30 days in Honduras Itinerary

30 days in Honduras Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Honduras trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Pedro Sula
— 3 nights
Drive
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Copan Ruinas
— 5 nights
Taxi to Santa Rosa de Copán, Bus to Tegucigalpa
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Tegucigalpa
— 4 nights
Taxi to Tegucigalpa, Fly to La Ceiba
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La Ceiba
— 3 nights
Fly to Roatan, Ferry to Utila
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Utila
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Roatan
— 10 nights
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San Pedro Sula

— 3 nights

Sap

Gang-related crime has given San Pedro Sula its current reputation as one of the most violent cities in the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cataratas Pulhapanzak and Coca cola sign San pedro sula honduras. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Pedro Sula: Lake Yojoa (in La Guama) and Lancetilla Botanical Garden (in Tela). There's much more to do: hike along Angeli Gardens Hiking Trails, explore and take pictures at Parque Central Luis Alonso Baraona, browse the eclectic array of goods at El Bazar del Sabado, and walk around Parque Infantil Presentacion Centeno.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Pedro Sula road trip site.

Izmir, Turkey to San Pedro Sula is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Izmir to San Pedro Sula, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, San Pedro Sula is much warmer than Izmir - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Copan Ruinas.

Things to do in San Pedro Sula

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Copan Ruinas

— 5 nights
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Step off the beaten path and head to Finca el Cisne and Pyramid over Rosalila Temple. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Copan Ruinas, explore and take pictures at Main Square, browse the exhibits of Sculpture Museum, and shop like a local with Cafe San Rafael.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Copan Ruinas trip planner.

You can drive from San Pedro Sula to Copan Ruinas in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, Copan Ruinas is little chillier than San Pedro Sula - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tegucigalpa.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Tegucigalpa

— 4 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parque Nacional La Tigra and Galeria Nacional de Arte. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Museo para la Identidad Nacional, stroll around Naciones Unidas El Picacho Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Miguel, and head outdoors with Cabra Rides.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tegucigalpa day trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Copan Ruinas to Tegucigalpa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to La Ceiba.

Things to do in Tegucigalpa

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

La Ceiba

— 3 nights

Honduras's Girlfriend

The port city of La Ceiba has become known as a party town, with a bustling nightlife district central to its atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pico Bonito National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, head off the coast to Cayos Cochinos, and walk around Swinford Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the La Ceiba day trip app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Tegucigalpa to La Ceiba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Tegucigalpa in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in La Ceiba, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Utila.

Things to do in La Ceiba

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Utila

— 2 nights
The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
On the 18th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bando Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Utila Cays Diving. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iguana Research & Breeding Station and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Utila road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from La Ceiba to Utila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Roatan.

Things to do in Utila

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Roatan

— 10 nights
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Explore hidden gems such as Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum and Sandy Bay Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at West Bay Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, shop like a local with Roatan Rum Company, and stroll around Gumbalimba Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Roatan trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Utila to Roatan in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Roatan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Honduras travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
A vacation in Honduras can be an affordable and exciting addition to your Central American itinerary. Often undeservedly overlooked because of the high crime rate in a few of its cities, the country boasts pristine natural wonders, a rich history, and a vibrant atmosphere. From the vivacious Afro-Caribbean culture of the north shore, to the vast mountains and cloud forests of its national parks, Honduras has a lot to offer to the adventurous tourist. Visiting the ancient Mayan ruins of Copan, diving on Bay Islands, and admiring the colonial architecture in the capital remain just some of the things to do in Honduras.