2017-05-08T15:50:05+00:00

Lancetilla Garden & Tela Beaches

FULL DAY TOUR

From San Pedro Sula or Tela

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Just outside of Tela lies the second largest tropical botanical garden in the world: Lancetilla Botanical Gardens. Established by the Tela Railroad Co. as an experimental planting station, in this garden tropical plants from all around the world can be found.

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Many of them bear exotic fruits, which have attracted a multitude of tropical birds that have made the park their home. Across the gardens, huge bamboo forests add a very mystical atmosphere.

After the guided tour of the gardens, you will continue your trip to the beautiful Beaches of Tela, some of the best in Central America. Here you will have time to enjoy the Caribbean Sea and the sun, aft er having a light lunch. • Meals included: Lunch.

INCLUDED SERVICES

Round trip land transportation from your Hotel or the city to Finca Santa Isabel, guided tour to the coffee plantation and production plant. Local food lunch by the rainforest.

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Hat
  • Repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Botanical garden
  • Beaches
  • Nature
  • Local Food
2017-05-08T17:06:29+00:00

Cusuco National Park Day Tour

FULL DAY TOUR

From San Pedro Sula

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Cusuco is a cloud forest environment that is native only to Central America. This environment is unique because of the moisture dropped into the forest by the clouds that usually cover the mountains. Th e cloud forest habitat reaches its full splendor at altitudes of 1,800 meters over sea level (6,000 ft ).

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Huge ferns mixed with pine, oak, liquidambar and many broad trees flourish in this environment. Jaguars, deer, peccaries, monkeys and many tropical birds, including the famous quetzal live here.

Our tour starts in San Pedro Sula in the morning, and after a 2 hr ride using a spectacular mountain dirt road you will arrive at the visitor’s center of the park, at an elevation of over 1,800 meters. From here, you will hike some of the trails that lead into the heart of the park, where you will see giant ferns, and with luck, the elusive quetzal. During the hike your bilingual guide will point out many interesting facts concerning the cloud forests. Aft er the walk, a light lunch will be served at the visitor’s center before your return to San Pedro Sula. • Meals included: Lunch.

INCLUDED SERVICES

Round trip land transportation from your Hotel or the city to Cusuco National Park. Local food lunch in the visitor’s center.

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Hat
  • Repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • National park
  • Cusuco
  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking
  • Local Food
2017-05-08T17:52:56+00:00

Pulhapanzak Waterfalls & Lake Yojoa

FULL DAY TOUR

From San Pedro Sula

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The largest natural lake in Honduras, Lake Yojoa is located only 96 km South of San Pedro Sula on the main highway to Tegucigalpa.

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The largest natural lake in Honduras, Lake Yojoa is located only 96 km South of San Pedro Sula on the main highway to Tegucigalpa. World famous for its black bass fishing, Lake Yojoa offers a unique scenery, a cool climate for a refreshing change from the hot lowlands of the north coast. Lake Yojoa boasts some of the best bird watching opportunities in the country.
The lake is surrounded by two National Parks with a cloud forest habitat, Cerro Azul Meámbar on the southern shore and Santa Barbara on the northern side. Th is tour includes a stop at the beautiful Pulhapanzak Waterfalls, located a short 30 minutes ride from the lake. We will have time for swimming and bird watching. • Meals included: Lunch

INCLUDED SERVICES

Round trip land transportation from your Hotel or the city to Lake Yojoa and the Pulhapanzak Waterfalls. Local food lunch.

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Hat
  • Repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Lake Yojoa
  • Pulhapanzak waterfalls
  • National parks
  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking
  • Local Food
2017-05-08T21:56:57+00:00

La Ceiba Rainforest Enchantment

04 DAYS / 03 NIGHTS

FROM SAN PEDRO SULA OR LA CEIBA

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The perfect spot to stop off  before or after exploring the mysterious Maya Ruins of Copan or the underwater beauty of the reefs in the Bay Islands. Whether you prefer a strenuous mountain climb, an exhilarating white-water raft excursion, travelling the lagoons of Cuero y Salado, or just a leisurely day of bird watching.

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Meet and greet at San Pedro Sula or Roatan Airport, assistance in boarding domestic flight to La Ceiba. Transfer in La Ceiba Airport – Hotel. Overnight in The Lodge at Pico Bonito   • Meals included: Dinner

Tour to Pico Bonito National Park, Honduras’ largest and most beautiful national park with over 100,000 hectares of virgin rainforest and cloud forest. Seven different ecosystems exist within its borders. The Park is home to over 400 species of birds as well as jaguars, tapirs, deer, puma, white-faced and spider monkeys. Abundant mountain rivers and streams provide wonderful opportunities for a swim in deep crystal clear natural pools and under small waterfalls. It is possible to visit virgin rainforest and crystal clear swimming holes with as little as 15 minutes of walking while for the more adventurous, several half-day hiking options deeper into the national park are available. The Lodge at Pico Bonito is actively involved in the protection of this natural wonder. Afternoon visit to the Lodge’s Butterfly Farm & Serpentarium: which breeds numerous species of colorful tropical butterflies for export to collectors and butterfly houses around the world. Your tour will take you through the nurseries, larvae house, and adult enclosure for a complete understanding of the ecology and breeding of these colourful creatures. You will surely want to spend extra time in the large enclosure, the “Butterfl y House”, where the adult butterfl ies will paint a virtual rainbow of colours around you as you take in their beauty. The Serpentarium, located a few minutes from the Butterfl y Farm, is a great place to see and learn about Honduras’ diverse snake fauna. Here you will be able to safely see some of Honduras’ most beautiful and most dangerous snakes. The pleasant and short walk from the Lodge to the Butterfly Farm and Serpentarium takes you through areas of cacao trees, plantain (a relative of bananas), and orange trees. Overnight in The Lodge at Pico Bonito • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, tour of your choice between: A) Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge: Famous for its abundant wildlife and birding opportunities. Your trip into the refuge starts on a narrow gauge rail car that takes you to the river’s edge. From here motorized skiffs are available for guided tours through the complex of estuaries and mangrove forests where one can expect to see howler and white-faced monkeys, iguanas, alligators, dozens of species of birds, and – with a little luck- manatees. After the boat tour, wander down to the white sand beach where the rivers meet the sea for a swim and a fresh fruit snack, or B) Cangrejal River White– Water Rafting: One of Central America’s most accessible and beautiful rivers. Flowing from the depths of the cloud forests of the Pico Bonito National Park down to the Caribbean Ocean, the 20 mile river has become known as a world class white-water destination in recent years. With rapids ranging in difficulty from class II to class V, the Cangrejal River offers something for everyone from the first time raft er to experienced kayak enthusiasts. Generally the river runs highest from September to February, but is runnable almost all year. Breaks in the white water action are taken for a brief excursion into the rainforest, lunch by the riverside, and the opportunity to swim and play on the large rocks by the river’s edge. Overnight in The Lodge at Pico Bonito • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Breakfast. Morning to relax. Departure to La Ceiba Airport to board domestic flight LCE– SAP or LCE–RTB and connect to your international departure flight or combine with a Copan or Roatan Extension. • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

INCLUDED SERVICES

All land transfers in private A/C units according to itinerary, Entrance fees and excursions with bilingual guide Spanish/ English, 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, & 3 Dinners, 3 nights’ accommodation in Th e Lodge at Pico Bonito in La Ceiba, visit to Butterfl y Farm & Serpentarium, Tour to Pico Bonito National Park, Your choice of tour to: A) Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge or B) Cangrejal River White–Water Raft ing.

  • National parks
  • Butterfly farm
  • Serpentarium
  • Wildlife refuge
  • Cangrejal River
  • White-water rafting
2017-05-08T22:12:15+00:00

Wet & Wild at Yamari

04 DAYS / 03 NIGHTS

 

FROM LA CEIBA

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A diverse sample of Honduras highlights, including old mining towns, cities with beautiful colonial buildings, living cultures, natural parks and the magnificent Maya Ruins of Copán declared UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Your adventure begins with a short one-hour plane ride from La Ceiba directly into the impressive Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, the largest tract of rainforest north of the Amazon, declared a World Heritage Site. The Reserve is a massive, road less natural area connected by waterways and traveled by locals and visitors alike in motorized dugout canoes or “pipantes”. In addition to some of Central America’s richest biodiversity, La Moskitia is also home to four distinct indigenous groups, each with their own unique culture, language, and traditions.

In Brus Laguna you will board a pipante for a 45-minute boat ride that will take you through a series of small creeks and lagoons, and into the heart of the Great Pine Savannah. The expansive savannah ecosystem Is a beautiful and mesmerizing landscape, here you will spend your first night in La Moskitia. The Yamari Savannah Cabañas sit on the shore of a small translucent river and off er great swimming holes, cool breezes, and some of the best bird watching in the region. Following a relaxing afternoon and a hearty dinner, you will get back in your pipante after dark to glide through some of the larger canals in search of caiman and crocodiles, a sky full of stars looming overhead. Visiting their dens along the river bank and using spotting lights, you will look for the red reflection of their eyes as they quietly rise to the water’s surface.

Beginning with a two hour boat ride to the Miskito community of Belen and the Pawanka Beach Cabañas. One of most beautiful lodging options in La Moskitia, three palm-thatched cabañas sit just ten meters from the Caribbean, cooled by the gentle ocean breezes. Belen also has a lovely dining area, which is located on the edge of a small fresh water lagoon and serves as a great spot for early evening bird watching. Aft er a tour of the friendly Miskito communities that are located along the coast, you will return to the cabanas along an endless beach as the sun sets over the Caribbean. Back in Belen the community will build a large beach bonfi re for dinner. While you eat, a local women’s group will present a cultural evening of traditional Miskito songs and dancing, passed down from generation to generation.

A short boat ride takes you to your next destination along the route, the welcoming community of Raista. In Raista, a rainforest adventure like no other awaits! Begin the morning with a two-hour rainforest hike during which you will look for two resident howler monkey troops who call the forest home. Th en, plunge into the cool waters of Paru Creek for an inner tube float under the forest canopy (or in a pipante if you prefer), with the chatter of parrots and the distant rumblings of howler monkeys overhead. Spend the evening in Raista at the family-owned ecolodge of the Bodden family –one of the first local families to become involved with ecotourism in the Reserve– where the matriarch of the family, Doña Elma, will fix you the best homecooked meal in the entire Caribbean.

A morning boat ride from Raista will take you back to the community of Brus Laguna, where your flight to La Ceiba will depart late morning, wrapping up your adventure in La Moskitia!

INCLUDED SERVICES

All transfers according to the itinerary, excursions with a specialized bilingual guide, 01 night accommodation at Yamari Eco-shelter, 01 night at Belen Community Cabañas, 01 night accommodation at Raista Ecolodge (basic accommodation). Flight La Ceiba/Brus Laguna and Flight Brus Laguna/La Ceiba. 03 Breakfasts, 03 lunches and 03 dinners.

  • Rio Platano
  • Brus Laguna
  • La Moskitia
  • Paru Creek
  • Birdwatching
2017-05-09T17:41:42+00:00

Cusuco National Park Overnight

02 DAYS / 01 NIGHT

FROM SAN PEDRO SULA OR TEGUCIGALPA

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Early morning hike in the National Park in search of quetzals. Visit the Calin Waterfall at the Cusuco River nearby the Eco-Lodge cabins.

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Meet and greet at the International Airport of San Pedro Sula or at your hotel in San Pedro Sula and transfer to the Cusuco Cloud Forest aboard a 4×4 vehicle. In he village of Buenos Aires you will make a stop for a fresh cup of mountain harvest coffee. Th en, you will continue the trip to the Eco Albergue Buenos Aires, to stay there for the night. The Eco Albergue Buenos Aires is a community-run eco lodge at the doorstep to the cloud forest of Cusuco National Park. Th e lodge offers visitors accommodations in a cozy and rustic lodge with awe-inspiring views of the Merendon mountain range. After an adventurous hike in the park with a local guide, you will retire to the lodge where you will enjoy a typical meal and relax in the cool mountain air. • Meals included: Lunch and dinner

Early in the morning, you will hike the National Park (approximately 2 hrs.) in search of quetzals. Afterwards, you will visit the Calin Waterfall at the Cusuco River nearby the cabins. After breakfast, transfer back to San Pedro Sula. • Meals included: Breakfast

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All land transfers on board our 4 x 4 vehicles, excursions and entrance fees with a bilingual guide (Spanish / English), 01 night accommodation in cabins. 01 Breakfast, 01 lunch and 01 dinner.

  • Hieroglyphic Stairway
  • Colonial Church in Gracias Honduras
  • Easter Week Copan
  • Copan Coffee Tour Hanging Bridge
  • Lancetilla Honduras
  • Lencas From La Esperanza
  • Los Micos Lagoon Local Fisherman
  • Punta Sal Howler Monkeys
  • Yojoa Lake
  • Valle de Angeles
  • Santa Lucia
  • Comayagua
  • Lencas
  • Casa de la Cultura
  • Bosque Enano
  • Cigar Factory
  • El Puente
  • Copan Coffee Tour
  • National Park
  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching
2017-05-09T20:11:15+00:00

Macaw Mountain Bird Park

HALF DAY TOUR

From Copán Ruinas

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Transfer to the Macaw Mountain Bird Park by motorcycle taxi or horse back riding. The Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve is an innovative tropical bird reserve in Copán Ruinas that cares for rescued and endangered birds of the American tropics.

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Transfer to the Macaw Mountain Bird Park by motorcycle taxi or horse back riding. Th e Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve is an innovative tropical bird reserve in Copán Ruinas that cares for rescued and endangered birds of the American tropics. It offers a first class experience in an unspoiled part of the world. Here you learn about and interact with the intelligent, colorful birds of Central America. It is only about 2 kilometers from Copán.

The birds here were rescued or donated by individuals concerned for their condition or unable to care for them in the long–term. The birds provide visitors with a nearly complete reference of the parrots and toucans found in Honduras as well as the chance to interact directly with the birds. • Meals included: none.

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Round trip land transportation from your Hotel to the Macaw Mountain Bird Park, guided tour of the bird park.

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Hat
  • Repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking
  • Hands-on experience
2017-09-22T04:22:05+00:00

Lancetilla Botanical Garden

FULL DAY TOUR

From Tela

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Just outside of Tela lies the second largest tropical botanical garden in the world: Lancetilla Botanical Gardens. Established by the Tela Railroad Co. as an experimental planting station, in this garden tropical plants from all around the world can be found, many of them bare exotic fruits, which have attracted a multitude of tropical birds that have made the park their home.

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Huge bamboo forests add a mystical atmosphere. After the guided tour of the gardens, you will continue your trip to the beautiful Beaches of Tela, some of the best in Central America. Here you will have time to enjoy the Caribbean Sea and the sun, after having a light lunch. • Meals included: Lunch.

INCLUDED SERVICES

Round trip land transportation from your Hotel or the city to the boats boarding place in Tela, boat guided tour to Lancetilla Botanical Garden. Water and soft drinks. Local food lunch by the beach.

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Hat
  • Repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Local Food
2017-09-23T01:01:36+00:00

Jeannette Kawas National Park

FULL DAY TOUR

From Tela

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Formerly known as Punta Sal, Jeannette Kawas is a fantastic park in Tela accessible only by water. It is a unique reserve with abundant bird life, which is divided into two basic areas: The Península and the Lagoon of Los Micos. The Península is home to a tropical rain forest, and is inhabited by various interesting animals, the most visible of which is the howler monkey.

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This tour starts early in the morning. You will go on board of a motorboat which will take you to the Jeannette Kawas National Park. En route, with some luck you will see some dolphins.

You will cross the Península by feet during a 25 minutes hike over flat land to arrive at the very secluded cove of Puerto Escondido, reputed to have been a pirate hang out, where you will aboard the boat back. You may see different birds and with luck, some of the noisy howler monkeys, which inhabit the area. Lunch will be served at a pretty beach, before returning to San Pedro Sula. • Meals included: Lunch.

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Round trip land transportation from your Hotel or the city to the boats boarding place in Tela, boat guided tour to Jeannette Kawas National Park. Water and soft drinks. Local food lunch by the beach.

  • Beach attire
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Wet shoes or sandals
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Wildlife Reserve
  • Garifuna Villages
  • Acquatic Birds
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Local Food