Birdwatching

Los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon

A small, magical lodge can be found in the remote shores of the lagoons within Punta Sal National Park. I am talking about los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon. This is the largest coastal lagoon in Atlantida and offers a unique window into this national park. The easiest way of getting to Los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon …

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The Lodge at Pico Bonito is Open, it Never Closed!

It makes me so mad every time someone asks me if the Lodge at Pico Bonito is open! Of course it is open, it never closed it doors. It is incredible how the news about it being in the process of closing over a year ago, had such a big impact, that nobody paid attention when they backtracked and decided …

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Guaruma Trail in Pico Bonito

Sometimes, the idea of hiking in the jungle can be just a bit overwhelming! We are not only afraid of what we might encounter, but also unsure of whether our physical condition is up to par for the endeavor! Most of the Trails in Pico Bonito National Park are very demanding. Certainly not a task for all of us! The …

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Birding in the Cangrejal River Area

The Cangrejal River is located between two national parks. Nombre de Dios and Pico Bonito National Parks. These Parks provide fantastic bird watching opportunities. Best of all, there are several outstanding lodges that are ideal for birdwatchers. The best area for birding in the Cangrejal River area is between Villas Pico Bonito and Omega Tours lodge.  However, there is also …

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Visiting Cuero y Salado

Today I am off to the Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge! This is one of the oldest protected areas in Honduras. It is also the site where the Vacaro Brothers Company began operations in mainland Honduras. The area is an estuary formed by the Cuero y Salado rivers. Most of this wildlife refuge is quite inaccessible. The main entrance to …

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El Olvido Trail in Nombre de Dios National Park

The El Olvido Trail in Nombre de Dios National Park is a treat! It affords the visitor to see the tropical rain forests of Honduras’ North Coast. But you also get to travel high across the river in a primitive cable car that is not for the weak of heart! The trip will take you high across the canyon that …

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A Unique Train Ride in Atlantida!

In the past, railroads where the reliable form of transportation along the north coast of Honduras. They were the backbone of the economy and developed the Caribbean Coast in Honduras. Cities like San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba grew and become economically active thanks to the railroads. Sadly, today there is not much left of them other than photographs. There …

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Protected Areas in Atlantida

You can visit 8 protected areas in Atlantida! Atlantida has a total extension of 4251 square kilometers as its geographic territory, and about half of it is under protected status. Atlantida is certainly a nature lover’s paradise! With three different and distinct hubs, each complementing each other, Atlantida is a rich and diverse nature destination: Tela, on the western end …

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Zip Line Canopy Tours in Atlantida

Atlantida offers several different Zip Line Canopy Tour options. These zip lines are a popular attraction. There are a total of three Zip Line Canopy Tours in Atlantida. Basically the tour consists of zipping from tree top to tree top, high over the jungle and landing on platforms that allow you to switch to the next zip line to reach …

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