Honduras, a Central American country is home to stupendously fantastic biodiverse jungles, the ancient Mayan Ruins, massive national parks peaking with a plethora of wildlife.
Overall, Honduras is the cheapest country to travel to in CA.
While at some time in the past, the country shared some violent past, however, things are better now and in fact, Honduras is one of the safest countries within Central America to travel to.
Most common travelers include backpackers, and some adventurers to look for many off-beat places across the Honduras towns.
In short, Honduras is pretty safe to travel, has cutting-edge diving facilities, a cheap cost of living, fantastic weather across major seasons, and is a value for money.
However, it is still recommended to take some precautions, and not go too naïve as Crime is still a petty issue in Honduras like gang activities.
Let us explore the Honduras,
It is one of the Honduras Bay Islands in the Caribbean Sea. The Roatan is a mega-popular port of call for cruise ships as well.
Thanks to its stunning landscapes, ultra-spectacular views, and pristine panoramic view of nature, we get to see Roatan as the hub of tourism.
Roatan has some of the best-in-class beaches and coral reefs. Along with this, Roatan also provides diving, snorkeling, and swimming opportunities throughout the bay.
The island of Roatan also features many top attractions like the Iguana Farming, Roatan Butterfly Garden, and the Carambola Gardens.
Pack your bags today for Roatan
Go to Western Honduras for seeing the Copan, a small Mayan site famous for its remarkable portrait series stelae. These Stelae are the sculptured decorations of the Copan buildings and inspire with some of the best and finest ancient Mesoamerica art.
The Copan structures are stone-made and from the 9th century BC. The Copan city grew into the most famous 5th-century city for Mayans. It is said that the city had some 20,000+ inhabitants and all of them mysteriously abandoned the city of Copan.
It is a tourist-friendly town, called Copan Ruinas and all accommodations and other facilities are available here.
Utila is also a bay island and offers the best diving destinations across the Caribbean. Utila is very cheap when it comes to open watercourses. It can be proved from the fact that Utila certifies more naysayers’ divers across the world than any other.
But, don’t remain in the notion that Utila is only for divers! One can also enjoy a plethora of other activities like swimming, snorkeling, paddleboarding, and Kayaking. Even go further with land activities like hike or horse ride through the jungle or exploring caves and climb Pumpkin Hill to enjoy panoramic views of Utila, a bay island
Lago de Yojoa
It is a nice hot spot for many tourists, this is a natural lake at Horundas which offers a plethora of seeing and do activities and has plenty of birds and fishes to see around.
Lake Yojoa is perfect for fishing and birdwatching. Dip in nearby hot springs or explore caves. Hike to some of the most stunning waterfalls or do local coffee plantation tours while investigating some ancient Mayan Ruins.
A lot of hotels and restaurants also flock to the area making it a perfect get-together.
The Punta Sal was once a haven for pirates. However, today it comes into the protected territory and encounters the natural beauty and unseen wildlife of Honduras.
The diversity of panoramic views, sandy beaches, the mangroves swamp, some rainforests, and coastal lagoons come in handy.
- See a wide variety of wildlife species like tropical birds, sea turtles, dolphins, manatees, crocodiles, monkeys, and boas
- Or see a traditional village with thatched huts where it is easy for visitors to learn about local culture.
The beautiful island of Guanaja offers tourists an idyllic escape from routine life. One can relax and engage in fun activities.
Guanaja enjoys incredibly awesome warm temperatures all year round, a high level of visibility, and a coral reef. This makes Guanaja an ideal winner for diving and snorkeling.
Some other things worth mentioning in Guanaja are Jungle trekking, Grant peak hiking, viewing a lovely waterfall, and exploring the shopping, cuisine, and culture of the local villages as per Honduras Travels.
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve
When it comes to incredible nature views and other bio trails, Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve remains unbeaten.
The reserve offers some of the best and unspoiled Honduras ecosystems, many endangered species.
Enjoy hiking, fishing, and rafting expeditions throughout Rio platano or take an adventurous tour through the tropical rainforests and view exotic birds, monkeys, jaguars, crocodiles, and iguanas.
Additionally, the reserve shelters a great number of archaeological sites such as Mayan ruins and a spot visited by Christopher Columbus! Source
Some other places worth mentioning
Comayagua Street Carpets
Go zip lining
Honduras can be your next tropical and cultural destination. It comes with a fantastic budget for traveling. Also, the temperature there remains nice and neutral for most parts of the time.
Honduras also is very apt for backpackers and adventurers alike. For safety purposes, be extra vigilant always, and not roam at night which is an unsafe time for Hondurans.
Go pack your bags now!