17 days in Honduras Itinerary

17 days in Honduras Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Honduras trip planner
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Fly to Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport, Drive to San Buenaventura
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San Buenaventura
— 1 night
Drive
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Copan Ruinas
— 4 nights
Bus to San Pedro Sula, Fly to La Ceiba
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La Ceiba
— 2 nights
Fly to Roatan, Ferry to Utila
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Utila
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Roatan
— 7 nights
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San Buenaventura — 1 night

San Buenaventura, at atmospheric little mountain town, offers a level of natural adventure and Honduran authenticity that makes it worth the journey.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Cataratas Pulhapanzak. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Los Naranjos Ecological Park and then explore the activities along Lake Yojoa.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Buenaventura trip itinerary maker app.

Miami, USA to San Buenaventura is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to San Buenaventura due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in San Buenaventura are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Copan Ruinas.
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Copan Ruinas — 4 nights

The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
Copan Ruinas is known for historic sites, parks, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Copan Ruinas, stroll through Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve, take in the natural beauty of Luna Jaguar Hot Spring, and see the interesting displays at Sculpture Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Copan Ruinas road trip planning app.

Drive from San Buenaventura to Copan Ruinas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Buenaventura in July, things will get little chillier in Copan Ruinas: highs are around 83°F and lows about 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to La Ceiba.
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La Ceiba — 2 nights

The port city of La Ceiba has become known as a party town, with a bustling nightlife district central to its atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for gifts at Souvenir El Buen Amigo and then head off the coast to Cayos Cochinos. On your second day here, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then explore the activities along Cangrejal River.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read La Ceiba trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Copan Ruinas to La Ceiba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Copan Ruinas in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in La Ceiba, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Utila.
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Utila — 2 nights

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf 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: stroll through Iguana Research & Breeding Station and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Utila itinerary 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. July in Utila sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Roatan.
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Roatan — 7 nights

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Roatan is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with West Bay Divers, walk around Gumbalimba Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Diamonds International, and enjoy the sand and surf at Little French Key.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Roatan driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Utila to Roatan in 2 hours. In July in Roatan, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Honduras travel guide

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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.
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