Exploration of the incredible colonial town of Suchitoto
Santa Lucia Church—beautiful colonial church built in 1853
Suchitlán Lake, a 180 square-mile (470 sq-km) reservoir
Chance to spot a wide variety of indigenous bird species
Insightful commentary about the town from a friendly guide
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Private guided tour of Suchitoto
Roundtrip transport to and from most central Zona Rosa, Santa Elena, Antiguo Cuscatlán, Flor Blanca, Merliot, and Escalón hotels
Live tour commentary provided in English and Spanish
What you can expect
Embark on a full-day exploration to discover the historic colonial town of Suchitoto, and take in the peaceful ambiance and striking architecture. Make a visit to the spectacular church and admire the cobblestone streets before heading to Suchitlán Lake, the largest artificial lake in El Salvador.
Get picked up from your hotel and drive northeast to reach Suchitoto, a colonial town which is also known as the “place of flowers and birds.” Soak up this relaxed atmosphere as you admire the cobblestone streets, visit art galleries, peruse craft shops, and work your way to the city's most prominent landmark—Santa Lucia Church, which was built in 1853.
Next, head to Puerto San Juan to view Suchitlán Lake, an artificial lake formed by the Lempa River and the Cerrón Grande Dam, and covering a total of 180 square miles (470 sq km), making it largest artificial lake in El Salvador. Admire the serene beauty and keep an eye out for the many species of birds populating its many islands.