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+ Day 01: Tegucigalpa / Comayagua

Reception at the International Airport of Tegucigalpa (Toncontin) and transfer to Comayagua. Overnight in Comayagua.

+ Day 02: Comayagua / La Esperanza / Gracias

After breakfast we will have a city tour of Comayagua that has a wealth of colonial monuments like the of Santa María, also known as La Inmaculada Concepción church. Casa Real, La Merced church, San Francisco church, and the Colonial Museum, with an eclectic fascinating collection of religious art from Comayagua’s churches, including paintings, chalices, statues, vestments, old documents, an impressive wooden confessional, and the oldest working clock in the western hemisphere dating from the 12th century. Then we will travel to La Esperanza that’s located about 1,600 meters over the sea level. Due to this altitude the climate is very cool, thus making it the ideal place for growing vegetables and fruits.

La Esperanza is one of the few places in Honduras where the culture of the Lencas is still alive. You will have time enough to get to know their way of living and to observe how they produce their typical clothes. Today, you will visit la Casa de la Cultura and a beautiful Bosque Enano (forest with small trees) at the end of the afternoon we wiil transfer to Gracias, Lempira. Overnight in Gracias.

+ Day 03: Gracias

After breakfast you will have the choice between two tours:

1) Extreme Canopy Tour, Canopy La Campa is the highest and longest in Central America; consists of 6 lines of wire rope with 600 meters of length and 200 meters of height in one of his sections.

 

2) Celaque National Park is a national It includes Honduras tallest peak, called Cerro Las Minas or Pico Celaque, which reaches approximately 2,870 metres (9,416 ft) above mean sea level. The park is classified as a cloud forest with a mean precipitation of 1,600 mm at lower altitudes and a mean of 2,400 mm at higher altitudes. In the afeternoon we will visit the San Cristobal Fort known as a military building, it is located geostrategically in the hilltop of San Cristobal of the City of Gracias, Lempira, allowing a full view of the city and the valley. Later in the afternoon we will take you to relax your body to the hotsprings Termas del Rio were you will have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits and healing properties of the famous thermal waters whose temperature ranges between 40 ° C and 48 ° C, which ensures a unique feeling of tranquility and peace. Overnight in Gracias.

+ Day 04: Gracias / Santa Rosa de Copan / Copan Ruins

After breakfast, transfer to Santa Rosa de Copan were you will visit a Cigar Factory where famous Honduran cigars ranked 3rd in the world are produced. Here the whole process of producing cigars can be observed. In the afternoon at your arrival to Copan Ruins you will have the choice between two tours:

1) Hacienda San Lucas this restored 100 year old farmhouse you will relax enjoying some breathtaking lovely views of town and the valley while enjoying a refreshing cold beverage or a savory cup of Honduran coffee you will take a horse back riding or hiking where you will visit the small archaeological site known as Los Sapos.

 

2) Macaw Mountain Bird Park. is an innovative tropical bird reserve in Copán Ruins that cares for rescued and endangered birds of the American tropics. It offers a first class experience in an unspoiled part of the world. Here you learn about and interact with the intelligent, colorful birds of Central America. Overnight in Copán.

+ Day 05: Copan Ruins

Breakfast and transfer to the Main Archaeological Site, the Acropolis, the Ball Court, the Hieroglyphic Stairway and the Great Plaza of the Stelae; as well as the Museum of Mayan Sculpture, acclaimed by experts as unique in the Mayan World. A masterpiece within the museum is the exact size replica of the famed Rosalila Temple, discovered in 1989. In the afternoon you may have some free time or take an optional tour. Overnight in Copan Ruins.

+ Day 06: Copan Ruins / Tela

Breakfast and departure to Tela. On the way, you will stop at Finca Santa Isabel for the Copan Coffee Tour. Here you will hike downhill through nice trails and see with your own eyes the process of growing, harvesting and roasting coffee, the traditional shaded grown way, from the plant nursery to the last processing of the coffee beans. You will have lunch at a nice venue within the forest, close to a small waterfall. After lunch, transfer to Tela. Overnight in Tela.

+ Day 07: Tela / La Ceiba

After Breakfast, we will transfer to Punta Sal, Jeannette Kawas is a fantastic park in Tela accessible only by water. It is a unique reserve with abundant bird life, which is divided into two basic areas: The Península and the Lagoon of Los Micos. The Península is home to a tropical rain forest, and is inhabited by various interesting animals, the most visible of which is the howler monkey. You will go on board of a motorboat which will take you to the Jeannette Kawas National Park. En route, with some luck you will see some dolphins. You will cross the Península by feet during a 25 minutes hike over flat land to arrive at the very secluded cove of Puerto Escondido, reputed to have been a pirate hang out, where you will aboard the boat back. En route, you may see different birds and with luck, some of the noisy howler monkeys, which inhabit the area. Lunch will be served at a pretty beach. At the end of the tour we will transfer to La Ceiba. Overnight in La Ceiba.

+ Day 08: La Ceiba / Roatan

After breakfast you will have the choice between three tours:

1) Cangrejal Whitewater Rafting, some of the best white water rafting in central america can be done right here in la ceiba. the cangrejal river offers class ii, iii and iv rapids, all within a short 45 minutes distance from downtown la ceiba. with lot’s of drops, waterfalls, and narrow passages.

 

2) Pico Bonito National Park, unquestionably one of the most diverse parks in honduras, pico bonito covers an extension of land that goes from sea level to as high as 2,378 meters and in effect boasts the largest change of altitude in honduras.

 

3) Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge, this wildlife refuge is especially dedicated to the preservation of the habitat for the endangered manatee. The park protects about 35 species of animals, including manatees, jaguars, jabirus, whiteface monkeys and other species of monkeys, as well as alligators and a great diversity of fish species. In the afternoon we will transfer to Roatan Island by ferry boat. Overnight in Roatan.

+ Day 09 & 10: Roatan

These days you will have free time to enjoy the different activities the Island offers. Roatan is the largest and most developed of the three islands of the Bay Islands, where you can enjoy one of the best dive sites in the Caribbean. The mountainous terrain of Roatan, in addition to the white sand beaches, turquoise waters, rich marine life is awesome, sports activities, theme parks and museums and cruise ship docks. Roatan is best to concentrate on the Caribbean, paradise where summer never ends. Overnights in Roatan

+ Day 11: Roatan

Transfer to the airport to take flight back to your country.