Traditions of Izalco

Excursion

Price from

145 USD

Duration

4hrs

Season

Available all year

Min. number

0 travellers

Booking code

A-AQJ3


Experience the culture and traditions of El Salvador.
  • Walk through the historic town of Izalco.

  • Enjoy local dance.

  • Observe the indigo dyeing process.

  • Taste local dishes.


This tour takes place in the historic town of Izalco, located at the foot of the Izalco volcano. It was originally a Pipil Settlement and later became a Spanish town. Your guide will lead a walk along main street and provide interesting insight. Native culture strongly influences daily life here. Enjoy a local dance, observe the indigo dyeing demonstration, and taste the famous local dish, pupusas, cooked over a clay plate. On this tour, you will enter two colonial churches. Thus, you must cover your shoulders and short shorts and miniskirts are not allowed.

Practical information

Practical information:

  • Language: Spanish and English

  • Included: Pupusas (corn tortillas filled with cheese or beans), yuca with tomato sauce, local tropical fruit

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes You will enter two churches, where your shoulders must be covered. No shorts, no miniskirts

  • Walking information: Paved and flat walking areas, 550 yards There are ten at the church entrance.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.