Maya Triangle

Trip description

Embark on the Maya Triangle Tour, a captivating expedition through Central America. Discover lesser-known Maya sites in El Salvador like Joya de Cerén and Tazumal. Unravel the mysteries of Copan Ruins in Honduras, a UNESCO site showcasing impressive pyramids and hieroglyphic stairway. Conclude in Antigua Guatemala, exploring colonial history and cultural centers. This immersive journey offers a profound appreciation for the ancient Maya civilization, its architectural wonders, and cultural significance. From El Salvador to Honduras and Guatemala, experience an unforgettable adventure delving into the past of one of the world's most fascinating civilizations.

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8 days

From : €900*

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Day 1: Arrival to El Salvador

Day 2: San Salvador

Day 3: Joya de Ceren - Ruta de las flores - Ataco

Day 4: Ataco to Copan

Day 5: Copan to Antigua Guatemala

Day 6: Antigua Guatemala

Day 7: Antigua Guatemala

Day 8: Time to say Good bye

Day 1 : Arrival to El Salvador

Day1 : Arrival to El Salvador ©Unsplash

Welcome to El Salvador, and transfer to your hotel. If you arrive In the morning or midday, optional tour to Sunset Park located beach front with restaurants available..

Day 2 : San Salvador

Day2 : San Salvador ©Unsplash

After breakfast, guided tour around San Salvador visiting residential areas, Plaza Salvador del Mundo, high relief map, Iglesias El Rosario, Monsignor Romero’s tomb, government area, etc. free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon, visit El Boqueron National Park, on top of San Salvador volcano, with beautiful views of the city. Overnight.

Day 3 : Joya de Ceren - Ruta de las flores - Ataco

Day3 : Joya de Ceren - Ruta de las flores - Ataco ©INTER TOUR

At 8:30am, we leave your hotel to visit the mayan ruins of Joya de Ceren, the Pompeii of America. It´s a maya Village that was covered by ash from a nearby volcano and preserved for centuries until 1977. Then we follow the road with nice views for valleys and volcanos. We reach Izalco town with a very interesting history, founded by the Spanish, continue to Nahuizalco, famous for its handicraft, then in Salcoatitán we stop to enjoy one of the local dishes made with yucca. We reach Ataco and free time to explore the town.

Day 4 : Ataco to Copan

Day4 : Ataco to Copan ©INTER TOURS

After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to see and learn how coffee is produced, After We continue to the north border Guatemala/Honduras arriving at mid afternoon,  free time to lunch and explore the village. Copan did grow a  after the ruins were discover, now is a must,  to all visitors of the Region. Overnight

Day 5 : Copan to Antigua Guatemala

Day5 : Copan to Antigua Guatemala ©INTER TOURS

After breakfast, your guide will take you to visit the UNESCO  site  Copan ruins,  and the Museum  ( If time is available you can ask for las Sepulturas, a residential area of the Copan ruins ). The vestiges of the city and imposing public plazas reveal 3 main periods of development before the city was abandoned early IX AC century. Free time to lunch and continue to Santa Ana in El Salvador to take the bus to Guatemala – Antigua

Day 6 : Antigua Guatemala

Day6 : Antigua Guatemala ©INTER TOURS

Free day at leisure. Discover Antigua Guatemala on your own, walk its cobbled streets full of history, look for the traditional markets, colonial buildings. Once the capital of central America for over 200 years, and the place of the independence of Central America was signed from Spain. Bring your camara, as this town holds many places to take the best photos for Instagram for your album.

Day 7 : Antigua Guatemala

Day7 : Antigua Guatemala ©INTER TOURS

Today you have a free day, you can have the optional tour to Chichicastenango and Panajachel. There you will visit the Church of St. Thomas on top of a Maya Pyramid and the famous outdoor market where you will find crafts, pottery and textiles of the most varied shapes and colors. During the afternoon you will visit one of most beautiful lakes in the world lake Atitlan. Return to Antigua Guatemala. Overnight

Day 8 : Time to say Good bye

Day8 : Time to say Good bye ©INTER TOURS

Breakfast, and free morning. Room available until noon. Airport transfer 4 hours before departure. Must take flights in the mid-day-afternoon.

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