Wildlife

Camping at the Cangrejal River

If you are one of those who loves camping, you will love camping at the Cangrejal River. There are two different camping sites at the Cangrejal River where you can do so with safety and comfort. The first, is the property where La Moskitia Eco Aventuras has its headquarters. They are on Km 10 of the La Ceiba to Yaruca …

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Camping in Pico Bonito

Are you one of those adventuresome folks that like to camp in nature? Camping in Pico Bonito National Park can be a unique experience! You may think this is a complicated operation, especially if you are travelling through Honduras, since you are probably nor carrying your camping equipment with you. Well, I have some good news! There are some great …

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National Parks in Tela

The city of Tela is right on a lovely bay on the western end of Atlantida. Half of the protected areas in Atlantida are to be found within or around Tela. As such, it is a perfect hub to plan visits to the different National Parks in Tela. Without doubt, the most visited national parks in Tela are the Jeannette …

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Botanical Gardens in Atlantida

Atlantida was the headquarters for the large banana companies that helped develop Atlantida and Honduras. As such, there are several botanical gardens in Atlantida that were established by them. Without doubt, the largest and most famous is the Lancetilla Experimental Botanical garden in Tela. This experimental garden was developed under the supervision of Dr. Wilson Popenoe, who spent most of …

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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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La Ceiba Butterfly Museum

La Ceiba has its very own Butterfly Museum! And if we are going to talk about the La Ceiba Butterfly Museum, we must talk about Professor Robert Lehman, the man who created this museum. Professor Lehman is a US citizen who has lived in La Ceiba most of his life. He was a teacher at the Mazapan School, one of …

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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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Mountains and Forests in Atlantida

Mountains and forests in Atlantida are a very common occurrence! The highest coastal peak in the Atlantic coast of North America is to be found precisely in Atlantida: Pico Bonito. This peak is home to some of the densest tropical forests in Central America. Atlantida, which has three protected areas within the Nombre de Dios Mountain Range, is truly is …

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Bird Watching in Atlantida

Birding, or bird watching in Atlantida is certainly one of the activities that is on the rise. Central America has carved itself a niche in this specialty tourism activity, and Atlantida in not only on board, it offers some of the best birding in Central America. The fact that Atlantida has a total of 7 protected areas within its territory! …

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