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Honduras

The charming Central American country of Honduras contains an intriguing balance of natural and historic sights to delights its visitors. Its verdant jungle interior contains some jaw-dropping landscapes, with waterfalls and lush forests waiting to be explored. Mayan ruins can be found across the country, with a particularly interesting selection in the UNESCO-listed site of Copan. Meanwhile, the colonial settlements of Gracias and Comayagua make for interesting day trips and an opportunity to learn about the country’s past. Those looking for a more relaxing holiday can head to the island of Roatan in Honduras Bay to enjoy the palm-fringed tropical beaches and the chance to snorkel and swim in crystalline waters.

 

What you’ll love most about Honduras

  • Explore the ancient ruins of Copán, where intricately carved stelae and impressive pyramids reveal the grandeur of the Mayan civilization, offering a captivating journey through one of Honduras’ most significant archaeological sites
  • Dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Bay Islands, where vibrant coral reefs and abundant marine life create a paradise for snorkelers and scuba divers, showcasing the stunning biodiversity of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef
  • Trek through the lush landscapes of Pico Bonito National Park, where dense rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and diverse wildlife invite adventurers to hike, bird-watch, and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Honduras
  • Relax on the pristine beaches of Roatán, where white sands and turquoise waters provide an idyllic setting for sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying the laid-back Caribbean atmosphere
  • Wander through the bustling streets of Tegucigalpa, where colonial architecture, lively markets, and vibrant street art reflect the dynamic culture and history of Honduras’ capital city
  • Experience the rich cultural traditions of Garifuna communities along the northern coast, where rhythmic drumming, traditional dances, and flavourful seafood dishes offer a unique insight into the Afro-Caribbean heritage of Honduras
  • Cangrejal River in Honduras

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 28℃
  • 29℃
  • 32℃
  • 33℃
  • 33℃
  • 33℃
  • 32℃
  • 33℃
  • 33℃
  • 31℃
  • 29℃
  • 28℃
  • 12
  • 9
  • 7
  • 6
  • 9
  • 19
  • 22
  • 21
  • 19
  • 17
  • 14
  • 14

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

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