El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras

Explore El Salvador’s rugged volcanic landscape – with mile after mile of volcanoes and volcanic lakes. Wander the charming Spanish colonial town of Suchitoto and learn about its heritage of indigo production. Drive the Ruta de las Flores and mingle with the crowds in the local markets. Relax in the naturally-occuring hot springs before crossing the Guatemala border and travelling over to Lake Atitlan. Take a boat trip across this serene and beautiful lake before moving on to Antigua – the jewel in Guatemala’s crown. Clamber the Maya ruins at Copan in Honduras before relaxing on the white-sand beaches of Roatan.

 Local El Salvador Market

El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras - a sample itinerary

Day 1

Fly into San Salvador and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Today you’ll see the wild and rugged beauty of El Salvador’s Volcanoes Route. Climb Cerro Verde for great views of Izalco Volcano, the ‘Lighthouse of the Pacific’ then walk the cloudforest along the rim for views into the crater below. Lunch overlooking stunning Lake Coatepeque.

Day 3

Head north to the charming colonial town of Suchitoto, heart of the indigo industry in days gone by. Enjoy a visit to a local indigo plantation and a guided boat ride on Lake Suchitoto.

Day 4

Drive the Ruta de las Flores, a 38-km long scenic excursion through some of El Salvador’s most picturesque villages. Stop for a coffee tour or to enjoy one of the local markets.

Day 5

Take a day to relax in the local hot springs and unwind.

Day 6

Travel over into Guatemala and on to Lake Atitlan, one of Central America's most beautiful lakes.

Day 7

Enjoy a boat trip across Lake Atitlan, exploring the shore-side communities and learning about their customs and traditions.

Day 8

Transfer to Antigua, the former Colonial capital city and a UNESCO Heritage site.

Day 9

Take a leisurely day to explore this jewel of Central America – visit a macadamia plantation or a women’s weaving cooperative or climb nearby Pacaya Volcano.

Day 10

Today you cross into Honduras and stay near the Maya ruins at Copan.

Day 11

Enjoy a guided tour of Copan’s ruins before travelling onto San Pedro Sula where you’ll catch a flight to Roatan Island.

Days 12-14

Relax on the island’s white-sand beaches, snorkel along the Barrier Reef, or just soak up the sun whilst sipping on a long cool drink.

Day 15

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

The above sample holiday to Central America can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.


Central America offers a good range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made holiday to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Central America Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample holiday to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are just a selection of what is available in each location. The programme can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made Central America holiday.

Duration of your Central America Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen your holiday to Central America, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your Central America holiday to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras along with a link to the hotel’s website, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the itinerary until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from this holiday in Central America.