16 days in Honduras Itinerary

16 days in Honduras Itinerary

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16 days in Honduras Itinerary

Start: Perugia
Train + Fly:  27​h
1
Roatan
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Utila
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Tegucigalpa
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  4​h 30​min
4
Copan Ruinas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
San Pedro Sula
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Perugia

4
nights
Roatan

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Roatan is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Tabyana Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Little French Key, and stroll around Gumbalimba Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Roatan trip builder app .

Perugia, Italy to Roatan is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 7 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Perugia in January; daily highs in Roatan reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Utila.

Things to do in Roatan

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Zipline
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Little French Key ©
Little French Key

1
night
Utila

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
On the 20th (Mon), head off the coast to Utila Cays Diving and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Utila road trip planning site .

Ride a ferry from Roatan to Utila in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tegucigalpa.

Things to do in Utila

Wildlife Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Utila Cays Diving ©
Utila Cays Diving

2
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.
On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museo para la Identidad Nacional, stroll around Naciones Unidas El Picacho Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Castillo Bellucci. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Suyapa and then head outdoors with Cabra Rides.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tegucigalpa trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Utila to Tegucigalpa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Utila in January since evenings lows in Tegucigalpa dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Naciones Unidas El Picacho Park ©
Naciones Unidas El Picacho Park
Museo para la Identidad Nacional ©
Museo para la Identidad Nacional
Basilica de Suyapa ©
Basilica de Suyapa

3
nights
Copan Ruinas

Copan Ruinas ©
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Copan Ruinas is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nature, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Copan Ruinas, don't miss a visit to Mayan Ruins of El Puente, see the interesting displays at Sculpture Museum, and contemplate the long history of Mayan Ball Court.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Copan Ruinas trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Tegucigalpa to Copan Ruinas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Copan Ruinas can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Pedro Sula.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mayan Ruins of El Puente
Highlights from your plan
Copan Ruinas ©
Copan Ruinas
Hieroglyphic Stairway ©
Hieroglyphic Stairway

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Cataratas Pulhapanzak and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Yojoa. Keep things going the next day: trek along Mountain Adventures, then take in the architecture and design of Escuela Internacional Sampedrana, and then head outdoors with Cusuco National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Pedro Sula planner .

You can drive from Copan Ruinas to San Pedro Sula in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Copan Ruinas in January, with highs in San Pedro Sula at 32°C and lows at 23°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro Sula

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Yojoa, Cataratas Pulhapanzak
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Lake Yojoa ©
Lake Yojoa
Cataratas Pulhapanzak ©
Cataratas Pulhapanzak
Cusuco National Park ©
Cusuco National Park

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