Lancetilla Botanical Gardens

Lancetilla Botanical Gardens is located just outside the city of Tela, and can be reached from Tela by bicycle, as well as a motorized vehicle. From La Ceiba, it is roughly 110 kilometers, about 66 miles, and can be reached in about 1 ½ hours at the most, making it an easy and worthwhile trip from either city. If you are driving your own car, getting to Lancetilla is easy. From both La Ceiba and Tela take highway CA13 in direction of San Pedro Sula, and shortly after you pass the huge fuel storage facilities you will find on the left of the road you will see a sign indicating the entrance to the Lancetilla Botanical Gardens. If you do not have a car and want to hire the services of a tour operator, the following tour operators provide tours to Lancetilla: From Tela, you can hire Eco Di Mare Tours, Garifuna Tours and Tela Dive Center. From La Ceiba, you can contact Tourist Options.