West Honduras Adventures 6 days
West side Mayan and Colonial Honduras!
- 6 Days
- 1 Stars
- Cultural Tours
West side Mayan and Colonial Honduras!
Arrival at San Pedro Sula, transfer to the colonial city of Copan, about 3h30 ride. Located close to the Guatemalan border, Copán is the main highlight of our cultural offering with the most elaborate high relief sculptures in the Mayan World and two world-class archaeological museums. The time-tested skills of Mayan ancestors still exist today with specially honed skills for working with wood, leather and stone carving. The city of Copán has narrow streets, along with the brightly colored buildings and a friendly intimacy that creates a warm and inviting tourism center. The site of Copán itself, is the most studied archaeological site in the Maya world, through the city and the site you can truly understand the balance of life of the Maya ancestors and how they have influenced life in the country today. Read more
Breakfast. Tour to the mystical Mayan ruins and Sculpture Museum, where you will be able to witness the ancient Mayan culture. The ruined citadel and imposing public squares reveal the three main stages of development before the city was abandoned in the early 10th century. Copán with its temples, plazas and terraces, comprises a type of architectural complex among the most characteristic of the Mayan civilization. The lengthy inscription on the Hieroglyphic Stairway Plaza is of considerable historical significance. In the afternoon, experience The Tea and Chocolate Place at Copan! - The Tea & Chocolate Place is strictly not a restaurant- it is a place to learn about the tea and chocolate drinking culture in Honduras. You get some te tasting experience, made from the noni plant. The tea is served piping hot with a bit of lime and honey - noni has many health benefits like anti-oxidants and anti-bacterial properties. Also, the opportunity to get to know the Mayan Culture and buy some nice organic dark chocolate products - Drinking chocolate dates back centuries to the Mayan civilization. Today, the Tea & Chocolate Place serves its drinking chocolate much like the Mayans would have enjoyed back in the day. Read more
This small town in the middle of canyons and pine forests has some of the best preserved colonial buildings in Honduras. Most of the habitants of La Campa, are Lenca descendants, who still preserve the traditional way of life. La Campa is well known for its magnificent production of Lenca pottery.
Breakfast. Transfer to the colonial city of La Esperanza a picturesque town which retains its nature and its living culture from the Lenca. City tour by its surroundings and Lenca city.
Breakfast. Transfer to the Caribbean city of Tela, on the way visit to Pulhapanzak Waterfalls. A visit to the Rio Lindo Waterfall, which is 43 meters tall. Its cultural importance of the prehistoric settlement traces found in its surroundings makes it a must see destination in Honduras. The trails go very near to the Pulhapanzak waterfall, you will actually get into the waterfall and behind the falling water. Visit to Yojoa Lake for a delicious lunch and a boat tour around the lake. Read more
Breakfast. Transfer to San Pedro Sula airport for your international flight home.
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