Country info Honduras

  • Background information
  • Festivals Honduras
    There are many festivals and holidays each year in Honduras. Holy week or Semana santa is celebrated in various locations but the most vibrant events take place at Santa Rosa
  • Sport and recreation Honduras
    Apart from a visit to the ruins in Copan it is also recommended to rent a horse and ride through the surrounding area. You will pass coffee and tobacco plantations and corn fi
  • Food and drinks Honduras
    In the bigger cities of Honduras there is a wide range of restaurants and bars. Typical Honduran food would include Curiles (seafood), Enchiladas, Tortillas, Tamales de Elote
  • Tipping Honduras
    Employees working in restaurants and hotels earn little. You can ensure that their situation is a fraction eased by leaving a good tip. The directive is (at least if satisfact
  • Weather and climate Honduras
    The climate is tropical with the cooler, more temperate weather being in the mountains. The north coast is very hot with rain throughout the year, and though the offshore bree
  • Population Honduras
    The population of Honduras is around 8.2 million and the population is made up of 90% mestizo (mixed Amerindian and European), 7% Amerindian (indigenous), 2% black, and 1% whi
  • Landscape Honduras
    Honduras borders Nicaragua in the southeast, Guatemala in the west, and in the southwest with El Salvador. To the north lies the Caribbean sea and to the south the Pacific Oce
  • Practical information
  • Arrival information Honduras
    visa: At this time a visa is not required for entry into Honduras but please check here because the requirements can change.  passport: Please make sure you have a va
  • Time differences Honduras
    Time in Honduras is GMT -6 hours with no daylight saving. You can check the current time in a variety of locations here.
  • Money Honduras
    The unit of currency in Honduras is the Lempira. A lempira is equivalent to 100 centavos. Notes are in denominations of L500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1. Coins are in denomin
  • Luggage and clothing Honduras
    Honduras is often hot so lightweight cottons and linens are a good idea; warmer clothes are recommended between November and February and in the mountains. Waterproofs are a must for the wet season.
  • Communication Honduras
    Mobile phone: Roaming agreements exist with many international mobile phone companies. Coverage is generally good along the coasts and around major towns. Please check with y
  • Information for people at home Honduras
    Please provide a contact person and their details, this can be added to your booking form. They will be contacted in the case of emergency while on tour. It is important to le
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