El Salvador Highlights five days on Route to Nicaragua

Tour Number

Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
You have to be able to walk on different kind of terrain for the volcano hikes and have a good physical condition

Maximum travelers: 2



English (advanced), Spanish (fluent)

ElSalvador Highlights five days

Have a quick look to some of El Salvador Highlights on your way to Nicaragua. visiting some of the most interesting destinations like San Salvador volcano with its small cinder cone named El Boqueroncito , The Little Boqueron.
The Mayan ruins of Joya de Ceren and its history about how a village of Maya farmers got buried by 14 different layers of volcanic material and the fascinating daily life of its people.
Travel on the Pan american highway get around the beautiful coatepeque lake and later visit The biggest pyramid of Tazumal on western El Salvador then visit a couple of the most popular and colorful towns in the Route of Flowers.

Go hiking to Santa Ana Volcano and stroll in Suchitoto cobbled stone streets to admire the architecture and learn about Indigo Dying process in a local women cooperative and finally you can ended up your journey in one of the most beautiful black sand beaches in the pacific ocean. on day fifth I will take you to Puerto La Union to get your boat on the way to Potosi, Nicaragua


DAY 1 Transfer Airport to San Salvador
Night in San Salvador

DAY 2 San Salvador Volcano , Joya de Ceren and Tazumal Archeological Site + 2 Towns of the Route of Flowers

Day with different activities like, nature, hiking, maya culture plus charming and colorful towns up in the mountains
Night in the Route of Flowers

Full day hiking two of the most popular volcanoes in the country with nice views of Coatepeque lake
Night in Suchitoto

DAY 4 Suchitoto and Tortuga Village
Walking tour in town visiting centro de arte para la Paz, Santa Lucia Church, local women cooperative to learn about indigo dying process, places to have breathtaking views of Suchitlan lake, central plaza, main streets in town and Puerto San Juan then transfer to Tortuga Verde in El Cuco beach
Night in El Cuco Beach

DAY 5 Transfer from Tortuga Village to La Union City
Early departure from your hotel to Puerto La Union to check at immigration offices on the way to La Union

End of the services

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: El Salvador Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport or Your hotel in San Salvador

End location: La Union City, Immigration office

Duration: 5 days

Heavy rains can cause some delays while driving and might be cause to cancel hikes to Santa Ana Volcano due to lightning and strong winds


You will be traveling in a Sedan Car or similar, clean with air conditioning

What’s Included

Transportation service, English Spoken tour guide, park entrance fees, local tour guides for the places it applies , Bottled water,

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 US - Payment includes, meals, souvenirs and any other extras, remember that it depends the restaurant you like to eat meals prices can get higher than the estimated amount mention.

What’s Extra

Your Lodging from night one to night four
Boat trip from La Union ,El Salvador to Potosi in Nicaragua
Tourism Tax in Nicaragua $12 per person
Land transportation from Potosi, Nicaragua to Leon, Nicaragua

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