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San Pedro Sula, 0
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One of the very few botanical gardens in the city, the Jardin Botanico Lancetilla is a must visit for all the nature lovers. This garden is spread over 1681 hectares and houses several rare plants and trees that are worth looking at. With a well maintained collection of about 1500 species of tropical decorative and fruiting plants, the gardens are a study house for many leading botanists. A tour of the Jardin Botanico Lancetilla offers information on several species of plants and makes for a great place to take a breather from the hectic life.
An important attraction in the Cortés region, the Pulhapanazak Falls is a beautiful natural wonder that attracts hordes of tourists and locals. This pristine waterfall crashes down from a height of 43 meters which envelops the place with a wonderful moist air. The rocks, the trees, the beautiful flora and fauna of the place, along with the stunning caves near the Pulhapanazak Falls make it an ideal destination for a picnic or a getaway with friends. If you are keen towards exploring untouched nature, then Pulhapanazak Falls is a must visit.
The Meambar Cerro Azul National Park (Parque Nacional Cerro Azul Meámbar) is approximately 400 square kilometers stretch of untouched natural beauty. Located next to the Lago de Yojoa, the country's largest lake, the forest is known for it's cloudy dreamy appearance. The wooded area is made up of three different types of forest - coniferous forest area, forest land and broadleaf forest. In these three forested areas, there are five different ecosystems thriving - evergreen tropical mixed lower montane forest, seasonal evergreen tropical lower montane broadleaf forest, boque tropical broadleaf evergreen upper montane forest, farming system and boque aciculifoliado seasonal evergreen tropical submontane forest. The forest is beautifully thriving with a healthy wildlife of mountain cats, bats, frogs and toads, raccoons, deer, goldfinch, toucans, and many more. The forest is home to at least 80 species of birds and innumerable animals and insects. The forest is popular with nature enthusiasts, hikers, trekkers, bird-watchers, adventure-seekers and the likes. It's a great place to visit to enjoy what nature has to offer.
The Refugio de Vida Silvestre Punta Izopo is one of the lesser known wildlife reserves in the country. The reserve is full of swampy grounds and has beautiful tropical trees and plants that are a respite to the eyes. The place is a paradise of exotic animals, birds and reptiles which is best explored by various kayak trips and tours conducted here. If you are a nature lover, keep a day off in your schedule to pay a visit to this world of nature.
A trip to the Parque Nacional Jeannette Kawas or Punta Sal, conjures visions of acres of dry and wetlands that features images of tropical plant and animals species. Exotic wildlife coupled with an effusive natural environ, mist-covered forests, and miles of sandy beaches makes this an attractive spot amidst natural landscape. Flanked by a large lagoon system, snorkeling with dolphin watching is also popular here. Besides,the park features a botanical garden, which is the largest of its kind. The area is a bird-watchers paradise which showcases nearly 700 different bird species. All in all, the park creates a beautiful backdrop of a fantastic landscape.