EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

Note: Costs for these extra curricular activities are not included in our school plans. Tour operators are paid separately but we may help you organize your trip.


White Water Rafting:

Some of the best white water rafting in Central America is to be found right here in La Ceiba. The Cangrejal River offers class I, II, III and IV rapids, all within a short 45 minutes drive from downtown La Ceiba. In addition to the exciting rapids, the Pico Bonito National Park, which features more than 7 different ecosystems because of its changing altitudes, has its eastern border with the river, offering you an insight to the ever so lush green forest of Honduras. After the adventure, swim at the lodge's pool and have a cold beer.

  • This adventure includes: (WEEKEND TOUR)
  • One free night at the beautiful Mountain Lodge.
  • Expert river rafters.
  • Safety equipment.
  • Snacks.
  • Meals are at extra cost of $3 per meal.
  • Honduran tasty coffee.
  • Tropical Fruit Salad and soft drinks
  • Leave from school at 10 am. On Saturday
  • Back to school on Sunday afternoon.


Hiking Pico Bonito Cloud Forest:

Unquestionably one of the most diverse parks in Honduras, it coves an extension of land that goes from sea level to as high as 7,500 ft. Named after the mountain that lies just south of La Ceiba. Pico Bonito has become a landmark for La Ceiba and is why without a doubt plays an important role in making of La Ceiba an important eco-tourism destination in the years to come.

  • Tour Includes: (ONE DAY TOUR)
  • Leaving from school: 8:00 am.
  • Back to school: 6:00 pm.
  • Hike up for 2 hours. The trail leads you up into the forest following the course of the crystal clear Zacate River. At the end of the trail spectacular waterfalls will reward you. A variety of tropical birds, including the Keel-billed Toucan are easily seen alog the trail. White faced monkies might also be seen.
  • Entrance Fee.
  • Stop by the AMARAS Bird Conservation Project (45 minutes stop)
  • Swimming at the Coloradito River surrounded by wonderful forest and crystal waters.
  • Snack and bottled water.
  • Leaving school: 8:00 am.
  • Back to school: 7:00 pm.

Canopy:

Without a doubt, en adventure experience that will allow you to feel the pure adrenalin flows into your whole body, Canopy tour will let you fly over the jungle sliding in a safe way from one platform to another on top of the trees and passing through caves, canyons and the lush forest.

  • Tour includes: (WEEKEND TOUR)
  • Expert guides.
  • One free night at our beautiful mountain lodge.
  • Safety equipment.
  • Snack and bottle water.
  • Honduran coffee
  • Meals at extra cost of $3 per meal.
  • Leaves school: 8:00 am on Saturday
  • Back to school: Sunday afternoon.


Hiking at Rio Maria:

For a refreshing trip, the Rio Maria is a delight. This a "U" hike of 3 hours up into the lush vegetation of the foothills along the river. The reward for the hike up is a series of pools in the river with cool, clear mountain water.

Wonderful view of the Bay Islands from top of the mountain. Bird Watching (All sorts of tropical birds). Snack, bottle water.
Leaves from school: 1:00 pm.
Return to school: 6:00 pm.

Garifuna Villages + Helen's Beach Resort:

  • This tour includes:
  • Visit to the Garifuna villages - Learn about the Garifuna culture and its roots (Afro Antillean ethnic group), then we go the Helen's Beach resort where you can enjoy a delicious fish platter or vegetarian platter.
  • Swimming at the beach or the resort's pool, sunbath. Refreshing!! Cold Drink!!
  • On our way back, we will stop at a river to swim into the cool mountain water.
  • Leave school: 11:30 am.
  • Back to school: 6:00 pm.

AMARAS Bird Conservation Project - Fruit Plantations - Beach - Lunch

  • This tour includes: (HALF DAY TOUR)
  • Visit to AMARAS (Birs Conservation Project). You will learn about all sorts of birds that this foundation takes care of.
  • El Porvenir. You will walk along the fruit plantations of the Standard Fruit Company.
  • La Ceiba is the home of the DOLE Fruit Company, producers of bananas, pineapples, grapefruit and other tropical fruits.
  • Lunch at El Porvenir community in a "CHAMPA" (HUT) next to the beach. Fish or Typical platter.
  • Swim at the beach, sunbath.
  • Leaves school: 11:30 am.
  • Back to school: 6:00 pm.

Mountain Bicycle:

Enjoy one night at our Mountain Lodge in the Pico Bonito Cloud Forest. Ride your mountain bike with a guide and enjoy pure nature.

  • Tour includes: (WEEKEND TOUR)
  • One free night at the mountain Lodge.
  • Snacks-fruit salad-soft drinks
  • Meals are at extra cost of $3 per meal.
  • Swim at the river or the lodge's pool
  • Honduran coffee.
  • Leave from school: 10 am. On Saturday
  • Back to school on Sunday afternoon.

 


Medical Programs

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Spanish and Health Care Volunteer Medical Programs...

Volunteer In Honduras

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Volunteer programs. Opportunity to help Honduran kids in need. Volunteer-Spanish Programs...

Enjoy Your Stay in Honduras!!