Volcanoes, Monkeys and Turtles

Itinerary

DAY 1

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

DAY 2

Today we will visit San Salvador Volcano, walking to the edge of its crater. Then continue to Algería town and lagoon, which is also the crater of Tecapa Volcano.

DAY 3

At Jiquilisco Bay, a Unesco Biosphere Reserve, we will participate in a sea turtle conservation activity and will also visit and interact with a community of monkeys.

DAY 4

Free day at Jiquilisco Bay to enjoy optional activities such as boat tours, bicycles or additional sea turtle experiences.

DAY 5

Optional activities and transfer to airport.

Plaza Libertad in San Salvador Historic downtown.

View from a café in San Salvador Volcano.

Unique architecture of Rosario Church in Historic downtown.

At the edge of the crater of San Salvador Volcano.

Inside the crater of Tecapa Volcano, forming Alegría Lagoon, the Esmerald of America.

Alegria town offers wonderful views due to its location within the mountains.

Releasing a sea turtle after scientific studies aimed to protect the species.

Interacting with a community of monkeys.

Sea turtle returning to ocean after laying her eggs.

Jiquilisco Bay and volcanoes in the background.

Boat tour through the beautiful green mangroves.

Boat tour to swimming spots at Jiquilisco bay.

Helping in a sea turtle conservation program.

Releasing baby sea turtles into the Pacific Ocean.

In one nest, there could be up to 100 eggs. Baby sea turtles towards the ocean.