San Salvador Boqueron Archaeological Private Day Tour with Joya de Ceren Visit from San Salvador Airport

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Fascinated by nature, volcanoes and history but only have a few hours to spare before your connecting flight? This tour is for you! Delve into the archaeological heritage of San Salvador. Visit the imposing volcano of the city, also known as El Boqueron. And see the pride of the city, a UNESCO Heritage Site, Joya de Ceren. All these in just a few hours in between flights!


  • Enjoy breathtaking views of El Boqueron, the imposing volcano of San Salvador

  • Stroll along through trails surrounded by pine trees and ornamental flowers

  • Visit Joya de Ceren, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO


Stop Over Tours in San Salvador
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San Salvador
Meeting Point:
Hotel or Airport pick-up
6 hours
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Are you up for an adventure? Join this tour and waste no time as we pick you up straight from the airport or your hotel for an unforgettable voyage to the picturesque treasures of the city!

Visit the imposing volcano of San Salvador, better known as 'El Boqueron', just 25 kilometers from San Salvador City Center. Enjoy a refreshing walk through the trails surrounded by pine trees and ornamental flowers. From the viewpoints you will be able to observe the Crater with its particular 'Volcancito' in the middle.

Next up, learn how the Mayan civilization lived by visiting the 'Joya de Ceren' the archaeological site known as 'Pompeii of the America's', which was buried by volcanic ash that allowed the preservation of personal property, plants and seeds. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993 for its valuable contribution to the daily lives of the ancestors of El Salvador. Ten structures were excavated, including houses, warehouses, workshops, kitchens, one sauna or Temazcal and a religious structure.

After an eventful day, get conveniently transferred back to the airport on time to catch your next flight or to your hotel for a good rest.

Services include meet and greet inside the airport for faster customs clearance and exemption of departure taxes.


  • Private transportation and tour

  • Professional tour guide

  • Refreshing drinks

  • Entrance fees

  • Meet and greet

  • Airport assistance

  • Departure Tax exemption


  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 3 years old are free of charge if seated on adult's lap.

  • This tour is a stop over tour and is recommended for guests with at least 5 hours waiting time in San Salvador for connecting flights to/from USA, Canada and South America.

  • Please note that museums are closed on Mondays.

  • Tour is operated in English and Spanish. Additional charges may apply for foreign language tours upon request.

  • To redeem the departure tax exemption of 37 USD, the following information per participant will be required upon booking:

*Full name as indicated on passport

*Flight itinerary (arrival and departure)

*Passport number

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 44 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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