Many travelers visiting Central America become nervous when they read the travel warnings that their governments post about Honduras. The following questions always arise: Is it safe to travel to Honduras? Which places are safe and which are not? Is it worth the risk of visiting Honduras despite the travel warnings?
Top places to visit and discover in Honduras
If you do plan to travel to Honduras, I would like to share some travel tips to make your time in Honduras special. First of all, you should decide if your travel to Honduras will be part of a larger trip to other Central American countries, such as Guatemala or Nicaragua.
Are looking for things to do in Tegucigalpa? Consider a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Suyapa. The Shrine consists of two different buildings. The huge, modern Basilica, and the small original church. People from all over Honduras make a pilgrimage here on the 3rd of February.
There are two main routes for travelers crossing into Honduras from Guatemala. One of them follows the Caribbean Coast, through the Corinto Border over the Motagua River. As a general rule, travel from Rio Dulce to La Ceiba uses this route.
This month, I took a trip to Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge with some guests. The Refuge is about 30 km. West of La Ceiba, following the CA13 highway in direction of San Pedro Sula. Cuero y Salado is a marine estuary, formed by the Cuero and Salado Rivers.
Although a small country, Honduras has a huge diversity. Planning the perfect vacation in Honduras can be tricky if you do not have much time. In my opinion, the top sites to visit in Honduras are the following:
Did you know that the second largest Central America Convention Facilities are in Honduras? Yes, who would have thought so? I bet you thought I was going to say Costa Rica or Guatemala did you not?
There is a lot more to Utila than party and getting your divers course taken care of. Are you considering a visit to the island and are looking for the best place where to stay in Utila? I am happy to provide the following tips.
The Old Expatriates Bar and Grill is now 0101. It turns out that as of 2017 this new establishment is now open in the same locale. Although it might seem like an unlikely name for a bar and restaurant, it makes a lot of sense.
So you have probably asked yourself: Are there any ATM machines in Utila? The answer is yes! There are two different ATM machines in Utila. Both are close to each other. They are also close to the municipal dock.