A couple of well-run companies offer tours to the surrounding area and further afield.
La Moskitia Ecoaventuras 2441 3279 or t 9929 7532, lamoskitia.hn. Jorge Salaverri is an expert on La Mosquitia and the Río Plátano, and his company also offers tours to Pico Bonito (from US$35), Cuero y Salado and Cayos Cochinos (both from US$53), plus rafting (from US$35) and sea-kayaking (from US$35). Its office is located in Colonia Toronjal 2 close to Megaplaza mall: turn right at Pollitos La Cumbre, continue for two blocks then turn right again.
Omega Tours Río Cangrejal valley, 19km from La Ceiba 2440 0334 or 9631 0295, omegatours.info. Extensive range of tours including rafting, kayaking, horseriding (from US$76) and trips to Cayos Cochinos and La Mosquitia. All start at their lodge, which borders both Pico Bonito and Nombre de Dios parks, and prices include a night’s stay.