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Diving in Utila Honduras

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8 days & 7 nights
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San Pedro Sula, International Airport
San Pedro Sula, International Airport

Diving in Utila Honduras

Overview

Diving in Utila Honduras. Honduras is a paradise for travelers. It will fulfill your holiday dreams whether your perfect trip includes lying on sunny beaches, climbing ancient temples, sailing or diving in the Caribbean Sea. The beaches of Utila are some of the finest in Latin America and the Caribbean. On the coast, you can go scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, or enjoy the beauty of the beaches. Beyond the breathtaking beaches, Honduras has even more adventure to offer including trips to the ruins of Copán.

Diving in Utila Honduras

Highlights
  • Mayan City of CopanArcheologists consider Copán to be the cultural center, the Paris, of the Mayan World.
  • Macaw Mountain Reserve Listen to a parrot talk while it is sitting on your shoulder.
  • Island of UtilaThe beaches of Utila are some of the finest in Latin America and the Caribbean. On the coast, you can go scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, or enjoy the beauty of the beaches.

Diving in Utila Honduras

Itinerary | 8 days & 7 nights

Day 1. Flight arrives to Honduras. 

Upon your arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Copán.

The modern town of Copan Ruins is about a kilometer from the ruins and is connected by a nice, shaded stone path. This small charming town has plenty of good restaurants with very friendly locals.

Day 2. Explore the Mayan ruins of Copan, Museum and Nature Park. 

Activities: Tour to the Mayan city of Copán, sculpture museum, the Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve

Tour to the Mayan city of Copán

Copan is one of the most important sites of the Mayan civilization. The town of Copán has developed lately for its magnificent Maya ruins. It has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The archeologists consider Copán to be the cultural center, the Paris, of the Mayan World.

Visit Sculpture Museum

At the Copán site, there is a wonderful sculpture museum. The centerpiece is a colorful, full-scale model of the Rosalina Temple, a beautiful temple which unfortunately had another temple built on top of it. The museum also contains much of the original stonework from the site. 

Tour in Macaw Mountain Reserve

Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve is a tropical bird reserve 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 wind on your face as many scarlet macaws take flight. Relax on viewing decks while flocks of wild parakeets chatter in nearby trees.

Day 3. Travel to Utila Island. 

Today you will go to ‘La Ceiba’. This will be a bus ride of approximately 7 hours. After the bus you will take a ferry to the island.

Day 4 – 7. Scuba diving curses in the island of Utila. 

These are the Diving Courses available:

OPEN WATER DIVER. For beginners.

Utila Island is the perfect place to get certified due to its calm waters and sheltered bays. The PADI Open Water Course takes 4 days and consists of some self study and time in class with your instructors, shallow water training, where you learn the basics followed by 4 open water dives where you practice these skills while diving over the amazing reefs of the island of Utila.

ADVANCED OPEN WATER COURSE

The Advanced Open Water Course is designed to improve your awareness and understanding of diving and the diving environment, a course where the ocean is your classroom.The course consists of 5 dives, the deep and navigation dives are course requirements and the other 3 you get to choose from 15 types of Adventure Dives.

10 FUN DIVE PACKAGE

Already certified? The Utila dive center will meet all your diving needs & expectations. 

The island of Utila is blessed with 60 dive sites located all around the island ranging from deep walls on the north side and shallow fringing reefs on the south. As part of the second largest barrier reef in the world the Barrier Reef of Honduras is home to numerous fish and coral species.

Day 8 . Utila Island – La Ceiba – International airport of San Pedro, Honduras. 

Unfortunately, your holiday ends today. You can also choose to extend your holiday by combining this tour with one of our other tours. Contact us for more information.

Map

Diving in Utila Honduras
Honduras map. Copan, Utila, La Ceiba and San Pedro. Diving in Utila

Price

From $1,300 per person
  • Private transportationDoor to door private transportation for the transfers listed in our itinerary
  • Accommodation7 nights hotel accommodation. Hotels carefully selected.
  • Guides and driversDrivers plus local on-site professional guides and diving instructors
  • Scuba Diving CurseScuba diving curse or diving packages for guests who are already certified.
  • EquipmentScuba diving equipment
  • FoodDaily breakfast
  • Entrance FeesPark Entrance Fee
  • Price does not includedInternational flights. Personal, travel and cancellation insurance. And any other expenses than indicated
Extensions
Optional tour:
Farm ‘El Cisne’

An absolutely exclusive opportunity to experience authentic rural Honduras life at this century old plantation. Set in the wonderful western highlands, this family-owned farm offers an insight into the daily life of a working ranch. Go on a cacao, cardamom and coffee plantation excursion, learn about cattle ranching, enjoy delicious home cooked farm meals and round off your experience with a stop in the natural hot springs.

Duration: 1 day. Price per guest from: $85

Diving in Utila Honduras

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