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Honduras

Honduras tailor-made holidays

Introduction

The former Banana Republic of Honduras is undergoing dramatic change. Despite plenty of challenges, it is emerging as an activity and adventure destination and Honduras travel is taking off for intrepid visitors.

The capital Tegucigalpa has retained its traditional core; crumbling colonial buildings line a maze of cobbled streets. Comayagua also has gracious colonial architecture, whilst Roatán has quality hotels, and decent diving.

There are intricate and interesting Mayan ruins at Copán that include the great Plaza, a grand amphitheatre and the Great Acropolis.

Honduras' Caribbean Coast was once heavily tied to the banana business but is now more closely associated with tropical beaches, a series of Garifuna villages alive with traditional rhythms and the Bay Islands, an archipelago of three major islands with a coral reef, superb diving and a wild, hilly interior.

Pico Bonito National Park is close to the coast but the majority of Honduras' wildlife can be found in the watery Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve. Vast tracts of rainforest make up La Moskitia and are home to indigenous tribes, abundant bird life, jaguars and manatees. The country's best bird watching though is at Lago de Yojoa.

At a glance

Flying time from UK
11 hours

Time zone
GMT -6

Currency
Lempira (La) = 100 centavos

Language
Spanish

Travel advice
None

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Route of the Mayans

15-day tailor-made journey from £4,980 pp incl. flights

The Holy Trinity of Central America, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize are easily combined in this exciting combination of Indian villages, jungle-shrouded ruins and Caribbean islands.

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