Cultural Tour activities in Western Honduras
Just a few minutes east of Copán is the cheerful little farming community of Cabañas. Peace Corps volunteers have helped community members organize a day-long rural tour; highlights include hiking or horseback riding through coffee fields and tiny farming communities, visiting traditional houses 'painted' with colored mud, a 25m waterfall, and lunch at a campesino home. Visitors can also stay overnight with a family in Cabañas. There's even a website with hotels and descriptions.
It is vital that you call in advance, so the trip can be organized. Come the afternoon before, stay the night and start the tour early. Doña Magaly Alvarado, who operates the Comedor Calle…
Inside the ViaVia Café, Basecamp is easily one of the best operations in Honduras. It offers a variety of excursions, from a two-hour walking tour of the ‘real’ Copán village to an all-day hike through the hills and rural communities around Copán.