Experience off road.
Arrival to San Pedro Sula International Airport. Garifuna Tours staff will pick you up at the airport and bring you to the Hotel at Tela, North Cost of Honduras. Depending on what time in the day you arrive, we will meet to sort out paperwork and prepare the bikes.
Hotel: Maya Vista.
After a brief reunion to prepare the bikes, review the program and set everything up, we go off road for about 3 hours in the middle of the mountains between Tela and La Ceiba. In this road, we’ll cross 2 national parks, Texiguat, and Pico Bonito, one of the most important National Parks of Honduras, with diversity of wild life. In the afternoon Rafting of Rio Cangrejal.
The beauty of the Cangrejal river basin is admitted by many, but especially by nature lovers, it is a green place where you will enjoy the fresh and pure mountain air, the delicious smell of the jungle with its exotic and timber trees flowers and the relaxing sound of the waters of the Cangrejal river, the birds and the wild animals that inhabit this important ecological sanctuary.
The most enjoyed activity along the Cangrejal river is white water rafting. The River has several different sections, each with a different degree of difficulty. Enjoy an exciting trip along the turbulent Class III & IV rapids of Cangrejal river. One of the biggest pluses that this river offers: The water is not ice cold! As a matter of fact, you will want to get wet to cool during your tour!
Rafting tour includes instruction on procedures, security equipment, bilingual professional guide and gear (rafts, paddles, life jackets and helmets).
Participants are invited to a picnic meal at the end of the activity, consisting of some fruit and soft drink.
Hotel: Villa Soledad.
In the morning off road to Yaruca and trails to Rio Lindo at Pico Bonito mountain.
In the afternoon, Hiking tour at Pico Bonito National Park/Waterfall. Due to its high altitude, Pico Bonito National Park has several types of forests and each one of them houses a great variety of animal and plant species, many of them in danger of extinction, among them we can mention jaguar, puma, tigrillo, tapir, White-tailed deer, anteater, white-faced and howling monkey, yellow-bearded snakes, corals, ducks, goldfinches’ quetzals and many others.
Hotel: Villa de Soledad.
After breakfast, we move to Yojoa Lake.
On the way we visit the wondrous Pulhapanzak Waterfalls. There is time to take swim in the fresh waters of the fall. A visit to the 43-meter waterfall of Rio Lindo, and its cultural importance of the prehistoric settlement traces found in its surroundings makes it a must-see destination in Honduras. The trails go very near to the Pulhapanzak waterfall, you will get into the waterfall and behind the falling water.
This will not be an easy road, we have several rivers to cross, some with considerable deeps, ridding for about 5 hours. Be prepared to get dirty since this road is tough. Amazing nature views all the way to the lake. This surrounding area has a rich biodiversity; More than 400 species of birds and about 800 plants have been identified in the region. 54 species of mammals, 31 species of amphibians, 72 species of reptiles, 29 species of freshwater fish and countless insects.
Hotel: D&D Brewery.
About 1 and a half hours off road deep in the mountains all the way to Trinidad, passing by some small towns of Honduras. Transfer to Copan. Located close to the Guatemalan border, Copán is the main highlight of our cultural offering with the most elaborate high relief sculptures in the Mayan World and two world-class archaeological museums. The time-tested skills of Mayan ancestors still exist today with specially honed skills for working with wood, leather and stone carving. The city of Copán has narrow streets, along with the brightly colored buildings and a friendly intimacy that creates a warm and inviting tourism center. The site of Copán itself, is the most studied archaeological site in the Maya world, through the city and the site you can truly understand the balance of life of the Maya ancestors and how they have influenced life in the country today.
Hotel: Casa de Cafe.
In the morning we visit the mystical Mayan Ruins of Copan. Located in the valley of the same name, west of Honduras is perhaps the largest source of information on the ancient Maya civilization. The Copán Ruinas Archaeological Park is located 1.5 km from the town. In the year 1980 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and considered by guides and archaeologists as the Paris of its time, the archaeological park of Copán Ruinas is a city that impresses in every way.
To Tela: This will take us about 4 and a half hours driving in a pave road. Tricky road with curves that will make it fun. Afternoon to relax and enjoy the beauty of Tela beaches, the most beautiful of the North Coast. A little slice of heaven on the north shore, is more than the sleepy town often described. This is where to go on the Honduras Caribbean coast if you want to relax and be near/on the beach and swim in the sea. Tela is located half way between the cities of San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba. Originally the headquarters for the United Fruit Company in Honduras, Tela has a largest concentration of Garifuna villages in the World!
Hotel: Maya Vista.
This is 3 hours track in the surrounds of Tela. Prepare to cross some tricky rivers and other obstacles. We get to the Micos Lagoon, which is full of wildlife and we have the possibility to know more about the Garifuna culture.
The lagoon derives its name from the white-faced monkeys or ‘micos’ which frequent the mangroves. Laguna Los Micos is truly an astounding birdwatcher’s paradise, with over 350 species sighted. A tour of the channels and islets will reward you with both an eco-adventure, and the chance to see the skillful Garifuna fishermen at work, casting their nets. In the afternoon return the bikes.
Hotel: Maya Vista.
Pick up at your hotel for day tour. Departure at 8:00 a.m. from Tela to Punta Sal, it is a 45-minute boat ride. Jeannette Kawas National Park (also known as Punta Sal) accessible only by water is a great opportunity to enjoy an unspoiled beach, snorkeling, hiking, wildlife and a delicious local style lunch.
Offering you the very best of both coastal marine and tropical forest ecosystems, Punta Sal is an excursion of diversity. Traversing the peninsula on foot – through mangrove and tropical forest, you will have an hour to walk around the National Park, with the opportunity to see monkeys, spiders, and butterflies. Following a time of snorkeling in the turquoise waters of a coral reef, you will kick back and relax in true Caribbean-style on the beach of Cocalito, enjoying a typical Garifuna lunch. The length of the tour is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Relaxing is guaranteed.
Hotel: Maya Vista.
Depending on your plans and timing, we’ll get you to the airport either for your fly home, or we can arrange what you had in mind to continue your vacations.
• On bike bilingual tour guide (Spanish /English)
• Motorcycle included
• Breakfast and accommodation in varying standard hotels and B&B’s
• Group activity entry fee’s
• Transfers to / from SAP Airport
• Discounts in our other tours and packages
• International flights
• Lunches, dinners and drinks
• Damage and theft liability reduction insurance
• Personal expenses and activities
• Personal health and travel cancellation insurance
• Global Rescue Insurance
• Fully refundable damage deposit for motorcycle rental held on Credit Card
- Total days: 9
- Total nights: 8
- Tour distance approx.: 650 km
- Cost per Rider on 650 cc bike: $ 2195
- Minimum group size: 2 riders
- Level of difficulty: Hard
- Upgrade to BMW F800 GS: $ 360