You are here

Tegucigalpa

Manuel Bonilla Theatre
Tegucigalpa

This city of more than 435 years, the capital of Honduras since 1880, evolves even more rapidly this century. Together with Comayagüela, its twin city, it spreads out among the mountains surrounding the original town center, where it was founded...

La Tigra National Park
La Tigra National Park

This mountainous cloud forest offers several ways to enjoy it, whether you are interested in nature or adventure excites you. Eight trails, from easy to challenging, weave through the 240 sq. km/ 93 sq. mi of this green and moist park,...

Parque Central de Valle de Angeles - Central Park Valle de Angeles
Valle de Ángeles

The moist green cloud forest of La Tigra National Park, the rural and international flavors, the art and handcrafts are enough reasons for you to visit this municipality with a town of the same name, about 30 km/ 18 mi. northeast of Tegucigalpa....

Cathedral of Comayagua
Comayagua

The most colonial city of Honduras awaits you in central Honduras. Comayagua was the capital for a long time:  during the Spanish colonial period, the Central American Federation, as part of the Mexican Empire and of the independent republic...

El Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School
Zamorano

The president of the United Fruit Company instructs Wilson Poponeoe, creator of the Lancetilla Botanical Garden, to found an agricultural center for the Americas. Dr. Poponeoe travels through Central America looking for the right spot until, 1941...

The Alleys of Yuscaran
Yuscarán

In "The Place of the Flower House" (the original meaning of Yuscarán) you can take a nice walk through narrow cobbled streets, laid out in the clutter that happens as mining towns grow.

...

Manuel Bonilla National theater
Museums and Galleries

The artistic and cultural activity in Tegucigalpa has been boosted in the last 15 years. In addition to the usual venues like Manuel Bonilla National Theatre and the National Gallery of Art, institution-galleries such...

Santa Lucia
Santa Lucia

The charm of the colonial mining towns around Tegucigalpa shows up quite strongly in picturesque Santa Lucia: its history,...

Tutule Church in Marcala, La Paz.
Marcala and Yarumela

These are two locations in which Lenca culture predominates. Marcala, now a municipality in the department of La Paz, has been an area ideal for harvesting good coffee since the late 19th century. Since almost 10 years ago its...

Ojojona
Ojojona

Rich in history, a mining past, its Lenca roots and artistic handcrafts are mixed in this picturesque village of whitewashed adobe houses, red tiled roofs and cobbled streets.

San Juan de Ojojona is the typical colonial rural population,...

Museum of Comayagua

At the building of the first Presidential House of Honduras, you can time travel through the Comayagua Valley- from prehistoric fossils of a megatherium (a giant sloth), snails and obsidian spear points; then the archaic period with cave...

Los Tablones, Danli
Birdwatching

La Tigra National Park and its surroundings are an interesting point for birdwatching. The jewel in the crown here is the majestic and elusive quetzal, often masked by mist. Its petite robin-sized body, contrasts with the beautiful green of a...

Los Tablones, Danli
Danlí

Surrounded by hills of pines and near to fertile plains you will find the city of Danlí, in eastern Honduras. Tradition says it was a gigantic farm that two brothers bought from the Spanish Crown in the late 17th century. There are...

Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the Cathedral of Comayagua is the largest and most important colonial church in Honduras. Its construction began in the late 16th century and it opened its doors in the early 18th...

Caxa Real
Caxa Real

This building was the Spanish Royal Treasury and Foundry in Comayagua during the early 18th century. After two earthquakes and two centuries, it has been restored with the support of the Spanish cooperation, being now a national...

Quetzal and Hummingbird Tour

This tour, organized by Katrachos Tours, takes you through the cloud forests of La Tigra National Park in search of the quetzal, the majestic mythical bird of the Mayans. Among the trees ringing with bird songs in La Tigra, you have many chances...

Cultural Center of Spain in Tegucigalpa (CCET)

The CCET is a good reference point if you want to get to know Honduran cultural life. This is one of the Cultural Centers in the Americas of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development. Founded in 2007, this is more than a...

Galería de Arte Nacional
Tour for Tegucigalpa's Historic Quarters

Full of colonial history, and garnished with neoclassical architecture, you can travel to"El Centro" in any direction from Morazán Square or Central Park. Its main attraction is the Cathedral of San Miguel Arcangel...

Museum of the Honduran Man

You can visit its collection of paintings by Honduran artists, the antique religious ornaments or the Reina Sofía library, which specializes in art. Inside it operates the Miguel Angel Gomez Restoration Workshop, which has restored more than 400...

The Christ of El Picacho
The Christ of El Picacho

On top of Picacho Mountain to the north of downtown Tegucigalpa, stands the statue of Christ the Redeemer, 20 m/65 ft. tall on a 12 m/40 ft. base, a true icon of the city. A scenic overlook with a great view of Tegucigalpa and a park complex...

Parque Turistico Valle de Angeles - Parque Obrero
Valle de Angeles Tourist Park

Better known as the "Parque Obrero" (the Worker's Park), it is a place of recreation and relaxation amidst pine trees, for outings, barbecues and celebrations with family and friends in a country setting, less than half an hour from Tegucigalpa...

Museo Santa Maria de los Angeles
Santa María de los Ángeles Museum

Would you like to find a place filled with valuable antiques that can open your eyes to the lifestyle and customs of the last two centuries in Honduras? The Museum, in addition to its art gallery, offers a collection of interesting objects, such...

Museum of National Identity
Museum for National Identity

One of the busiest museums in the country awaits you from Tuesday to Sunday with temporary exhibitions of renowned national and international artists, a permanent exhibition about the formation and history of Honduras and a virtual tour of the...

Galería Sixtina
Galería Sixtina

The Galería Sixtina is an art gallery personally served by the Honduran artist Julio Visquerra. It has an artistic environment unique in Valle de Angeles. It is located on Main Street across from the public school. The gallery is open Friday to...

United Nations Park
United Nations Park

The park was built over 40 years ago as a garden next to the Rosy Walter Zoo and the Christ of the Picacho. It offers a pleasant trip that includes the best views overlooking the city, with nice weather and security.

Chiminike
Chiminike Interactive Learning Center

The Chiminike Interactive Learning Center, named after a frog in a folk song, is the first center of Honduras for nontraditional learning. Its games, exhibitions and interactive installations aim to motivate children's curiosity and are open 6...

Interior Teatro Nacional Manuel Bonilla
Manuel Bonilla National Theater

The National Theatre, also known as the "House of Culture", is an interesting Renaissance-style building, with a pink stone, which is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The theater has been the focal point for the performing and...

Rosy Walther Metropolitan Zoo

The Rosy Walther Metropolitan Zoo has been remodeling in recent years. More than 300 species of animals live in its 54 acres so that in this one location you can see many of the mammals, birds and reptiles native to Honduras.

 Clock and bell tower of the Cathedral- Comayagua
Clock and bell tower of the Cathedral

The clock of the cathedral of Comayagua, begins to mark time in the year 1100 in the Moorish palace of the Alhambra in Spain. After the reconquest of southern Spain from the Moors, King Philip III gives it to the town then named "Noble Saint Mary...

San Pedro Sula

La Masca, Omoa
Omoa

The blue Caribbean waters turn inwards towards the Honduran coast, forming the lovely Bay of Omoa. The surf is calm here, with deeper waters and stunning sunsets that cannot be captured in the pictures you take. The San Fernando de Omoa...

Central Park of San Pedro Sula
San Pedro Sula

Some say that Central America has 7 countries, but 8 capitals. This Honduran capital of industry, commerce, events and transit tourists is the 8th capital

Since pre-Columbian times, this was an area for...

Empresa Nacional Portuaria
Puerto Cortés

The city with the most modern port in Central America was one of the first Spanish settlements in Honduras. Established in 1524 as VIlla de Puerto Caballos, Puerto Cortés is a city that has kept its serene pace of life as it has grown around its...

National Park Cusuco
El Cusuco National Park

San Pedro Sula is at the foot of the Cordillera Merendón, an impressive mountain range that enters from the west, out of Guatemala. Rivers frame the mountain chain.

Inside it, about 40 km/25 mi westward, is this protected area...

Fortress of San Fernando de Omoa
San Fernando Fortress

The San Fernando Fortress goes up in the late 18th century, a few meters from the coast of Honduras to defend against attacks by pirates, buccaneers and privateers threatening the Caribbean at the time. Today the sea is several meters...

Landscape of SPS from El Merendon
El Merendón

The Cordillera del Merendón is a major mountain range that runs from Cortés, and throughout the western Honduran border to the departments bordering Guatemala. It is a grouping of steep mountains and summits which host a rich variety of animals...

Jose Francisco theater Saybe
Cultural Activities

San Pedro Sula produces and sells like no other city in Honduras, but that does not mean that it neglects its cultural life. If you like theater, the Sampedrano Circle Theatre, with 45 years and 150 works of experience, is presented in the José...

Birdwatching

Honduras is a land of stunning beauty where one can gaze at an endless sea of mountains, be solely immersed in a wide array of parks, or be stunned by pure wilderness solitude. The country holds one of the most extensive protected area systems in...

The Alvarado Lagoon
Tour around the Alvarado Lagoon

The Alvarado Lagoon has a more generous landscape than you might assume. It is a freshwater gateway to the Caribbean for Puerto Cortés, keeping alive a mangrove forest and many trees around it, the home or temporary shelter for several species of...

Sampedrano Circle Theatre

San Pedro Sula is the industrial and business capital of Honduras, but it does not neglect the cultural life of its citizens and visitors. If you like theater, you´ll be glad to know that the stage and the scenery of the Sampedrano Circle Theatre...

Beaches of Puerto Cortes
Beaches

The Municipal Beach (Coca Cola Beach), protected by the port’s bay and with calm waters, is the most representative of Cortés. It is the setting for municipal fairs and recreational activities.

In front of La Cienaguita beach are the major...

Museum of Nature

20 exhibitions halls are dedicated to the environment, natural resources and biology of Honduras, with a message focused on conservation and protecting the planet that is passed on to 35,000 visitors each year.

It also has a large...

Rawacala Ecopark
Rawacala Ecopark

A few kilometers after Omoa, in the community that gives its name to El Paraíso forest reserve, you find this network of cables and pulleys up in the trees by which you zip through the air passing through a tropical forest, where you can also see...

Museum of Nature
Museum of Anthropology and History

This museum, located in the downtown, offers cultural and historical exhibits where you can get to know the origin and development of the individuals and people who shaped the identity of the Sula Valley, from ancient indigenous groups to modern...

Lagoon San Ignacio Ecological Park
San Ignacio Children´s Ecological Park

This is a private reserve of 300 hectares/740 acres with several pools with slides and lots of greenery, private ponds with tilapia where you can go fishing and a zoo with endangered local species, such as pumas, jaguars and monkeys, and also...

National Port Company
National Port Company

You can take a guided tour- around two hours long- around the port facilities of the state company that controls the seaborne traffic of imports and exports of Puerto Cortés.

Get to know from the inside the busiest port in the Atlantic...

Otros

Choluteca Bridge
The Southern Region

Honduras has a narrow Pacific coast filled with numerous islands and islets distributed in the Gulf of Fonseca. Southern Honduras is an area of high temperatures where you can visit with several interests in mind.

If you are want to enjoy...

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:...

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.

...

Lenca women, Intibuca
La Esperanza

People will tell you to take a jacket when you visit La Esperanza. At 1,700 m / 5,600 ft., it is the highest city in the country, with a year-round climate between warm and cold, ideal for cool-weather crops like blackberries, strawberries,...

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...

San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo

It is the non-political capital of Valle department, it is a industrial, commercial and tourism engine, and home to Henecán, the main Honduran port on the Pacific.
Thriving shrimp farms operate here, taking advantage of the exceptional...

Patuca National Park
Patuca National Park

This exceptional place for adventure tourism is a protected area for several reasons: it is the ancestral area for the Tawahka and Pech ethnic groups, forms part of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor, is a refuge for medicinal flora and...

Pico Dama
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve

The Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve, in northeastern Honduras, has a territory that is 75% dense mountains covered by tropical rainforest, with some pine forests, and 25% by mangrove swamps and savannas on the Caribbean coast, over its coastal area...

Hanging Bridge over the Choluteca River
Choluteca

It is the city with the greatest historic and economic importance in southern Honduras. Other attractions include mangroves and beaches, plus a few culinary delights.

Chorotega Indians came in 1000 A.D., calling it the "wide valley". And...

Isla del Tigre
Amapala

If you catch a motor boat on the pier at Coyolito, you arrive within 15 minutes to the only Central American island that has been the capital (during a presidential inauguration in 1876), a base for the pirate Drake in the 16th century...

Love Beach
La Playa del Amor (Love Beach)

The best beach of San Lorenzo is on Conchaguita, a small island framed by dense mangroves. The beach is just 200 meters/220 yards long, but is virtually unexplored. It’s an ideal place to spend a few hours at the best beach near San Lorenzo,...

Guaimoreto Lagoon

A reservoir of fresh water 3 km/ 2mi from Trujillo, the Guaymoreto Lagoon shelters biodiverse flora and fauna of the area, which empties its shallow waters into the Bay of Trujillo, through a channel between 30-40 m/100-130 ft. wide.

...

Capiro y Calentura
Capiro y Calentura National Park

This tropical rain forest is named after the two peaks that dominate it. Trujillo is in the foothills of one of them, the Calentura peak. It takes 3 to 4 hours to reach the top, and from there you can see the Guaymoreto Lagoon, the villages of...

Cruise Ship Port
Cruise Ship Port

Banana Coast, with a cost of 20 million dollars, is the first cruise ship port on mainland Honduras, which started operations in 2012.

It is a municipal public-private partnership project done in order to develop sustainable tourism in the...

Rus Rus Biological Reserve
Rus Rus Biological Reserve

The Warunta mountain chain and its famous limestone caves are two of the main attractions of this protected area located 45 km/28 mi south of Wampusirpi. It forms part of the Mosquitia, the second largest rainforest in the Americas. This local...

Santa Bárbara Fortification
Santa Bárbara Fortification

The natural conditions of the Bay of Trujillo are ideal for establishing one of the best ports in the area. Punta Castilla´s barrier not only protects the bay from storms but also becomes a refuge of calm and deep waters.

During the...

Tustacas
Southern Food and Cuisine

Many of the most popular dishes of southern Honduras result from their local agriculture. The fruits (melon, watermelon, pineapple and mango) are eaten raw, while others, like 'jocotes' (plums) are seasoned with local salt.

Livestock...

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...

Cruta Caratasca Wildlife Refuge
Cruta Caratasca Wildlife Refuge

You arrive by boat from Puerto Lempira to this group of swamps, a system of coastal lagoons and savannas east of the Patuca River, from the river’s mouth to the Caratasca lagoon system, which is formed by the freshwater lagoons around it:...

 Hot Springs in Magdalena
Hot Springs in Magdalena

Near the village of Las Marias, 2 km/1mi from the county seat of Magdalena, a crystalline hot spring gushes out to mix with the cold water of a nearby river and forms natural warm-water pools. They are not very well known outside of Magdalena...

Sierra de Agalta
Talgua Caves

"The Cave of Glowing Skulls." At 4 km/ 2 ½ mi from Catacamas in Olancho, adventure awaits you in the bowels of the Sierra de Agalta mountains.

About 20 years ago, young explorers entered a cave near the village of Talgua and discovered a...

Los Hoyos Hill

Very near to El Cedral peak, the highest wooded point in the area of La Esperanza, in the community of Los Olivos, you find a dense and cold cloud forest, strewn with perfectly cylindrical holes on the ground, that some that reach up to 20 meters...

 Bay of Chismuyo
Chismuyo Bay

This protected area on the Gulf of Fonseca is ideal for birdwatching amid the mangroves that line much of the area. This is the only wildlife refuge of its kind on the Pacific coast of Honduras. Arrive by boat from Coyolito and after a two hour...

Chiligatoro Lagoon
Chiligatoro Lagoon

At 1,850 meters/ 6,000 feet above sea level, and 11 kilometers/ 7 miles from La Esperanza and Intibucá, you find a peaceful natural water reservoir (The Lagoon) in the indigenous village of Chiligatoro.

An exotic landscape at that high...

Bird Island
Isla de los Pájaros (Bird Island)

At dusk, hundreds and thousands of birds of different species return to this little home surrounded by the Honduran Pacific Ocean. The great biodiversity of the area is typical of mangroves. If you enjoy bird watching, here you can find storks,...

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...

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...

 Dwarf Forest
Dwarf Forest

How tall can imagine a 100 year tree is? How much space do you think you a forest of between 3 and 5 different types of tree can occupy?

What if you are told that none of them reach 30 cm/ 12 inches tall and that 100 groups of trees take...

Birdwatching

Honduras is a land of stunning beauty where one can gaze at an endless sea of mountains, be solely immersed in a wide array of parks, or be stunned by pure wilderness solitude. The country holds one of the most extensive protected area systems in...

 William Walker Grave
William Walker Grave

An American adventurer named William Walker decides to conquer part of Central America in the late 19th century. He organized troops and alliances with local politicians to form a provisional government in Nicaragua and aims to advance...

Copan Ruinas and west Honduras

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 Honduras...

Field for Ball Maya
Copán Ruinas Archeological Park

Copán is a collection of monuments of extraordinary individual value and a monument in itself (World Cultural Heritage, UNESCO). The richness, style and finishes of its sculpture and architecture are unique among known Mayan sites.
This...

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...

Crafts
Copán Ruinas

Since 2,000 years ago, people in the Copán Valley have farmed the same land, washed by the same rivers. Life today revolves around the archaeological treasures of the ancient ruins of a major Maya city-state and the...

Santa Rosa de Copan
Santa Rosa de Copán

The western most major Honduran city joins colonial tradition with a modern desire to stand out on the map.
See the historical legacy of its architecture while discovering its people, famous for talking faster...

National Park Celaque
Celaque National Park

The highest mountain chain of Honduras is covered by a rich and dense cloud forest with spectacular views, especially at sunrise on a blanket of clouds. Celaque produces a lot of clear, cool water, running down from...

Los Sapos Archaeological Site
Los Sapos Archaeological Site

In the hills on the other bank of the Copan River, in a very small site where you see the whole valley, you find Los Sapos Archaeological Site. It is made of several rocks carved with the shapes of toads that you can reach after a 45 minute walk...

Hot Springs and Spa
Hot Springs and Spa

The people of Gracias describe their hot springs as a haven of relaxation, in which the nature and high temperatures emanating from the depths of the earth combine to provide wellness and perfect stress relief.  ...

The Center for the Arts and Heritage Tour
The Center for the Arts and Heritage Tour

The Center for the Arts and Heritage (CAP) is a participatory space that encourages and supports local artistic creativity and gives the public access to culture (performing, visual and musical arts, film, literature, radio and...

Hot Springs, SPA Luna Jaguar
Luna Jaguar Hot Springs and Spa

Have you ever thought about receiving a Mayan purification ritual? The Luna Jaguar spa, 20 km/12 mi from Copán Ruinas by dirt road, recreates an opportunity to do this between hot springs, mud and natural creams.

Across a hanging bridge...

Iglesia La Merced
Gracias Historic Quarter

In this colonial city from the mid-16th century, go walk through streets full of history and secrets, in weather between warm to cold, enjoying the colors of its sunset or enjoying the local cuisine. Gracias was very important in the...

View of Santa Rosa de Copan
Santa Rosa de Copán Historic Quarter

Santa Rosa is a colonial city, founded in the 18th century under the name of "Los Llanos". It is a major production point of western Honduras, of corn and beans, but mostly tobacco. In the early 19th century it becomes a...

Coffee Tou
Coffee Tour at Finca Santa Isabel

Just 30 minutes from Copán Ruinas, Santa Isabel Farm is home to one of the best high altitude coffees in the country, the "Café Welchez" brand. Its doors are opened to show how their coffee is shade cultivated in a sustainable and organic manner...

Macaw in Copan
Macaw Mountain Bird Park

The Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve is a tourist attraction, a center for the conservation, rehabilitation and accommodation of birds that awaits you just a few kilometers from the center of Copán Ruinas, on the road leading to...

Rosalila Temple
Sculpture Museum

The Sculpture Museum is an attraction in itself, inside the archaeological site of Copán Ruinas. Built on two levels, it opens to the sky and enters into the ground, to house 3,000 pieces of sculpture in its 59 exhibits, in an area of 4,000 sq. m...

Gastronomy of Santa Rosa de Copan
Gastronomic Tour

Traditional Honduran cuisine has been heavily centered on corn ever since it was the staple food of the prehistoric peoples of Mesoamerica. Santa Rosa is known nationally for its cuisine, which still retains many traditional elements. The best...

Blue Gray Tanager
Birding

Honduras is a land of stunning beauty where one can gaze at an endless sea of mountains, be solely immersed in a wide array of parks, or be stunned by pure wilderness solitude.

The country holds one of the most extensive protected area...

Coffee Tour
Coffee Tour

Western Honduras is one of the main coffee producing regions of the country, of high quality coffee that wins excellence awards worldwide.

This tour will show you how coffee beans get processed: washing, drying, sorting and packing....

Fort San Cristóbal
Fort San Cristóbal

Fort San Cristóbal dominates the top of San Cristóbal´s hill, the city of Gracias and the neighboring valley. It was built following plans by President Juan Lindo in the second half of the 19th century to defend the city from invasions...

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...

Archery in Gracias
Archery

Gracias is one of few cities in Central America that offers you the chance to practice archery. You will be accompanied and advised by the local club of this modern sport that is linked to ancestral traditions in the land of Lempira. This iconic...

Landscape Spa Ixchel
Spa Ixchel

At the heart of a coffee plantation on the slopes of the San Isidro farm, the Ixchel Spa is full of nature, endless landscapes and the lively trills of birds living in harmony with the environment.

This is a place with a sense of peace and...

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...

Archaeological Park Río Amarillo
Río Amarillo Archaeological Park

There are more than 50 structures organized in a series of plazas, courtyards and terraces covering about 9 acres of land.

It takes its name from the valley in which it is located, about 18 km/11 mi northwest of the Copán Archaeological...

Casa Galeano
Casa Galeano

This museum and botanical garden located at the heart of Gracias is a well-preserved colonial structure with beautiful mural paintings, work of the teacher Alberto Galeano Trejo and has a small museum with colonial artifacts and Lenca...

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...

Fort Cabañas and Casa K'inich
Fort Cabañas and Casa K'inich

Fort Cabañas is a military building built in1940 and named in honor of General José Trinidad Cabañas, destined for use of Honduran armies stationed in Copán Ruinas in order to safeguard the western borders.

And since 2002, it has housed...

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...

Archaeological Park View El Puente
El Puente Archaeological Park

El Puente Archaeological Park is a Mayan city, a satellite to Copán from the sixth century to the tenth. It is in a strategic position at the confluence of the Chinamito and Chamelecón rivers, between the valleys of Quimistán, Sula and Copán....

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....

Rastrojón
Rastrojón

From this archaeological site, newly opened to the public, you have a panoramic view of the Copán Valley, including the Acropolis and all the buildings of Copán Archaeological Park. It was a religious place, but above all a lookout spot and...

Cigar box from the Fabric Flor de Copan
Tobacco Tour

Copán is one of the world's top producers of tobacco. This unique and interesting tour is a trip through the Flor de Copán cigar factory, where you will see how tobacco is processed into cigars. You see the arrival of the leaves and the start of...

Lake Yojoa

Landscape of Cerro Azul Meambar
Cerro Azul Meámbar National Park.

Do you know places where the color green looks blue? Many call it an optical illusion when they see the cloud-forested mountains of Cerro Azul Meámbar. When you come here, you will find a place where water takes many forms: streams and waterfalls...

Siguatepeque
Siguatepeque

Siguatepeque is the central point of Honduras, halfway between Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula. Located up on a plateau at 1,200 m (3,900 ft) above sea level, it enjoys a pleasant average temperature of 22 C° (71 F°). Siguatepeque is truly a city...

Pulhapanzak
Pulhapanzak Waterfall

When the water of the Lindo River runs out of ground, it falls 43 m/140 ft. at Pulhapanzak, causing a roar and a fine breeze.
The swimming area has a farm where you can milk cows and make cheese, plus also cabin rentals
Few know that...

Lake Yojoa
Lake Yojoa

Thanks to its biodiversity, this lake is a fountain of natural life. It is the largest reservoir of fresh water in Honduras, a mirror of landscapes.
Jungle-covered peaks surround this 285 sq.km/110 sq. mi lake. There are 2 spectacular...

Los Naranjos Eco Archaeological Park trail
Los Naranjos Eco-Archeological Park.

Los Naranjos is the place where nature and the remains of a pre-Columbian city from 2,800 years ago are found down trails, among birds and trees, on the shores of Lake Yojoa.

You take a 3 km/2 mi detour very near Peña Blanca and at the end...

Landscape of Joya Grande Zoo and Ecopark.
Joya Grande Zoo and Ecopark.

You can access Joya Grande 9 km/ 6 mi from Santa Cruz de Yojoa. Its main attraction are the 58 species of animals of 5 holding areas: African lions, Bengal tigers, giraffes, kangaroos, ostriches, zebras and alligators coexisting with Honduran...

Tucan
Birdwatching

One of the most important components of the diverse wildlife of Lake Yojoa and its watershed are its birds. 373 species are part of different ecosystems that live from the waters that generated and regenerated by "The Lake" and the Cerro Azul...

El Cajon Hydroelectric Dam
El Cajon Hydroelectric Dam

The official name of this huge concrete dam is the "Francisco Morazán Hydroelectric Dam". It contains the waters of the Humuya and Sulaco rivers that flow from the departments of Cortes, Yoro and Comayagua. It is the largest hydroelectric dam...

Landscape Aquafinca Saint Peter Fish
Aquafinca Saint Peter Fish

The Aquafinca company grows, fishes, processes and exports tilapia from Lake Yojoa through a grant from the government. It grows them according to international standards and environmental regulations, creates 1,600 direct and 7,000 indirect jobs...

Taulabé Cavern
Taulabé Cavern

This cavern is a stone labyrinth, the result of water dissolving through the limestone bedrock for thousands of years. Although 12 km/7 mi of the cavern has been explored, its full extent is not yet known. The first 100 m/330 ft. are open to the...

Canopy at the El Ocote Eco-Tourist Park
Zip line at the El Ocote Eco-Tourist Park

The zip line at El Ocote Eco-Tourist Park takes you through trees and rich vegetation, with beautiful panoramic views of an area on the outskirts of Lake Yojoa, taking you over mahogany and cocoa farms.

The zip line route is 1.5 km/1 mi...

Bioparque Paradise
Bioparque Paradise

Paradise Bio-Park and Coffee–Flower Farm is a beautiful site of nature conservation and natural production, located in the village of Los Naranjos, near La Guama.

The Blanco or Helado River and 5 freshwater springs enliven the surrounding...

Sailboats on Lake Yojoa
Boating trips and fishing tours

You can go boating on Lake Yojoa from different points on sailboats or motor boats of different sizes. You can do it with organized tours or by renting one on your own. The standard trips take 30 minutes or 1 hour and are hired at the D&D...

butterfly
Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden exhibits a collection of live and preserved butterflies, among which there are 11 from the local area. It is part of the La Naturaleza Tourist Complex that faces Lake Yojoa, right on the CA-5 highway (on Km 160, near the...

Bay Island

Guanaja
Guanaja

Tranquility, an ocean beautiful above and below the surface, adventure and pirate ships are five of the ingredients that give this "Isle of Pines" its special flavor, as do the local dishes, like ceviche, fresh lobster or tapado de...

Utila Cays
Utila

Utila is so many things at once: a natural paradise, a magnet for divers, an underwater stage to the second largest coral reef in the world, a green wilderness with mangroves, wetlands and tropical savannas, an...

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...

Grahams Place
Graham's Place

This is a private key, about 15 miles from Guanaja, owned by Graham Thompson, host and main attraction of this plot of earth, sand and tropical plants surrounded by warm Caribbean waters-looking crystalline up close and turquoise faraway.

...

 Wishiwilli o Swamper en Utila
Iguana Station

The Wishiwilli, or Swamper, is a species of iguana native to Utila, living in its mangroves. Those 8 square kilometers/3 square miles are the only place on Earth where the Utila Iguana can be found in the wild. It grows to 75 cm...

Landscape in Roatan
Diving

If the beauty of Roatan is a paradise on land, then seeing it beneath the transparent Caribbean waters takes you to another dimension

The Mesoamerican Reef in “The Islands" is one of the best places in the world to dive, being close to...

Utila Cays
Utila Cays

There are a group of 13 small cays off the southwestern coast of Utila. The two main ones, Suc-Suc (Pigeon) and Jewel Cay, are home to local fishermen who are the descendants of the first settlers, who arrive in the first half of the nineteenth...

Coral reefs in Islas de la Bahia
Coral Reef

The Bay Islands are located at the southern end of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System (MBRS), the second largest in the world. Over 1,000 km/ 620 mi of coral shapes and colors stretch from Yucatan to Belize, Guatemala and Honduras, home of the...

Beaches in West Bay
West End

A reef of living coral that is very close to the shore is the main attraction of this end of Roatan, that in addition to being the favorite place to snorkel and scuba dive, also has the best beaches on the island. With the whitest sand and the...

Sighting Whale Shark
Whale Sharks

The harmless whale shark, a non-stop long-distance swimmer, is the world's largest fish and moves throughout the year along the Mesoamerican Reef searching for plankton, marine organisms and fish eggs to feed on. It grows up to 12 m/40 ft. long,...

Dolphin Show, Sandy Bay - Roatan
Sandy Bay

Sandy Bay, west of Coxen Hole and on the road to West End, is one of the most complete areas of Roatan. Here you can swim or dive with dolphins and enjoy their stunts at the Institute of Marine Sciences, which together with the Roatan Museum is...

El Soldado Beach
El Soldado Beach

This is the first place in Honduras visited by Christopher Columbus when he arrives in 1502, when he named Guanaja the "Isle of Pines". Little visited, it is surrounded by pine and fruit trees, this other shore of crystalline water and fine white...

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.

...

Fishing Tournaments
Fishing Tournaments

-Since 2013, Utila is the setting for the International Billfish Tournament and Fishing Rodeo. In the 2014 edition, over 15 boats registered to compete in three categories: Billfish, Rodeo and Dory.

- The Honduran Association of...

Arch`s Iguana and Marine Park
Arch's Iguana and Marine Park

One of the most visited destinations in Roatán is Arch's Iguana Preserve. It is not only an alternative to the underwater or beach entertainment, you've just probably have never seen so many iguanas in one place. Children are the ones who have...

Utila Dive Fest

A week of diving, dancing and cuisine held every year since 2012 that attracts a wide range of visitors with different interests and backgrounds that come to celebrate what makes Utila so famous among scuba divers around the world.

If you...

Dolphin show at Anthony's Key
Dolphins in Sandy Bay

The Institute of Marine Sciences, at Anthony's Key Hotel, offers not only an acrobatic show with bottlenose dolphins with a Caribbean island backdrop, it also gives you the opportunity to swim or dive with them for pleasure or health. Interacting...

Dina`s Beach
Dina's Beach

Dina's Beach, on the north side of the island, is a coast of white sand, calm and clear sea, dreamlike views and an almost virgin pine forest.

Arrive by sea and the trip is only the beginning of the natural reward that awaits you on the...

Fly Fish Guanaja
Fly Fish Guanaja

Live the experience of deep-sea fishing while enjoying Guanaja after setting sail from a small cay and besides the adventure, you can enjoy relaxing under the sun.

Change the clear waters of the island's coast for a few hours for the deep...

Roatan Landscape
Sailing Charters in Roatán

The Bay Islands are a magical place to sail the Caribbean. All around you are stunning landscapes, crystal clear waters, quiet bays and harbors, plus exotic and breathtaking reefs to snorkel sites. You can go out to sea for the time and for the...

Atlantida

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...

Jeanette Kawas National Park
National Park Jeannette Kawas

15 miles northwest of Tela, breathe the Caribbean biodiversity of the Jeanette Kawas National Park in its different ecosystems: coastal lagoons, mangrove forests and swamps, coral reefs and beaches of white sand or rocky shores. You tour it by...

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,...

Flora and Fauna Pico Bonito
Pico Bonito National Park

This protected area, rising  up quickly to 2,485 m (8,153 ft.) at its highest peak, is one of the national parks with the richest biodiversity in all Honduras.

This is a place for adventure, an encounter with nature or with oneself, and...

Botanical Garden Lancetilla
Lancetilla Botanical Garden

The Lancetilla Botanical Garden is the world's second largest tropical garden. It has the largest collection of exotic plants in Latin America, with species native to Oceania, Africa and Asia, and is home or migration rest stop for over...

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...

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...

Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge
Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge

This mirror of water, framed by tropical jungle and wetlands, is an interesting and exotic place to explore. Made of lagoons, mangroves and swamps, its channels cross between the sandbars of the Cuero and Salado rivers. This is home to manatees,...

Emerald Chinned Hummingbird
Bird Watching

Honduras is a land of stunning beauty where one can gaze at an endless sea of mountains, be solely immersed in a wide array of parks, or be stunned by pure wilderness solitude. The country holds one of the most...

Coral Reef
Capiro Reef

The fishermen knew about a few "rocky" areas between Punta Sal and Punta Izopo. And in 2009, divers discovered an underwater mountain chain made of coral reef, alive in great part, forming the Capiro Reef. There are about 8 km/ 5mi of coral reefs...

Pineapple Tour

The sweet and tangy flavors of pineapples make them one of the world’s favorite fruits. Ever wonder how they get to your supermarket? This tour is a journey through the large-scale agro-industrial process of pineapple cultivation at one of the...

Los Micos Lagoon

It's a great space of water framed by an edge of mangroves a few meters away and separated from the Caribbean by only a thin strip of sand. Its 10 sq. km/ 4 sq. mi are packed with biodiversity:  animals and fishes, plant life and about 250...

Punta Izopo National Park

This is a coastal-marine wetland, declared in 1996 by the Ramsar Convention as a Wetland of International Concern. You can reach this protected area traveling by sea or by land.

Punta Izopo can be explored by kayak through countless...

Rafting Río Cangrejal - Cangrejal River Rafting
Cangrejal River

The strong currents of the Cangrejal River crash down the jungle-covered mountains, forming some of the best rapids of Central America.

La Ceiba is one of the world’s few cities where you can go rafting only a few minutes from downtown. A...

Tour to Farm Cayo
El Cayo Farm

El Cayo Farm, inside the protected area of Cuero y Salado, is a hidden natural area where the Zacate River meets the Caribbean. Sail to it by boat, canoe or kayak, through a maze of canals and mangroves, where you can watch local and migratory...

La Canasta Trail

As often happens in the world, the most remarkable thing about a place can become its name. This happens with the trails of the Pico Bonito National Park.  “La Canasta” means “the basket” in Spanish, so this trail is named for the way in which...

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...

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.

...

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...

Cascada del Sendero El Bejuco
El Bejuco Trail

This alternate route, like the rest of the Pico Bonito National Park, is an extraordinary living natural science exhibit. The park is the second largest in the country and is named after its second highest peak, Pico Bonito, which rises straight...

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...

Ríver San Silvestre
Eco Finca San SIlvestre

This former fruit farm was founded in 2007 as Eco Finca San Silvestre in order to protect and preserve the flora and fauna, through the promotion and implementation of responsible and sustainable tourism. The tour is done through the rainforest...

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...

Aguas Termales / Hot Springs
Hot Springs in Glenda's Paradise.

Out of the jungle-covered Nombre de Dios mountain chain flow the two types of water that Glenda's Paradise offers visitors. The hot spring waters, tinted green by exfoliating sulfur, offer you another form of Caribbean warmth, while the other...

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...

 Kayak Tour
El Cacao Lagoon

Explore this lagoon aboard an ocean kayak or paddle in a traditional wooden canoe if you go in a group 2 to 6 people – perfect for families who want to go together. This is one of the few attractions of the Honduran...

Paisaje del Sendero Guaruma
Guaruma Trail

Consisting of a community environmental conservation project, this trail was made by young volunteers. It begins in Las Mangas Village, one of 72 jungle communities within the Pico Bonito National Park, having two parts: the Flowers and the Trees...

El Oasis Agro-Forestry Farm
El Oasis Agro-Forestry Farm

Traditional agriculture and environmental education develop together in this sustainable agro-forestry farm near Orotina, about 20 km (12 mi) from La Ceiba. It harvests fruits, vegetables and grains, among timber trees and other plants. On the...

Scenery of Pico Bonito
Canopy at Pico Bonito

There are 9 cables of high adventure. Each cable provides a stimulating experience, that you would enjoy. The last cable is 600 ft long, taking you through the darkness of the jungle traveling above the river, at a high speed. The tour includes a...

Río Zacate
Zacate River Trail

If you enjoy the adventure of exploring a tropical jungle river, then take this tour of the Pico Bonito National Park, where water is the main feature from start to finish. Along the riverside, you will find several species of tropical birds,...

Museum Butterflies
The Butterfly Museum

Beauty sometimes only needs a few inches or even less. Imagine how much beauty can fit inside of about 90 sq. m (1,000 sq. ft.), and can be seen in over 17,000 butterflies and insects originating from 140 countries. Robert “Bob” Lehman built this...

Blue-crowned Motmot / Guardabarranco corona azul / Momotuscoeruliceps
Birds of Honduras

Overview of different bird species in Honduras

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl:...