circuit that incorporates adrenaline and landscape, while learning about the area, traditions and past. Reach out with wildlife at the Sloth and Monkey Hangout, pick up about the regional culture on an escorted ATV circuit through hills, villages, and the fine Caribbean ocean. You will make stops at breathtaking sites along the route. 

Duration: full day. Price per guest from: $75

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