Visit coffee plantations along El Salvador's famous Flower Route on this full-day tour from San Salvador. Learn how top-quality Salvadoran coffee is produced in the mountain towns of Apaneca and Juayua. Browse traditional handicraft shops in Ataco.
What to Expect
Discover El Salvador's mountainous coffee-growing region and travel a portion of the Flower Route on this full-day tour from San Salvador.
Ride in private transport through stunning highlands to the towns of Juayua and Apaneca, where El Salvador’s world-renowned high altitude coffee is cultivated. Visit coffee plantations and a working coffee mill to learn the process of how a coffee bean becomes an excellent cup of coffee. Afterward, stop by the cheerful village of Ataco and see how local artisans make colorful fabrics on treadle looms, a tradition that is disappearing throughout Latin America.
Along the way you will cover a section of the Flower Route. Named for its amazing floral scenery, the Flower Route winds through small colonial towns full of cultural tradition and splendid natural appeal. While following the route, you’ll find authentic arts and crafts, beautiful panoramic views of mountainside coffee plantations, dense forests, and breathtaking lagoons.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
- Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Services of an expert local guide
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
It is recommended that you dress in light clothing and wear comfortable walking shoes. You may wish to bring extra water, sunblock, and a camera.
Pick-up at the airport is available for a charge of USD 29 that is payable directly to the supplier on the day of your tour.