Arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel. Free day. Optional visit to Copan archaeological site.Day 2: La Ceiba - Palacios - Kuri
After breakfast, flight to Ceiba for your connecting flight to Palacios, located on the border of the Moskitia. Palacios is the meeting point between the indigenous and mestizo communities in Honduras. After arrival, we board a motorized canoe which locals call a "tuktuk". We cross the huge Ibans Lagoon before reaching the community of Playitas. Here we start our hike lasting approximately 1 hour to the Misquito village of Kuri. In the afternoon we have leisure time to enjoy the village's beautiful beach and to interact with the local community. Dinner and overnight in Kuri.Day 3: Kuri - Las Marías / Río Plátano
After breakfast we board a boat that will take us from Kuri to the Pech community of Las Marías. We shall actually be going up counter currents along the banks of the Plátano River. Along the way we will observe the ecological change between the coastal vegetation formed mainly by mangroves and lagoons, and the tropical lowland rainforest. In the late afternoon we arrive in Las Marías. Typical dinner. Overnight in Las Marías.Day 4: Las Marías - Río Plátano
After breakfast we leave by pipante, with our local guides. The pipantes are perfect for viewing the flora and fauna of the virgin tropical rainforest along the rivers edge. We are poled up the river against the current; we take a rest stop and a brief jungle hike before we arrive at the first set of petroglyphs. We return to Las Marías in the late afternoon. Overnight in Las Marías.Day 5: Las Marías
We leave early in the morning for a day hiking into the tropical rainforest. The forest around Las Marías offers many hiking trails of different levels of difficulty. These trails will lead us through virgin forest, which is home to over 350 species of bird and also some large mammals, including white-faced monkeys, howler monkeys, giant anteaters, white-tailed deer and white-lipped peccaries. We return to Las Marias in the late afternoon. Overnight in Las Marías.Day 6: Las Marías
After breakfast we take a hike into the heart of the jungle, where we will observe the rich diversity of flora and fauna in the company of our guides, the Pech. After the hike, we will return to Las Marías, with leisure time to relax or to bathe in the river. Overnight Las Marías.Day 7: Las Marías - Palacios
Early in the morning we say goodbye to our hosts the Pech and return to the Caribbean village of Kuri and on to Palacios. During the boat ride we will admire the exotic birds sighted along the way. Overnight in Palacios.Day 8: Palacios - La Ceiba
We take the morning flight from Palacios to La Ceiba and on for your connecting flight to San Pedro Sulla.