Tegucigalpa and its history Tegucigalpa has its beginnings 438 years ago, with the arrival of spanish colonizers, who were looking for precious minerals to be exploited and brought to Spain. It is currently the head of the department of Francisco Morazán, one of the 18 departments of Honduras and the capital of the country. It was founded as a city on September 29, 1578. Tegucigalpa began to form as a mining town, its main center was where the old presidential house is currently located,  in the historic center of the city.  The Capital is composed of 2 twin cities, Tegucigalpa... Read more

Roatan Bay Islands Honduras

July 30, 2019 | By: JC Tours
It is the largest island of the islet archipelago, (which are: Roatán, Guanaja, Utila, José Santos Guardiola and the smaller islands of Morat, Santa Elena, Barbareta and 65 small cayes). All of the make up the department of Islas de la Bahia. Located on the coasts of the Honduran Caribbean, in front of the departments of Atlantida and Colon. This island has the most developed tourist activity of all of them and is the one that provides the most varied range of services in tourism. It was discovered by Cristobal Colon on Oct 30rd of 1502,  and he declared it property of the... Read more
History of Copan Ruins  The Mayan Ruins of Copán are located in the western region of Honduras, on a small valley near the border with  Guatemala;  within the department of Copán, one of the 18 departments of Honduras. They were  discovered by Diego García de Palacios. In a letter to the King of Spain, Philip II, wrote on March 8, 1576 while being in Guatemala : "Nearby our way to San Pedro Sula, in the first village named Copan, within the province of Honduras, are certain Ruins and Vestiges of a large population and superb buildings constructed... Read more

Tela

August 23, 2019 | By: JC Tours
History of Tela   The city of Tela was founded by spanish captain Cristóbal de Olid as Triunfo de la Cruz, on May 3, 1524, sent by Hernán Cortés to colonize Honduras, Captain Cristóbal de Olid left from Veracruz Mexico to our country. In 1526 it was attached to the Villa de Trujillo. At the end of the nineteenth century Tela became the headquarters of several banana companies that brought the accelerated progress to this city.  The natural richness of this city can be enjoyed in three different areas: Punta Sal National Park, Punta Izopo Wildlife Refuge and... Read more

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