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San Salvador, El Salvador

Welcome to El Salvador, "the land of precious things" as our ancestors called it.

I am Benjamin, your local tour guide and driver.

El Salvador is a new destination for tourists in Central America, and I invite you to be one of the first to discover it and let me show you the variety of precious things here.

My 5-year experience as a tour guide in El Salvador, as well as other important destinations like Copan in Honduras, Antigua Guatemala, Chichicastenango and Atitlan lake in Guatemala allows me to understand and prepare itineraries for different types of travelers who choose El Salvador as their next travel destination.

El Salvador is a compact country with a good road network which enables rapid and effective travel to almost any tourist destination desired. A visit to its beautiful volcanoes, mountains, beaches, towns and people are just around the corner. Known as the friendliest country in Central America, El Salvador is a country small in territory but big on smiles and friendship.

Explore La Ruta de Las Flores with its beautiful villages, colorful murals and good coffee for discriminating tastes. Or if adventure travel is your destination, El Imposible and Los Volcanes National Parks with rainforests and towering volcanoes will be perfect. For those seeking local cultural experiences, travel through the charming town of Suchitoto, the cultural capital of the country, and to Perquin in Morazan with its Museum of the Revolution. If a secluded beach vacation is your goal, visit the Gulfo de Fonseca west with its beautiful islands and secluded beaches that invite you to enjoy a dip in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean.

No trip to El Salvador would be complete without sampling our famous Pupusas, the national food of our country. Like Salvadorans they are found around just about every corner.
My clients know me to be a patient and flexible guide, listening with great care in order to meet your needs. My greatest satisfaction is your smile and your desire to return to my beloved El Salvador.

I love my country and I enjoy showing its natural beauty and its people to all of our visitors. My family, my country and my job as a tour guide are my passions. Let me make your trip to El Salvador a real experience. You will want to return again and again!

I do the most important tours in Some of the country main touristic routes like:
-Ruta de Las Flores ( Flowers route)
-Archeological Route ( Southern Mayan territories )
-Joya de Ceren Unesco World Heritage , San Andres, Tazumal and Casa Blanca
-Volcanoes Hikes Izalco and Santa Ana Volcano
-Ruta de Paz ( Peace Route) Museo de La Revolucion in Perquin and neighboring areas

I also specialise in:
-Birding Tours
-Sea Turtle release tours
-Nature and wildlife tours in National Parks and Natural protected areas like
-El Imposible National Park
-Los Volcanes National Park
-Montecristo National Park
-Barra de Santiago Natural protected area
-Rural tourism

I also lead Bird and nature photographers to the best birding and nature spots in the country, the service is limited to take the people to the best spots.

A Recent Review of this guide

Benjamin is a great guide. We appreciated his knowledge of local history and culture, his ability to be flexible and change our itinerary on the fly when he learned more about our interests, and his graciousness as a host. We were also surprised to find that he's an accomplished birder. We recommend him highly. (We also recommend getting a hotel in one of the smaller towns and not in San Salvador -- much nicer.)
Bruce Schneier

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Attention, Management and Protection of Tourists
Held at El Imposible National Park, El Salvador Central America.

Training course for birding tour guides
Held in Lake Yojoa, Honduras, Central America

First Aid Intermediate course
Salvadorean Red Cross reference 113-520

Mass Care and Overview Reference ARC 368
held at American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles, Santa Clarita District, Los Angeles California USA

Driving license.Transport(Sedan cars and mini-vans)

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Hiking Izalco and San Salvador Volcanoes


Hiking the Lighthouse of the Pacific and El Boqueron

256 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

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217 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

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Birding San Salvador Parque Bicentenario and Boqueron Parks

160 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

9 hours

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The Route of Flowers nature and culture


Izalco, Nauhizalco, Laguna Verde, Coffee tour and Concepcion de Ataco

340 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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