7 days in Honduras Itinerary

7 days in Honduras Itinerary

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7 days in Honduras Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Copan Ruinas
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Fly + taxi + ferry:  8​h 15​min
2
Utila
— 1 day
ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Roatan
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Tampa

2
nights
Copan Ruinas

Copan Ruinas ©
The colorful, cultural town of Copan boasts attractions old and new, manmade and natural.
On the 16th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Sitio Arqueologico Rastrojon, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre, contemplate the long history of Mayan Ball Court, contemplate the long history of Pyramid over Rosalila Temple, then examine the collection at Sculpture Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Copan Ruinas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Macaw Mountain Bird Park & Nature Reserve, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sepulturas, don't miss a visit to Hieroglyphic Stairway, examine the collection at Museo Escolar Casa K'Inich, then examine the collection at Museo de Arqueologia, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Luna Jaguar Hot Spring.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Copan Ruinas online trip itinerary maker .

Tampa, USA to Copan Ruinas is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tampa in January, Copan Ruinas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Utila.

Things to do in Copan Ruinas

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Copan Ruinas ©
Copan Ruinas
Mayan Ball Court ©
Mayan Ball Court
Pyramid over Rosalila Temple ©
Pyramid over Rosalila Temple

1
day
Utila

The island of Utila has become known as a good place to learn how to dive in Latin America.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Utila Cays Diving and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Utila online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Copan Ruinas to Utila takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copan Ruinas in January: high temperatures in Utila hover around 80°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Roatan.

Things to do in Utila

Wildlife Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Utila Cays Diving ©
Utila Cays Diving

3
nights
Roatan

Roatan ©
The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Roatan Underwater Museum and Shawn Jackson Gallery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Little French Key and West Bay Beach. Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, kick back and relax at Sandy Bay Beach, stop by Diamonds International, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Roatan online trip itinerary builder .

Ride a ferry from Utila to Roatan in 1.5 hours. In January in Roatan, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Roatan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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West Bay Beach ©
West Bay Beach
Little French Key ©
Little French Key
Zipline