Are you travelling to Honduras soon? On this page, you can read more about places of interest, the climate and possible health risks. It is important to know that vaccinations are recommended for Honduras. In most cases these are not mandatory, unless you enter the country from a country where yellow fever is prevalent. What other vaccinations you require is dependant on the duration of your stay in Honduras.
The Republic of Honduras is located in Central America. It borders the Caribbean Sea and the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. Its landscape consists mostly of highlands, which affects the tropical climate. In the summer it can get very hot in the coastal regions, while inland it may rain a lot between May and October. The drier period, from February to May is the best time to travel to Honduras. The country is a great choice for adventure seekers and culture enthusiasts. Honduras offers beautiful nature, rainforests, remote mountain villages and undiscovered caves. The Caribbean and Pacific coasts offer many paradisiacal beaches. You will also find many charming villages from the Spanish colonial era as well as remains of the Mayan culture.
Regardless of your travel plans for Honduras, always take into account the risk of (tropical) diseases and mosquito bites. Malaria occurs in Honduras. Our KLM Health Services experts gladly tell you whether you require vaccinations and provide advice on additional measures you can take to minimise health risk during your stay. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our nurses.
Honduras vaccinations: the most common risks
In Honduras, you run the risk of catching (tropical) diseases to which you are probably not resistant. Vaccines can protect you against these. Please find below a list of the most common health risks and diseases in Honduras and read which specific vaccinations you require.