El Salvador

The Wilds of El Salvador: Central America’s Undiscovered Beauty

Venture to massive volcanoes, crater lakes, lush jungles and pristine bays as you survey the best of El Salvador. Meet locals at a coffee plantation, cacao farm and an indigo workshop!
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Program No. 22676RJ
9 days
Starts at
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At a Glance

Prepare to be amazed on this learning adventure to El Salvador, a land dominated by towering volcanoes, sparkling bays and tropical jungles. Join seasoned naturalists as you discover the natural wonders of this extraordinary Central American nation, home to some of the rarest creatures on the planet including the hawksbill sea turtle. Learn the intricacies of Salvadoran culture as you meet locals at an indigo workshop, a coffee plantation and a cacao farm. Discover pre-Hispanic history and culture at a series of fascinating archaeological sites and workshops.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking at elevations up to 4,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Venture to Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, featuring three towering volcanoes surrounded by mist forests.
  • Join local researchers from ICAPO and participate in collecting data for protecting endangered sea turtles.
  • Learn about pre-Hispanic culture at a 2,000-year-old village preserved by volcanic ash at Joya de Ceren, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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