When you walk along the Rio Zacate trail, there are beautiful views of the Caribbean coast and at the end reach the stunning Zacate waterfall.
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The Mayan site of Copán with its grand citadel, imposing public squares and subterranean tunnels is a masterpiece of ancient planning. In Pico Bonito National Park walking trails through lush forest teeming with tropical birds and monkeys lead to tumbling waterfalls and sweeping views. While at Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge you’ll ride an old railway before negotiating the mangroves by canoe or boat in search of manatees, monkeys and alligators.
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The wildlife refuge is situated 33kms from La Ceiba, which is home to many endangered animal species, found within the many mangrove canals proceeding from the rivers Cuero and Salado.
Carlos' family owns the farm, and he takes you on a tranquil horseback ride through the farmlands and beautiful scenery of the Copán valley followed by a hearty farmhouse lunch cooked by Carlos' mother.
A guided tour of the beautiful archeological site of Copán, marking the most southerly point of the Maya Empire. Discovered in 1570 by Diego García de Palacio, the ruins of Copán were not excavated until the 19th century.