Stopover Tour San Salvador & Joya de Ceren

  • Tour Duration 5:00 H

    According to your itinerary

  • Difficulty: Easy

    Recommended for all ages

  • International Airport

    Meeting Point

  • Tuesday through Sunday


  • 7 - 8 Hours

    Recommended Layover Time

Description San Salvador & Joya de Ceren Tour:

Your stopover in El Salvador will be the perfect opportunity to get to know one of the most important archaeological sites in the Mayan world: Joya de Cerén. This UNESCO site shows in a unique way how the Mayans lived 1400 years ago. You can see the houses, warehouses, kitchen, temazcal sauna, corn plantations, agave, yucca. All this preserved because of the ashes of a volcanic eruption. We will complete your experience with a tour in San Salvador. A historic city, full of contrasts. You will know the history of one of the oldest cities in Central America, frequently hit by earthquakes. This stopover tour in San Salvador will give you the opportunity to get in touch with the culture and the people of El Salador. We will walk in the squares and buildings that adorn the Historic Center of San Salvador. It will also be your opportunity to try the delicious dish of the Salvadorans: the Pupusas.

Itinerary Layover Tour:

  • 01

    Meet and Greet

    Your guide will be waiting for you outside the airport with a sign with your name to start to start this lovely experience.

  • 02

    Joya de Ceren

    After leaving the airport we will go directly to Joya de Ceren, the only UNESCO site in El Salvador. We will make an interpretive visit in the museum of the site to better understand what we will see in the structures of the archaeological site. We will continue with an interpretive visit to the structures of the site, visiting the houses, the kitchen, the communal house, the wineries, the temazcal sauna. Without a doubt this is a must-see point during your Layover in El Salvador

  • 03

    San Salvador City

    We will continue with a tour in the modern part of San Salvador. This city is one of the busiest in Central America. We will visit the economic center, and the main monuments that represent and summarize the history of the country from different perspectives. We will visit the Monument to Reconciliation, The monument to the revolution, Monument to the Divine Savior of the World. It will be an important part to have a broad view of life in El Salvador.

  • 04

    San Salvador Historical Center

    Now is the time to immerse ourselves in the real life of Salvadorans, an interesting contact with the culture and life of our people. We will visit open markets, where at least one million transactions are made every day. We will walk through the central squares, such as Plaza Libertad, Plaza Gerardo Barrios, Plaza Morazan. We will visit the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Salvaodor, and one of the important points is the El Rosario Church. Unique at the level of the continent, because when you stand in front of it, it looks like an old abandoned building, but upon entering it will leave you breathless

  • 05

    Return to the International Airport

    When we finish our tour in the Historic Center we will begin our return to the international airport to be on time for your next flight. If time permits, we will make a stop so you can try the delicious pupusas of El Salvador.


Tour during stopover in San Salvador Includes:

  • Pick up and drop off at the international airport.
  • Assistance inside the airport for an express migration process.
  • All Entrances Fees
  • Transportation in a comfortable vehicle.
  • Certified professional guide

Does not include:

  • Tips
  • Lunch / Dinner Additional food and drinks
  • Additional route to those mentioned above


  •  Visit to the only UNESCO site in El Salvador
  •  Discover how ordinary Mayans people lived
  •  Visit the dry lava of the volcano eruption of San Salvador
  •  Tour through the modern city of San Salvador
  •  Guided walk in the Historic Center of San Salvador
  •  Try the typical dish of the Salvadorans: the Pupusas!

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