Suchitoto is a colonial-style town located 1 hour northeast of San Salvador. Suchitoto´s highlight is the town itself, is a place to see how people in the salvadorean countryside live. You can visit the Suchitoto market and find sliced fresh fruit for .25 of a dollar, you can also have a meal with less than $2. Suchitoto's cobble-stone streets attract foreigners who want to experience the relaxed-simple life of the countryside. In Suchitoto we can take a public bus or walk down to its lake Suchitlan or we can do a hike in the Cinquera Rebel Camp Forest, this was a Guerrilla Camp in the 1980's, during the Salvadorean Civil War.
We start from your hotel at aprox 8am. We drive more than 1 hour to Suchitoto, walk on its streets, the central plaza, the church and then we do a quick walk to its market. And then optionally we hike in the Guerrilla Forest or go the Lake Suchitlan.