We pickup at around 8:00am, we drive one hour to Joya de Ceren, we take a 1 hour tour around the site, then we drive 30 minutes to San Andres, one more hour here, its important to consider San Andres is usually very warm. We drive another hour to Casa Blanca and checkout the least excavated site and then we drive 10 minutes to see Tazumal, the biggest pyramid in El Salvador. We then drive to Lago Coatepeque to have a late lunch, then we drive 1 hour back to San Salvador.
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Accesibilities of The Activity
|Food & Drink||There are food and drinks available during the hike|
|Bathrooms||There are bathrooms available along the trip|
|Lockers||No Lockers available. You can leave anything you dont need for the hike in the car.|
|Languages||French, Spanish, English|
|What is included?||Roundtrip transportation, tourguide, entrance to the National Parks.|
|What is not included||Food, drinks.|
Joya de Ceren is a UNESCO World Heritage protected site, its located in the valley of San Andres only 40 minutes away from San Salvador.The importance of Joya de Ceren is that its the only archaeological site in the world that shows how Mayan normal people lived. Joya de Ceren was abandonded due to the eruption of a nearby volcano and the ash of this eruption preserved the village for us to explore. San Andres is also a very important Mayan site, there are many links between San Andres and Copan. Tazumal has the biggest Pyramid in El Salvador. its localted in Chalchuapa, two hours away from San Salvador. Casablanca is the fourth archaeological site, the least investigated so far, but we do know the first salvadorean Mayans lived in that area.
Frequently Asked Questions
El Salvador has a big cultural richness, like every country of Central America. Salvadorean territory is considered as the southeast border of the Mayan influence.
El Salvador has four archaeological mayan parks that you can visit in the same day.
Sun Block, Sunglasses, Good shoes
Rainy season is from May through November.
The trips is completely customizable, it really depends how much you want to see.