Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

Experience Type: Day tour / activity
Booking in advance: Cut off: 1 day
6 hours and 30 minutes

The capital of El Salvador, San Salvador, is only a 90-minute ride from Acajutla. This tour includes visits to the most important areas including the residential/business district of Santa Elena, Salvador del Mundo Plaza, El Rosario Church, Monsignor Romero memorial site, Plaza Barrios and Plaza Morazan. Coin museum, Natonal palace. If time avaliable enjoy a cup of gurmet coffee in any of the coffee shops at city center, prepared by barista.

What’s included?

– Live commentary on board
– Professional guide
– Transport by air-conditioned vehicle


  • Tip or gratuity

– Gratuities

– Meals

Please note

  • Infants must sit on your lap

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

All passangers need a photocopy of the passport (The page where your photo is) in order to leave the port facilities.

  • Museum are closed on mondays
  • Tour departs one hour after ship arrives
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements   
  • Take the free shutle from the ship to the visitor center, your guide will be waiting for you.

What do I need to bring?

– Camera, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, good comfortable walking shoes

Cancellation policy

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 23 hours or less before the event


Izalco Volcano

On Route enjoy views of Cerro verde national park and Izalco Volcano.

Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

After leaving the port, we start tour journey to San Salvador, El Salvador’s Capital. We visit different places such as Santa Elena is a new residential area, enjoy a panoramic view of the San Salvador Valley and San Salvador volcano. Then drive thru the main roads until we reach downtown and visit the National Palace, National Cathedral with Monseñor Romero’s tomb, who became a saint on 14 de octubre de 2018.

Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

See one of the most important plazas in the city, where concerts, young people, bikers club get together during the day at different times. Made of Carrara marble and a heigth of 20 meters.

Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

One o f the most important plazas in town, in honor of president Barrios, who is believed brought the coffee to this country.

Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

El Rosario Church, a unique building, its design marvels to many people, natural fresh and colors are provided for the direct sunlight. One of the few churches in the world with a special design with the main altar at the middle of the church.

Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

The National Palace. An important building, now converted into a museum, visited by locals and foreigners. It use to be until 1974 the presidencial palace and 4 ministrys.