Copan Ruinas and west Honduras

Church San Manuel de Colohete
Colosuca Circuit

This is an association of municipalities in the center of Lempira that share common interests, pasts and futures. Gracias, La Campa, San Marcos de Caiquín, San Manuel de Colohete, San Sebastián de Colosuca and Belén form this group, with Lenca...

Gracias, Lempira
Gracias

From the roof of Honduras, chief Lempira of the Lencas defended his country in the 16th century. Today those mountains are the Celaque National Park and the Lempira is the currency of HondurasCelaque means "Box of Water" in the Lenca language, so...

Church La Campa
La Campa

At 16 km/10 mi from Gracias, in the department of Lempira, La Campa awaits you on the slope of a hill protected by a line of pine-covered boulders. Thanks to them, the weather tends to be cold.There you can find the Church of St. Matthias, an...

Paisaje de Belén Gualcho
Belén Gualcho

This municipality in the department of Ocotepeque borders on the municipalities of Gracias, Lempira and Corquín, Copan. It was originally founded with the name "Curicunque." which Gualcho means "House of the Oaks."You get to...

Catholic Church, San Manuel Colohete
San Manuel Colohete

About 35 km/22 mi from the city of Gracias, San Manuel Colohete is the county seat of 9 villages and 110 hamlets, in which just under 12,000 people live. The word Colohete in its name means "among scorpions" in the Nahuatl language.In pre-Hispanic...

Landscape San Marcos de Caiquin
San Marcos de Caiquín

Also part of the Lenca chiefdoms that resisted the arrival of Spanish conquerors, this county has 5,000 inhabitants located in 7 villages and more than 50 hamlets living within the area with the highest concentration of indigenous peoples in the...

Church San Sebastian
San Sebastián

This community was established around estates from 16th century that were governed by Spanish colonizers. Its Catholic Church, of the Baroque style, was built between 1750 and 1800 by the Order of Mercederarians. It reflects, like the rest of...

Atlantida

Hot Springs
La Ceiba

The capital of the Honduran Caribbean, the fun hostess to carnival parties, doorway to the sea, dance floor, launchpad for adventures, threshold to rich natural treasures: the port city of La Ceiba, is born around a huge Ceiba tree, sacred to...

Cayos Cochinos landscape
Cayos Cochinos

Cayos Cochinos are an archipelago consisting of two small islands (Cayo Menor and Cayo Mayor) and 13 tiny islets or “keys”. Its nearly 490 sq. km (190 sq.mi) are totally surrounded by the Caribbean, one of those places that can define the word...

miami community
Tela

The port of Tela, the second most important city in the department of Atlántida, keeps under its Caribbean sunshine: a kingdom of adventures - on land or in the water - in its two national parks and its botanical garden, a thousand shades of blue...

Garifuna Community
Garifuna Communities

The Garifuna, a free Afro-Indian Caribbean people, reach the Honduran coast in the late 18th century, expelled by the British from the island of San Vicente. The Garinagu (Garifuna in their language) bring with them their way of life and cultural...

Triunfo de la Cruz
Triunfo de la Cruz

It is one of the most populated Garifuna communities, located between 9-10 km/6 mi northeast of the city of Tela.There is a beach here that is approximately 2 km/1mi long, with a relatively calm sea, where you can find lodging and meals.

Elaboration of Casabe
Casabe Tour

People get to know each other best over food. The casabe tour takes you into a Garifuna kitchen to share one of the most basic food traditions of their unique culture.“Casabe” is a very thin and crispy food, a tasty unleavened round flatbread (made...

La Ensenada Beach
La Ensenada

It is a newly rediscovered area with a 3km/2mi of beach with calm waters. Among the attractions that surround it are Laguna Quemada and Mount Triunfo de la Cruz. You can quietly enjoy the sea of white sand and enjoy a variety of restaurants that...

Miami community
Miami

It is a small community founded in 1973. The houses are typically built in most of its roof is palm trees, its inhabitants offer tours of the Micos Lagoon and Laguna Quemada, Villages Marion, Cerritos, Agua Chiquita and others. This community is...

Musicians in Corozal
Corozal

Corozal is a Garifuna village 11 Km/7 mi from La Ceiba- traveling east in the direction of Jutiapa- where you can discover and enjoy the living cultural heritage that the Garinagu people proudly conserve, following the tradition and customs of their...

Gafiruna Playing the Snail
Sambo Creek

If you were looking for the place with most Garifuna population in Honduras, then travel 20 minutes from La Ceiba (15 km/9 mi), heading east towards Trujillo, and you arrive at the village which also has the best dance groups in the area.If the best...

Otros

Petroglyphs in the Rio Platano
La Mosquitia

The most remote area of Honduras is also the most diverse in species and ethnic groups. The Miskito tribe gives its name to this region covering much of eastern Honduras and the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua. Three other ethnic groups live here: the...

Trujillo Church
Trujillo

Away from the traditional tourist routes, on a deep bay with some of the most beautiful beaches of mainland Honduras, Trujillo awaits you, wrapped in the natural beauty of the Guaymoreto Lagoon and the green peaks of Capiro and Calentura.It has a...

River in Olancho
Olancho

The largest department of Honduras offers a mix of natural adventures (from easy to moderate difficulty), contact with country life, like the coffee harvest (from October to December) or cattle ranching and the great culinary tradition it inspires....

Tawahka Anthropological Reserve
Tawahka Anthropological Reserve

With more than 230,000 hectares/570,000 acres of tropical rainforest in the departments of Olancho, Colon and Gracias a Dios, the 7 communities in the Tawahka Asgani Biosphere Reserve are part of the International Mesoamerican Biological Corridor....

Garifuna Kid
Garifuna Communities

In Trujillo, the most authentic Garifuna communities are found in remote areas along the shoreline of white sand beaches, in towns such as Santa Fe, San Antonio, Guadalupe, Punta Bethulia, Plan Grande and Quinito.These places are rich with authentic...

Campamento
Campamento y Santa Fe Beach

Punta Castilla are shielded from the open sea by the bay of Trujillo and thereby makes its clear waters more calm. Campamento, on the way to the Garifuna community of Santa Fe, is perhaps the most beautiful beach on the Caribbean coast of mainland...

Bay Island

Tourist in Roatan
Roatán

They say the Caribbean kept a secret for many years. The colors of a reef rich with life, a landscape with a turquoise blue horizon and mountains covered with tropical jungle would be the signs on a map that leads to this Honduran natural treasure....

Mascara o Yancunu
Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda is the gateway for the Garifuna to Central America. It was here that the ship arrived from St. Vincent when the British deported them after rebelling on that island, and today it is one of the most populated parts of the island.Some 3,...