Welcome to Northern Honduras


Despite all the region has to offer, many visitors simply travel through here en route to the Bay Islands or Belize, and see nothing more than the drab charms of Puerto Cortés, Tela or La Ceiba. Avoid the towns and make a beeline for the countryside!


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$55 Day Trips & Excursions

Cayos Cochinos from La Ceiba

Getting on board of the ferry from la Ceiba, we will travel for 1-hour to the virgin white beaches of Cayos Cochinos.We will leave you in awe as you look back at the mainland with the magnificent ‘Cordillera Gracias a Dios’ towering in the distance. Coral reefs and pristine sandy beaches make up this archipelago of 13 cays a “must see” on the Honduran North Coast. You will enjoy a tour of the islands and a time of snorkeling while taking in the incredible tranquility of this marine biology reserve. Don’t miss trying a typical Garifuna style dish at Chachahuate Cay: fresh fish, plantains and fried rice & beans prepared with coconut milk.

$75 Water Sports

Snorkel trip in Utila

You can choose to go out in the morning (recommended) or afternoon you will be picked up at dock closest to you or at your preference.Remember to take your adventurous spirit and be ready to have fun, towel, water, snacks, etcFirst your captain and guide will take you to the first snorkel stop so you can snorkel and then after you will stop at the world famous Water Cay which is the most famous attraction on Utila and spend some time there hanging on the beach, there you can have a snack (not included) and relax.After an hour or so then go back to the 2nd snorkel spot and then you will head back to Utila.

$38 Day Trips & Excursions

Parque Nacional Punta Sal Day Trip from Tela

Offering you the very best of both coastal marine and tropical forest ecosystems, Jeanette Kawas National Park (Parque Nacional Punta Sal) is an excursion of diversity. Launching off across the Bay of Tela by ferry, dolphin are often seen en route to one of the most protected parts of Jeanette Kawas National Park (Parque Nacional Punta Sal).Exploring the peninsula on foot, through mangrove and tropical forest, you will have the opportunity to see howler monkeys. We will also have time of snorkeling in the turquoise waters of a coral reef where you will kick back and relax in true Caribbean-style on the beach of Cocalito.

$38 Outdoor Activities

Punta Izopo Wildlife Refuge from Tela

Starting from the coast of the Caribbean city of Tela, you will go to the jungle and the beach at the same time, passing through two Garifuna Villages until we reach to Punta Izopo National Park.When we arrive to the park we start the journey, kayaking through the maze of mangrove creeks and rivers making up the Río Plátano and the Río Hicaque Lagoon. As you penetrate the mangroves, paddling through the narrow channels, there is an incredible atmosphere as the greenery closes in around you. Here you realize how close you are to the sights and sounds of the tropics. Butterflies such as the Blue Morph abound as well as an ample variety of water birds including kingfishers and herons. We go back onto to the ranger for a visit to one of the Garifuna Villages were you can swim.

$49 Day Trips & Excursions

Los Micos Lagoon in Parque Nacional Punta Sal from Tela

One of the main attractions of the Jeannette Kawas National Park, Los Micos Lagoon abound in aquatic birds and monkeys.As a unique specialist tour, this excursion involves a launched tour by ferry of the country’s second largest lagoon, as well as an afternoon’s stay at the most typical Garifuna village in Honduras, Miami, both situated right on the ocean’s edge. The lagoon derives its name from the white-faced monkeys or ‘micos’ which frequent the mangroves. Laguna Los Micos is truly an astounding birdwatcher’s paradise with over 350 species sighted. A tour of the channels and islets will reward you with both an eco-adventure and the chance to see the skillful Garifuna fishermen at work, casting their nets.

$65 Day Trips & Excursions

Cayos Cochinos from Tela

Departing by vehicle from Tela. Launching off by ferry from Sambo Creek, we will travel for 1-hour to the virgin white beaches of Cayos Cochinos where we will leave you in awe as you look back at the mainland with the magnificent ‘Cordillera Gracias a Dios’ towering in the distance. Coral reefs and pristine sandy beaches make up this archipelago of 13 cays a “must see” on the Honduran North Coast. Enjoy a tour of the islands and a time of snorkeling while taking in the incredible tranquility of this marine biology reserve. Don’t miss trying a typical Garifuna style dish at Chachahuate Cay: fresh fish, plantains and fried rice & beans prepared with coconut milk.

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