Travel to see the Wonders of Lake Yojoa

Lake Yojoa is the largest natural lake in Honduras. It is 95 feet deep, 4 miles wide, and 10 miles long. The lake sits at the base of two mountainous national parks. Santa Barbara National Park rises above the Northern shore, and Cerro Azul Meambar National Park towers above the Southern shore. It is an easy place to reach, as the main highway between San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa passes alongside Lake Yojoa.

Travel to Lake Yojoa Honduras

Travel to Lake Yojoa Honduras

There is plenty to do in this peaceful region. Birders will delight in a lake tour, which provides a special vantage point for viewing many of the several hundred bird species. The climate is excellent for growing coffee, and as such, there are a few “fincas” or coffee plantations that can be toured, as well as a micro brewery. There are hot springs to dip in, caves to explore, and the Pulhapanzak Waterfalls to hike to during your time in Lake Yojoa.

Los Naranjos Eco-Archaeological Park is another well-known place to visit during your Lake Yojoa stay. Ancient ruins of the Lenca are only partially excavated at this park, providing a unique opportunity to imagine the ancient Lenca village beneath the greenery.

On your next trip heading toward Tegucigalpa, remember to make some extra time to include a stop at Lake Yojoa.

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