Make the most of your long layover in San Salvador by taking 4 hours to tour the city and visit the majestic volcano affectionately known as El Boquerón, or ‘Big Mouth.’ Get picked up from Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport and driven into this intriguing city to enjoy the Metropolitan Cathedral and Salvador del Mundo Square, among other top attractions. From there, travel about 15 miles out of the city to gawk at the imposing volcano. You’ll be transported back to the airport in time to get your connecting flight. If you want, book this as a private tour for undivided attention from your guide.
• 4 hours
During this El Salvador Combo Day Tour you will visit the main highlights of El Salvador including Cerro Verde National Park at the Lake and Volcano Complex, Coatepeque Lake as well as the Mayan Sites of Joya de Cerén and San Andrés. What are you waiting for?
• 8 hours
This full day tour will take you to the highlights of El Salvador including Cerro Verde National Park at the Lake and Volcano Complex, Panoramic view of Coatepeque Lake as well as the artisan towns of Nahuizalco and Ataco at the famous Flower´s Route.
• 9 hours
Enjoy a tour of El Salvador’s major Maya archaeological sites: volcano-buried civilizations, pre-Columbian pyramids and indigo-producing factories. Select a morning or afternoon tour and visit the UNESCO-listed Joya de Cerén along with San Andrés, or choose a full-day itinerary that also includes Tazumal, Casa Blanca and the Colonial city of Santa Ana. Includes round-trip hotel transport from San Salvador by comfortable private vehicle.
• 9 hours
Get wild, and a little bit dirty, on this 6-hour dune buggy tour from San Salvador that is a fun blend of adventure and beautiful nature. Hop in your dune buggy and be prepared to see the landscape in a different way. Gawk at the stunning Laguna Verde and Laguna de las Ninfas. Ride along the Ruta de las Flores (Flowers Route), famed for its scenery, and spend time in the town of Apaneca. Upgrade to include a guide or to extend the tour to a full day.
• 6 hours
Take a tour of the El Salvador's capital city to see notable sites including the Metropolitan Cathedral, National Theater and National Palace. If you opt for the full-day tour, your afternoon includes San Salvador Volcano (El Boquerón), the charming city of Santa Tecla, and shopping for artisan goods at two local markets. This is your tour to customize, so just let your knowledgeable local guide what you want to see more or less of. Choose a morning or afternoon tour, or select a full day of sightseeing. All options include round-trip hotel transport by comfortable vehicle.
• 8 hours
Not many people get the chance to stand on the edge of a volcano. But you can with this 4-hour private evening tour of El Boquerón, San Salvador’s iconic volcano and symbol of the city. Drive through this intriguing capital city on the way to the volcano, just 15 miles (25 km) from the city. Walk the trails at the top of the volcano and take in the fresh pine-scented air, and then visit Santa Tecla, an attractive town at the base of the volcano. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
• 4 hours
Combine two popular tours of San Salvador and Joya de Cerén with this 4-hour San Salvador Combo. Start with a morning or afternoon sightseeing tour of El Salvador's buzzing capital, whose highlights include Masferrer Square, Salvador del Mundo Square and the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Holy Savior. Then head to the UNESCO World Heritage–listed archaeological site of Joya de Cerén, dubbed the 'Pompeii of the Americas,' where you can see ancient life preserved in a time capsule of volcanic ash.
• 4 hours
Take advantage of your next layover in El Salvador and embark on this private tour of Joya de Cerén, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and San Andrés. Both are on the Mayan Route, a collection of important Mayan archaeological sites in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. A driver will pick you up at the airport and take you to these endlessly fascinating sites, which architecture and history buffs will especially love. Enjoy seeing some of El Salvador’s most impressive historic locations before returning to the airport for the next leg of your journey. You won’t want to miss this.
• 6 hours
Experience the natural wonders of El Salvador’s El Imposible National Park on this 10-hour private tour. Explore this verdant paradise with a knowledgeable, private guide, learning about the local wildlife and what makes this park so special. Your guide will fill you in on the local lore surrounding the infamous gorge the park is named after. Spend the day hiking its glorious trails, bird-watching, wading in the river and getting to know this beautiful region. This tour is private, ensuring that you’ll have the undivided attention of your guide.
• 10 hours