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Combo Day Tour: Volcanoes and Mayan Sites

1. Combo Day Tour: Volcanoes and Mayan Sites

During this El Salvador Combo Day Tour you will visit the main highlights of El Salvador: The Volcanoes, Lake and Mayan Sites of the country. First, visit the volcanoes and lakes of El Salvador. Cataloged as the “2nd 8th Wonder of the World for 2013″: the “Lake and Volcano Complex” in El Salvador is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the country as its bring together one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and a group of the most amazing volcanoes of El Salvador: The Izalco Volcano, The Santa Ana Volcano and Cerro Verde Volcano. Visit the Natural Protected Area of Cerro Verde and take a refreshing sigthseeing tour through the eco trails of the park (45 minutes approximately). Cerro Verde is an inactive volcano located at an altitude of 2035 meters and length of 500 hectares of nature, it has a cloud forest in and around the crater with a temperature of between 12 and 18 degrees centigrade. From here you will enjoy panoramic views of Izalco Volcano better know as the “Lighthouse of the Pacific” because the boats were oriented with the red glow of the lava to reach the Acajutla port, the Santa Ana Volcano or “Ilamatepec Volcano” being the biggest volcano of the area, and the beauty of the nature in the surroundings of this National Park. It is a place where you will be surrounded by the wilderness or “dwarf forest”, where you can find pasture and some low-lying bushes, giant agaves, among others. The landscape is unique in Mesoamerica and it definitely worth the visit. Next, continúe to the Mayan Suites área of El Salvador. On the way you will have an amazing panoramic view of the volcanic lake “Coatepeque”, cataloged amongst the most beautiful of the world. During the afternoon, discover this fascinating civilization through the visit of the “Joya de Cerén”: the famous archaeological site known as “The Pompeii of the Americas” and declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1993 for its valuable contribution to daily life of the ancestors of the Mayan World. Then continue the tour and visit the ruins of “San Andrés”, a very important ceremonial and political center that has several structures used by the governors of that civilization. In this important sire there are remains of an Indigo Mill that was buried by the eruption of El Playon in 1658. Definitly a whole differente experience! What are you waiting for?

San Andrés y Providencia: Walking Under the Sea Experience

2. San Andrés y Providencia: Walking Under the Sea Experience

Prepare for an experience of a lifetime! If you are up for a challenge and the best time of your life under the sea, this is the activity you have been looking for. Take an underwater walk with through innovative and safe helmets which allow you to breathe naturally for 25 minutes on the sea floor. This unique experience is sure to take you closer to another kind of heaven. Whilst underwater, you will be able to watch all kinds of fish, including sting rays and barracudas, six meters deep in the sea. During this tour you will always be accompanied by an instructor who will guide you and also take pictures of the best moments of your activity.

San Andrés y Providencia: Private Island Highlights Tour

3. San Andrés y Providencia: Private Island Highlights Tour

At the pre-determined starting time, your tour representative will pick you up from your hotel to take you on a tour around San Andres island. You will start the tour with you first stop of around 20 minutes at la Cueva de Morgan (Morgan’s Cave), where the pirate Henry Morgan used to hide stolen treasure from the Spanish galleons. Following this, you will continue your tour going to the sea natural pool placed in west view, there you can take a bath for about 15 minutes in the charming Sea of Seven Colors. Next, you will visit the Hoyo Soplador, a wonderful natural phenomenon consisting of a small geyser where sea water spouts into the air (up to 20 meters at times) through a natural hole in the coral. This phenomenon occurs only at certain times, when the winds and tide are right, but it's worth hanging around to see. At the end you will visit the South Bay beach San Luis, a beautiful area full of history and culture.

From San Salvador: Pablo Tesak Museum Tour and Cihuatán

4. From San Salvador: Pablo Tesak Museum Tour and Cihuatán

Start the tour with a convenient pickup from your hotel in San Salvador and set off to Centro Cultural Pablo Tesak, the largest private museum in the country. Created for the education of young generations, it is home to an extensive private collection filled with beautiful and original pieces from all over El Salvador.   Next, continue to Cihuatán, a major pre-Columbian archaeological site that used to be home to a large city in the extreme south of the Mesoamerican cultural area. The town had a defense wall and, according to experts, it suffered a war in its final days.   Visit Cihuatán Archaeological Site, one of the most important archaeological treasures of El Salvador where recent excavations show the well-designed acropolis with a palace, pyramids, and a ball field. See the grounds and museum before returning to San Salvador.

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First station volcano, walk together, could also be designed individually. Second station volcano lake (view) with food. San Andreas (hot museum) Joyen der Ceren (insight into parts of the museum that are temporarily closed for visitors) Comprehensively informed tour guide who also speaks perfect English. A successful day, the trip on the Panamericana and seeing the transport habits make the trip worthwhile.

Awesome experience!!! the entire excursion from the time of arrival and departure!!