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Tour El Salvador Flowers Route

Wind your way through the Cordillera Apaneca mountains as you follow El Salvador’s famous Flowers Route (Ruta de las Flores) on this full-day tour from San Salvador. Pass an endless panorama of wildflower filled valleys, coffee plantations and rolling hills as you journey along the 22-mile (36-km) trail and enjoy an itinerary tailored to your individual interests. Perhaps stop at the villages of Nahuizalco and Apaneca to peek into the artisan workshops; visit the Coffee Museum in Juayúa; or sample local specialties (own expense) like paella in the colonial town of Juayúa.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Combo Tour: Volcanoes, Lake and Mayan sites including Joya de Ceren

Discover the towering volcanoes, gorgeous lakes and ancient Mayan sites of El Salvador during this comprehensive 8-hour trip. During your excursion you’ll explore the country’s numerous volcanoes, including the Izalco, Santa Ana and Cerro Verde Volcanoes. Each of these sky-high peaks harbors a wealth of unique ecosystems and plant life to explore. Then check out beautiful Lake Coatepeque before exploring the Mayan-era ‘Joya de Ceren’ archaeological site and the Pre-Columbian city of San Andrés. This full-day El Salvador adventure covers site entrance fees, a guide, and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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2-Day Tour: Following The Maya Path and Copán Ruins

Experience two of the most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of the Mayan civilization, Copán and Joya de Cerén, during this 2-day, 1-night trip. Explore the ‘Pompeii of the Americas’ at Joya de Cerén, one of the only Mayan villages preserved from ancient times by a volcanic eruption. Then discover the unique stelae (upright stone carvings) and magnificent buildings at Copán, a vast Mayan center with several thousand structures. Your Mayan-themed trip includes a guide, overnight accommodation, entrance fees, snacks and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Archaeological Tour: El Salvador Mayan Ruins Including Joya de Cerén

Relive the glory of the mighty Mayan empire with this half- or full-day tour of the most notable Mayan ruins in El Salvador. Explore the fascinating pre-Columbian villages of San Andrés and UNESCO-listed Joya de Cerén. After a typical Salvadoran lunch (own expense), admire the colonial landmarks of Santa Ana and stand in awe before El Salvador’s largest pyramid at the Tazumal archeological site in Chalchuapa.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Laguna Verde and Apaneca Buggy Adventure Tour

Satisfy an appetite for adventure on a 6-hour dune buggy tour from San Salvador. Combine spectacular scenery with an adventurous experience as you discover the luscious landscape in an alternative way. See the sparkling surfaces of Laguna Verde and Laguna de las Ninfas; trace the remarkable Ruta de las Flores (Flowers Route) and absorb the natural landmarks that pepper the path; and then, explore the historical highlights in the traditional town of Apaneca. Opt for the upgraded option to include a knowledgeable guide and a full-day tour of San Salvador’s spectacular surroundings.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Suchitoto Day Trip from San Salvador

Explore the buzzing cultural center of El Salvador on this full-day tour of Suchitoto from San Salvador, including hotel pick-up. Admire the cobbled lanes and colonial buildings on a guided tour of the historic center; visit the landmark Santa Lucia Church, and browse the markets and handicrafts shops. After lunch (own expense), enjoy free time to sightsee independently, cruise around Lake Suchitlán or visit the nearby Los Tercios Waterfall.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Salvador Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Joya de Cerén

Maximise your time and minimise your spending, with this great-value combo tour, pairing two of El Salvador’s most popular attractions, plus hotel pick-up. Uncover San Salvador’s colonial history on a 2-hour walking tour, taking in highlights like Masferrer Square, Salvador del Mundo Square, El Rosario Church and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Then, journey to the UNESCO-listed Mayan ruins of Joya de Cerén for a 2-hour guided tour and learn how the fascinating archaeological site earned its nickname as the 'Pompeii of the Americas’.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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El Salvador: The Peace Route Tour

Help heal the bonds broken by El Salvador’s civil war in the 1980s during this 13-hour in-depth exploration of the people and places impacted by this bloody conflict. Pay homage to those that lost their lives in the war at the Mozote Memorial Site, and interact with conflict veterans who are working to help rebuild their community. You’ll also stop by the Museum of the Revolution, where you can hear testimonials from witnesses and learn about the conflict’s key moments. Your trip also includes a guide, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Following the maya path in El Salvador : Joya de Cerén, San Andrés and Tazumal

Commune with the ancient Mayan civilization during this 8-hour visit to some of the culture’s top archaeological sites in El Salvador. Check out the impressive village of Joya de Cerén, a UNESCO World Heritage site that was preserved many centuries ago by a volcanic eruption. Then wander among the pyramids at the Mayan ceremonial center of San Andrés and see the largest pyramid in the country at Tazumal. This Mayan-themed trip also includes a guide, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mayan Exploration Joya de Ceren, San Andres and Coatepeque Lake

Joya de Ceren and San Andres are the main archaeological sites that we will discover on this tour.In El Salvador the history of the volcanoes and the different civilizations that have passed through this land have a close relationship between destruction and conservation. In this tour we will observe this fact closely.Among the many civilizations that have lived in El Salvador, one of the most important has been the Mayans. The Mayans are known to have developed complex societies with impressive temples in the Mesoamerican area. But the first destination we will visit is something completely different.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Highlights of San Salvador City

Explore the highlights of the city with a native of San Salvador. Important monuments and historical spots, main avenues, commercial and residential districts watching landmarks and monuments that commemorate relevant historical figures and events.Many public buildings in El Centro where made during the golden age of coffee exports with a wide mix of architectural styles: Classical, Renaissance, Art Nouveau, Gothic, Neo colonial, Arab, etc. With the recent renovation Downtown is nicer and safer than ever to walk. Different business are boosting out and has become the place to be.Walk this streets learning details events that occurred on this very place over almost 500 years of history and the people that took part in it. From colony to Independence. From the Federation to the Coffee Republic. From military regimes to democracy. From repressions to big celebrations. Tour duration: 4h
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Joya de Ceren and El Boqueron National Park Tour From San Salvador

Discover the volcanic ruins and tree-flanked trails of El Boquerón National Park on a 4-hour tour from San Salvador. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the colossal mound of Big Mouth, one of the country’s most impressive volcanoes, and hike the dense, forested paths of El Boquerón National Park. Delve into the ancient mysteries of the Joya de Cerén ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site that dates back to the 6th century, and gaze at panoramic vistas of the Black Lake, a sweeping sea of hardened volcanic rock. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip hotel transportation on this exhilarating excursion.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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San Salvador Historic Downtown Bike Tour

Immerse yourself in the colonial history of El Salvador during this 3-hour exploration of San Salvador’s historic landmarks by bike. This Central American capital’s historic zone is home to more 400 historic structures, offering the perfect setting for a bike-themed sightseeing trip. Check out key attractions like the country’s former Presidential House, First Cry of Independence Bell, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Palace, and many more. Your cycling-themed exploration of San Salvador includes a guide, bike and helmet, snacks, water and optional round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Monsignor Romero City Tour

Learn the fascinating story of El Salvador’s Monsignor Romero during this 8-hour trip exploring his life and legacy. This famous defender of human rights has won country-wide (and international) acclaim for his outspoken criticisms of poverty, social injustice and torture. During your excursion you’ll visit the most important monuments to Romero’s life, including the Chapel of Divine Providence, the Monsignor Romero Historic Center at UCA University and the permanent exhibit on his life at the Anthropological Museum of San Salvador. Your excursion covers entrance fees, a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Santa Tecla History and Culture Bike Tour of El Salvador

Discover the rich art, culture and history of El Salvador’s Santa Tecla during this 3-hour bicycle adventure. Pedal your way down the bike lanes and cobblestone streets of this unexpected urban destination, admiring its striking architecture and unique cultural attractions. During the course of your ride you’ll check out the historic Albanes candy shop, visit the Hare Krishna temple and souvenir store, sample fresh fruit at the city market and pay your respects at the site of a tragic city earthquake in 2001. This Santa Tecla cycling tour includes a bike and helmet, guide and food tasting.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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El Salvador Mayan Ruins, Private Guided Bilingual Day Tour

Only on a guided tour is it possible to visit El Salvador's four largest archaeological sites in just one day. Along with a guide, head to the Mayan ruins in Tazumal, San Andres, Casa Blanca, and Joya de Ceren—the only UNESCO World Heritage-listed site in El Salvador. This tour includes all transportation, national park fees, and guide service at each site, offering an incredible value.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Archbishop Oscar Romero, Voice of the Voiceless

Archbishop Óscar Romero is the most universal Salvadoran. His life legacy transcends generations since his assassination in 1980, according some independent investigations, perpetrated by Far-Right Death Squads. During his ministry he used his position to speak against poverty, injustice, repression and human rights violations. That's why he was always known as The Voice of the Voiceless.San Salvador is full of spots related with the life and work of our beloved Monseñor. Almost 40 years after his martyrdom Romero is being named a Saint for the catholic church.This program is intended to pay homage to his legacy of love and justice visiting important historical spots and learning about the human side of Romero and his final resting place.Tour duration: 6 - 7h
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour del día a Cascadas de Tamanique y Playa el Tunco

Para los amantes de las caminatas y de los espacios al aire libre hay un tour que es ideal para vivir una aventura única: Las Cascadas de Tamanique, una caída de agua que se alimenta de los nacimientos de agua.Mientras recorres los bosques secos de Tamanique, una pequeña y refrescante brisa te avisa que estás muy cerca de tu destino. Los guías aseguran que son 30 minutos el tiempo aproximado para llegar, siempre y cuando mantengas el paso y no te detengas.No obstante, la tranquilidad del lugar, gracias al sublime sonido del viento, la caída del agua y el cantar de las aves, en donde se encuentra la cascada más grande, hacen que el recorrido valga la pena.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Overnight: Monsignor Romero City Tour

Learn the fascinating story of El Salvador’s Monsignor Romero during this 2-day exploration of the city of San Salvador and Romero’s legacy. This famous defender of human rights has won international acclaim for his outspoken criticisms of poverty and social injustice. During your trip, covering two days of excursions, you’ll visit key monuments from Romero’s life like the Chapel of Divine Providence, and the Monsignor Romero Historic Center at UCA University. You’ll also see top San Salvor landmarks like the National Palace and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Your excursion covers entrance fees, a guide and round-trip hotel transport at the end of each day.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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Coffee People Culture and Colonial towns The Flowers Route

El Salvador is well known for its modestly beautiful scenery and unique culture, but traveling around the country by yourself isn’t always the safest thing to do. Feel confident as you explore the Ruta de las Flores tourist route with a guide who keeps you safe along the way and does the navigating for you during this El Salvador private tour. Visit five towns, including Nahuizalco, Salcoatitan, Juayua, Apaneca, and Ataco with hotel pickup and drop-off provided from San Salvador.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tour del Cafe El Salvador

TOURS DE CAFÉ El Beneficio El Carmen esta ubicado a la orilla de Concepción de Ataco, en el departamento de Ahuachapán. Fundado en 1930 por el Señor Agustín Alfaro Morán, El Carmen ha mantenido a través de cuatro generaciones, un sistema de proceso tradicional para la transformación de café de alta calidad que ahora se conoce como Gourmet.El clima agradable y una hermosa vista panorámica, ofrecen un ambiente ideal para familiarizarse con la cultura del café.El Carmen Estate ha sido recomendado por la publicación JET SET DESTINATION VIEWING , como una de las plantaciones de café más propulares de El Salvador, destino calificado dentro de los 8 mejores lugares en el mundo para los amantes del café.
  • Duration: 6 to 10 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 10 hours
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Historic Center San Salvador and the Devil's Gate

The center of San Salvador is one of the main cities of El Salvador, where the main government buildings are located, as well as structures that preserve history and that we visit in their total majesty, such as the  San Salvador Cathedral, Nacional Palace and The Great National Theater.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Cihuatan Ruins and Tesak Private Archeology Museum tour

You will know a pre-Hispanic city. The area includes a walled plaza with pyramids and several other structures (the Ceremonial Center).Archaeological trail (interpretive)You will have the opportunity to know the private collection of archaeological pieces of the Tesak family. Here is a diorama (model) about 100 meters long, which displays 350 clay figures that reflect different scenes of pre-Hispanic life
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Archaeological Site San Andrés and Villages from Flowers Route

Archaeological and cultural tour, the tour will depart San Salvador at 8:00 a.m includes air conditioned transportation and reclining seats, tour guide and transfers to places to visit.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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