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Private Tour: El Imposible National Park Day Trip from San Salvador
"Your private tour of El Salvador’s famed El Imposible National Park begins with hotel pickup by your personal guide. Relax as you leave San Salvador behind and enter the green and enchanting jungle. El Imposible is the largest protected land in El Salvad and it won’t take long to see why it’s so treasured.After a 2-hour drive arrive at the tropical forest of El Imposible named for its dangerous gorge. Get acquainted with this spectacular park at the interpretive museum which will teach you about the history of the area. Explore the verdant rolling hills and steep ravines of this national treasure filled with a diverse array of wildlife
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"Maya Ruins Tazumal
Tour to San Andres Mayan Ruins and Tazumal"Joya de Ceren ruins is a UNESCO Heritage site comparable to Pompeii in Italy it features and incredible intact farming community that was preserved for centuries under thick layers of volcanic ash.Tazumal and San Andres are archaeological sites locates 20 miles from Santa Ana city those complex are made of a series of ancient buildings which were regarded as the best preserved Mayan Ruins of El Salvador.We will spend approximately 2 hours in each town. At the lunch time you will have free time to buy some local food. We wi"""There are several Mayan ruins in El Salvador and I would recommend you to visit this two wonderful places: San Andres Tazumal and Joya de Ceren."
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Private Archaeological Tour: El Salvador Mayan Ruins Including Joya de Cerén
"Upon hotel pickup in San Salvador meet your friendly guide who accompanies you on either a morning or afternoon half-day tour or a full-day tour (depending on option selected upon booking). Traveling in the comfort of a private vehicle discuss with your guide how to personalize your itinerary. This is your customized trip and the amount of time you spend at each location is left up to you. Read on to choose the option that fits your schedule.""""Enjoy a personalized
From $35.00

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Handicraft

There are a few artesanías (handicraft shops) in Ataco. One of them is Diconte-Axul where you can find painted wood figures, textiles, hand-dyed t-shirts and blouses and much more. I bought myself a...
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Walk around

There is no much of sights and attractions, in the usual sense of the words, to mention about Ataco. It is a small village with the typical Spanish-colonial architecture: a central square with a...
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Mangrove Reserve

The mangrove forest in Barra de Santiago is one of the largest in El Salvador and it is rich in plants and animals. At one point during the canoe trip we went ashore to see remains of indigenous...
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El Cerro Campana Trek

On the signs in Hostal de Mamá y Papá it says there is a minimum of two persons for the trekking tours. I was alone so I had to pay a bit more, 25 dollars (June 2009) instead of 20 dollars per person...
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Murals

In wandering Ataco's streets you will come across a handful of murals (murales), generally depicting scenes from local rural life, floral motifs or religious subjects, adorning walls, shops and...
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La Luna Trek

The day after El Cerro Campana trek I did the La Luna trek. Also for this trek there is a minimum of two persons and the cost is then 25 dollars per person (June 2009). I was alone and paid 40 dollars...
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Colorful Houses

Ataco has many remarkable examples of Spanish colonial houses and, if you haven't done it yet by the time of your visit, you will easily realize what "brightly-painted" and "colorful" means when...
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"Ahuachapán – Gateway to El Salvador"
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