Shore Excursion Details

Nahuizalco Colonial Indigenous Handicraft

Acajutla, El Salvador

Nahuizalco Colonial Indigenous Handicraft

DETTAGLI

  • 3
    ore Estimate Duration

OVERVIEW
Travel to the colonial town of Nahuizalco, where you will view its most alluring attractions, including a popular market with exceptional handicrafts. While following the winding road to town, you will pass through fields of wildflowers, the reason the scenic highway is known as the Flowers Route. Many of the fence posts along the way are also brightly colored, which complement the various hues of the wildflowers. As an introduction to town, you may see colonial highlights such as the San Juan Bautista Chapel before watching a traditional dance performance and a demonstration of weaving with natural fibers. Nahuizalco boasts a large community of indigenous people. They are also exceptionally creative, as you will discover at a bustling handicrafts market. Most of the traditional products such as mats, baskets and handbags are skillfully made with wicker known as mimbre or the fiber-like stem tule.


HIGHLIGHTS
• Drive toward the colonial town of Nahuizalco along the naturally beautiful Flowers Route.
• Gain a cultural perspective of the indigenous people while touring Nahuizalco.
• Watch a traditional dance performance and a demonstration of weaving.
• Browse a market known for traditional handicrafts that the indigenous people make.

HELPFUL HINTS
• Dress in weather-appropriate clothing.
• Wear flat comfortable walking shoes.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Tour panoramici e della città

Activity Level:

Titolo immagine
  • 1
    Facile
  • 2
    Medio
  • 3
    Difficile
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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