CORSATUR, El Salvador’s Tourism Board and Cotidiana Collective, Inc., El Salvador’s tourism trade representation and PR agency, successfully hosted the country’s first Roadshow on the West Coast of the US in San Francisco, Seattle and Los Angeles in July. Eight of the country’s leading receptive operators and Avianca Airlines met with a total of 126 members […]
The Copa El Salvador Impresionate presented by Body Glove Women’s QS6000 event received a showcase of incredible surfing from the world’s best in more beautiful Punta Roca waves today. The top seeds were dominant, as nearly all advanced from their respective Round 2 and Round 3 heats in dominating fashion as the Championship Tour (CT) […]
I dragged myself out of bed with the mosquito net basically in my mouth from tossing and turning all night excited for my next venture: hitchhiking to Playa El Tunco in El Salvador. The night before, I had met a couple from Canada named Alex and Luke — two new-age hippies who met while […]
Tour guides often refer to El Salvador as “the country of 40 minutes.” Because it is the smallest country in Central America, flanked by Guatemala to the west and Honduras to the northwest, you can easily hike a volcano in the morning, grab lunch at the beach, and end your day with a zip-line canopy […]
Atoles are very popular beverages in Central America with roots in Mayan cuisine. They are a sort of thick drink often eaten with a spoon. Atol de elote is based on fresh corn (elote) and has a wonderfully fresh flavor. For ultimate effect, serve it in a bowl made out of a dried calabash gourd. […]
Unlike the Mexican snack of the same name, Salvadoran quesadilla is a rich, sweet dessert cake often found in localpanaderías, or bakeries. The queso in quesadilla is traditionally unsalted Salvadoran queso fresco, a fresh farmers-type cheese. But Parmesan cheese is often substituted.
Connect with your hosts in an Ometepe homestay experience, laugh with the locals during a chicken bus journey, bliss out on a remote stretch of Nicaraguan beach, stroll through Antigua's colonial streets, explore Mayan ruins, sample regional specialties like El Salvador's pupusas.
Take in breathtaking Ometepe Island, bliss out on a stretch of remote Nicaraguan beach, walk the colonial streets of colourful Granada and Antigua, eat regional specialties like El Salvador's pupusa, experience an overnight homestay in Guatemala and Nicaragua, explore the Mayan ruins of Copán and Tikal, visit seven countries in a month.
Explore ancient Mayan ruins and UNESCO World Heritage sites, visit modern day Mayan communities and participate in a Mayan tree-planting ceremony, visit local artisan co-ops for hands-on demonstrations, take a cooking class and enjoy the results for lunch
Yampu’s brief El Salvador tour begins in San Salvador, the capital and largest city in the country. Enjoy a true taste of El Salvadorian culture by experiencing the wide variety of natural and cultural resources that it has to offer.
Let Yampu guide you to El Salvador for a comprehensive introduction to this vibrant country. Your tour begins in San Salvador before enjoying a visit to the town of La Palma, famous for its colorful wood handicrafts. Your tour also visits the quaint, colonial town of Suchitoto, the only village in El Salvador with cobblestone streets. This tour also includes an overnight on the beautiful El Cuco Beach on the Salvadorian coast.
El Salvador is the smallest country in area in the whole of the Americas but it is also the most densely populated in Central America. Its principal tourist attraction is its natural beauty with its active volcanoes, pristine forests and sparkling lakes. The country can be divided into the mountain ranges and the coastal plain bordering the Pacific Ocean. Wildlife abounds here with 500 bird, 1000 butterfly, 400 orchid and 800 tree species.
Spend 6 nights experiencing the culture of El Salvador. Begin with a stay in San Salvador, El Salvador’s capital. Take a tour of the city. Next, explore the colonial town of Suchitoto. Visits include the Santa Lucia church built in 1853 as well as an indigo workshop where you will be able to create your own indigo scarf. After this, begin your journey to the Flower Route where you will see Volcanoes, coffee plantations, and more. Return to San Salvador and embark on your flight back home or take the optional Beach Extension.
Learn Spanish and immerse yourself in Salvadoran culture with this Latin American service learning tour. Visit the National Museum of Anthropology to learn about the people and the history of El Salvador, then shift your focus from the study of man to the study of our primate relatives, sharing bananas with the monkeys at the UNESCO biosphere reserve of Jiquilisco Bay. Enjoy the great outdoors while studying the biodiversity and ecology of the area, observing El Salvador’s 87 species of migratory birds, 4 species of sea turtles, and number of active volcanoes.