Turtles and Dolphins

DAY 1

Arrival to El Salvador International airport. Transfer to Hotel or based on arrival time, visit San Salvador City or head directly to Jiquilisco Bay.

Jiquilisco Bay, with volcanoes in the background.

Boat tour through the mangroves of Jiquilisco Bay.

Sunset at Jiquilisco bay.

DAY 2

Today we will head towards Jiquilisco Bay, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve offering beautiful beaches, forests with monkeys, cacao plantations and adventure options.

Opening the cacao fruit to taste it.

Drying the cacao seed at El Patio.

Feeding bananas to a community of spider monkeys.

DAY 3

Today we will participate in a sea turtle conservation program along with a local nonprofit organization. You will help measuring the turtles, taking notes, and any other task that might be needed. During the process, you will learn about the conservation efforts.

Sea turtle during the evaluation process.

Sea turtle being released after making important studies aimed at protecting the species.

Sea turtle returning to ocean after laying her eggs.

DAY 4

Free morning at Jiquilisco Bay. Transfer to airport for flight to Roatán, Honduras.

Leatherback sea turtles 10 minutes after hatching.

At the sea turtle nursery, the 106th nest, green sea turtle, laid eggs on september 26th for a total of 105 eggs.

Sea turtles towards the Pacific Ocean; only one in one thousand will make it to adult life.

DAY 5

Today we will enjoy an amazing experience with dolphins, where you will be able to interact and swim with them.

En route towards the dolphin encounter.

Laughing with a dolphin!

Enjoying the dolphin show!

DAY 6

Free day in Roatán.

Swimming in Roatan.

Restaurant with beautiful ocean front deck.

Beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea.