StopOver Archaeological Boquerón

StopOver Tour Starts: Depending on your flight itinerary
From:  San Salvador International Airport
Tour Duration: 5 – 6 hrs

Don´t lose time at the airport and dare to take this tour!

First, visit the imposing volcano of San Salvador, better known as “El Boqueron” at 25kms from San Salvador City Center. Enjoy a refreshing walk through the trails surrounded by pine trees and ornamental flowers. From the viewpoints you will be able to observe the Crater with its particular “Volcancito” in he middle.

Later learn how the Mayan civilization lived by visiting the “Joya de Cerén” the archeological site known as “Pompeii of the America´s”, which was buried by volcanic ash that allowed the preservation of personal property, plants and seeds. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1993 for its valuable contribution to the daily lives of the ancestors of El Salvador. Ten structures were excavated, including houses, warehouses, workshops, kitchens, one sauna or Temazcal and a religious structure.

Finally transfer back to the airport on time to catch your next flight. What are you waiting for?

What to expect?

Our service is personalized. First of all, with our special “Meet & Greet” service, one of our representatives will be waiting for you inside the airport to help you with a fast and personalized customs clearance. In addition, our StopOver team will help you find our tour guide outside the airport. Finally, we will also coordinate the tax exemption with the authorities so you will save money while traveling with us!

As a result, with this service the long waitings are gone and you only will have to worry about taking the most of your layover tour in El Salvador. You will discover the best places amd the best local experiences according to your flight schedule. 


Private transportation with A/C, pick up and drop off at the airport, Meet & Greet inside the airport, fast customs clearance, aiport tax exemption (usd 37.00 per person) bilingual tour guide, local entrances, local guide payments, bottled water, all taxes.

Important Notes

  • This StopOver tour is not available on Monday.
  • Passport information and complete itinerary flight are necessaries to coordinate airport tax expemtion.
  • Ask for Full-Day supplement if your Stop Over in San Salvador International Airport is longer than 8 hours.
  • Ask for a group option. 

What to bring?

  • Light clothes
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Extra water
  • Sunblock