About Tegucigalpa


Let's have a look around into background of Tegucigalpa
  • Region: Francisco Morazan
  • Country: Honduras
  • Latitude: 14.1
  • Longitude: -87.2166667
  • Time zone: America/Tegucigalpa
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Tegucigalpa

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April, November, and December

Location

Tegucigalpa, formally Tegucigalpa, Municipality of the Central District, commonly referred to as Téguz, is the capital of Honduras and seat of government of the Republic, along with its twin sister Comayagüela, with a population of about 1,157,509(2013 Census). Tegucigalpa is Honduras' largest and most populous city as well as the nation's political and administrative center. Tegucigalpa is host to 25 foreign embassies and 16 consulates.

Distance from Tegucigalpa center to Airport

The closest major airport to Tegucigalpa, Honduras is Toncontín International Airport (TGU / MHTG).

  • Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km
  • Driving Time: 9 Minutes
  • Languages: Spanish followed by Arabic being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Toncontín International Airport
  • Rail: Ferrocarril Nacional de Honduras.
  • Road: Bus: Rus Rapid Transit.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: L100
  • Housekeeper: L20 - L50 per Day

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: L50 - L100

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • El Lolo,
  • El Durazno,
  • Rio Abajo

Emergency Contact Numbers in Tegucigalpa city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 198/199/195
  • Railroad: +504 2553-2997
  • Airport: +504 2234-2402 (Toncontín International Airport)
  • Hospital: +504 2280-1500 (Hospital Honduras Medical Center)

Events

  • Feria de la Capital or Feria capitalina
  • Feria del Caballo y la Cultura
  • Christmas Fair

Tourist Attractions

  • Museo Nimismático Rigoberto Rojas
  • Parque La Leona
  • Cultural Center of Spain in Tegucigalpa – CCET

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cinemark
  • Cinépolis
  • Metrocinemas

Visit Top Restaurants in Tegucigalpa

  • La Cumbre
  • Factory Steak & Lobster
  • La Estancia Parillada Uruguaya

Top Shopping Centers in Tegucigalpa

  • City Mall
  • Multiplaza
  • Mall El Dorado

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museo para la Identidad Nacional
  • Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia-Museo Nacional Villa Roy
  • Galería de Arte Nacional

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Yougurt Ice Cream – Tuti's Frozen Yogurt
  • Steak – La Bonita Steakhouse
  • Lamb Sawarma– Galata Buffet-Cafe

Sports Club

  • Lobos UPNFM – Football
  • F.C. Municipal Valencia – Football
  • C.D. Federal – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 38.57 L
  • Taxi: 70.22 L (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 12,461.63 L
  • Cheap meal: 153.91 L 
  • Gasoline: 21.86 L / litre
  • 3 course meal: 504.79 L
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