Honduras or officially known as the Republic of Honduras, is a republic within Central America. Bordered by the Gulf of Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua, to the north, west, and south, it is known for its natural resources that include minerals, coffee, tropical fruits, and sugar cane, among others. The official language in Honduras is Spanish but some of the recognised regional languages are Garifuna, Miskito, Bay Islands Creole English, on top of other indigenous languages.
What to see & do
Among the destinations within Honduras that should be checked out include Copán, Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Pico Bonito National Park, La Tigra National Park, Celaque National Park, Virgin of Suyapa, Museum of the Revolution, Gumbalimba Park, and Enchanted Wings Butterfly House, among others. Copán, located within Honduras, is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization within the Copán Department, west of the country. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is divided into various groups with the Main Group, and the Cemetery Group. Some of its main attractions include the Hieroglyphic Stairway, Ballcourt, and Monument Plaza or Great Plaza, to name a few. The Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve is a 5,350 square-kilometre preserved land and UNESCO World Heritage Site, located within the La Mosquitia region of Honduras. It consists of mountainous and lowland tropical rainforest, wildlife and plant life with around 2,000 inhabitants. Pico Bonito National Park, a national park within Honduras, was established in 1987 and covers an area of around 560 square kilometres on the northern area of the country. The park is protected by the Pico Bonito National Park Foundation or FUPNAPIB, and is a known spot for bird watching, rafting, kayaking, and hiking, to name a few.