Honduras offers a wonderful family holiday in Central America. Stories of Kings, ancient Gods and gory games will fascinate any young mind. Add idyllic Caribbean islands for some fantastic snorkelling and some jungle time for wildlife opportunities and you will have the perfect combination for a rich and varied family adventure.
A visit to the Bird Sanctuary is great fun for all the family before a horse ride in the hills with lunch at a local finca. Your family journey continues to the Pico Bonito National Park for three nights in a jungle lodge. Explore the canals of Cuero y Salado wildlife refuge in search of monkey, caiman and manatees as well as a variety of birdlife. Finally end your holiday with 4 nights on the island of Roatan for idyllic island life - snorkelling, diving, relaxing and every little (and big) persons dream of swimming with dolphins!
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Fly London to Miami
Fly Miami to San Pedro Sula
You will be staying at Casa Del Arbol
Drive from San Pedro Sula to Copan
Sitting in a fertile river valley, Copán is considered by many archaeologists to be one of the most spectacular Maya cities. The city was once formed part of the three largest and most lavish cultural centres of the New World; it is said to have some of the most beautiful pre-Columbian art in the Americas.Packed with examples of Maya architecture and of huge archaeological significance, this ruined city is a UNESO World Heritage Site. The modern town of Copán Ruinas lies close to the ancient ruins and, despite its tourist appeal, retains a peaceful colonial vibe.
You will be staying at Marina Copan Hotel
Half Day Tour of Copan's RuinsCopán remained engulfed in jungle until the 1930s, when the Carnegie Institute finally organised for the ruins to be liberated from the forest's clutches. Excavations and reconstruction have continued since then, finally exposing this glorious city's hidden architectural treasures.Spend time exploring Copán and examining the city's sites, accompanied by the colourful scarlet macaws that call the ruins their home. See the famous intricately-carved stelae, a stunning reconstructed hieroglyphic stairway, archaeological tunnels and excellent museum. Afterwards, visit Los Sapos, ancient toad-shaped rocks. It was here that Maya women when to give birth.
Half Day Visit to the Bird SanctuaryHead to Copan's Bird Sanctuary and spend time admiring its colourful inhabitants. The Bird Sanctuary is a project dedicated to saving Honduran native bird species and their habitat. It is located in nine acres of old growth forest close to Copan and contains a fascinating array of bird life.
Day Trip to Finca El CisneVisit Finca El Cisne and have the opportunity to explore the remote countryside on horseback. Take part in a group tour of the farm and meet the owner, Carlos. Follow him on a tranquil horseback ride through the farmlands and beautiful scenery of the Copan Valley.Afterwards, sit down for a hearty farmhouse lunch, cooked by Carlos' mother, and taste the coffee grown on the farm. In the afternoon, explore the coffee and cardamom plantations, as well as learning about cattle ranching. On the way back to Copan, stop to take a dip in the hot springs.(For those who do not horse ride, alternative arrangements can be made.)
Drive from Copan to San Pedro Sula
Travel from San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba (Air Transfer Journey)
Drive from La Ceiba to Pico Bonito National Park
You will be staying at Omega Jungle Lodge
Day Trip to Cuero y Salado Wildlife RefugeSpend a day exploring the Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge, as part of a group. Venture out into the refuge by boat and search the mangrove canals for monkeys, caimans, manatees and many other endangered species.
Drive from Pico Bonito National Park to La Ceiba
Travel from La Ceiba to Roatan Island (Air Transfer Journey)
You will be staying at Las Rocas Hotel
Several Days to Relax, Snorkel, Dive or ExploreSpend the next few days at leisure with the chance to go snorkelling, diving or explore island. Dolphin experiences can also be booked for all the family. Please contact Steppes Travel for more details.
Travel from Roatan Island to San Pedro Sula (Air Transfer Journey)
Fly San Pedro Sula to Miami
Fly Miami to London overnight
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