Great Horseback Riding Tours in La Ceiba are Available in the Cangrejal River Valley!
There is a great horseback riding tour in La Ceiba at the Cangrejal River Valley! Most of the times when you are visiting Central America, if you get a horseback riding tour you end up with small, starved horses that are barely able to get you around. The result is that you actually feel guilty of riding the poor horse! Many times you will end up passing up on this fun activity because of this.
The good news is the Horseback riding tours in La Ceiba are available. They are also done with strong, healthy, well fed horses that will be a pleasure to ride. So you will ask: where can I find such Horseback riding tours in La Ceiba and where does the tour take me?
Omega Tours, one of the premier tour operators in the Cangrejal River Valley offers a tour into the rain forests of Nombre de Dios National Park. The tour departs from their headquarters in the Cangrejal River Valley where they keep their horses. If you are staying in La Ceiba, plan on a 45 minute ride to get you to Omega Tours headquarters. Better yet, plan on staying in one of the lodges in the Cangrejal River Valley. This way it will be a short 15 minute hike to Omega Tours. Such is the case from the award winning La Villa de Soledad B&B.
The tour will take you a few kilometers up the La Ceiba to Yaruca road. You will arrive at the village of Las Mangas. There, after wading through a crystal clear creek and seeing what rural life in the communities is like, you will go into a working farm. Here a trail leads to some beautiful swimming holes. These are within the tropical rain forests of Nombre de Dios National Park. This has to be the granddaddy of all horseback riding tours in La Ceiba and all of Honduras for that matter! Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch in the jungle next to a crystal clear creek. There is time to cool off in the creek before you head back to your starting point. The tour takes about 5 hours and is a true treat for horse lovers!