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ALEGRIA
Small village with a singular attraction, the Alegria Lagoon located in the crater of the Tecapa Volcano, at 1300 meters above see level. Enjoy a walk of approximately 4 km. among coffee trees down the crater to the lagoon. One of the features of this magical place is the plant nurseries where exotic and aromatic flowers are cultivated.


ANTIGUA
La Antigua Guatemala (commonly referred to as just Antigua or La Antigua) is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Mudejar influenced Baroque architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


ATACO
Its name means “Place of high altitude water springs”. This village is of Pre-Columbian origin and was founded by Pipil tribes in the heart of the Apaneca mountain range. Its main economic activity is coffee growing. Among Ataco´s main attractions are the hand looms and the making of religious image.


APANECA
Its name means “Wind in the form of air currents” and honors the nice winds blowing constantly all over the region. This highland of El Salvador is ideal for the coffee plantations that are cultivated in the mountains and produces coffee with the highest worldwide standards. This region also offers a majestic landscapes and exotic natural spots. It has two lagoons Laguna Verde and Laguna de Las Ninfas as well as an important archaeological sites Santa Leticia.


CERRO VERDE
This volcano is located in the “Volcanoes National Park”. It is an ideal destination for those who enjoy hiking in a pleasant cool weather surrounded by beautiful scenery.


COPAN RUINS
Copan is a small and beautiful town just a few minutes from the Copan Mayan Ruins. It is a peaceful town that offers you all basic services you need to make your visit an enjoyable experience, such as hotels, restaurants, museums, handcrafts, and many other amenities. Just a few minutes away, the Copan Archaelogical Park, declared by UNESCO a Patrimony to Humanity, is waiting for you.


CORINTO
It is a warm weather and welcoming town that hides a precious treasure recognized as National Heritage and considered El Salvador´s main cave painting, the “Corinto Cave” or “Holy Spirit Cave”, rock art, which are approximately 10 thousand years old.


COSTA DEL SOL
Is a beautiful and long beach with several hotels, clubs and restaurants offering all kinds of amenities. It has access to the Jaltepeque Estuary formed by countless canals where you will be able to practice fishing, water skiing, and admire the flora and fauna of the most beautiful and one of the largest mangroves of the country.


COATEPEQUE LAKE
It ranks among the most beautiful lakes of the world. The temperature is very pleasant and is the perfect spot to practice scuba diving, sailing, kayaking, swimming, aquatic skiing, etc. The surrounding are ideal to watch birds, take walks and practice mountain bike.


CHALCHUAPA
It is settled 15 kilometers west from Santa Ana city, in the valley of Cuscachapa. “El Trapiche” pool is in the countryside of the city, filled with fresh and transparent waters; and the Mayan structure of Casa Blanca, which exhibits the immortal rock over where General Justo Rufino Barrios from Guatemala was fatally wounded and murdered in the bloody battle of April 2, 1885. It also possesses an old-fashioned church of pure colonial style. It is a beautiful architectonic jewel consecrated to the patron of the city of Santiago Apostol whose lyric representation crowns the dome of the Catholic Church on a horseback.
Chalchuapa, which in Nahuatl means “Jade's River”, was the most remarkable emporium of the civilization of the Pokomames, town of the Mayan-quiche or Mayan family. It also constitutes some of the most important archaeological areas of the country, with five ceremonial centers: Tazumal, Pampe, Trapiche, Casa Blanca, and Las Victorias; also, Cuzcachapa Lagoon. These Pre-Columbine vestiges are scattered in an area of 6 square km.


CHICHICASTENANGO
Chichicastenango is well known for its famous market days on Thursdays and Sundays where vendors sell handcrafts, food, flowers, pottery, wooden boxes, condiments, medicinal plants, candles, pom and copal (traditional incense), grindstones, pigs and chickens, machetes, and other tools. In the central part of the market plaza there are comedores (small eateries).


EL BOQUERON
It is located close to San Salvador city and is a huge crater where there are flowers, birds, beautiful landscape and there are many view point. This place is in of the San Salvador Volcano to 1860 meters above sea level, also has a diversity of restaurants, coffee plantations and a wonderful canopy. The last eruption it was in 1917.


EL SUNZAL AND EL TUNCO BEACHES
They are an excellent destination to practice surfing, snorkeling and depth scuba diving. It has a rocky seabed where you can clearly observe the habitat of oysters, lobsters and corals. El Sunzal and El Tunco are many little hotels, bars, restaurants, fun and more….


ESQUIPULAS GUATEMALA
This beautiful city is located close to El Salvador border. The monument most important is the “Basilica del Cristo Negro”, built by the Spanish fathers in the century XVII and is a Indians place traditions and commercial.


GRANADA
Granada is historically one of Nicaragua's most important cities both economically and politically. It is situated on the northwestern shore of Lake Nicaragua. It has a rich colonial heritage, seen in its architecture and layout. Granada is commonly nicknamed the "Gran Sultana del Gran Lago" - the Great Sultan of the Great Lake. This city has many hotels, restaurants, bars and many place for fun.


GUAJOYO RIVER
Is a one of the best river for practices rafting in the country, category III and IV.


GUATEMALA CITY
Guatemala City is the economic, governmental and cultural capital of the Republic. In addition to a wide variety of restaurants, hotels and shops, the city has a wide variety of art galleries, theaters, sports venues and museums (including some fine collections of Pre-Columbian art and continually offers an increasing amount of cultural activities.


ILAMATEPEC VOLCANO
The Santa Ana or Ilamatepec volcano is located in the “Volcanoes National Park”. It is an ideal destination for those who enjoy hiking in a pleasant cool weather surrounded by beautiful scenery. This volcano is the highest of the country with altitude of 2381 meters above sea level.


ILOBASCO
Traditional pottery is one of the main sources of income in this town. They have specialized in typical decorative ceramic objects especially miniatures with a very delicate and meticulous process. Visit the workshops and a variety of shops where you´ll find the most colorful expression of the imagination of these craftsmen. Also, the city has a beautiful church built in the century XIX.


ILOPANGO LAKE
It is formed in an ancient volcanic crater. This large lake is ideal for practicing several activities such as fishing, sailing and other aquatic sports. You will even be able to practice scuba diving in a subaquatic volcano.


IZALCO TOWN
It is located in the western of the country, close to Izalco volcano. This little village is one of the few places in the country where exist the Mayan traditions.


IZALCO VOLCANO

Located in the “Volcanoes National Park”, or called "Lighthouse of the Pacific". This place is perfect for people love the adventure and hiking.


JOYA DE CEREN
Joya de Ceren is a window that opens into the Maya World to show the daily life led by those indigenous people. This archaeological site was declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the Mayan sites more important in Mesoamerica with structures built 1500 years ago. In this place we can observer little Mayan houses, Spa or “Temazcal”, seeds, pottery, wooden, petrified by the eruption of Caldera Volcano.


JUAYUA
Its Nahuat name means “Purple Orchid River”. This town has a pleasant climate, a diversity of stories and legends sites of unrivaled beauty such as the “Chorros
De La Calera” waterfall, and a famous gastronomic festival every weekend in front of its beautiful church. It has a true sculptural treasure The Black Christ our Our Lord of Juayua, hand-carved at the end of the 15th Century.


LA PALMA
This is a picturesque town with cool climate located in the mountains in the north of the country where handcrafts made of painted materials, pyrography art, wood carving and molding, are the main products of the region. As you walk on the streets you can have a view of the houses decorated with true works of art typical of this place.


LEON
León is located along the (Chiquito River), some 90 km northwest of Managua and some 18 km east of the Pacific Ocean coast. Although less populous than Managua, León has long been the intellectual center of the nation, with its university founded in 1813. León is also an important industrial zone, agricultural (sugar cane, cattle, peanut, plantain, sorghum) and commercial center for Nicaragua.


MASAYA
Named "flowers' city" is situated 14 Km north of Granada and 17 km south from Managua, the town of Masaya rises on the banks of the lake that has the same name. Masaya, once called Villa Fiel de San Fernando, is famous for its coffee plantations and handcraft local markets. The latter are amongst one of the biggest of Central America. In the two handcraft markets of Masaya, it's possible to find at a good price, food-stuffs and well made handcraft, especially pottery, articles in wood, leather, ceramics, etc.


MANAGUA
Is the Nicaragua´s capital as well as the department and municipality by the same name. It is also the largest city in Nicaragua. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Managua, it has many beautiful monuments, colonial churches, museums, a historical downtown, a pretty lake, moderns malls and is a quiet city, where the people can walk and admire his architecture.


PANCHIMALCO
Panchimalco is known for its indigenous population and its festivities. Together with Izalco, Panchimalco is considered one of the last two remaining bastions of indigenous people or "Indians" in El Salvador. Panchimalco has a colonial church beautiful, art galleries, many restaurants and parks. Is close to San Salvador city to 20 minutes.


PERQUIN
This town was founded by Lenca tribes and in their dialect it means “Road of Ember” or “Road of Hot Coal”. It is a small town surrounded by an evergreen pine forest with a very pleasant climate. You can enjoy the refreshing waters of the Perol Waterfalls. On the Perquin Hill you will find a natural viewpoint where you will enjoy a magnificent landscape. Perquin has very good rural inns and experienced tour guides. Also has a revolution museum, guerrillas camps that are now tourist attraction. This is a perfect place for to do ecological tourism or historical war tourism.


SAN ANDRES RUINS
Is one of the largest Pre-Hispanic centers in El Salvador. The research carried out in the site has revealed important findings, and has provided valuable data to help us understand the internal characteristics of San Andrés, as well as the contact it maintained with other Pre-Hispanic settlements in El Salvador and in the Maya cultural area. It has a ball´s camp and pyramids and is located to 10 minutes from Joya de Cerén, doing a big Mayan Park.


SAN SALVADOR CITY
San Salvador the capital, is the most populated city of the country and the second biggest city of Central America. The public administration offices are located in this city and most of the economic and business activities take place here. The city offers a wide variety of restaurants offering international cuisine, a vibrant night life and many cultural attractions.


SUCHITOTO
It means “Flower Bird” in the Nahuat dialect. It is a beautiful city of great architectonic beauty, which stands out for its colonial style. It has become very popular and has reached tourism development in the last year offering visitors a great variety of lodging offers and gastronomy. You will be able to admire the beautiful Suchitlán lake formed by the Cerrón Grande dam in the course of the Lempa river. This little city has many art galleries, museums, restaurants, hotels and bars, where always you will find something to do.


SUCHITLAN LAKE
Located in Suchitoto, where you can rent a boat at the Port San Juan and take a tour by the lake or visit the Bird´s Island or the Ermitaño Island.


TAZUMAL
It is the pyramid El Salvador´s biggest located in western of the country, it has 13 structures have been discovered there, ranging from small platforms to the biggest and highest mount, which is 24 meters high.


CIUDAD VIEJA (GUATEMALA)
Little colonial village close to La Antigua to 1550 meters above sea level. Ciudad Vieja is a place of beautiful churches, traditions and souvenirs of wood.


JOCOTENANGO (GUATEMALA)
Village located close to La Antigua, it was founded by the Maya group Kachiqueles. Jocotenango has a beautiful style baroque church  and its souvenirs is made of wood and religious images.

 
Última actualización: 02 de Junio de 2014