Discover the natural beauty of El Salvador‘s waterfalls, hot springs, and more, with this 7 days of family vacation trip you can even explore horseback riding. All around the “Flowers Route” there are villages with coffee, lots of handicrafts, and gastronomical fairs.
You will start your journey in guided tours to the beautiful city of San Salvador, the most important city in the country, Suchitoto and Perquin where you will have a city tour, visit a sanctuary and the Amushea School Project among other activities. The trip ends with some relaxing time in the sun.
Our guide will welcome you at the El Salvador International airport and transferred to your hotel. Depending on the time of your arrival, you will have time to explore the beautiful city of San Salvador or enjoy the delicious food that the city offers in one of its restaurants.
San Salvador is the capital of El Salvador and is the country’s most populated municipality, as well as its most important political, cultural, educational and financial center. The city is modern with wide boulevards and narrow streets, outdoor markets, high rising buildings, museums, monuments, and other cultural institutions. This city is set against the backdrop of the San Salvador volcano, which provides majestic views.
This is a fascinating tour over the Apaneca mountain range, the journey begins in Nahuizalco, a town with a lot of indigenous backgrounds. A few kilometers above the mountains we’ll find Juayua a village with coffee all around this area, lots of handcrafts, exhibit and a gastronomical fair on the weekends, there we will visit a beautiful waterfall known as Los Chorros de la Calera, afterward you’ll be transferred to Concepcion de Ataco, a colorful town that still preserves its cobblestone streets.
Departing after breakfast we will first stop at the Tazumal site in Chalchuapa just some 45 minutes from Ataco. After walking the Tazumal site and visiting the small museum, we would continue on to the San Andres a ceremonial site with pyramid ruins another 45 minutes west. We would finish our Mayan history at Joya de Ceren just some 20 minutes from San Andres.
Joya de Ceren is El Salvador’s only UNESCO World Heritage site, which is known as the Pompeii of the Americas.
We would continue our drive ending our day in picturesque Suchitoto, which overlooks the Cerrón Grande Reservoir, also known as Lake Suchitlán, a breathtaking reservoir that can be visited by boat.
Today you will enjoy the Suchitoto town tour, here you will find a treasured past and a celebrated present-day cultural life, Suchitoto is widely known through El Salvador for its church and cobblestone roads. This city has a wide range of cultural activities such as art galleries, cultural centers, and handicrafts.
After lunch you would be picked up for a short drive out to the Los Tercios Waterfall (only water in the rainy season but always a neat basalt rock formation).
Today we will take you on an early kayak tour to enjoy the beautiful views of the sunrise on Lake Suchitlán, a scenic, birding boat ride. Lake Suchitlán is also a bird migration zone with over 100 species. A true paradise for bird watching! You’ll also have the opportunity to take a quick swim in a thermal hot spring and after breakfast, we will drive to El Tunco Beach.
In the Salvadoran coast is El Tunco beach, known as one of the most famous tourism destinations in the country. Its popularity and enchantment makes it a very special and attractive place to be for all kinds of visitors.
Transfer to El Salvador International Airport for your departure flight.