The Cangrejal River is one of the most grand waterways in Central America. The stream is in the region of La Ceiba, its watershed is inside the Nombre de Dios mountain go. The vast majority of this range has an ensured territory status due to being a piece of Pico Bonito or Nombre de Dios National Park.
The most noteworthy top in this mountain range is Pico Bonito. This pinnacle has a height of 2,584 meters above ocean level (8,478 ft). The mountain range rises unexpectedly from ocean level. The pinnacle of Pico Bonito is just 20 km from the Caribbean Coast of Honduras!!! This tough geographic territory makes numerous waterways and springs that tumble from the heights to the Caribbean coast in a couple of kilometers. In this way, they make beautiful, amazing cascades and violent flows that surge towards the ocean. The biggest, and most sublime of these streams is the Cangrejal River. It streams into the Atlantic and partitions the city of La Ceiba in two.
The River starts roughly 25 km. (15 miles) from its mouth on the Caribbean Sea. Three little waterways converge to shape the compelling Cangrejal. The Rio Viejo, Rio Blanco and Rio Yaruca all join inside 300 feet, and quickly dive into a profound gully. Starting here, the River drops from 870 feet to ocean level in just 25 km (15 miles). This makes it probably the steepest waterway in Central America! The Cangrejal River gets its name from the crabs that used to be bottomless at the mouth of the stream. This stream offers completely clear waters, immense rocks, and a the thick wilderness along its banks. Together, this accommodates exceptional, world class landscape that is hard to discover somewhere else.
As a result of the rich tropical vegetation that is a piece of the national stops, the feathered creature viewing in the territory is completely extraordinary. You can see Keel Billed Toucans, Colored Aracaris, Turquoise Browed Motmots, Montezuma Oropendolas and an assortment of hummingbirds from the solace of your lounger on the patio of your room!
Despite the fact that warm blooded creatures are more earnestly to see, ocelots, panthers, goliath insect eating animals, white confronted monkeys, porcupines, armadillos, guatuzas and nutrias have all been spotted inside the domain enveloped by these two National Parks in the region of the Cangrejal River.
There is a lot of climbing trails into the Pico Bonito National Park that can be gotten to from the Cangrejal River through the Visitor’s Center that is situated at km 8.5, just before La Villa de Soledad. The longest climbing trail there will take you to the El Bejuco cascade, a great three hour full circle climb.
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