Yes, Pico Bonito is not only one of the largest national parks in Honduras. It is also one of the most diverse! This diversity means that there are many different sites and activities that you can enjoy while visiting the park.
The famous nature reality star, Nigel Marven visits Honduras! The Honduras Institute of Tourism sponsored his trip. Beaks and Peaks, a local tour operator that specializes in birding and nature tours is in charge of his tour. His itinerary includes many different areas in the country. His first stop has been in Atlantida, along the north coast […]
The highest peaks in Honduras are the Cerro de las Minas or Celaque in Western Honduras. Santa Barbara in Central Honduras is the second highest peak. Pico Bonito in the Caribbean Coast is also in the top 5. You can plan a hike to the top of any of these peaks, but you will not be able to do it one day.
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Let’s face it, most travelers visiting Central America are looking for adventure or nature experiences. Many are looking for both. Honduras is no exception and offers many different alternatives. Without doubt the top adventure and nature hotspot in Honduras is the Cangrejal River Valley.
Also known as the “Cave of the Glowing Skulls” these unique caves are near Catacamas. Catacamas is one of the two important cities in Olancho, Honduras. The find was unique, as the caves served as a ceremonial burial ground for an ancient civilization. Olancho is officially outside the Mesoamerican region.
Atlantida, is the the upcoming shining star destination in Central America. It offers the perfect elements for an outstanding adventure destination. Visit Atlantida, the Destination Management Organization that is in charge of marketing Atlantida is organizing a unique adventure competition.
There are three Nombre de Dios National Park Trails. One of them is at the Cangrejal River Valley; the other is on the mountains directly behind Sambo Creek. Both are different from each other, and offer a completely different view of the park. A third trail is within the Cacao Lagoon.
Let’s face it, finding pristine and remote beaches in Central America is a real challenge. We all dream of traveling to the Caribbean Sea and finding a pristine beach in a remote location. We all think of pristine as unspoiled, beautiful and in its natural state. Yet it loses a lot of its charm as soon as we realize that pristine also means with no comfort and services.
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I am happy to share content and give you tips so that you can travel this route and discover the people and the forests of La Moskitia. The proposed itinerary will take you from La Ceiba to Puerto Cabezas by via of the Moskitia. It will be a true adventure that you will love!
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I am fortunate enough to live in the most beautiful area in Central America: The Cangrejal River Valley. My home and business is a lovely eco-lodge bed and breakfast called La Villa de Soledad. Following are 6 good reasons why Pico Bonito National my favorite national park in Honduras.