Tegucigalpa is the capital of Honduras. Set in a central valley surrounded by mountains, it’s known for its well-preserved Spanish colonial architecture. Central Morazán Plaza is dominated by the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel with its baroque interior. The Museum of National Identity traces the country’s history. It includes a virtual tour of the Copán Mayan ruins of western Honduras. Tegucigalpa, city and capital of the Republic of Honduras. It is located on hilly terrain hemmed in by mountains, at an elevation of 3,200 feet (975 metres) above sea level. Tegucigalpa, founded in 1578 on the slopes of Mount Picacho as a gold- and silver-mining centre, alternated with Comayagua, 35 miles (56 km) to the northwest, as capital from 1824 to 1880, when Tegucigalpa was made the permanent capital of the republic. Itinerary: We start the morning with a visit to Basilica de Suyapa, which is the home of our Catholic Patron, the Virgin of Suyapa. Then we drive in front of the National University, all the way to downtown. We walk in the Central Park and on the pedestrian area. We explain the history of Downtown Tegucigalpa, checkout the Cathedral and other points of interest. Then we drive to El Picacho Park which has the best view of Tegucigalpa. Then we return to the hotel.