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Tour Description

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.

4 Reasons to Choose this Activity

Tazumal is the highest Mayan structure in El Salvador
Learn about Mayan History
Joya de Ceren, the archaeology jewel of El Salvador
Top activity in El Salvador

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.

Place Description

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

How to Dress?
Ruta de Flores has a nice weather, not hot, not cold. Bring a jacket as it can get chilly sometimes. Bring a bating suit if you want to swim in the Lake Coatepeque. Sunblock, sunglasses are almost mandatory.
Can I use my debit card to purchase things?
It is better to carry cash, as not many places have a POS for cards here.
What activities can be arranged in the area?
Jetski, drink a lot of good coffee, coffee tours, ATVs, boat trip at the lake
Is this a private activity?
What type of person should take this trip?
People that are pasionate about Mayan History and Archaeology.
Complete El Salvador Mayan Archaeology + Lago Coatepeque
10 people Max
Physical demand

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.

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Things to Remember
What to bring?

Sun Block, Sunglasses, Good shoes


Rainy season is from May through November.

How hard is it?

The trips is completely customizable, it really depends how much you want to see.