El Salvador Kayak Experience 5 Days

***Program Overview***
Day 1: Transfer In from El Salvador Airport  to Suchitoto.

Día 2: Kayaking Tour Suchitlán Lake , Walking Tour Suchitoto.
Día 3: Transfer to Puerto Barillas, Kayaking Tour Jiquilisco Bay.
Día 4: Transfer to  Intipucá – Kayaking Tour El Esterón Beach-  Transfer to La Unión.
Día 5: Kayaking Tour El Encantado. Transfer to the Airport.

***Detailed Program***

Day 1: Transfer In from El Salvador Airport  to Suchitoto   1 hrs 40 min//

Welcome to the airport. At your arrival, one of our representatives will assist you and transfer you to Suhcitoto Town towards your hotel, approximately 50 miles. Overnight at Suchitoto.

Día 2: Kayaking Tour Suchitlán Lake , Walking Tour Suchitoto. 8 hrs B//

Suchitoto Day Tour

Suchitoto Day Tour

Early in the morning at 5:30 a.m. be ready for your kayaking tour at the Suchitlán Lake, this is the biggest artificial surface water in the country, enjoy this activity  watching the sunrise and identifying different bird species from the area, visiting during the  trip “ El Hermitaño” Island and knowing about this curious story. Later enjoy a free time, and when you are  ready take a walking tour through the town, Suchitoto means “Place of Flower Birds”, in Nahuatl,and offers the essence of the old colonial architecture. Visit its beautiful cobbled streets, art galleries, the Ruins’ Theater, the House of Crafts and the Santa Lucia Church, built in 1853, one of the main attractions of the city for its architecture and its historical significance, you will be able to take a walking tour through the city. If you want, also take a local Indigo Workshop, where local people will teach you how to do this fascinating process. Overnight at Suchitoto.

Día 3: Transfer to Puerto Barillas, Kayaking Tour Jiquilisco Bay.  8 hrs B//

Bahia de jiquilisco isla de los pajaros

Bahia de jiquilisco isla de los pajaros

After breakfast you leave  Suchitoto, towards the east shore of the country. Kayaking at Jiquilisco Bay, during this tour you will visit one of the most important mangroves in El Salvador, get to know its accompanying flora and fauna, learn about local species and support a real, fair and responsible local tourism initiative. You will get inside the most important forest in El Salvador and also one of the most important in Central America; Bahia Jiquilisco, at more than 150,000 acres, this is Central America’s largest estuary with a wide diversity of birds, sea turtles, fish, and other animals. Free Afternoon. Overnight at Puerto Barillas.

Day 4: Transfer to Intipucá, Kayaking Tour El Esterón – Transfer to La Unión.  8 hrs B//

In the morning transfer to La Unión State, towards Intipucá village, a small town in the east of the country, with a lot of natural beauty sourrounding, El Esterón mangrove is a natural refuge for many species, that in a lucky day  you will be able to watch, the mangroves are air purifiers and tidal barriers. Take this tour in a 2.5 km journey. After the Kayaking, transfer towards your hotel in La Unión City.

Day  5: Kayaking Tour El Encantado– Departure Transfer.  8 hrs B//

Enjoy kayaking tour  inside the mangroves in the region El Encantado, Conchagua, you will be able to do exercise and on the same time admire the natural beauty of flora and fauna in the region . Get closer of community lifestyle Las Tunas and El Icacal whose habitants work with shellfish extraction inside the mangrove. After the tour, if time is enough enjoy of a relaxing time at Las Tunas beach. This tour is recommended for adventurer people. Later,  transfer to the  airport where you will take your flight to return back to home.

B : Breakfast                           L: Lunch                             D: Dinner

What to expect?

Brand new vehicles, professional and certified bilingual guides, local experiences, personalized travel assistance on day tours, the best tours at the best price.
Enjoy the adventure, and at the same time visiting beautiful natural places in El Salvador, where the wonderful landscapes will be the complement for your trip. Do not forget take a picture.


Comfortable and private transportation, professional bilingual tour guide or driver ,bottled water, 4 kayaking tour journeys, life jackets, local guides , 4 room nights and breakfasts, all taxes.

Important Notes

  • Tourism Visa is not included (usd 10 per person to be paid in cash upon arrival at the airport)
  • Choose among our guided or non guided tour option.
  • Meals are not included
  •  Single or Double Kayak is according availability.
  •  Not all local guide are English speakers.
  •  Suchitlan Kayaking Tour Starts at 05:30 a.m.
  • Journeys have different duration for each kayaking tour.

What to bring?

  • Appropiate shoes and clothes.
  • Hat or Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Bugsrepellent
  • Sunblock
  • Towel