Located in Central America, Honduras is home to a rich history with cultural mixes and a lot of Maya ruins, beautiful beaches and diverse nature and wildlife and the Garifuna people, descendents of the native carib indians. It is also not expensive at all.

Why Visit Honduras

NATURE

Honduras has more than 12 national parks, offering many ecosystems and a diverse wildlife. Mangroves, cloud forests, rainforest, a coastline with idyllic beaches, the country is home to more than 700 bird species, Crocodiles, snakes, lizards, deer, peccaries, tapir, pumas, jaguars, and ocelots, turtles and more. 

MAYAN RUINS

Located in western Honduras, Copan, the country’s most famous historical site, has some of the best preserved Mayan Ruins in the entire continent. Located in the middle of the rainforest, Copan is a mayan city declared by UNESCO as Archaeological World Heritage Site in 1980.

BEACHES

Honduras has 470 miles of beaches divided between its coastlines and Caribbean islands, famous for its powdery sand, turquoise waters and less crowded than other Caribbean destinations. The Bay Islands are well known for its beauty, one of the main attractions in Honduras. 

AFFORDABLE

Honduras is very cheap. You can get by with a budget of $25/day. 

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Located in Central America, Honduras is home to a rich history with cultural mixes and a lot of Maya ruins, beautiful beaches and diverse nature and wildlife and the Garifuna people, descendents of the native carib indians. It is also not expensive at all.

Honduras postcards

Why Visit Honduras

NATURE

Honduras has more than 12 national parks, offering many ecosystems and a diverse wildlife. Mangroves, cloud forests, rainforest, a coastline with idyllic beaches, the country is home to more than 700 bird species, Crocodiles, snakes, lizards, deer, peccaries, tapir, pumas, jaguars, and ocelots, turtles and more. 

MAYAN RUINS

Located in western Honduras, Copan, the country’s most famous historical site, has some of the best preserved Mayan Ruins in the entire continent. Located in the middle of the rainforest, Copan is a mayan city declared by UNESCO as Archaeological World Heritage Site in 1980.

BEACHES

Honduras has 470 miles of beaches divided between its coastlines and Caribbean islands, famous for its powdery sand, turquoise waters and less crowded than other Caribbean destinations. The Bay Islands are well known for its beauty, one of the main attractions in Honduras. 

AFFORDABLE

Honduras is very cheap. You can get by with a budget of $25/day. 

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What to expect

LANGUAGE

Spanish is the official language in Honduras. Other languages spoken are English (but not much), Garifuna and various indigenous languages.

ELECTRICITY

In Honduras the standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. That’s the standard voltage in the american continent; If you are traveling from the EU you will need an adaptor.

CURRENCY

The Honduran Lempira is the currency of Honduras. Dollars are accepted at most places, and Euros only at tourist destination. Credit cards are widely accepted, but cash is preferred. It is encouraged to exchange it in a bank or withdraw it directly from the ATM. 1 USD equals 25 lempiras.

CLIMATE

Honduras has a tropical climate, typically hot and humid. Temperatures annually range from 71°F to 87°F depending on the season. Temperatures get cooler in the mountains.

SAFETY

Honduras is not precisely safe. The islands and cayes tend to be safer than mainland. Violent crime, mostly gang related, is somewhat common. Relying on your common sense is vital and exercising caution is encouraged. Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba are the most dangerous places in the country.

How to get around

By plane

Domestic flights in Honduras are expensive, however is one of the safest methods to travel around. There are connections from La Ceiba, Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula to Utila and Roatán, and also between the three major cities themselves. 

By Car

Renting a car in Honduras is not precisely recommended. The conditions of the roads are not good depending on where you are going, and drivers don’t usually respect the laws (traffic lights or speed). Rental cars are available in Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba, and Roatán. Prices start at $26/day for an economy car.

By Bus

Buses are a cheap and easy way to get around. There are many fares based on the amenities you are willing to pay (like air conditioning). City buses (public transportation) are not safe and therefore not recommended. 

By Taxis

Taxis are the most convenient way to move around the main cities and towns. You can find one almost everywhere, although it is common to share the ride. Private rides start at $2.5. 

By Ferry

Ferries are available between La Ceiba, the Bay Islands, Utila and Roatan. 


Visa Policy

Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa to enter Costa Rica for a period of 90 days or less: US, European Union, Argentina, Andorra, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Macedonia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Trinidad y Tobago, Turkey, Tuvalu, Ukraine, UAE, UK, US, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican City. 


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