We pickup in San Salvador and El Tunco area. We start at 7am. We drive for 1 hour to Suchitoto, walk on its streets, the central plaza, the church and then we do a walk in its market. Then we visit the rebel guerrilla town of Cinquera and we finish at the Lake Suchitlan viewpoint. We should be back in San Salvador at aprox 5pm and in El Tunco at aprox 6pm.
4 Reasons to Choose this Activity
Accesibilities of The Activity
|Food & Drinks||Suchitoto has many food options, restaurants, mostly local food.|
|Bathrooms||Bathrooms are available at the market.|
|Lockers||No Lockers available. You can leave anything you dont need in the car.|
|Languages||French, Spanish, English|
|What is included?||Roundtrip transportation, tourguide, Town Trip, entrance to Guerrilla Camp.|
|What is not included||Food, drinks.|
Suchitoto is a post-colonial-style town located 1 hour northeast of San Salvador. Suchitoto´s highlight is the town itself, it 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. The Lake Suchitlan is a highlight as well, its a great place for birdwatching.
Frequently Asked Questions
Suchitoto's cobble-stone streets attract foreigners who want to experience the relaxed-simple life of the countryside.
And then optionally we hike in the Guerrilla Forest or go the Lake Suchitlan.
Sun Block, Sunglasses, Good walking shoes, dress for warm weather.
Rainy season is from May through November. Almways carry a rainjacket in this period.
The trips is completely customizable, it really depends how much you want to see. The hikes are hard because of the heat and how steep it is sometimes. The Los Tercios Waterfall is very hard to go down to see it. The whole town has cobble-stone streets so good shoes is a must.