Located right in the middle of Central America, Honduras has plenty of different touristic sites for varied interests. These are some of the most wanted spots in the country according to popularity, the order will be of course determined by your own particular interest and taste.
Please review the following blog entries, and prepare yourself to plan for your next vacation in this region full of interesting details, amazing places and friendly people.
It was the capital city of a major Classic period kingdom from the 5th to 9th centuries AD. The city was located in the extreme southeast of the Mesoamerican cultural region, on the frontier with the Isthmus-Colombian cultural region, and was almost surrounded by non-Maya peoples. Copan is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the Copan Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala.
If you are concerned about enjoying nature destinations, but going along with today's environmentally aware times, then the perfect combination is in Honduras. There are more than 15 national parks, housing nearly 700 bird species, making Honduras a truly Central American sample of its abundant wildlife and flora.
Copán was once the most important center of the ancient Maya civilization. About 20,000 people lived around its 15 square miles, thriving within the well designed plazas, temples and monuments. Don't miss the opportunity to relive this glorious past, by visiting Copán and enjoying its museums as an excellent guide into years long gone.