Welcome to Western Honduras

Hikers will love the spectacular trails inside the Montaña de Celaque cloud forest, while there's dazzling birdlife and wonderful scenery around idyllic Lago de Yojoa, which has established itself as the only major stop in this region on the Central American backpacker trail.

San Pedro Sula is the economic powerhouse of the nation and a travel hub; though as it has little to offer visitors, so few hang around.

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$89 Day Trips & Excursions

San Pedro Sula to Copan Mayan Ruins Small-Group Full-Day Trip

The tour starts with hotel pick up at 5:00am. On the way to Copan You´ll take breakfast in a Coffee Farm. (at your own expense). From there, you will head to the Copan Ruins, the drive takes approximately 45min. Once you arrive, you will spend some time exploring the main plaza, the ancient ruins and its museum. At around noon, you will have lunch at a local restaurant where you will enjoy the local cuisine. (At your own expense).  After lunch you´ll have freetime by your own to explore the city town of Copan Ruins where You can have and enjoy a nice cup of the best coffee of Honduras. Return to San Pedro Sula starts at 4:00pm arriving 8:00pm aprox.

$150 Day Trips & Excursions

San Pedro Sula to Pulhapanzak Waterfall, Yojoa Lake Day Trip

Leave your hotel early in the morning and head to the beautiful shores of Yojoa Lake and to do some kayaking and canoeing. Charge your body with nice vibrations, enjoy the greenery of nature, and feel the elements. Enjoy birdwatching many species in the area. At noon there will be a lunch break. Try the fried fish with plantains at a nice place in front of the Yojoa Lake. Afternoon, you´ll visit Pulhapanzak Waterfalls, take a bath in the white river waters or practice the canopy zip line (optional activity not included in price). In the evening, return to San Pedro Sula.

$150 Day Trips & Excursions

San Pedro Sula to Tela Atlantida Full-Day Trip Including Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel at around 8:00am and head to Tela City, specifically to the Garifuna Cove Beach of La Ensenada, where you´ll enjoy the white sand beach, the blue sea, and the sun. For lunch, you´ll enjoy the specialty gastronomy of the local Garifuna tribe. They prepare one of the best seafood around Honduras, from fried fish, conch and shrimp cocktails, seafood soups and more. In the evening you will taje a walk around Tela City, and enjoy the sunset in a nice spot with an amazing view of Tela Bay. You´ll return to San Pedro Sula, at 7:00pm.

$199 Water Sports

Rafting at Río Cangrejal from San Pedro Sula

Departing from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba, (2.5 hours drive). You will head up to the Pico Bonito National Park, Rio Cangrejal Sector, you will be surprise with the pristine waters and the greenery of the place, that will fill your soul.The river will be the background of the next adventure, be prepared to feel the adrenaline rush of the White Water Rafting. Rafting tour includes instruction on procedures, security equipment, bilingual professional guide and gear (rafts, paddles, life jackets and helmets). After that, you´ll enjoy a lunch.In the afternoon, will visit La Ceiba Downtown and the pier as well, to have a nice cup of coffee or a cold beer in front of the sea.We left La Ceiba at 5:00pm, arriving in San Pedro Sula at 7:30pm.

$125 Day Trips & Excursions

San Pedro Sula to Cerro Azul Meámbar National Park Day Trip

Depart from your San Pedro Sula hotel at 7:00 am. Head to Cerro Azul Meámbar National Park. Approximately 1.5 hours drive. You will get the visitors center of Panacam Lodge, where you can see the hummingbirds, right in front of you. Then start to hike the tranquil and well marked trails, crossing some hanging bridges to discover two waterfalls (Alta & Los Vencejos). You will hike about 4 hours and see wildlife in their natural surroundings. If you feel adventurous, you can take a bath in the pristine waters coming down the mountain. Optional (at your own expense), you can do kayaking at Represa de Yure (an artificial lagoon),  located in the park area. At 2:00pm will look for lunch (at your own expense) at the restaurant of the visitor center. Arrive back at your hotel in San Pedro Sula at approximately 5 - 6pm.

$99 Day Trips & Excursions

San Pedro Sula to Omoa Cortes Full-Day Trip with Bajamar Beach

You will leave around 8am, heading to Omoa, Cortés. 1.5 drive from San Pedro Sula. You´ll visit the San Fernando de Omoa fortress build in the spanish time around more than 250 years ago. The local guide will guided you thru the history of the building and inmerse you on heroics stories. (English or Spanish). At noon, you´ll headed to a nice place to have lunch and enjoy the local flavors of the Honduran cuisine specially seafood, conch soup and garlic shrimp, salads, as well as many more options, (at your own expense). After lunch you can expend the evening taking a bath in the caribbean sea on the bay beaches of Omoa. You will return to San Pedro Sula after sunset.

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