Follow the Maya trails and discover one of the most fascinating civilizations of all time on a full-day tour from San Salvador. Visit the modern city of Santa Ana then make your way to 3 archeological ruin sites: Joya de Cerén, San Andrés, and Tazumal.
What to Expect
Get to know the world of the Mayas who once lived in El Salvador on a full-day archeological tour from San Salvador.
Visit the archaeological site of Joya de Cerén, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Pompeii of America. This site is unique in the world as it is the only archeological site where you can see the actual former dwelling places of the Mayas.
Then visit the ruins of San Andrés, a political-ceremonial site where you can see the indigo pools in the area. This quick tour will take you back in time as you learn how the Mayas lived years ago.
Later explore the city of Santa Ana with its Gothic cathedral, theater, and National Palace.
After Santa Ana see the ruins of Tazumal, a sophisticated Maya settlement. The ruins of Tazumal are considered the most important and best preserved in El Salvador. Virtually untouched since the year 1200 when it was abandoned, this archeological site provides an amazing look into the Maya ceremonial architecture.
- Private, air-conditioned transportation
- Professional tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Donation to Association of Parents of Children with Cancer of Bloom Hospital
What's Not Included
- Transfers not mentioned
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Museums and archeological sites are closed on Mondays.
Pick-up at the airport is available for a charge of USD 29 that is payable directly to the supplier on the day of your tour.