Santa Ana Volcano


  • Stratovolcano as a result of a collapse of a summit 57,000 years ago
  • Had numerous eruptions since the 16th century
  • Last eruption was in 2005, when the volcano spat rocks for over 1 mile with rocks the size of cars


Joya de Cerén


  • Archaeological site featuring a pre-Columbian Maya farming village preserved under layers of volcanic ash
  • Often referred to as the Pompeii of the Americas
  • UNESO World Heritage Site


Iglesia El Rosario


  • Church with a modern architectural design that broke with the usual canons of religious construction in the city
  • The architectural style is a cross between Latin and Greek
  • Opened in 1971


Lake Coatepeque


  • Large crater lake that is part of the Coatepeque Caldera
  • In the lake is the island Teopan which was a Mayan site of importance


El Boqueron Park


  • Park located at the top of the San Salvador Volcano
  • There is a small crater within the crater
  • Wildlife in the park include armadillos, raccoons, deer, and foxes
  • A trail leads around the rim of the crater


Art Museum of El Salvador


  • National museum of El Salvador




all flights $886

food $13/day x 8 days = $104

hotel $42/day x 7 days = $294

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,284