Honduras

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Travel information about Honduras

Honduras is a country in Central America that is the second largest region having a total area of 112,492 square km2 (43,433 sq mi) and a population of approximately 9,112,867. If you want to go sightseeing, enjoy the Maya ruins of Copán, or go diving at Bay Islands where you’d come face to face with dolphins and whale sharks. It’s also one of the cheapest nation in the region.

Capital city of Honduras: Tegucigalpa

Closest neighbors to Honduras: Honduras’ neighboring countries are Guatemala to the west, Nicaragua on the south-east, and El Salvador on the southwest.

Best times to visit Honduras: Best time to travel to Honduras is all year-round depending on your preferences. Just avoid going in October and November because it’s the hurricane season.

How to get to Honduras: There are direct flights from the US to Honduras but if you’re traveling from the UK, you will have to connect flights via the USA. Travel time from London to Honduras including stopover is 17 hours while from New York will take 6 hours and 30 minutes and 3 hours and 10 minutes from Houston.

Visa requirements for Honduras: Visa is not required when traveling to Honduras for 90 days but you’ll need a passport valid for 6 months and a return ticket.

Currency of Honduras: The currency of Honduras is Honduran Lempira (HNL).

Official Language of Honduras: Spanish is the official language of Honduras.

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Honduras

There are 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Honduras and 0 on their tentative list.

Cultural (1)

  • Maya Site of Copan (1980)

Natural (1)

Scuba diving safety tips

Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:

  1. Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
  2. Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
  3. Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
  4. Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
  5. Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
  6. Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  7. Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.

 

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