Honduras, located in Central America was formerly known as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which today is known as Belize. A diverse destination with something to offer everyone, including the off lying Bay Islands, a magical destination for divers and snorkelers allowing to get close up to the largest fish in the world, the whale shark, to the wonderful Mayan site at Copan. Copan exhibits some of the very finest surviving art of ancient Mesoamerica set in the midst of the lush rainforest.
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Honduras & Guatemala - Lake Atitlan - Santa Lucia - Copan Ruinas - Lancetilla - Tela
Day 1: Guatemala City

Arrival at Guatemala City airport. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Guatemala City.

Day 2: Guatemala City - Antigua

Transfer to Antigua, the earlier colonial capital of Central America,founded in 1543. We will visit the Main Square, the Cathedral and other colonial highlights. Overnight stay.

Day 3: Antigua - Chichi - Lake Atitlan

Departure to the highlands to visit Chichi. Tour through the open-air market (only Thursdays & Sundays), where colourful handicrafts of the region are for sale. Enter the 400-year-old church of Santo Tomás, where catholic and pagan rites take place in a mystical atmosphere. We continue the trip to Lake Atitlan. Overnight in Panajachel at the lake.

Day 4: Lake Atitlan

Early in the morning we will take a boat ride to the Tzutuhil town of Santiago Atitlan. This small town still keeps the Mayan traditions and culture. We will visit the local market and the town's church before returning to Panajachel. Overnight in Panajachel.

Day 5: Lake Atitlan - Santa Lucia

We will tour the indigenous towns of Almolonga and Zunil, famous for its vegetables and flowers. We continue through the Pacific side to Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa passing through a big coffee and sugar cane plantations. Overnight stay.

Day 6: Santa Lucia - Copán Ruinas, Honduras

Drive through the Motagua valley towards Honduras. En route we will pass through the states of El Progreso and Zacapa in Guatemala. The villages Almolonga and Zunil are known for their colourful vegetable and flower markets. After border ormalities, we transfer to Copán Honduras. Overnight in Copán.

Day 7: Archaeological Park of Copán

Today we visit the legendary Archaeological Park of Copán. Enjoy the impressive 63-step stairway with over 2,500 hieroglyphs and masterfully carved Stella. In the afternoon we will visit Las Sepulturas, a residential and burial site of the Mayan nobles. Overnight in Copán.

Day 8: Copán - Lake Yojoa

Transfer to the Yojoa Lake, natural reserve for hundreds of species of bird. This site is a birdwatchers paradise! About 400 of the 700 species registered in Honduras can be found around this lake. We visit the impressive Pulhapanzak Waterfall before reaching our hotel at the lakeside.

Day 9: Lake Yojoa - Lanetilla - Tela

We continue our way onto the Carribean coast to Tela. En route we visit the Lancetilla Botanical Garden. Leisure time in the afternoon. Over-night. Day 9 - 11: Tela

Two days left free to enjoy the sun, sand and tropical atmosphere of the Caribbean coast of Honduras. Optional excursions to nearby national parks may be organized at an additional cost. Overnight in Tela.

Day 12: Tela - San Pedro Sula

Transfer to the San Pedro Sula airport on time to connect to your departure flight or extension program to the beautiful Bay Islands.

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