Tour overview

With 1950 m / 6400 ft San Salvador volcano is the major landmark of the city. Start with a short walk into the cloud forest towards the miradores overlooking the massive crater of El Boquerón.
Later, take a winding road to the fertile Zapotitán valley for a guided visit to one of the most important Maya archaeological sites found in El Salvador:

  • San Andrés archaeological park, with a group of pre-hispanic structures, pyramids, temples and a very informative museum. This was the regional capital and important commercial, ceremonial and political center.
  • Joya de Cerén: UNESCO World Heritage Site is the best preserved group of pre-hispanic domestic structures. A Maya farmer’s community entombed by  volcanic ash. Also known as The New WoRld’s Pompeii.

NOTE: JOYA DE CERÉN IS TEMPORARY CLOSED

FOR RENOVATIONS OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE PARK

TOTAL TOUR DURATION: 8 HOURS
AVAILABLE TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

AM DEPARTURES ONLY

Included

  • Private transportation from / to airport
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local guide (when required)
  • Admissions to listed places
  • Guided visits

Not Included

  • Airport taxes
  • Drinks or meals
  • Personal expenses / Souvenirs

Upon your flight arrival / departure times.