Ruta de Las Flores – Acajutla Port Shore Excursion
Flowers Route Tour Description.
Flowers Route Tour El Salvador. If you like to enjoy local food, beautiful landscapes, colorful colonial towns, coffee plantations, history or simply get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Flowers Route tour is the ideal tour for you.
Without a doubt, the Flowers Route tour is a destination that has it all. From waterfalls to volcanic arsenals, from ancient colonial churches to the largest labyrinth in Central America. Without a doubt an experience that you cannot miss.
Located in the west of the country, this area has long been the place where the largest quantity and quality of coffee in El Salvador has been produced. You will be able to observe coffee plantations on the way. The route is located on the Apaneca-Ilamatepec volcanic mountain range, so these colonial towns are located on land with volcanic activity.
In the Ruta de Las Flores there is also a wide indigenous influence among its inhabitants, especially in the towns of Izalco and Nahuizalco, where the language despite it is about to disappear, its inhabitants still keep some of their traditions.
In summary, on this tour you will visit five villages of colonial origin, which will make you come into contact with the real life and culture of El Salvador.
Flowers Route Tour Itinerary.
Departure from your hotel
Your guide will be waiting for you ready to start this adventure. Approximate ride time of 1:00 hour to reach the first destination
Izalco is known for being a city with a strong indigenous population that retains many of its traditions. This colorful town is located right at the foot of the volcano that bears the same name of the city. Izalco volcano. Recognized due to being one of the newest in the continent. Izalco also conserves two beautiful colonial churches that fill the city with color. we will walk in the streets, visit the historic house of the barrientos, and the main squares. The Ruins of La Asuncion Church.
The beautiful Nahuizálco city. In Nahuatl language it means “the four Izalcos”. In this town we will have the opportunity to know one of the historical events that have most affected the cultural and indigenous legacy of our country. You will enjoy visiting the municipal market, where every day the villagers sell their fresh products. Here you can taste some tropical fruits. Nahuizálco is recognized as a producer of wicker and tule handicrafts, used for the creation of baskets, chairs, mats, etc.
Our next destination on the flowers route is Juayua. In this city a gastronomic festival is held almost every weekend. You can try some of the most delicious typical dishes. Or even if you want some exotic dishes. Juayua in the route of flowers is known for its beautiful springs of water, one of these is Los Chorros de la Calera. Here you can also enjoy a refreshing bath is your delicious water. In Juayua you will have the opportunity to acquire some of the most beautiful crafts made by the ingenious hands of our craftsmen.
Another of the must-see destinations in Flowers Route tour is Apaneca. Here is the city with the highest elevation in El Salvador where you can do some optional extra activities. Among the activities you can do in Apaneca are: Introduce yourself in the largest maze in Central America, fill yourself with adrenaline driving a buggie (ATV) through the volcanic cordillera of Apaneca. Or enjoy the adrenaline by doing Zipline on coffee plantations. And if you do not want to do any of these options, you can walk the streets of this colorful town watching the coffee plantations.
Concepcion de Ataco
The last town on the flowers route is the colorful city of Concepcion de Ataco. This beautiful town is known for its beautiful murals that adorn every corner of the city. Calm cobblestone streets that make you feel that you travel in time. Ataco is known to be the producer of the best quality coffee in El Salvador. Here you can complete your experience with a visit to a coffee farm, where you can discover the entire process of coffee production. From the moment of planting it until it turns into a cup of coffee
Return to San Salvador City
We start our return to your lodging hotel in San Salvador, an approximate ride of 2 hour and a half. Approximate time of arrival 05.30 pm to 06.00 pm. End of our services.
Inclusions & Exclusions on this Trip
Flowers Route Tour Includes.
Private tour for your group. Recent and comfortable vehicle. Professional Tourist Guide. Bottle of water for each member of the group. Visit and entrance to the Nahuat Pipil museum in Nahuizalco. Visit to waterfalls of Los Chorros de la Calera, Roundtrip transfer to your hotel accommodation in San Salvador
Does not include
Entrances to the optional activities: Buggie ATV, Labertinto, Zipline, Hot Springs. (Make this tour with the optional activities you want to do), Lunch, drinks not specified
- Visit five colonial towns of indigenous origin.
- Tour on a volcanic mountain range with impressive landscapes.
- Tour through beautiful coffee plantations.
- Enjoy the charm of the murals of Concepción de Ataco.
- Swim in the refreshing waters of Los Chorros de la Calera.
- Walking in local market in the city of Nahuizalco.
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