Lancetilla Botanical Garden

Lancetilla Botanical Garden  is located a few kilometers from Tela. Founded in 1926 as an experimental station by the Tela Railroad Company (Chiquita Bananas). Nowadays, because of the size

and variety of its flora, is the second tropical botanical garden in the world, having both endemic species of Honduras and Central America, and throughout the tropical world.

A variety of birds have made this paradise home due to the abundance of fruit trees, so that you can watch many of them. There is a well a marked trail, which takes you through the garden. Also, if you follow the path that takes you through a beautiful and lush bamboo forest, you will reach a crystal ponds of  the Lancetilla River, where you can take a refreshing dip after his walk in the garden.

If you do not have a car, the most suitable medium get there is a bicycle, which can be rented in downtown Tela.