Best of mainland Honduras
7 days / 6 nights from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba
Day 4: Punta Izopo National Park
In the morning you leave with your local guide for Punta Izopo National Park, located on the eastern end of the bay of Tela. This excursion involves kayaking through the maze of mangrove creeks and rivers that make up this national park. The kayaks offer the perfect mode of transport to explore the mangroves and silently sneak up on the many animals and birds that inhabit the park. In addition to the American crocodile, the green iguana, the black iguana and the boa constrictor, four species of ocean turtles inhabit the park. During March and April you can observe many birds in courtship, copulation and nest building. Later we transfer to the beautiful Garifuna beach of Triunfo de la Cruz, where you can enjoy a delicious meal, swim in the sea and relax. In the afternoon we return to Tela.
Day 5: Tela - Pico Bonito National Park
This morning is left free to relax on the beach or at the hotel pool. Later we transfer along the coast towards La Ceiba passing pineapple plantations. Located just a few miles from the city of La Ceiba, at the entrance of Honduras second largest national park, the Lodge Pico Bonito is one of the best lodges in the region and is a member of "Small Luxury Hotels of the World". In addition to various hiking trails and observation towers, on the lodge's ground there are an iguana farm, a serpentarium and a commercial butterfly farm that breeds over 40 species of tropical butterflies including the stunning blue morpho. You spend two nights here, relaxing and exploring the natural surroundings.
Day 6: Pico Bonito National Park
Pico Bonito National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks in Honduras. Due to abrupt altitude differences its natural diversity is exceptionally high. Above 1,200 m the vegetation of Pico Bonito begins to change from tropical rainforest to cloud forest. With a local guide you experience the national park. The 2,436 m high Pico Bonito peak is the centrepiece of the park. It's the third highest peak of the country. In the morning you will have a wonderful panoramic view of the surrounding mountain looming and the nearby town La Ceiba. Within the protected area you find waterfalls up to 25m high.
Day 7: Pico Bonito Lodge - La Ceiba
You are transferred to the airport in La Ceiba, where your trip ends. Take a flight (not included) back to San Pedro Sula or continue your tour with a visit to the Bay Islands. 50 km in front of the Atlantic coast of Honduras these Caribbean islands are situated amidst the second largest coral reef worldwide. The diving or snorkel adventure starts just beneath the water surface of the calm crystal clear sea. On dreamlike white beaches you will be treated with pure recreation and relaxation.
6 nights lodging including breakfast
Mesoamérica bilingual guide day 1-3
Local guides day 4+6
Transfers and entrance fees according to itinerary
19% local taxes
Prices valid until 16.12.2017
Price Per Person
2 persons U$ 1385.-
3 persons U$ 1099.-
4 persons U$ 1199.-
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