Just a few miles off the coast from La Ceiba, you can see the islands of Cayos Cochinos. Of the 13 keys, two are small islands: Cochino Mayor and Cochino Menor. Cayos Cochinos forms part of the world's second largest Barrier Reef system, known as the Meso-American Barrier Reef system. Diving, snorkeling, hiking and bird watching are but a few of the alternatives available to the nature lovers who visit the keys. The Garifuna inhabit the surrounding area and cultural activities can be enjoyed such as dancing, fishing, local art and food. Cayos Cochinos is a true paradise!
Lagoon located in the El Cacao village, about 36 Km from La Ceiba, tour operators are offering a trip to a mangrove forest on a kayak, towards a sand bank that divides the lagoon from the Caribbean Sea, observe the howler monkeys, birds and in the horizon ... a glimpse at Cayos Cochinos.
Adrenaline rush garanteed with many rapids ranging from class I-IV, depending on the water level. Admire the towering mountains, the waterfall in Pico Bonito National Park and enjoy the experience of rafting in one of the best river in Central America.
The Highline Zipline Canopy Tour, is the first of its kind on Honduras' north coast. This activity offers you the thrilling experience of gliding through the tree tops in a dense jungle and getting a "bird's eye" view of life in the tropical rain forest. The tour takes you across the river and into the forest of Pico Bonito National Park. At the end, you are welcome to take a refreshing dip at the natural, spring fed rock pools.