Day 1: Arrival at San Pedro Sula. Transfer by car to Tela. We'll stay overnight in Tela in a small port town with sandy beaches and coconut palms. Enjoy the tropical atmosphere of the hotel while given all the information about the tour and getting familiar with the motorcycles. Overnight in Tela.
Day 2: Tela - La Ceiba. Scenic ride along the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean Sea to the village of Miami, where palm trees frame the coastline. Here is the entrance to the National Park "Punta Sal," created to protect rare and endangered animals like the white-faced monkey, ocelot, and manatee. Optional: We leave the motorcycles behind and take a short boat ride (not included) into the "Laguna De Los Micos" (Lake of the Monkeys) to enjoy the lush vegetation and the wildlife. Back on the paved main road, we travel on to La Ceiba. Arrival late afternoon. Overnight in La Ceiba. Dirt road: 30km 18,75miles (15 km 9,4 miles of sand) Paved road: 100 km 62,50 miles
Day 3: La Ceiba - Pico Bonito Mountains. A short ride from La Ceiba into the "Pico Bonito" mountains takes us to an impossibly green canyon with jungle scenery. From there we follow a winding dirt road along the "Rio Cangrejal." And on the way back we take a dip in the crystal clear water. This trip offers spectacular views: a waterfall plunging more than 300 feet from the canyon walls and rapids sliding around sculptured granite boulders. Overnight in La Ceiba. Dirt road: 70 km 43,75 miles / Paved road: 35 km 21,9 miles.
Day 4: La Ceiba - Trujillo. For a while we stay on the highway to Trujillo before we turn off on a dirt road that winds through vast banana plantations. We will tour a plantation and visit the processing plant (if possible) where the bananas are selected, washed and finally packed. Then we continue on the dirt road until we meet the highway to Trujillo. Trujillo was the first capital of Honduras in the year 1525. It was here that Christopher Columbus landed in 1509 and the pirate William Walker was executed. Overnight in Trujillo. Off road: 60 km 37,5 miles Paved road: 90 km 56,25 miles.
Day 5: Tour to Santa Fe and Betulia Beach. In the morning we visit colorful villages of the "Garifunas" (black descendants of the African slaves) where life has remained virtually unchanged for centuries. The dirt road passes through many little rivers and during the rainy season we might actually get stuck in the mud! We will have lunch at the comedor "Caballero" in Santa Fe where Pete, a former cook on a cruise liner, will serve the best kingfish, lobster or shrimp. In the afternoon, relax on the beautiful beaches of Trujillo by swimming, snorkeling or just basking in the sun. Overnight in Trujillo. Dirt road: 35 km 21,9 miles / Paved road: 10km 6,25 miles.
Day 6: National Park "Capiro y Calentura". We will visit "Capiro y Calentura" National Park, which offers a great view over the bay of Trujillo. After lunch we return to La Ceiba . In the evening, we'll have dinner in one of the little restaurants down on the beach. Enjoy the magnificent sunset and listen to the Afro-Caribbean music of the Garifunas. Overnight in La Ceiba. Dirt road 68 km / Paved road: 95 km
Day 7: Transfer to La Ceiba - Airport. by car and departure to your international flight.
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