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Places to visit in Honduras

When you travel to Honduras, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Honduras, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Honduras to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Honduras things to do can include exploring Honduras attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Attractions in honduras


These are the ruins of the 17th century fortress built by the Spanish to defendthemselves again European invasions. There is a museum of weaponry here; you will find 15 canons facing the sea and a plaque remembering the execution of WilliamWalker, a US adventurer.


The architecture of these only Mayan ruins in the country is not very impressive but the realbeauty lies in it details. The stone carvings are amazing. The site is home to many royal palaces, low pyramids, a number of plazas and ball courts. The impressivemuseum is definitely a must see.


This 18thcentury fortress was built by a Spanish king and it offers an interesting visit to the small museum here. This museumhas 31 rooms and a view of the cannons facing the coast.


This is located in the San Pedro Sula region. The area around the lake has plenty of natural sights. Spot Macaw roaming freely here, go behind the Pulhapanzak waterfalls to explore cave where you can even swim in cool rock pools. Go for hiking in the nearby Cerro Azul Meamby Park or relax on a row boat or even on a sailboat here.


Just 2.5 km outof town of Copan is situated a private reserve dedicated to Macaws. Visitthis centre as you will be welcomed bythese bird and let them calmly sit on your shoulder or hands.


In La Ceiba, there is an annual carnival of friendship celebrate for a week withmusic, specialfood and different types of exhibitions.


People here take the holy week seriously and the highlight of this is the creation of sawdust carpets, symbolic of the trail that Jesus will take towards crucifixion. These trials are a sight to behold with different decorative motifs.

Activities in honduras

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The place is haven for adventure lovers; whether it sland or water activities, Honduras promises it all. Go hiking into some of the largest tropical rainforests like the Cusuconationalpark or the cloud forest, Montana de Yoro. Scuba diving in the CaribbeanSea is one of the best experiences that you will remember from Honduras tourism packages. Rafting in Rio Platanomust also be on the top of your to do list here. Go to Bay Island and gently slip into the water for some great swimming with whale sharks.

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Along the Caribbeancoastline, you can take part in many relaxing water activities such as boatingorsailing and even fishing. You can also simply relax on the pristine beaches. There are many resorts here with excellent spas and thermal springs for soaking in.

Food in honduras


There is a wide range of diningoptionsavailable on the Bay Islands especially in Roatan. Some places to try include, The Lighthouse restaurant and Mavis and Dixie’s. Chbelita in La Ceiba is also worth a try for sea food.


The menu here is a tasty fusion of Spanish, African and native flavours. Coconut is the primary ingredient in many dishes. Some specialties include Baleadaswhich is a stuffed tortilla, Enchiladas, Plato tipico which is roasted beef and manyother exotic dishes.

Night Life in honduras


The capital city and San Pedro Sula has the best clubs such as Light and Zona Viva respectively. On the Caribbean cost there is a wide range of clubs such as the Hibou.


You will find many beachside bars along theCaribbean coast and for a more upscale drinking; you can head to Rotanwhere Sundowners bar is one of the popular ones.

Shopping in honduras


You will find a colorful and very cheapmarket held every Friday and Saturday in the capital near EstadioNacional. The variety of merchandise is dazzling.


HB Warren is a famous and large market in Coxen Hole. Eldon is the largest market in Roatan.

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