Activities

ENJOY PANACAM FROM INSIDE

Welcome to PANACAM LODGE, a cozy mountain hotel located in the Azul Meámbar National Park, Honduras, where the natural beauty of this important reserved area together with our extensive facilities and direct contact with nature becomes a unique and unforgettable experience.

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TRAILS

PANACAM Lodge offers access to the network of trails in the Cerro Azul Meámbar National Park. Its more than seven kilometers pass between an immense forest with beautiful waterfalls, crystal clear water sources, viewpoints with exuberant views, bird watching towers and rest areas. The network is made up of three main trails that are interconnected to always offer new experiences.

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Trail Los Vencejos
Distance: 0.7 Kms
Difficulty: Mild
Identification: Yellow

This short linear tour takes just half an hour, enough time to appreciate the beautiful vegetation that forms in the lower part of the mountain.

Butterflies and dragonflies wander among colorful heliconia’s that line the path to Los Vencejos cascade surrounded by towering tree ferns.

Trail El Venado
Distance: 1.5 Kms
Difficulty: Moderate
Identification: Green

It is a circular route that takes place through the middle part of the mountain and takes about an hour and a half at a moderate pace.

The Path allows you to observe a panoramic view of the Yure reservoir, as well as various medicinal plants and timber trees. Without a doubt the greatest attraction is the opportunity to see tropical birds such as the Toucan and the Hermit Hummingbird.

Trail El Sinaí
Distancia: 6.8 Kms
Difficulty: High
Identification: Blue

This tour is a unique trip to the cloud forest, where the exuberant vegetation takes its main role.

The canopy of the trees is covered in mist, housing many birds, the high waterfalls descend through the mountain, which forms various viewpoints with views of Lake Yojoa and its surroundings. The walk takes about 4 hours and allows you to ascend to the top of the mountain.

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KAYAK

On this expedition we paddle in the calm waters of the Yure Reservoir, located just at 10 minutes from the Lodge's visitor center, aside from paddling among its mountains you can enjoy a natural mirror that is created between the reservoir and the mountains around, without a doubt it’s a relaxing and unique experience offered by these two natural beauties.

Rates

L.180.00 per person, includes guide, kayak, life jacket and moving the kayak equipment to the reservoir.

What to bring

Water, towel, sunblock, sun protection (hat and / or sunglasses).

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BIRD WATCHING

Lake Yojoa is one of the main regions of Honduras for bird watching, especially PANACAM, an ideal place for bird lovers because there´s a large number of native and migratory species that occupy different habitats.

In PANACAM we offer two bird watching towers specially designed to enjoy toucans, motmots, trogons, hawks, flycatchers, woodpeckers, among others. Any month of the year is perfect for this activity, but the most favorable time is November to March.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Another activity that can be easily done at PANACAM Lodge is photography of natural spaces. The site has splendid landscapes, a beautiful set of flora and fauna always active and waiting to be captured by an agile lens. For those who enjoy this hobby, PANACAM Lodge will undoubtedly be a stage to achieve impressive shots.

Photo shoots for special occasions have an additional cost of L. 500.00 per day, the funds raised are for the protection and conservation of the park.

Entrance fees to the park
National Lps.80.00
Estudents Lps.60.00
Seniors Lps.60.00
Foreigners Lps.180.00
Recommendations for visiting the park

These are some things you should not forget.

  • Clothing suitable for the weather
  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof jacket or windbreaker
  • Wear suitable shoes
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
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