Peace Route Tour – El Salvador War History Itinerary
The route of Peace offers mountains, landscapes, rivers, culture, history and contact with local communities, which for twelve years were the scene of the civil war that lived El Salvador. Eyewitnesses from recent history, now transformed into peaceful surroundings, offering visitors a climate of serenity and stillness. In its mountainous zone. We will find picturesque villages and hills full of charm and natural beauty, with crystalline rivers, waterfalls, ideal places to do camping and hiking.
Here we mix the culture of our ancestors and their indigenous traditions, with recent history and the adventure of living directly with nature; all in an environment where the wind whispers peace and tranquility.
This route offers the opportunity to know the contemporary history of El Salvador, the cultural roots inherited from the ancient indigenous settlers of Lenca origin.
The towns that integrate the route of the Peace possess traditions very rooted of their ancestors inhabitants, which can be appreciated in the daily life of the inhabitants of these towns.
Among the most important sites we will visit: the Museo de la Revolución, where you will be guided by ex-combatants, the village of Perquín, the beautiful Rio Sapo, and El Mozote, where one of the events that marked the civil war in decade of the 80’s. Come and take a tour of the places with the greatest historical and natural wealth of El Salvador
Peace Route Tour – El Salvador War History tinerary
Departure from your hotel
Your guide will be waiting for you, at your accommodation place ready to start this amazing experience.
Museum of the Salvadoran Revolution
After our journey of a little more than 4 hours, we will have finally arrived at Perquin, Morazán. Located in the north-east of El Salvador, this place houses the Museum of the Salvadoran Revolution. Here we will meet some of the ex-combatants of the armed conflict. This museum keeps a record of the moment before, during and after the conflict of the civil war in El Salvador, from the decade of the 70’s to 1992.
El Chorreron Waterfall
El Chorreron is a waterfall located in the border area between El Salvador and Honduras. It is approximately 39 meters high. The northern area of Morazán is known for having some of the rivers with the most crystalline waters in El Salvador. We will arrive by vehicle to the entrance of a house, where we can start a walk of approximately 15 to 20 minutes to reach this impressive place.
El Mozote is the name of one of the main hunts, where on December 9, 1981, one of the cruelest massacres in recent Latin American history took place, where almost 1,000 people were killed by the Salvadoran armed forces. We will meet some of the local people who tell the story of what happened.
Return to San Salvador City
We start our return to your lodging hotel in San Salvador, an approximate ride of 4.5 hoursf. . Approximate time of arrival 07.00 pm to 07.30 pm.
Inclusions & Exclusions on this Trip
INCLUSIONS • San Salvador city hotel pickup and drop-off • Transport by comfortable vehicle • Professional Tour Guide • water bottle • All Entrances fees.
EXCLUSIONS •Gratuities (optional)• Lunch /Food • Drinks
- Do not forget to bring your sunscreen.
- Wear your mountain shoes or comfortable shoes, for difficult terrain.
- You can take your swimsuit, if you want to swim in Lake Coatepeque.
- In the rainy season, do not forget to bring your poncho.
- Take your camera with you to take spectacular pictures
- Impressive landscapes of the Salvadoran territory.
- Civil War History in El Salvador.
- Discover the wild East of El Salvador.
- Visit beautiful waterfalls.
- Visit the village with the largest massacre in the recent history of latinamerica
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