in the Central America You Know
Honduras is a virgin territory for adventure travel. Its lush vegetation, varied terrain and multiple diverse ecosystems offer the adventure traveler endless possibilities. With a human landscape that is just as compelling as its blue mountains and relentlessly green fields, and most important of all: the safe political and social environment in the country, that guarantees your personal safety no matter how far away from civilization you stray.
From the mountainous cloud forests to the tropical jungles of the Caribbean Coast, you will find our natural habitats most fascinating, and our native populations, composed mostly of Mestizo, with some native Indian tribes and Garífuna peoples who are extremely friendly and hospitable. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relax, or just for the fun of it. We have the perfect combination tours for you.
Please allow us to present Honduras with its great beauty in a variety of forms. If your specialty is adventure travel, beaches and coral reefs, just two hours flight from US main gateways, Honduras has in store a lot of good surprises you will be more than happy to enjoy. From the magnificent ruins of the ancient Maya, to the amazing coral barrier reef and secluded beaches, the small yet modern cities with its colonial heritage, to the splendorous natural parks, ancient villages with live cultures. Honduras has a great variety of destinations for all tastes.
Honduras shares borders with Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador. Honduras is the Central America country with the largest Caribbean coast, boasting over 800 Km of shore-line to the north. To the south the Pacific Ocean sharing the Gulf of Fonseca with neighboring Nicaragua and El Salvador. The interior of the country comprises a central mountain system, cut by rivers flowing into both the Caribbean and Pacific. The lowlands in the south form a plain along the Pacific coast. The large fertile valleys of the northern Caribbean lowlands are cultivated with banana plantations.
Copán: known around the world as one of the main Maya city states of the classic period. Copán combines also the interesting offering for the archeology concerned tourist, as well as for those looking for a tranquil centuries-old small village with cobblestone streets, colonial buildings, warm and hospitable people, and some of the best bird watching spots in the globe.
Roatán: widely known as the number one barrier reef in biodiversity and the second largest in size in the whole world, Roatán also has one of the best pristine water beaches in the Caribbean. With first class hotels infrastructure, an international airport and port facilities for medium to large cruise ships. Part of the Great Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, declared World Heritage by UNESCO
Tela and La Ceiba: up in the Honduran Caribbean North coast, these cities are the ideal base to combine adventure and pleasure. Tela has four national parks within less than 30 minutes from downtown: Punta Sal, Punta Izopo, Laguna Los Micos, and Lancetilla Botanical Garden. La Ceiba has its own International airport, and also has two national parks, Cuero y Salado and Pico Bonito the highest peak on the North coast. In La Ceiba you can also enjoy Cangrejal River, one of the best clear white water rafting rivers. Nearby both cities there are some Garifuna villages, where you will be amazed by the simplicity and peace of these native people, experiencing the feeling that time has virtually stopped.
San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa and Comayagua: Visiting Honduras’ main cities, you will enjoy the warm hospitality of our people, as well as admire the magnificent architectural gems remnants of a colonial heritage from centuries ago.
Adventure Destinations: Honduras offers selected nature destinations, such as Cusuco National Park, Yojoa Lake, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy the widest wildlife variety in the region, with more than 700 species of birds, monkeys, alligators, and insects. Some of them endemic to the area. We also manage more specialized tours like La Moskitia, with the second main rainforest in the world, home of an extensive variety of flora and fauna. Let MC Tours worry about the details, so you can devote to your leisure activities ranging from strolling, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, canopy riding, river rafting, canoeing, and bird watching.