12 days in Honduras Itinerary

12 days in Honduras Itinerary

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12 days in Honduras Itinerary

Start: Tegucigalpa
1
Tegucigalpa
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  2 h
2
Santa Cruz de Yojoa
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  2 h
3
Tela
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 15 min
4
Utila
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
5
Roatan
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  30 min
6
La Ceiba
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
7
Tegucigalpa
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Somoto

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night
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.
On the 4th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Castillo Bellucci.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tegucigalpa trip planning website .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Toncontín International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Tegucigalpa can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Santa Cruz de Yojoa.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

Museums Shopping Parks
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Honduras National Gallery of Art ©
Honduras National Gallery of Art
Castillo Bellucci ©
Castillo Bellucci

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night
Santa Cruz de Yojoa

Santa Cruz de Yojoa ©
Santa Cruz de Yojoa is a municipality in the Honduran department of Cortés.Santa Cruz de Yojoa is located approximately 50 miles south of San Pedro Sula on top of a large hillside on the way to the dam that supplies power to many Central American cities. To find maps, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read Santa Cruz de Yojoa trip maker tool .

Getting from Tegucigalpa to Santa Cruz de Yojoa by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In April, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz de Yojoa can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Tela.

Things to do in Santa Cruz de Yojoa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Joya Grande Zoo y Eco Parque ©
Joya Grande Zoo y Eco Parque

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Tela

Tela ©
The beach town of Tela has a reputation for being a little more rough and ready than similarly sized coastal settlements in the country.
For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tela travel route planner.

Getting from Santa Cruz de Yojoa to Tela by combination of taxi and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz de Yojoa in April, Tela is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Utila.

Things to do in Tela

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lancetilla Botanical Garden ©
Lancetilla Botanical Garden

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nights
Utila

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Utila Cays Diving. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iguana Research & Breeding Station and Bando Beach.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Utila trip planner.

You can take a bus from Tela to Utila in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Roatan.

Things to do in Utila

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Iguana Research & Breeding Station ©
Iguana Research & Breeding Station
Utila Cays Diving ©
Utila Cays Diving

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Roatan

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Visit West Bay Beach and Grand Roatan Beach Club for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences - Anthony's Key Resort and El Faro. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Waves of Art, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Roatan vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Ride a ferry from Utila to Roatan in 1.5 hours. In April in Roatan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to La Ceiba.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge.

For where to stay, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our La Ceiba day trip tool .

La Ceiba is very close to Roatan. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Tegucigalpa.

Things to do in La Ceiba

Parks Wildlife

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Tegucigalpa

Tegucigalpa ©
To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Tegucigalpa online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from La Ceiba to Tegucigalpa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from La Ceiba in April since evenings lows in Tegucigalpa dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Parque Central ©
Parque Central
Catedral de San Miguel ©
Catedral de San Miguel

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