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Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

Travel Guide Central America Honduras Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

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Introduction

This important Unesco World Heritage Site is located in the northwest of the country, which mainly contains uninhabited areas. The Río Plátano Biosphere reserve is one of the few remains of a tropical rainforest in Central America and has a high biodiversity with abundant and varied plant and wildlife. Besides its natural significance, there are over 2000 indigenous people who live here and have preserved their traditional way of life in piece with the surrouding pristine nature. It one of the best places to experience the fauna and unique species of animals in Central America.

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Opening Hours

February to July are the best months to enjoy a tour of Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve. Avoid the months from November to January as it is the rainy season.

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Getting There

There are two ways to travel into the reserve. One is by plane, and the other is by boat ride from Las Marias to Rais Ta which takes around a few hours

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