44 days in Honduras Itinerary

44 days in Honduras Itinerary

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44 days in Honduras Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12​h
Comayagua
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Buenaventura
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Copan Ruinas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Santa Rosa de Copan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
San Pedro Sula
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Utila
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  30​min
La Ceiba
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Roatan
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h
Tegucigalpa
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Chicago

4
nights
Comayagua

Comayagua ©
Comayagua is a city in Honduras, some 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Tegucigalpa on the highway to San Pedro Sula at an elevation of 1,949 feet (594 m) above sea level.In 2015 the estimated population was 152,051 people. Comayagua is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Caxa Real, don't miss a visit to El Reloj de la Catedral, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Comayagua, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia La Caridad.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Comayagua trip planner .

Chicago, USA to Comayagua is an approximately 12-hour flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Chicago in February: high temperatures in Comayagua hover around 86°F and lows are around 63°F. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel to San Buenaventura.

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Iglesia La Caridad ©
Iglesia La Caridad
El Reloj de la Catedral ©
El Reloj de la Catedral
Caxa Real ©
Caxa Real

3
nights
San Buenaventura

San Buenaventura ©
San Buenaventura, at atmospheric little mountain town, offers a level of natural adventure and Honduran authenticity that makes it worth the journey.
Step out of the city life by going to Pulhapanzak Waterfall and Cascata Lodge Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting San Buenaventura side-trips: Joya Grande Zoo y Eco Parque (in Santa Cruz de Yojoa), Cuevas de Taulabe (in Taulabe) and Lake Yojoa (in La Guama). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Los Naranjos Ecological Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Buenaventura road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Comayagua to San Buenaventura takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Buenaventura when traveling from Comayagua in February, with lows around 69°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in San Buenaventura

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Lake Yojoa, Los Naranjos Ecological Park, Cuevas de Taulabe
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Pulhapanzak Waterfall ©
Pulhapanzak Waterfall
Cuevas de Taulabe ©
Cuevas de Taulabe
Lake Yojoa ©
Lake Yojoa

5
nights
Copan Ruinas

Copan Ruinas ©
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Copan Ruinas and Sepulturas. Take a break from the city and head to Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve and Luna Jaguar Hot Spring. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mayan Ball Court, don't miss a visit to Hieroglyphic Stairway, examine the collection at Sculpture Museum, and delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre.

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Traveling by car from San Buenaventura to Copan Ruinas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, Copan Ruinas is a bit cooler than San Buenaventura - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Santa Rosa de Copan.

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Copan Ruinas ©
Copan Ruinas
Mayan Ball Court ©
Mayan Ball Court

4
nights
Santa Rosa de Copan

Santa Rosa de Copan ©
Santa Rosa de Copán is the departmental capital of the Honduran department of Copán. Get some historical perspective at Parque Arqueologico Rio Amarillo and Iglesia Catedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Rosa de Copan: Gracias (Celaque National Park, Casa Galeano, & more).

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Rosa de Copan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Copan Ruinas to Santa Rosa de Copan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in February, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You'll set off for San Pedro Sula on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Santa Rosa de Copan

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gracias
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Aguas Termales Presidente ©
Aguas Termales Presidente
Iglesia Catedral ©
Iglesia Catedral
Celaque National Park ©
Celaque National Park

4
nights
San Pedro Sula

San Pedro Sula ©
Gang-related crime has given San Pedro Sula its current reputation as one of the most violent cities in the world.
Change things up with a short trip to Lancetilla Botanical Garden in Tela (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Cusuco National Park, browse the different shops at Citymall, take a stroll through Miami Garifuna Village, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Antropologia e Historia de San Pedro Sula.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Pedro Sula trip planner .

You can drive from Santa Rosa de Copan to San Pedro Sula in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, San Pedro Sula is a bit warmer than Santa Rosa de Copan - with highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Utila.

Things to do in San Pedro Sula

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Lancetilla Botanical Garden
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Mall Galerias ©
Mall Galerias
Lancetilla Botanical Garden ©
Lancetilla Botanical Garden
Cusuco National Park ©
Cusuco National Park

5
nights
Utila

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Utila Cays will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Iguana Research & Breeding Station and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Utila trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Pedro Sula to Utila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in February, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You'll set off for La Ceiba on the 4th (Sun).

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Utila Cays Diving ©
Utila Cays Diving
Iguana Research & Breeding Station ©

6
nights
La Ceiba

La Ceiba ©
The port city of La Ceiba has become known as a party town, with a bustling nightlife district central to its atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Cayos Cochinos and Pico Bonito National Park. There's still lots to do: get outside with Pico Bonito Adventures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Isidro, get interesting insight from Tours, and kick back and relax at El Malecon de La Ceiba.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read La Ceiba trip itinerary planning tool .

La Ceiba is very close to Utila. In March, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 68°F. You'll set off for Roatan on the 10th (Sat).

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Pico Bonito National Park ©
Pico Bonito National Park
Cayos Cochinos ©
Cayos Cochinos
El Malecon de La Ceiba ©
El Malecon de La Ceiba

6
nights
Roatan

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Step out of the city life by going to West Bay Beach and Zipline. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tabyana Beach and Sandy Bay Beach. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Diamonds International, experience rural life at Arch's Iguana and Marine Park, play a few rounds at The Black Pearl Golf Course, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Roatan trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from La Ceiba to Roatan in 1.5 hours. Traveling from La Ceiba in March, Roatan is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Tegucigalpa.

Things to do in Roatan

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Roatan Rum Company ©
Roatan Rum Company
Little French Key ©
Little French Key
West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach

6
nights
Tegucigalpa

Tegucigalpa ©
Capital of Honduras, the 400-year-old city of Tegucigalpa boasts an impressive ensemble of colonial buildings flanking old stone streets, which lead to hillside parks and lively squares.
Get outdoors at Parque Nacional La Tigra and Castillo Bellucci. There's much more to do: stroll through El Picacho, don't miss a visit to Plaza Central, wander the streets of Parque Central, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Miguel.

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Fly from Roatan to Tegucigalpa in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Tegucigalpa when traveling from Roatan in March, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

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Parque Nacional La Tigra ©
Parque Nacional La Tigra
Castillo Bellucci ©
Castillo Bellucci
Parque Central ©
Parque Central

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