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San Salvador

Mayan Tour El Salvador: Joya de Cerén, Tazumal, & Coatepeque Lake

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Stop At: Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park, Km 32, Carr San Juan Opico - Agua Escondida, San Salvador El Salvador

Joya de Cerén Archaelogical site is the only one world herritage in El Salvador, thats make it unique in Mesoamerica.

Joya de Cerén was one of the Mayan villages that were located in the valley of Zapotitán when in the seventh century AD. erupted the volcano Loma Caldera and the site was covered by volcanic ash from the eruptive event, thus preserving the earth constructions and the artifacts of the place, here you can see the daily life of Mayas.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tazumal, Chalchuapa El Salvador

Chalchuapa was a place where the influence of Copán came, as well as the Teotihuacan and Toltec influence. It comprises a series of structures that were the scene of an important and sophisticated Mayan settlement that existed around 100 and 1200 AD. After a long occupation, whose greater development corresponds to the Classic horizon (250 to 900 d.C.), Tazumal was definitively abandoned around 1200 AD.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lake Coatepeque, Coatepeque El Salvador

This lake is one of the most interesting in El Salvador, we will make a short stop, beacause ,the lunch is going to be taken here.

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
  • Entry/Admission - Tazumal
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Coatepeque
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This was my second tour through the beautiful western part of El Salvador. La Joya de Ceren is an unique site as they have found relatively intact Mayan structures that give a glimpse into the daily life of the inhabitants. Santa Ana is a nice colonial city with a lovely
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I am very thankful to the company for the perfectly organized tour. The guide was very competent and friendly. I was extremely impressed by the places that we have visited.
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Response from Guide33494415959, Manager at Mayan Tour El Salvador: Joya de Cerén, Tazumal, & Coatepeque Lake
Responded Jul 30, 2019
Thanks Sofya, we are glad you enjoyed our tourist services!
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  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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