The tiny nation of Honduras is among Central America’s best kept birding and wildlife secrets. A biodiversity hotspot, it supports more than 700 bird species, playing host to over 30 separate cloud forests. Our tour spends time birding the grounds and surroundings of one of the most spectacular eco-lodges on the planet: Pico Bonito Lodge! We have time to visit a wide array of habitats including the best tracts of lowland rainforests and the nearby lush, broad-leaved forest. The bird list will be as impressive as the grounds and cuisine, including such gems as Keel-billed and Tody Motmots, Keel-billed Toucan, Lovely Cotinga, Chestnut-colored Woodpecker, Red-capped Mannikin, and too many other fantastic species to list here! We will also take time to explore the Honduran Emerald Reserve, one of just a handful of known sites for Honduras’ only endemic, the glittering little hummer after which it is named. The awesome Honduran birdlife is further augmented by ease of travel, luxury lodges, super-friendly people and fine cuisine, making this a thoroughly enjoyable birding adventure for both hardcore and casual birders alike!

Top Birds

Honduran Emerald; Keel-billed, Turquoise-browed & Tody Motmots; Keel-billed Toucan; Lovely Cotinga; Chestnut-colored & Pale-billed Woodpeckers; Red-capped Manakin; White Hawk; King Vulture; Black-and-white Owl; Violet Sabrewing; Stripe-tailed Hummingbird; Great Potoo; Lesser Roadrunner; Cinnamon Hummingbird; White-fronted & Red-lored Amazons; Brown-hooded Parrot; Montezuma & Chestnut-headed Oropendolas; Black-headed, Gartered, Slaty-tailed & Collared Trogons; Morelet's Seedeater; Green Honeycreeper.

Habitats Covered

lowland rainforests, broad-leaved forest, tropical thorn forest

Expected Climate

warm to hot and humid

Max Group Size

6 with 1 Local leader

Tour Pace & Walking

relaxed

Accommodation

very comfortable

Ease of Birding

mostly easy with some tougher species

Other Attractions

one of the world's best eco-lodges, excellent for butterflies and moths, great food

Photographic Opportunities

good

What our clients say about us

Alexander Alvarado
MS, Honduras 2021

This was a great tour, even better than the itinerary described, with a few surprise activities. I really enjoyed Alexander and felt I learned a lot about the birds and Honduras while with him.

Honduras - Escape to Central America (Small Group) II 2024

05 Aug 2024 - 10 Aug 2024 (6 days)

USD2,195 - No Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Alexander Alvarado

Tour price (Per person): USD2,195 * GBP1,724 * EUR2,050 * AUD3,317

Single Supplement: USD350 * GBP275 * EUR327 * AUD529

Honduras - Escape to Central America (Small Group) 2025

25 Jun 2025 - 30 Jun 2025 (6 days)

USD2,295 - Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Alexander Alvarado

Tour price (Per person): USD2,295 * GBP1,803 * EUR2,143 * AUD3,468

Single Supplement: USD360 * GBP283 * EUR336 * AUD544

Honduras - Escape to Central America (Small Group) 2026

01 Jun 2026 - 06 Jun 2026 (6 days)

USD2,400 - Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Alexander Alvarado

Pricing notes : *Prices are estimated and dates may change*

Tour price (Per person): USD2,400 * GBP1,885 * EUR2,241 * AUD3,626

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