El Salvador Highlights - 5 days, 4 nights

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  • Aerial view of San Salvador
  • Maya pyramids at Tazumal, El Salvador
  • Izalco Volcano from Cerro Verde National Park
  • Lake Coatepeque
  • Santa Lucia Church at Suchitoto
  • Lake Suchitlan


DAY 01

Arrive at San Salvador, our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel (45 minute drive), evening welcome dinner, accommodations at San Salvador.

DAY 02

Today, we will explore the capital city of El Salvador, San Salvador, driving through residential and commercial areas as well as the historical district, we will first have a guided visit the David Guzman Museum of Anthropology and drive by the Divino Salvador del Mundo monument at Plaza Las Americas. Later we will enjoy a sweeping view of the city from the mirador at Planes de Renderos. Lunch at local restaurant,  In the afternoon, we will visit the maya ruins of Tazumal and Ceren. Joya de Ceren, declared  a world heritage by UNESCO in 1993 where a showcase of intact remains of a maya site can be observed, kept frozen in time by a volcanic eruption. late afternoon return to San Salvador, evening free.

DAY 03

Departing at 8:00 AM, today, we will visit Cerro Verde National Park, nestled between three majestic volcanoes, it features a dense jungle teeming with exotic plant and animal life; it is located at 2,030 meters above sea level, in the western part of the country, between the departments of Santa Ana and Sonsonate, to reach the park we will drive one hour from San Salvador, upon arrival we will hike about 30 minutes inside the crater of Cerro Verde volcano. Finally, later, we will drive to Lake Coatepeque, which sits inside a crater formed by the collapse of two volcanic cones, here we will have lunch and enjoy the spectacular view, we will return to San Salvador midafternoon.

DAY 04

After breakfast, we are on our way to Northern El Salvador to visit the colonial town of Suchitoto, we will have a chance to explore the cobble stone streets, admire the old Spanish style houses and building and visit the church of Santa Lucia, later, we will drive to Suchitlan lake, the largest body of water in El Salvador, for a scenic boat tour before we return to San Salvador, afternoon and evening at leisure.

DAY 05

At the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for international departure flight.


Accommodations in double occupancy, breakfast daily, private ground transportation with english speaking driver/guide, airport transfers, sightseeing tours listed with admissions, local guides and hotel taxes.

Not included: any meals not mentioned as included, airport taxes, gratuities to guides, drivers, porters or waiters and expenses of personal nature.


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