Arrival and transfer
Upon arrival to Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero El Salvador International Airport welcome by to travel agency’s representative and transfer to San Salvador. Lodging in selected hotel or similar. Day off.
Joya de Ceren and San Salvador Volcano
After breakfast departure to Joya de Ceren archaeological site at 35 kilometers from San Salvador. These It was a Mayan farmer village declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 and also known with the Pompeii of America for his important contribution to the archaeology. 1400 years ago, the Caldera volcano was eruption buried the village of volcanic ash, conserving today some housing structures, a Mayan sauna, a chaman´s house and many ceramics of the era. Joya de Ceren is part of the fabulous Maya World an unique in Mesoamerica. Transfer and arrival to El Boquerón National Park located at 1800 meters above sea level. The principal attraction of the park is the huge crater of 1.5 kilometers of diameter and 558 meters of deep. Also there is a little crater called “Boqueroncito” in middle of the huge crater, its last eruption was in 1917, nowadays this volcano is not active. Hiking by the surround of the crater with impressive views of the flora and fauna local. Visit to the “El Boqueron Museum” where we can to know the history of the zone. Back to the hotel and afternoon off.
San Andres, Tazumal and Ataco Village
Breakfast and transfer to San Andres archaeological park at 40 kilometers from San Salvador and located in Zapotitan valley to five kilometers to Joya de Ceren archaeological site. The site comprises an acropolis, which is an elevated plaza with pyramids and habitation houses on the top. There is also a large plaza on the north side where other pyramids are located, including one in the shape bell. It is possible that in the place there was a market where exchange of goods took place. Then continue to visit the Tazumal archaeological site located at 80 kilometers from San Salvador. This area is within an archeological area of approximately 10 km2 where the sites of Pampe, Casa Blanca, el Trapiche and las Victorias are also located. Chalchuapa was a place where the influence of Copan arrived, as well as the Teotihuacan and Toltec influence. It comprises a series of structures that were the scene of an important nd sophisticated Mayan settlement that existed around AD 100 and 1200. After a long occupation, whose greatest development correspond to the classic horizon (250 to 900 AD), Tazumal was definitely abandoned around 1200 AD.
Then transfer to the charming village Ataco, located at 1200 meters above sea level and famous by the delicious gourmet coffee, and beauty murals painted in bright colors. Walking tour by the main monuments and street of the charming village. In the evening back to the hotel in San Salvador.
Cihuatan and Suchitoto
Breakfast and transfer to Cihuatan at 37 kilometers from San Salvador and constitutes one of the most spectacular and important archaeological treasures in Central America. It comprises an estimated 300 hectares of continuous constructions where three main areas have been identified, a ceremonial center, the acropolis´s area and the domestic area. Once our visit is over, we will continue to do the Rum Tour for to know the process, you can will be able to taste the rum in its different stages, from its raw material to the final product in one hour and half approximately, it is a fascinating journey through the history of the best rum of El Salvador. After our visit to the Rum factory, we will continue to Suchitoto for to take a lunch. In the afternoon walking tour by the main streets and squares of the charming town. Back to the hotel in San Salvador. Lunch included.
El Salvador International Airport
Breakfast and check out. At specific time, transfer to Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport.
Cadisi Tours has biosecurity protocols in all the tours including body temperature controls at the start of each tour, hand wash with alcohol gel, obligatory mask use for the passengers, the guides and the driver as well as social distancing requirements.