Best Tourist Places to Honduras, America

Best Tourist Places to Honduras, America

Honduras is a country in Central America and formally called as the Republic of Honduras. Honduras covers an area of 112,492 square kilometers is situated towards the Pacific Ocean to the south and the Caribbean Sea on the north and surrounded by Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua countries in Central America. Honduras capital is Tegucigalpa and has total 18 departments in the country and the economy of the country depends on farming the cash crops, commercial, retail, fishing, trading and industries. Honduras coordinates are 14.7806° N, 87.4384° W.


History of Honduras:

According to the records, Honduras was the home for Maya civilization in the western part of the country called as Copan and the rest of the country was inhabited by the Pre Columbian Mesoamerican culture. Christopher Columbus was the first European to sight Honduras in the year 1502 and later in the year 1524, Spanish settled in the country. The Spanish settled in the country were engaged in silver mining in the country and slaves from various parts of the country were brought to the Honduras.

In the year 1821, Honduras became independent from Spain and until the year 1823, it was the part of the First Mexican Empire and later was the part of Central America and in the year 1838, Honduras was declared as an independent republic.


People, culture and Food of Honduras:

Spanish is the official language of the country and there are many other languages in the country and English is spoken and understood by many people across the country. Roman Catholic is the main religion of the country followed by Protestant religion. Cuisines of the Honduras are the mixture of Spanish, African and indigenous Lenca and coconut is the main ingredient in all the cuisines and cuisines like fried fish, carne asada, baleadas and tamales are some of the renowned eatables in Honduras.


Places to Visit in Honduras:

  • Parque La Leona
  • National Zoo
  • National Identity Museum:
  • Museo Garifuna
  • Parque Nacional Punta Sal
  • Carambola Gardens
  • Caves of Helene
  • Church of San Francisco
  • The “Little Devils”
  • City Hall
  • Church of The Charity
  • San Francisco de Asis
  • Centro de Mariposas
  • Casa K’inich Children’s Museum
  • The Lodge at Pico Bonito
  • Lenca Cultural Museum
  • The Colonial Church
  • Brisas Del Caribe Beach
  • The Museum of Nature

Things to do in Honduras:

  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mini Golf
  • Zipline


Weather in Honduras:

Honduras is served by tropical climate and weather is hot and humid throughout the year and average temperature in the country is 32°C (90°F) to 20°C (68°F) and mountain region are cooler than other parts of the country and best time to visit the country is from November to March.


How to Reach Honduras?

Honduras has four major international airports connected to many international destinations in Central America and each department in Honduras is well connected through domestic airlines with major cities. International Airports in Honduras are listed here below:

  • Toncontin International Airport
  • Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport
  • Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport
  • Goloson International Airport


Ports are used for trading in the country, international and domestic ferries are available from neighboring countries to main and domestic ferries are available to the islands in Honduras country.

Honduras is connected to all the parts of the country through national highway and public buses plying from each department to all the cities and towns in the country. Taxis, cars and bikes are the major transportation mode in the country.


Where to Stay in Honduras?

Honduras has lots of world class hotels that offer exceptional accommodation amenities to the tourists visiting the place throughout the year. The hotels range from small budget ones to ultra luxurious deluxe hotels offering hosts of amazing services and amenities and hotels in Honduras are for all the kinds of tourists. List of some of the hotels located in Honduras include:

  • Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort
  • The Lodge at Pico Bonito
  • Hotel Plaza Maria
  • Park Place Hotel
  • Hotel Antigua Comayagua
  • Clarion Hotel Copan Ruinas
  • Hotel San Sebastian
  • Hotel Art Deco Beach
  • Hotel Mejia Batres
  • Hotel Casa Real
  • Aparthotel La Cordillera
  • Natalie Rosegarden San Pedro Sula
  • Hotel Portal Del Angel
  • La Ensenada Beach Resort
  • The Lily Pond House Hotel

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