Mayan Route Layover Tour El Salvador

  • 7 - 8 Hours

    Recommended Layover Time

  • Difficulty: Easy

    Recommended for all ages

  • International Airport

    Meeting Point

  • Tuesday through Sunday


  • Tour Duration 5:00 H

    According to your itinerary

Description Mayan Route Layover Tour El Salvador

If you have a layover in El Salvador, don’t stay at the airport. Discover two of the most important archeological sites in El Salvador. Joya de Ceren is considered the Pompeii of America. The only place in the entire Mayan world where you can observe the architecture, the way of life and food of a Mayan agricultural community that was buried under the eruption of a volcano. I keep this almost intact for more than 1400 years. The second archeological site we will visit is San Andres. A political and ceremonial center used between 600 to 900 A.D. Here we will have access to the acropolis, a space reserved for leaders. This has left an interesting complex of pyramids, skulls, ceramics, and an interesting indigo factory from the colonial period. Two different scenarios of the Mayan world, in one the way of life of the Mayan elite and in the other the way of life of ordinary people. Dare to discover this during your layover

Itinerary Layover Tour:

Important Note: The duration of this tour and the time in each one of the attractions is conditioned by important external factors. Our goal is to be at the airport 2 hours before your next flight.

When you arrive at the airport our team will be waiting for you to manage your exit tax exemption and assist you in the entire immigration process, in an express way, once you will be presented to your assigned tourist guide.

We will leave the international airport and go directly to the airport. until the Jewel of Ceren Archeological Site, this journey has an approximate duration of 1.5 hours. On the way you will enjoy the scenery while your guide shares interesting historical facts.

Once at the archaeological site, we will make an interpretive path through time. We will know the old structures, we will visit the museum. We will understand the important and revealing information that this small but important archaeological site, Jewel of Ceren, brings to the Mayan world.

If time allows, we will visit the dry lava of the last eruption of the San Salvador volcano in 1917. Impressive sea of volcanic rocks. Proof of Salvadoran volcanic activity

We will continue our journey to San Salvador. We will visit the most modern area of San Salvador, without missing the important historical monuments. All while we are heading to the Historic Center of San Salvador.

Once in the historical center we will walk in the public squares, we will observe closely the day by day of the Salvadorans. We will walk in open markets, visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, El Rosario Church. We will have a panoramic view of the National Palace and the National Theater.

✔ 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.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions • International airport pickup and drop-off • Transport by comfortable vehicle • Professional guide • water bottle • Airport Tax Exemption

Exclusions •Gratuities • Lunch /Dinner• Additional food and drinks


  •  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!

Any questions? let us know

Did you find what you were looking for? Try these other Layover tours: