Traditions of Izalco
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.
Level 1: For everyone*
Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes You will enter two churches, where your shoulders must be covered. No shorts, no miniskirts
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.
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.