Welcome to Western Honduras
The heartland of Honduras, this mountainous, forested region encompasses some of the nation's most outstanding sights. The top attraction is easily the excellent Maya ruins of Copán, closely followed by the colonial charm of towns such as Copán Ruinas and Gracias.Hikers will love the spectacular trails inside the Montaña de Celaque cloud forest, while there's dazzling birdlife and wonderful scenery around idyllic... Read More
Top experiences in Western Honduras
Western Honduras activities
Day Trip to the Mayan Ruins of Copan
The tour starts with hotel pick up at 6am. From there, you will head to the Copan Ruins, the drive takes approximately 4 hours. 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 (not included)After lunch you´ll visit the Macaw Mountain Bird Park to see and learn about the national bird "The Macaw" and another species. Before leaving to San Pedro Sula, You can have and enjoy a nice cup of the best coffee of Honduras.Return to San Pedro Sula starts at around 4pm, arriving at 8pm.
Day Trip to Pulhapanzak Waterfall
Leave with pick-up early in the morning and head to the beautiful Pulhapanzak Waterfall. Charge your body with nice vibrations, enjoy the greenery of nature, and feel the elements. If you are adventurous, take a bath in the white river waters or practice the canopy zip line (optional activity not included in price). After, you'll head to the shores of Yojoa Lake to do some kayaking and canoeing. At noon there will be a lunch break. Try the fried fish with plantains at a nice place in front of the Yojoa Lake (at your own expense). In the evening, return to San Pedro Sula.
Round-Trip Transportation to Copan Ruins from San
Following an early-morning pickup at your accommodation in San Pedro Sula, meet your driver and take a seat in your air-conditioned minivan. Between 6am and 6:30am, take the 2.5-hour journey out of the city to the Copan ruins — widely considered among the region’s top attractions.On arrival, take a guided tour of the site (own expense), and gain insight into thousands of years of Mayan civilization. When your time at the Copan ruins comes to an end, return to your San Pedro Sula accommodation at approximately 4:30pm.
Half-Day Trip to Punta Sal from San Pedro Sula
You will be picked up from your hotel at around 6:30am and will be driven to Tela, which is located 1 hour and 20 minutes away. From there, you will take a 45-minute boat ride to Punta Sal National Park. Once you arrive, you will go on a 30-minute guided hike through the park where you see a variety of wild life. Afterwards, you will return to the boat which will take you to an open cave where you will be able to swim. Then, you will head to the headlands to observe the pelicans that have taken over the area. You will also have the opportunity to snorkel at the coral reefs if you wish. There you will be a beak at Cocolitos Beach where you can grab some lunch and enjoy some free time before making your way back to San Pero Sula.
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