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46 reviews
Suchitoto, El Salvador
About GringoTours
Tours transportation and bilingual tour guide service. We can make all arrangements for your travel to El Salvador. Our company is based in colonial Suchitoto where we can provide personalized tours and travel services nationwide. If you enjoy building your own tours and flexibility we are specialists. We specialize in alternative and sustainable tourism. Birding, eco, agro, civil war history and much more. If you are looking for small and personal, then look no further. Family owned and operated since 2007.
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

I first reached out to Robert seeking lodging in Suchitoto. He no longer offers lodging but was helpful in making suggestions for places to stay and inquired about what else I may want to do when visiting. Once I reviewed his website, I realized he...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Robert was an excellent knowledgeable guide, who picked us up at the airport, and gave us a full-on introduction to the highlghts of El Salvador, including a whistlestop tour of San Salvador, a full tour of Suchitoto, a visit to Joya de Ceren, a trip...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

David and Claire, With easy going and interested folks like you two it makes showing off little El Salvador all the easier. Hope your extended stay in Hondurus with our friend Yobani filled your expectations. Perhaps one day we will meet again in England or...More

Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I did 2 tours with Gringo Tours while visiting Suchitoto. The early morning birding tour on the lake with Robert and his expert naturalist was complete with a sunrise, variety of birds, serene waters, and a dose of local history thrown in....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Dear Alice Thank you for the wonderful review. I am almost always certain that tours I provide personally satisfy most travelers expectations but I always love hearing that our guides like Daniel do the same. We always try to provide the best possible tours and...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019

Robert's full-day tour of Ruta de Flores was absolutely amazing. We were picked up from our hotel and brought on a 12-hour adventure exploring many unique and interesting cities around San Salvador. Robert's knowledge about the country is unparalleled and his ability to weave in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Dear Caiti It was great getting to know you and your family. Thanks for the 5star review which makes showing off little El Salvador all the more worthwhile. If you ever decide to come back, you know where to find us. Thanks again Robert

Reviewed February 8, 2019

We booked transfers and pupusa cooking classes with Gringo Tours. El Salvador was the second country on our crazy route (Costa Rica - El Salvador - Honduras - Guatemala - Mexico in just... 17 days...) and it was crucial to have all arrangements delivered in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Robert B, Manager at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Thank Zibigneiw I hope you and your wife do decide to come back to explore more of El Salvador. Tita had a great time showing you and your friends how to make pupusas and would love to show you some of the other typical dishes......More

Reviewed January 10, 2019

Robert and his wife, Tita, were fantastic. I learned so much about El Salvador during my time with them. I truly can't recommend them enough. He moves at your pace, he is so knowledgeable about the country and he can introduce you to people who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Hi Julia Thanks for the great review. It was truly a pleasure being able to show you a little about El Salvador and glad that your last minute trip and my availability made a perfect fit. Keep up the good teaching, children need teachers like...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019

Our family had a great trip on the water with Robert and Marlin! We saw an amazing number and diversity of birds. Robert provides great cultural and historical info as well! Even provided some local pastries and coffee! The tone is beautiful to see as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thanks for the wonderful review, it was a pleaseure meeting your family and Melvin I had a great time birding. I listed 43 species on our short outing. If you ever get back to El Salvador you know how to find us. Regards Robert

Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had a wonderful few days in Suchitoto, thanks in large part to Robert! His wife's pupusa making class was tons of fun (and delicious!). Indigo dyeing in town was the perfect activity for our 5 and 7 year old girls. Thank you!More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi Deven and Co. Thanks for the nice review. It was nice getting to know you , the kids and your parents. Just let us know if you need any other information for other parts of El Salvador. Oh and thanks for the personal recomendation...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

We used Gringo Tours to get from the San Salvador airport to our hotel in Suchitoto. Robert was extremely responsive and easy to communicate with via email and offered help planning the rest of the trip. He and his son came to pick us up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Dear Margot and Hannah, Thanks for the wonderful review. I commonly tell travelers and clients how I became involved in tourism here in El Salvador now almost 15 years ago as member of local commerce/tourism group here in Suchitoto. My first chores were to look...More

Reviewed May 23, 2018

We did a couple of activities with GringoTours, which were easy to set up as Robert is very responsive. First, we had a great time learning how to make pupusas with Tita. She had tons of options for fillings (great for me, as I prefer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Robert B, Owner at GringoTours, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Hi Vanesa, Jess and Grant, Thanks for the nice review here on Trip Advisor, you’d be surprised how many travelers make all their plans after looking at options on TA. I was wonder meeting all of you and I look forward to planning another trip...More

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Wesley H
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Response from Robert B | Property representative |
Birding tours start at $100 for half day tours in and around Suchitoto, full day briding tours for individuals start at $175. Please look for our webpage undeder El Gringo Suchitoto or Gringo Tours