Shore Excursion from Acajutla: Tazumal Ruins, Casablanca and Santa Ana

Shore Excursions in Santa Ana

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On this tour, you will learn about the Mayan and colonial past of El Salvador. On route, you will see the beautiful Coatepeque Lake.Your tour will start with a visit to the Tazumal ruins and the largest Mayan pyramid in the country. You'll also see Casablanca and Indigo process at Chalchcuapa. Later you will visit Santa Ana with its charming city center.
You will be greeted at the port by your guide and driver to begin your tour. On your way to the town of Chalchuapa, you will enjoy the views of the Apaneca Mountain range where some of the best coffee of the country is harvested. Upon arrival into the town, you will visit  Chalchuapa and the Tazumal pyramid. Chalchuapa, which means " the river of Jade", was first inhabited by Poconames, later Mayas, Pipiles and the Spaniards. The pyramid of Tazumal includes a main pyramidal structure of 23 meters in height located in a block and forming two truncated pyramids to the west. It also has a small museum and a ball court. Later, you will stop at Santa Ana main square where you will visit the 18th century Theater . On return, enjoy the beautiful views of Coatepeque lake. This tour requieres a minimun of 7 hour to operate. Does not operate on mondays ( museums close ),  The depart time is from 830am to 1200, it will depend on the ships arriving time. This service is private, only for your group,  The size of the vehicle to be use depends on the number of people you book.

What’s included

  • Live commentary on board
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Tazumal

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
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