18 days in Honduras Itinerary

18 days in Honduras Itinerary

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18 days in Honduras Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  11​h 30​min
1
Utila
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h
2
San Pedro Sula
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Copan Ruinas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
La Guama
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2​h
5
Tegucigalpa
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h
6
Roatan
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Toronto

1
night
Utila

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
On the 15th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Iguana Research & Breeding Station, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then head off the coast to Utila Cays Diving.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Utila road trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Utila is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Utila is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Utila to be much hotter, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro Sula.

Things to do in Utila

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Utila Cays Diving ©
Utila Cays Diving
Iguana Research & Breeding Station ©
Iguana Research & Breeding Station

2
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.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the architecture and design of Escuela Internacional Sampedrana, head outdoors with Cusuco National Park, and then don't miss a visit to Parque Central Luis Alonso Baraona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museo Ferroviario Progreso, examine the collection at Museum of Anthropology and History of San Pedro Sula, then trek along Mountain Adventures, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Pedro Apostol.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Pedro Sula trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Utila to San Pedro Sula takes an hour. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in San Pedro Sula can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in San Pedro Sula

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museo Ferroviario Progreso
Highlights from your plan
Cusuco National Park ©
Cusuco National Park
Museo Ferroviario Progreso ©
Museo Ferroviario Progreso

4
nights
Copan Ruinas

Copan Ruinas ©
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Visiting Luna Jaguar Hot Spring and Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Copan Ruinas and Sculpture Museum. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Mayan Ball Court, examine the collection at Museo de Arqueologia, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre, and take in the pleasant sights at Sitio Arqueologico Rastrojon.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Copan Ruinas trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from San Pedro Sula to Copan Ruinas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Pedro Sula in December, with highs in Copan Ruinas at 28°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to La Guama.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mayan Ruins of El Puente
Highlights from your plan
Copan Ruinas ©
Copan Ruinas
Luna Jaguar Hot Spring ©
Luna Jaguar Hot Spring

1
night
La Guama

La Guama ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Yojoa and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Cerro Azul Meambar.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our La Guama trip planner .

You can drive from Copan Ruinas to La Guama in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Copan Ruinas in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in La Guama: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Tegucigalpa.

Things to do in La Guama

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Yojoa ©
Lake Yojoa
Parque Nacional Cerro Azul Meambar ©

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo para la Identidad Nacional and The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Go for a jaunt from Tegucigalpa to Comayagua to see Museo de Comayagua about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Suyapa, take in the exciting artwork at Honduras National Gallery of Art, have fun and explore at Centro Interactivo de Ensenanza CHIMINIKE, and explore the world behind art at Galeria Nacional de Arte.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tegucigalpa online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from La Guama to Tegucigalpa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Roatan.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Comayagua
Highlights from your plan
Museo para la Identidad Nacional ©
Museo para la Identidad Nacional
Basilica de Suyapa ©
Basilica de Suyapa
Castillo Bellucci ©
Castillo Bellucci

6
nights
Roatan

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Little French Key and Tabyana Beach. Visiting West Bay Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, kick back and relax at Blue Island Divers, get outside with Sunyata Charters, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Bay Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Roatan day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Tegucigalpa to Roatan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Tegucigalpa in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Roatan: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Little French Key ©
Little French Key

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